Former WBA/WBC Welterweight Champion Ricardo Mayorga will join the world of MMA.
Former WBA/WBC Welterweight Champion Ricardo Mayorga will join the world of MMA.

MIAMI, FL (USA) – On the heels of the biggest mixed martial arts event in the history of South Florida, Shine 2: American Top Team vs. The World, Shine Fight Promotions (Shine Fights) is now excited to announce the biggest addition to a rapidly developing world-class roster.

Legendary Nicaraguan boxing great Ricardo Mayorga has his sights set on being a mixed martial artist and is the latest top-tier athlete to join what is now the fastest growing MMA promotion in the world.

“This is going to be huge; Huge for Shine Fights, huge for the sport, and huge for our home base of South Florida,” says Shine Fights CEO, Devin Price.

Ricardo Mayorga and Devin Price will be on hand to deliver the announcement and answer the many questions that have already been buzzing through various media outlets. A time for question and answer will immediately follow this historic announcement.

About Ricardo “El Matador” Mayorga
Nicaraguan born, Ricardo Mayorga is about as decorated as any professional combatant can get. Mayorga is the former WBA/WBC Welterweight champion and the former WBC Junior Middleweight champion. Holding a fair record of 29-7 with 23 knockouts and 1 draw, Mayorga’s orthodox boxing style has contrasted with his unorthodox style outside of the squared circle. Having faced boxing greats like: Vernon Forrest, Felix “Tito” Trinidad, Cory Spinks, Fernando Vargas, “Sugar” Shane Moseley and “The Golden Boy” Oscar De La Hoya, Mayorga is a certified legend.

Mayorga was featured for the first time on the cover of Ring Magazine’s December 2003 issue, released in October with a cover that read, “The craziest man in the sport: Mayorga lights up boxing.”

About Shine Fight Promotions, LLC
Shine Fight Promotions, LLC is a U.S. based enterprise that seeks to raise the awareness of the art, discipline, respect, passion, and talent that is mixed martial arts (MMA) to the global marketplace. Founded by MMA Fighter/Thai Boxer, Dorian Price along with his brother, Devin Price, Shine is committed to the growth and development of MMA creating a positive experience for both fighters and fans. Shine works diligently to put on fights that fighter’s want and that fans want to watch by arranging the most competitive and interesting matches. Shine Fight Promotions seeks to grow through innovation, high production values, dramatic and engaging fights, and the promotion of authentic MMA.

-Press Release

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