WEIGHTS & PHOTOS from “New Blood” Weigh in

Mario Hernandez, 118.3 lbs. vs. Luis Fernando Saavedra, 118.9 lbs. “New Blood” main event

ORANGE, Calif. (Feb. 7, 2019) – Bantamweight prospect Mario Hernandez (8-0-1, 3 KOs) successfully weighed in at Thursday’s “New Blood” weigh in, coming in at 118.3 lbs., while challenger Luis Fernando Saavedra (7-6, 3 KOs) weighed 118.9 lbs. 


“I’m ready to put on a great show,” said Hernandez, who headlines for the first time on Friday. “This is what you build toward as a young boxer. I’m just going to be myself, throw a lot of punches and get that victory.”




Mario Hernandez, 118.3 lbs. vs. Luis Fernando Saavedra, 118.9 lbs. (8-rounds)

Ruben Torres, 136.8 lbs. vs. Elliott Brown, 137.7 lbs. (4-rounds)

George Acosta, 134.2 lbs. vs. Guadalupe Arroyo, 135 lbs. (4-rounds)

Richard Brewart, 151.7 lbs. vs. Abel Reyes, 151 lbs. (4-rounds)

Leo Ruiz, 151.6 lbs. vs. Adan Ahumada, 154.4 lbs. (4-rounds)




Tickets for “New Blood” are priced at $40, $60, & $100, and are available for purchase on the day of event (Friday) starting at 5:30 p.m. local time from the will call booth at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, Calif. 

All fights will be live streamed on TB Presents: New Blood via our Facebook page, YouTube channel, and Beto Duran will handle blow-by-blow duties, while Doug Fischer provides expert, color commentating.  

The livestream starts at 8:00 p.m. PT / 11:00 p.m. ET. 

The Doubletree Hotel is located at 222 N. Vineyard Ave., Ontario, CA 91764 and can be reached at 909-937-0900.


“New Blood” is presented by Thompson Boxing Promotions and sponsored by Everlast.  

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