MEET THE CEO
Rey "Cacoi" Almirante Rodis
Rodis is the Chief Executive officer of RED Boxing International and also the executive producer.
In this position, Rodis holds responsibility for all boxing management and promotions. He also oversees the infastructure and guides RED's growth into a innovative production company.
Prior to Red Boxing International, Rodis has worked on motion picture production and music. Additionally, Rodis's career included time spent as a boxing promoter in the Phillipines. Becoming the third generation of nationally respected promoters in the family. From doctor Antonio Almirante, who made champions such as Jong-Jong Pacquing Former OPBF champion. Little Baguio OPBF champion , and his uncle Rene Barientos who is a former WBA World Super Featherweight title and WBC World Super Featherweight title.
Rodis graduated from the school of arts in Ateneo de Cagayan. He lives in Hollywood, California.
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"Francisco Casillas Picks Up Knockout Win at Commerce Casino"
By: Francisco Salazar
Featherweight Francisco Casillas scored a devastating one-punch knockout win over Larry Serrano Romero Saturday night at the Commerce Casino in Commerce, California.
Casillas, who resides in nearby Maywood, improves to 2-0, 2 knockouts.
During an exchange, Casillas threw and landed a sweeping right cross to the head of Serrano, dropping him face-first to the canvas. Referee Jack Reiss immediately stopped the bout at 27 seconds.
The 19-year-old is studying Engineering at California State University, Los Angeles, located just a few miles from Saturday’s venue. Casillas made his pro debut less than five months ago in Tijuana, Mexico, knocking out Jose Chavarria in round 2.
Serrano, who resides in the Los Angeles area, drops to 0-2.
Former amateur standout and junior welterweight Ernesto Mercado stopped Marc Misuira at 2:58 of the opening round.
Mercado, who resides in the Los Angeles suburb of Ontario, improves to 4-0, 4 KOs. The 20-year-old compiled an impressive amateur record of 280-11 by defeating the likes of Malik Warren, Aaron Aponte, and Haven Brady.
Misiura, who resides in Scranton, Pennsylvania, drops to 2-3-1, 1 KO. He is winless in his last four bouts after winning his first two.
Bantamweights Adrian Alvarado (5-0-1, 3 KOs) of Los Angeles and Las Vegas’ Sergio Lopez fought to a six-round majority draw.
One judge scored the bout 59-55 for Alvarado while the other two judges scored the bout 57-57.
In his last seven bouts, Lopez (4-7-4) has only won once, and fought to three draws.
In junior lightweight action, Brandon Cruz of Bonita, California defeated Jesus Guzman by unanimous decision.
All three judges scored the bout 40-36 in favor of Cruz, who improves to 8-2, 5 KOs and has won his last two bouts after losing his previous two.
Guzman, who resides in Tijuana, Mexico, falls to 8-6, 5 KOs.
In junior featherweight action, Merari Vivar of Los Angeles improved to 5-0, 1 KO by defeating Elizabeth Tuani by unanimous decision. All three judges scored the bout 40-36 in favor of Vivar.
Tuani, who resides in SeaTac, Washington, drops to 1-6.
The card was promoted by Rey Rodis.
Francisco A. Salazar has written for BoxingScene since September 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Francisco also covers boxing for the Ventura County (California) Star newspaper. He can be reached by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing