Shelestyuk takes on Reza tonight in Ontario, California

Ontario, CA (February 20, 2015)– Tonight at the Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California, 2012 Olympic Bronze Medal winner and undefeated Welterweight Taras Shelestyuk will fight Francisco Reza in a scheduled 8-round bout on a card promoted by Thompson Boxing.

Shelestyuk of Sumy, Ukraine has a record of 10-0 with 7 knockouts is promoted by Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing.

Shelestyuk is coming off a 1st round stoppage over Antonio Chaves Fernandez on January 16.

Reza of Torreon, Mexico has a record of 13-11 with 10 knockouts is a battle tested fighter as he has faced Cecil McCalla (19-0), Erickson Lubin, Alex Saucedo (11-0), Artemio Reyes (20-2), Jose Perea (21-2), Luis Grajeda (13-1-1), Mario Lozano (23-3) and Alejandro Berrera (16-0).

“I have been told by my promoters Artie Pelullo of Banner Promotions and Thompson Boxing as well as my manager Vadim Korniov that in April I will be fighting on ESPN live. It is a big opportunity for me to showcase myself and after this fight I will be awaiting my time!”, said Shelestyuk.

At Thursday’s weigh-in, Shelestyuk weighed 147.6 lbs while Reza weighed 146.9.

Photo by Carlos Baeza / Thompson Boxing