KANSAS CITY (August 26, 2011) – Ringside, Inc. has announced the signing of undefeated super middleweight prospect Edwin“La Bomba” Rodriguez (19-0, 14 KOs) to a sponsorship deal.
“Ringside is proud to support Edwin Rodriguez in his quest for a world championship,”said Albert Guardado Jr., Executive Director of Marketing, Ringside Inc. “Edwin’s skill and dedication to the sport are evident in his undefeated record, and as a result, we foresee a long, storied career ahead of him. Together, Ringside and Edwin represent, ‘The Best in Boxing.’”
Rodriguez, a 26-year-old native of the Dominican Republic, returned to the ring August 20 to fight at home in Worcester (MA) for the third time in as many years, headlining a special edition of Broadway Boxing, presented by DiBella Entertainment, at historic Mechanics Hall. Edwin defeated intra-state rival and Iraq War veteran, Chris Traietti (10-2, 6 KOs), who suffered two broken ribs when “La Bomba” landed a devastating body shot, forcing Traietti to retire after two rounds.
Rodriguez, the reigning World Boxing Council USNBC champion, is presently rated among the top 13 by all four major governing bodies in professional boxing: International Boxing Federation (#8), World Boxing Association (#9), World Boxing Council (#12) and World Boxing Organization (#13).
“I’m grateful to have Ringside in my corner,” Rodriguez commented. “Ringside has great equipment and merchandise and I’m proud to be part of the Ringside team.”
About Ringside, Inc: When it comes to boxing, Ringside is the world’s only source of equipment for the competitive athlete. Since 1977, Ringside’s singular focus on the sport has enabled the company to develop and perfect equipment specifically designed to advance the skill, and support the talent of, modern day pugilist. Integrating cutting-edge technology, such as IMF Tech, Gel Shock and Dome Air, with old-school craftsmanship, Ringside has established a well earned reputation for providing top quality gear at a fair price. The company’s comprehensive assortment of product can fulfill any request, while providing unbeatable customer service through the entire process. Along the way, Ringside has forged strategic partnerships with the biggest, most sought-after brands in business, including Cleto Reyes, Lonsdale, Grant, Everlast, Throwdown, and Contender Fight Sports, solidifying itself as truly “The Best in Boxing.” Go online to www.Ringside.comfor more information.