The Battlestrong faction boasts two world-ranked contenders in Derek and Farah Ennis. (Derek holds the USBA Jr. Middlewight Championship, Farah holds the NABF Super Middleweight Championship).
Leading the way for the next generation of Battlestrong is the undefeated featherweight phenom “Pretty Boy” Coy Evans (10-0), and this year has seen the unleashing of Killa Keenan Smith (3-0) on Philadelphia.
Battlestrong Signs Miguel Cartagena
Philadelphia’s most dominant stable has added even more youth to its ranks, adding amateur star Miguel Cartagena to the team on January 10th. Manager Moz Gonzalez says of the signing, “We are excited to have Miguel on the Battlestrong team. He’s exciting, very aggressive, and a good puncher with a lot of power.”
Miguel makes his professional debut on HBO’s Gamboa vs Solis undercard, hosted by Top Rank on March 26th, 2011.