Ray Robinson to Now Take on Silverio Ortiz This Saturday Night at The 2300 Arena in Philadelphia


PHILADELPHIA (February 24, 2022)–Veteran Silverio Ortiz will replace Cleotis Pendarvis in the main event to take on welterweight contender Ray Robinson the six-round main event that will take place this Saturday, February 26th at the 2300 Arena.

The show is promoted by RDR Promotions.

Robinson of Philadelphia, has a record of 24-3-2 with 12 knockouts. The 36 year-old Robinson will be shaking off a two-and-a-half-year layoff as he is coming off of back-to-back draws with world title challenger Egidijust Kavaliauskas (21-0) and former British Olympian Josh Kelly (9-0). In both of those fights, most observers believe that Robinson should have had his hand raised in victory. Robinson has wins over Roberto Acevedo (2-0-1), Darnell Jiles Jr. (8-0-1), Former U.S. Olympian Terrance Cauthen (36-7-1), Ray Narh (26-2), Aslanbek Kozoev (25-0-1) and Sherzodbek Almjanov (22-2).

Ortiz of Merida, Mexico has a record of 37-28 with 18 knockouts. At 39 years-old, Ortiz is a 22 year veteran of the ring and has faced no less than nine world champions and a plethora of title challengers, contenders and prospects. He has wins over Juan Carlos Chan (9-1-1), Ricardo Dominguez (13-0-2), former world title challenger Daniel Seda (20-1-1), Elvis Perez (18-4-3), Mahonri Montes (25-0-1), Armando Robles (24-1-2), Jesus Gurrola (19-4-3), Jorge Silva (20-4-2), Ivan Pereya (19-2), Felipe De La Paz Teniente (11-2-1), Mian Hussein (16-0), Ramzan Baysarov (7-0). Ortiz is coming off a loss to Chrodale Booker on September 24, 2021 in Hartford, Connecticut.

A packed undercard will feature a plethora of Philly-Favorites and undefeated prospects.

In six-round bouts:

Muhsin Cason (9-0, 6 KOs) of Las Vegas battles Steven Lyons (5-7-2, 2 KOs) of Larose, Louisiana in a cruiserweight matchup

Jerome Conquest (11-6, 1 KO) of Philadelphia fights Oscar Barajas (16-8-1, 8 KOs) of Mexico in a lightweight battle.

Robert Sabbagh (3-0, 2 KOs) of Brooklyn squabbles with Joel Caudle (8-6-2, 5 KOs) of North Carolina in a heavyweight scrap.

In four-round fights

Isaiah Johnson (3-0, 3 KOs) of Philadelphia will fight Diemerci Nzau (11-15, 8 KOs) of Silver Spring, Maryland in a junior welterweight fight.

Dominique Mayfield (0-1) of Philadelphia takes on Daryl Clark (1-1, 1 KO) of Houston in a heavyweight fight.

Jabril Noble (2-0, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia will take on Joseph Santana (0-4) of Providence, RI in a super featherweight bout.

Edward Cortes (1-0) of Millville, NJ takes on Jerrod Miner (2-13-2, 1 KO) of Philadelphia in a bantamweight affair

Tickets are $75, $100 and $150 and can be purchased at

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