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Promoter Richard Schaefer of Ringstar Sports has signed middleweight Misael Rodriguez – a 2016 Olympic bronze-medal winner from Mexico – to a promotional contract. Schaefer recently signed U.S. Olympian Carlos Balderas of Santa Maria.
“I’m thrilled to be adding another promising young potential superstar in Misael Rodriguez to the Ringstar lineup,” said Schaefer, the former CEO of Golden Boy Promotions who recently founded Ringstar. “This is a young man who has overcome overcome every obstacle thrown his way.
“He is mentally strong, has great skills and I expect him to have a very long, successful career.”
Rodriguez, just 22, is stoked to hook up with Ringstar.
“After I came back from the Olympics, I knew that it was time to start my professional career,” he said. “I am excited to have signed with Ringstar Sports. I have always appreciated Richard Schaefer’s approach on developing talent into boxing stars.”