Jan 2019 04

SoCal-2018-(1)The SoCal Battle of the Badges today announced that the UCA Jr Middleweight Champion Christian Pharo, San Diego Fire Lifeguard will not be fighting. Pharo injured his rib sparring last night. He left the hospital this morning with a broken rib and has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled UCA Jr Middleweight Championship Title fight with #1 ranked Dusty Rodriguez, Santa Monica Fire Dept February 8, 2019. “I’m so disappointed” Pharo said. “I was on point with my training and feeling really good. now this.” Pharo went on to say he will give Dusty his shot at the title later this year and he was sorry he had to pull out of the February 8th title defense.