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Salinas vs. Avila – Aug. 8 fight for vacant interim NABF Super Bantamweight Title

Former world title contender Yoandris “El Nino” Salinas (21-1-2, 14 KOs) of Miami is set to face undefeated standout Manuel “Tino” Avila (17-0, 7 KOs) of Fairfield, Calif. for the vacant interim NABF Super Bantamweight Title as the new co-main event for Johan Perez vs. Dmitry Mikhaylenko on Aug. 8. The 10-round super bantamweight bout will be televised live on HBO Latino® Boxing from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. Continue reading

Lopez vs DIaz LA FIght Club on Aug 6

LOS ANGELES (July 17) – Undefeated featherweight standout Abraham “Chamaco” Lopez (18-0-1, 13 KOs) has replaced previously announced main event fighter Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez as the main event on the August 6 edition of LA FIGHT CLUB on FOX Deportes. Ramirez, had to withdraw from the event due to illness. This marks Lopez’ first headlining event and his first appearance on the fan-favorite series LA FIGHT CLUB, when he defends his undefeated record in a 10-round featherweight bout against Jorge “King” Diaz (18-3-1) of New Burnswick, New Jersey. The August 6 installment of the popular series will also feature the professional debuts of three recently signed Golden Boy Promotionfighters: Hector Tanajara, Jonathan Navarro, and Joshua Franco. Continue reading

Anthony Ogogo faces Ruslan Schelev on Saturday in Halle, Germany

LOS ANGELES (July 17) – Undefeated British middleweight, Anthony Ogogo (7-0, 4 KOs) of Lowestoft, England is set to make his hotly anticipated return to the ring against Ruslan Schelev (11-3, 6 KOs) of Myrhorod,Ukraine on Saturday, July 18 at the Gerry Weber Stadium in Halle, Germany as the undercard for the WBO World Championship fight Abraham vs. Stieglitz. The weigh-in took place today with Anthony Ogogo coming in at 73.2 kg/161.3 lbs. and Ruslan Schelev weighed in at 73.9 kg/162.9 lbs. Continue reading

Brawl At City Hall 2015 on Saturday, July 18

LOS ANGELES (July 13) – The Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) Boxing Team presents the inaugural Brawl At City Hall 2015, on Saturday, July 18, a fun and exciting charity boxing event to benefit the Los Angeles Police Memorial Foundation. In the past, charity boxing events presented by the LAPD Boxing club in association with other law enforcement clubs throughout California have been a tremendous success with outstanding officers giving their best performance. Continue reading

Mauricio Herrera edges Hank Lundy via technical decision over five rounds

The Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena was electrified on July 11 as Golden Boy Promotions in association with CES Boxing presented an exciting evening of boxing in front of a crowd of 4672 fight fans. Live on HBO Latino ® Boxing, the event brought out celebrities including Latin star Kate Del Castillo, Jane the Virgin star and Golden Globe® Winner Gina Rodriguez and the Golden Boy himself, Oscar De La Hoya to watch an all-star line up of the Golden Boy stable of fighters take on a roster of celebrated fighters from around the globe. Continue reading

Perez vs Mikhaylenko tickets on sale

LOS ANGELES (July 10) – Former interim WBA light welterweight champion Johan “El Terrible” Perez (20-2-1, 13 KOs) of Caracas, Venezuela will defend his current NABA Welterweight Title against undefeated Russian boxer Dmitry “The Mechanic” Mikhaylenko (19-0, 8 KOs) in an exciting 12-round title bout at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. on Saturday, August 8 televised on HBO Latino Boxing. Continue reading

Rodolfo “El Gato” Gonzalez, Gabriel Ruelas and GBP Fighters To Attend Special Meet and Greet at Fan Fiesta on 7/11

LOS ANGELES (July 9) – Mexican boxer and former WBC Lightweight Champion Rodolfo “El Gato” Gonzalez and California Boxing Hall of Fame Inductee Gabriel Ruelas will join 1984 Olympic Gold Medalists Paul Gonzales and Henry Tillman at a special Boxing Legends Fan Meet and Greet held at the public Corona Fan Fiesta celebration in downtown Los Angeles from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the East Side Square (facing Figueroa St.) at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena on Saturday, July 11. Continue reading

Lundy: Herrera is going to see what Hammerin’ Hank is all about

LOS ANGELES (July 8) – Fighters on the July 11 HBO Latino ® card held a final media workout today at Westside Boxing Club in anticipation of their respective bouts at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena. In attendance, the main event fighters, Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera and “Hammerin’” Hank Lundy, not only showed off for the cameras but also exchanged a few heated words ahead of their anticipated bout. Continue reading

Gonzalez stops Herrera in explosive main event at July 2 LA FIGHT CLUB

There were fireworks in the ring at the July 2 edition of LA FIGHT CLUB at the historic Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles, kicking off the long Fourth of July holiday weekend early with a live telecast of great boxing on FOX Deportes. Once again, LA FIGHT CLUB proved itself as a hot destination for entertainment with fans, celebrities and notable figures packing the venue including Mario Lopez, Kate Del Castillo, George Lopez, System of a Down’s Daron Malakian, City of Los Angeles Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa, former Los Angeles County Sheriff Lee Baca, Mexican singer Lupillo Rivera, and radio personality RaqC (MEGA 96.3 FM). Continue reading

Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez returns to The Belasco Theater on August 6

LOS ANGELES (July 2) – Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez (14-0, 8 KOs) returns to The Belasco Theater on August 6 to headline the latest installment of the popular series LA FIGHT CLUB live on FOX Deportes. Ramirez last thrilled fans with a shutout win over seasoned fighter Raul Hidalgo in April, and will put his unbeaten record on the line again when he faces Hugo “Guerrero” Partida (21-5-2, 16 KOs) in a 10-round featherweight fight. Continue reading