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Alfonso Gomez headlines March 20 event against Japan’s Yoshihiro Kamegai

Golden Boy Promotions returns to its Coachella Valley home at Fantasy Springs Resort! Casino on March 20 with another exciting Golden Boy Live! event. Headlining the night, former world title contender Alfonso Gomez (24-6-2, 12 KOs) of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico takes on Japanese breakout star Yoshihiro Kamegai(25-2-1, 22 KOs) in an exciting 10-round super welterweight bout set to air live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes. Continue reading

LA Fight Club Card Update

Golden Boy Promotions today announced an updated card for LA FIGHT CLUB jam-packed with exciting bouts for the premiere of the sold-out FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes serieson Friday, March 6 at The Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Headlining the night, undefeated super bantamweight prospect and 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph “Jo Jo” Diaz Jr. (14-0, 9 KOs) is scheduled for 10-rounds against new opponent, Culiacan, Sinaloa, Mexico’s Juan Luis “Perla Negra” Hernandez (17-4-1, 9 KOs) in the night’s main event. Fight fans can still catch all the action live on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes (10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT). Continue reading

Cano vs Aparicio on February 28

Two Mexican clashes are expected to produce plenty of action today, Saturday, Feb. 28 at the Oasis Arena in Cancun, as FOX Deportes airs a pair of hard-hitting matchups featuring two of Mexico City’s best, Ivan “Macanon” Cano and Edgar “Andres” Jimenez. Continue reading

Alvarez vs Kirkland May 9 in Houston, Texas

The wait is over. Two of boxing’s toughest warriors, Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez and the Texas titan James “Mandingo Warrior” Kirkland will clash in a 12-round super welterweight showdown at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas on Saturday, May 9, 2015. Golden Boy Promotions, in association with Canelo Promotions, SMS Promotions and Leija*Battah Promotions will bring fans an explosive night of boxing when these two exciting warriors finally meet in this much anticipated match-up which will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading

De La Hoya On Announcement Of Canelo Alvarez And James Kirkland Fight

“The week around Cinco de Mayo will be the biggest in years for boxing, bridging the present and the future as the three biggest stars in the sport all step into the ring in just a seven-day period. It is my hope and belief that this May week will usher in a new era of our sport, one in which we as a sport give fans what they want, the best facing the best.”

LA Fight Club Tickets Sold Out

Golden Boy Promotions is pleased to announce the premiere event of LA FIGHT CLUB on Friday, March 6 at The Belasco Theater sold-out in only one week. Fight fans will still have the opportunity to watch the live telecast on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes (10:00 p.m, ET / 7:00 p.m. PT) and are welcome to join the fighters post fight at The Belasco Theater when it converts into a night club. Upcoming events for LA FIGHT CLUB are scheduled to take place the first Thursday of every month on April 2, May 7 and June 4. Continue reading

Shabranskyy returns to the ring on March 12

After delivering an action-packed performance on Jan. 17, undefeated light heavyweight standout Vyacheslav “Lion Heart” Shabranskyy (12-0, 10 KOs) returns to the ring on Thursday, March 12 to put his undefeated record on the line when he takes on hard-punching Fabiano “Pit Bull” Pena (11-0-1, 8 KOs) in the 10-round co-main event for Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas (21-0-1, 15 KOs) versus “Wild” Will Tomlinson (23-1-1, 13 KOs). Presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Leija*Battah Promotions, the night will be full of exciting action as top undefeated prospects and local Texan talent are featured on the card, from the Freeman Coliseum in San Antonio, Texas on Thursday, March 12, televised live on HBO Latino beginning at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT. Continue reading

Argueta vs Franco on February 21

Golden Boy Promotions in association with Canelo Promotions bring a championship doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 21 to The Centro de Espectaculos La Roca in Epazoyucan, Mexico set to air on Televisa and FOX Deportes. In the evening’s main event, Mexico City’s Victoria Argueta (13-1, 4 KOs) defends her IBF Female Minimumweight crown in a rematch against Guadalajara, Jalisco’s Nancy “Chatita” Franco (13-6-2, 4 KOs) and unbeaten Guadalajara, Jalisco star Horacio “Violento” Garcia (28-0, 20 KOs) will fight Merida, Yucatan’s Jose “Relampago” Torres (13-6, 1 KOs) for the WBC intercontinental super bantamweight title in the night’s co-main event. Continue reading