Herrera vs. Soto Karass quotes for August 4 fight

Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (23-7, 7 KOs) and Jesus “Renuente” Soto Karass (28-11-4, 18 KOs) hosted a media workout today at the Azteca Boxing Club to promote their anticipated 10-round welterweight crossroads fight on the August 4th edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. The fight will air on ESPN and ESPN Deportes beginning at 9:00 P.M. ET/ 6:00 P.M. PT.

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Mauricio Herrera fights Jesus Soto Karass on 8/4

SoCal boxing in the desert will sizzle on Friday, August 4, as two of the longest reigning welterweight contenders meet in a true crossroads fight. Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (23-7, 7 KOs) of Riverside, CA and Jesus “El Renuente” Soto Karass (28-11-4, 18 KOs) of Los Mochis, Mexico face each other in a 10-round bout. The August 4 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN will take place at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and will air on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 9 P.M. EST/6 P.M. PST.

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Results: Cano decisions Herrera

Mauricio Herrera - In a true crossroads fight featuring longtime welterweight contenders, Pablo "El Demoledor" Cesar Cano (30-5-1, 21 KOs) pulled out a split-decision victory over Mauricio "El Maestro" Herrera (22-7, 7 KOs) in an exciting 10-round battle at Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino on Estella TV's Boxeo Estelar.

In a true crossroads fight featuring longtime welterweight contenders, Pablo “El Demoledor” Cesar Cano (30-5-1, 21 KOs) pulled out a split-decision victory over Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (22-7, 7 KOs) in an exciting 10-round battle at Fantasy Springs Resort and Casino on Estella TV’s Boxeo Estelar.

VIP guests for the stacked card included Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya, Former Five-Time World Champion Vinny Paz, Mexican Actor and Model Gabriel Soto, Jesus “Renuente” Soto Karass, Angel Bojado, Vergil Ortiz Jr., Joseph “Diamante” Aguirre, and Luis Coria.

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Mauricio Herrera faces Pablo Cesar Cano on 11/18

The big fights keep coming to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California as perennial contenders Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (22-6, 7 KOs) and Pablo Cesar “El Demoledor” Cano (29-5-1, 21 KOs) both return to the ring on Friday, November 18, to face off in the 10-round main event broadcast live as the main event on Estrella TV’s Boxeo Estelar. Taking place two days before Mexican Revolution Day, the Mexican warriors will meet in the ring for a super-lightweight bout, guaranteed to be a fiesta to the fans.

“Mauricio Herrera and Pablo Cesar Cano embody wo true Mexican fighting styles in the ring, which is why we couldn’t wait to bring this entertaining fight to Fantasy Springs,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. “Come November 18th, the fight fans will be flocking to the desert to take part in this big night of boxing on Mexican Revolution Day.”

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Mauricio Herrera, Frankie Gomez, Patrick Teixeira, and Curtis Stevens media conference call transcript

OSCAR DE LA HOYA, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions:
Thanks so much to Frankie for joining us today on this international conference call with Mauricio Herrera versus Frankie Gomez (Indiscernible). Televised on May 7th at the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas and live on HBO Pay Per View.

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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.

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Herrera-Lundy quotes

LOS ANGELES (July 9) – Former WBA Interim Super Lightweight Champion Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (21-5, 7 KOs) and top title contender “Hammerin'” Hank Lundy (25-4-1, 12 KOs) of Philadelphia hosted their final press conference in Los Angeles on Thursday, July 9 at the City Althetix Gym in The Golden Boy Building to discuss their upcoming 10-round showdown on Saturday, July 11 for the vacant NABF Super Lightweight Championship. Presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with CES Boxing, Herrera vs. Lundy will possibly be the last boxing match held at the historic Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena before it is demolished early 2016.

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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.

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Special July 11 Golden Boy Fan Fiesta Celebration at Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena from 1-6pm

LOS ANGELES (July 2) – Golden Boy Promotions! is excited to announce a special Fan Fiesta at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena on Saturday, July 11 that will kick off an electrifying night of boxing before Mauricio Herrera vs. Hank Lundy. The daytime public celebration invites fans to come out and partake in pre-event festivities featuring meet-and greets with Golden Boy fighters and autograph signings, live music, food trucks, a special Corona-sponsored beer garden, and much more, from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the front entrance of the arena facing Figueroa St. in downtown Los Angeles. The pre-celebration will kick off a highly anticipated night of fights featuring a main event 10-round super lightweight bout for the vacant NABF title between Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (21-5, 7 KOs) and “Hammerin” Hank Lundy” (25-4-1, 12 KOs), as well as exhilarating bouts matching up some of the fastest-rising talent in the sport today.

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