The Coachella Valley was treated to a night full of action at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, featuring the return to the ring of two of the most exciting fighters in the featherweight division live on Estrella TV’s Boxeo Estelar. With a special appearance by former five-division boxing world champion and International Boxing Hall of Famer Sugar Ray Leonard, Metta World Peace, and Golden Boy Promotions’ fighters: Joseph “Jojo” Diaz, Jr., Gilberto “El Flaco” Gonzalez, Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera, Diego De La Hoya, and the newest member Virgil Ortiz, Jr.; the night kept all the fans on their feet as they watched a night of exciting boxing.
LOS ANGELES (July 7, 2015) – The exciting 10-round super featherweight bout between Jayson “La Maravilla” Velez (23-2-1, 16 KOs) and Rene “Gemelo” Alvarado (23-7, 16 KOs) has been upgraded to the main event on the Estrella TV Boxeo Estelar, broadcast on July 15. The originally scheduled fight between Alfonso Gomez vs. Pablo Cesar Cano has been cancelled due to Gomez sustaining an elbow injury earlier this week.
Live from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, the event will feature a new televised co-main event between undefeated prospect Rashidi “Speedy” Ellis (15-0, 11 KOs) of Boston and Luis “La Roca” Hernandez (12-1, 7 KOs) of Rio Pierdas, Puerto Rico in a eight-round super welterweight fight. Decorated amateur, Cesar Diaz of Palmdale, Calif. will make his professional debut and open up the Estrella TV broadcast in a scheduled four-round super bantamweight fight.
LA FIGHT CLUB on April 1 continues to bring the best boxing to Los Angeles as Fairfield, Calif.’s Manuel “Tino” Avila (20-0, 8 KOs)took on Nicaraguan warrior Rene “Gemelo” Alvarado (23-7, 16 KOs) in an exciting 10-round featherweight bout from the Downtown Belasco Theater broadcast live on Boxeo Estellar on Estrella TV. The nearly sold out event saw the likes of an exciting group of special guests including NBA superstar and Los Angeles Laker’s player Metta World Peace and Golden Boy stable mates Hector “El Finito” Tanajara, Chirstian “Chimpa” Gonzalez, Jesus “Renuente” Soto Karass, Carlos “The Solution” Morales, Francisco “El Bandido” Vargas, Nick Arce, Rafael Gramajo, Oscar “El Jaguar” Negrete and Jonathan “Thunder” Navarro.
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 25, 2016) – In a brawl that only LA FIGHT CLUB could bring its devoted and knowledgeable boxing fans, former NABF Super Bantamweight Champion Manuel “Tino” Avila (19-0, 8 KOs) is ready for a showdown to defend his undefeated record as he moves up to featherweight to face off against Nicaraguan warrior and former WBC Silver Featherweight Champion Rene “Gemelo” Alvarado (23-6, 16 KOs) in a 10-round main event on April 1 at The Belasco Theater and live on Boxeo Estelar on Estrella TV.
EL PASO (May 23) – Professional and amateur boxing talent will participate in a special Memorial Day edition of Golden Boy Live! on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes this Monday, May 26 in salute to the men and women of the Armed Forces at Fort Bliss’ Stout Fitness Center in El Paso, Texas.
The evening is headlined by Nicaragua’s Rene “Gemelo” Alvarado’s WBC Silver Featherweight Title defense against perennial contender and Texas-native Rocky Juarez, and the co-main event will be top welterweight prospect KeAndre Gibson (9-0-1, 4 KOs), who faces Puerto Rico’s John Nater (13-5, 10 KOs) in an eight-round fight plus in a battle for Texas Ryan “Cowboy” Karl will make his professional debut against Dallas’ Wilbert Mitchell in a four-round welterweight swing bout.
LOS ANGELES (Feb. 11) – Owner of boxing’s most deceiving record, Mexico City’s Robinson “Robin Hood” Castellanos will look for his 12th straight win on Saturday, February 15 when he defends his WBC Silver Featherweight Championship against Nicaragua’s Rene Alvarado in the main event of a Televisa and FOX Deportes-televised card at Centro Internacional de Convenciones in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.
In the co-main event, scheduled for 10 rounds, Los Mochis’ Roberto “Tito” Manzanarez faces off with San Buenaventura, Chihuahua, Mexico’s Carlos “Coreano” Rodriguez for the WBC Youth Lightweight Championship.