LOS ANGELES (September 3, 2015) – LA FIGHT CLUB will kick off Labor Day weekend with exciting matchups on Friday, September 4 at the historic Belasco Theater in Downtown Los Angeles and live for the first time on Viernes de Boxeo Estelar on Estrella TV at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.
Fans with tickets to the event will be in for a treat as Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions fighters Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez, Carlos “The Solution” Morales, Oscar “El Jaguar” Negrete, Roy “Pit Bull” Tapia, Emilio Sanchez and Nick Arce, will host a special meet and greet with fans ahead of the televised bouts, 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Belasco Theater’s Ballroom.
Also available online for the first-time ever, viewers will be able to tune in to a live stream of three LA FIGHT CLUB undercard fights via The RingTV’s Roku channel, www.ringtvlive.com and on The Ring TV’s YouTube channel. The live stream will begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. PT through 7:00 p.m. PT starting with the four-round super lightweight bout Jonathan Navarro vs. Gibran Gutierrez, followed by a six-round super bantamweight bout Rafael Gramajo vs. Adrian Rodriguez, and Ivan Delgado vs. Thomas Herrera, a six-round super featherweight bout.
In the main event of the evening, Diego De La Hoya (11-0, 7 KOs) will fight for the vacant WBC Youth Featherweight Title against former world title contender Jesus “Estrella” Ruiz (32-6-5, 21 KOs) in a 10-round featherweight bout. The televised co-main event of the night will feature two-time Brazilian Olympian Everton Lopes (3-0, 1 KOs) taking on undefeated fighter Omar Tienda (13-0, 8 KOs) of Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon, Mexico in an exciting eight-round super lightweight fight, both the toughest match of each fighters’ career. Opening up the LA FIGHT CLUB telecast on the premiere of Viernes de Boxeo Estelar on Estrella TV, Los Angeles favorite Christian “Chimpa” Gonzalez (10-0, 9 KOs) is scheduled for a six-round featherweight against new opponent Luis Lizarraga Jr. (5-5-1, 2 KOs) of Merida, Mexico.
Featured on the non-televised undercard, Ivan “Striker” Delgado (6-0-1, 2 KOs) of Los Angeles, will face Thomas Herrera (4-13-1, 1 KOs) of Tucson, Arizona in a six-round super featherweight fight, and Los Angeles favorite Rafael Gramajo (4-1-1, 2 KOs) is scheduled for a six-round super bantamweight fight against Adrian Rodriguez (1-6-1) of Guadalajara, Mexico. Opening up the night, newcomer Jonathan Navarro (1-0, 1 KOs) of East Los Angeles, will return to LA FIGHT CLUB in his second professional fight against Santa Ana, Calif.’s Gibran Gutierrez who is making his professional debut.
LA FIGHT CLUB: De La Hoya vs. Ruiz, is a 10-round bout for the vacant WBC Youth Featherweight Title presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the first bout begins at 5:30 p.m. The Estrella TV Viernes de Boxeo Estelar broadcast will air live on Friday, September 4 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. The Ring TV live stream will begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. PT through 7:00 p.m.
Tickets, starting at $20 are available for purchase online at www.goldenboypromotions.com or by visiting the Golden Boy Promotions Facebook page. For ticket information, email us at LAFightClub@goldenboypromotions.com.
The “Knockout Experience VIP Package” is also available for an additional $25 upgrade and includes VIP entrance, access to an exclusive lounge offering food and beverages for purchase; a meet and greet opportunity with fighters and celebrities attending the event, past guests have included Oscar De La Hoya, Kate Del Castillo, Mario Lopez, George Lopez, Lucas Matthysse, Randy Caballero and other stars have all made appearances in the past; an automatic entry into the LA FIGHT CLUB grand prize drawing, which can include but is not limited to: autograph gloves, picture in the ring, backstage access, tour of locker rooms, fighter ring walk, tickets to upcoming boxing events and additional merchandise and prizes.