Golden Boy Promotions and CharityVision, a Utah-based non-profit providing medical equipment, clinics, vision screenings, eye surgeries, and training to doctors in poverty-stricken areas across the globe, have added top talent to round out an entertaining undercard for the second annual Fight Night fundraiser tomorrow, Saturday, June 11 in Salt Lake City, UT. The event is open to the press.
Boxing legend, ten-time world champion in six weight classes and Golden Boy Promotions Chairman and CEO Oscar De La Hoya and host of “Extra” and boxing enthusiast Mario Lopez will headline the 2016 event. Golden Boy Promotions top prospects D’Mitirus “Big Meech” Ballard (13-0, 9 KOs), Joshua “The Professor” Franco (5-0, 3 KOs) and David Mijares (1-0) will showcase their skills for the crowd in three entertaining undercard bouts that will precede the main event.
Washington, D.C.’s Ballard will participate in an eight-round light heavyweight bout against Ernesto “Gatti” Berrospe (11-8, 6 KOs) of Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico; San Antonio, Texas resident Franco will face Sam Rodriguez (4-1, 3 KOs) of the Bronx, New York in a bantamweight bout scheduled for six-rounds; and California-native Mijares will make his second professional appearance in the ring to take on Cory “Vicious” Vom Baur (2-4) of Vancouver, Wash. in a four-round welterweight bout.
Ring TV will live stream the undercard bouts and main event and will be available for viewing on the LiveStream.com, www.RingTVLive.com, www.facebook.com/GoldenBoyBoxing, and the Ring TV mobile and Roku apps starting at 6:30 p.m. MT.