LOS ANGELES (June 17) – Golden Boy Promotions in association with CES Boxing will present an explosive summer tripleheader on Saturday, July 11 featuring a battle between West Coast vs. East Coast with Southern California’s Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (21-5, 7 KOs) set to battle titlist “Hammerin’” Hank Lundy (25-4-1, 12 KOs) of Philadelphia in a 10-round super lightweight bout for the NABF Super Lightweight Championship. Herrera vs. Lundy will be the final event at the Los Angeles Memorial Sports Arena before it closes permanently and will be televised on HBO Latino beginning at 11:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT).
The co-main event features an exciting 10-round lightweight match-up for the NABO Lightweight Title between Michael “The Artist” Perez (22-1-2, 10 KOs) of Newark, New Jersey and Las Vegas transplant Sharif “The Lion” Bogere (27-1, 19 KOs). Opening up the HBO Latino Boxing telecast, 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph “Jojo” Diaz Jr. (16-0,10 KOs) will return to the ring to face former WBC Silver Featherweight Champion Rene “Gemelo” Alvarado (22-4, 15 KOs) of Managua, Nicaragua in a 10-round featherweight bout.
Tickets priced at $10, $25, $50 and $100, plus applicable taxes and service charges, and are available for purchase at www.lacoliseum.com, www.ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster locations and by calling 800-745-3000.
Herrera vs. Lundy is a 10-round super lightweight bout for the vacant NABF title presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with CES Boxing and sponsored by Corona Extra and Mexico, Live It To Believe It! Doors open at 4:00 pm PT and the first bell rings at 4:15 p.m. PT. The HBO Latino Boxing telecast begins at 11:00 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT).