Maidana vs. Lopez, a 12-round fight for Maidana’s WBA Intercontinental Championship, was promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona and AT&T. The tripleheader took place on Saturday, June 8 at The Home Depot Center in Carson, Calif. and was televised live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. The event was heard in Spanish using secondary audio programming (SAP). Maidana vs. Lopez was presented in association with Goossen Tutor Promotions and Thompson Boxing Promotions.
Also featured was a 12-round showdown between all-action warrior Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo and top rated super welterweight contender Erislandy Lara for the vacant WBA Interim Super Welterweight World Championship, which was presented in association with Blue Wave Group, and a 12-round fight between veteran Demetrius Hopkins and unbeaten phenom Jermell Charlo for Hopkins’ USBA Junior Middleweight Championship and Charlo’s WBC Continental Americas Super Welterweight Championship. Preliminary fights aired on SHOWTIME EXTREME at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast).