ORANGE, Calif. (April 2, 2015) – Boxcino 2014 Lightweight Champion Petr Petrov (35-4-2, 16 KOs) faces former world champion Gamaliel Diaz (39-11-3, 18 KOs) tomorrow night in a 10-round fight that will headline an ESPN “Friday Night Fights” card from the Omega Products Outdoor Arena in Corona, Calif.
Petrov, who will be defending his NABA and NABO titles, weighed in at 13 lbs., while Diaz came in at 13 lbs.
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In the 8-round co-feature, 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist Taras Shelestyuk (11-0, 8 KOs) meets fellow welterweight prospect Juan Rodriguez Jr. (12-1, 5 KOs). Shelestyuk, who is making his national television debut, weighed in at 14 lbs., and Rodriguez registered 14 lbs.
The event is promoted by Thompson Boxing and Banner Promotions.
Tickets are priced at $40, $60, & $100 and can be purchased by calling (714) 935-0900, or online at www.ThompsonBoxing.com.
Doors open at 4:30 p.m. PT and the first bout starts at 5:15 p.m. PT. The first TV fight begins at 6 p.m. PT on ESPN2. The Omega Products Outdoor Arena is located at 1681 California Ave., Corona, Calif. 92881 and can be reached at 951-737-7447.
Petr Petrov, 132.9 vs. Gamaliel Diaz, 132.9
Taras Shelestyuk, 145.3 vs. Juan Rodriguez Jr., 145
Isaac Freeman, 146.1 vs. Darius Ervin, 149.1
Michael Norato, 129.5 vs. Sopuan Rin, 128.5
Humberto Rubalcava, 119.7 vs. Christian Lorenzo, 120.8
Emanuel Robles, 138.3 vs. Wilberth Lopez, 137.6
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