It’s a special edition of HBO LATINO BOXING when HBO Sports presents CANELO ALVAREZ VS. ALFONSO GOMEZ AND ERIK MORALES VS. PABLO CESAR CANO, this SATURDAY, SEPT. 24 at 11:15 p.m. (ET/PT), exclusively on HBO Latino. The Spanish language broadcast team will call all the action.
On a night filled with boxing action, popular boxing sensation Canelo Alvarez (37-0-1, 27 KOs) from Juanacatlan, Mexico went up against Alfonso Gomez (23-4-2, 12 KOs) from Guadalajara, Mexico to defend his super welterweight title. Also, legendary ring veteran Erik Morales (51-7, 35 KOs), originally from Tijuana, Mexico, now living in San Ysidro, CA, and looking for his fifth title belt, went up against Pablo Cesar Cano (22-0-1, 17 KOs) of Tlalnepantla, Mexico in a super lightweight showdown.
The exclusive doubleheader replay will be presented on HBO Latino on Saturday, Sept. 24, immediately following the HBO replay of the Mayweather-Ortiz pay-per-view showdown that begins at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.
Other HBO Latino playdates: Sept. 25 (10:30 a.m.) and 26 (12:45 a.m.)
HBO On Demand availability: Sept. 26
WBO ANNOUNCES REFEREE AND JUDGES FOR SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 24, SUPERBANTAMWEIGHT TITLE BOUT BETWEEN JORGE ARCE AND SIMPHIWE NONGQAYI IN MEXICO
World Boxing Organization (WBO), by president Francisco “Paco” Valcarcel, announced today the referee and judges who will work on the Superbantamweight Title bout between champion, Jorge “Travieso” Arce, against Simphiwe Nongqayi this Saturday, September 24 at the Foro Promo Casa in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico, in a Promociones Zanfer presentation.
Valcarcel reported that the referee for this bout between Arce (57-6-2, 44 KOs), who is going to defend for the first time the 122lb title who won last May when he beat Wilfredo Vazquez Jr., and Nongqayi (16-1-1, 6 KOs), the referee will be Rafael Ramos. The judges for the fight are Alejandro Lopez-Cid, from Mexico, Jose Roberto Torres, from Puerto Rico, and Ruben Garcia, from the United States. WBO Supervisor for this fight will be Rafael Lopez Santos.
Remember, the 24th World Boxing Organization (WBO) Annual Convention, to be held in Puerto Rico in 2011, is scheduled to October 24th to 29th. For reservations at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, can call 1 787 253-1700 Ext. 4161, 1 800 241-3333 or accesing http://www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/SanJuan/Default.htm.
Weights: Arellano vs. Ruiz Jr
LOCKED N’ LOADED
World Boxing Council (WBC) Youth Intercontinental Super Bantamweight – 8 Rounds
Arellano and Ruiz Jr
Jonathan Arellano – 121 lbs.
Michael Ruiz, Jr . – 120 lbs.
Strawweights – 6 Rounds
Perez and Amador
Sindy Amador – 104.5 lbs.
Mayela Perez – 105.5 lbs.
Super Bantamweights – 6 Rounds
Contreras and Mejia
Richard Contreras – 121 lbs.
Olvin Mejia – 121 lbs.
Welterweights – 6 Rounds
Ortega and Viramontes
Jhon Ortega – 142 lbs.
Alex Viramontes – 141.5 lbs.
Bantamweights – 6 Rounds
Joshua Bellereza – 119 lbs.
Albert Tovar – 118.5 lbs.
Welterweights – 4 Rounds
Rashad Hughes – 143.5 lbs.
Rigoberto Flores – 144 lbs.
Lightweights – 4 Rounds
Fernando Rojas – 134.5 lbs.
Mauro Brenes – 135 lbs.
Tickets for “LOCKED N’ LOADED” are priced at $75, $45, and $30. They are available now and may be purchased by calling 714-935-0900.
“Locked N’ Loaded” is presented by LUCAS OIL “It Works!” and will be aired on FOX DEPORTES at a later date to be announced.
Bouts subject to change. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the first bell rings at 7:30 pm. The Doubletree Hotel is located at 222 North Vineyard Avenue in Ontario. The hotel phone number is 909-937-0900.