Heavyweight LaRon Mitchell (11-0, 11 KOs) Headlines “Night of Champions” this Saturday
ORANGE, Calif. (March 9, 2016) – Up-and-coming heavyweight LaRon Mitchell (11-0, 11 KOs) headlines “Night of Champions,” Thompson Boxing Promotionsannual private event this Saturday, March 12 from the Doubletree Hotel in Orange, Calif.
Mitchell, 34, is matched against Raymond Ochieng (8-17, 6 KOs) of Kenya in the 6-round main event. The San Francisco-based Mitchell is merely one month removed from his latest knockout win – a first round stoppage of Juan Manuel Silva.
“I’m physically and mentally ready to step back in the ring,” said Mitchell, who has sparred with world champions such as Deontay Wilder and Charles Martin. “I expect a tough fight on Saturday. I’m confident I’ll come away with another win.”
In the co-feature, lightweight Manuel Mendez (8-1-1, 4 KOs) of Indio, Calif. squares off with Jesus Angulo (8-9, 6 KOs) of Nuevo Laredo, Mex. (6-rounds).
Mendez, trained by Joel Diaz, started his career with a loss, but since then, has marked off eight straight wins.
“The goal is to continue to improve and develop into a complete boxer,” Mendez said. “I have a great team that pushes me to be the best.”
Also on “Night of Champions,” recently signed heavyweight Scott Alexander (10-1-1, 6 KOs) of Moreno Valley, Calif. does business with Sylvester Barron (9-7, 3 KOs) of Tacoma, Wash. in a bout scheduled for 4-rounds.
Opening the “Night of Champions” event are junior bantamweights Isaiah Najera (3-1, 2 KOs) of Pasco, Wash. and Ricardo Espinoza (6-0, 5 KOs) of Tijuana, Mex. (4-rounds).
As part of the event, a monetary donation will be made to The Burbank Boxing Club.
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