APRIL 2 – THE BELASCO THEATER – DOWNTOWN LA
LA FIGHT CLUB April 2 Headliner
Julian “El Camarón” Ramirez and
Rising Stars Everton Lopes and
Nick Arce Los Angeles Media Workout
April 2 Bouts Live on
FOX Sports 1 & FOX Deportes
LA FIGHT CLUB headliner Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez (13-0, 8 KOs) hosted a special Los Angeles media workout on Thursday, March 26 in anticipation of his April 2 bout against Casas Grandes, Mexico’s Raul “Bule” Hidalgo (23-12, 17 KOs). The second installment of LA FIGHT CLUB is featured as part of Golden Boy Live! series on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes and will include guest commentator and EXTRA Host Mario Lopez. The live telecast will begin at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT from The Belasco Theater in Los Angeles.
Also featured at the media workout were two-time Brazilian Olympian Everton Lopes (1-0) who will be making his second professional appearance at LA FIGHT CLUB April 2, and Los Angeles fan-favorite Nick Arce (2-0, 2 KOs), who brought his friend Los Angeles radio personality Piolin to join and Julian Ramirez in the ring. Also fighting this Thursday, is 2012 Brazilian Bronze medalist Yamaguchi Falcao (4-0, 2 KOs) in a six-round super middleweight bout. BUY YOUR TICKETS.
MERCITO “NO MERCY” GESTA FACES CARLOS MOLINA IN CLASH OF CONTENDERS AT FANTASY SPRINGS ON APRIL 30 LIVE ON FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES
Former lightweight world title challenger Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (28-1-1, 16 KOs) and Los Angeles area standout Carlos Molina (17-2-1, 7 KOs) will battle it out on Thursday, April 30 looking to crash their way into the 140-pound title picture in the 10-round Golden Boy Live! FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes main event at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California.
Gesta vs. Molina is a 10-round super lightweight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra and Mexico – Live It To Believe It! Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the first bell rings at 5:30 p.m. The FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes broadcast airs live at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. Tickets are now available and are priced at $25, $35, and $45 at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com.
For more information, visit www.goldenboypromotions.com, www.FOXSports.com/FOXSports1, www.FOXDeportes.com, follow on Twitter at @GoldenBoyBoxing, @FOXSports, @FOXSports1, @FOXDeportes and, become a fan on Facebook at Golden Boy Facebook Page, www.facebook.com/FOXDeportes and visit us on Instagram @GoldenBoyBoxing. BUY YOUR TICKETS.
APRIL 18 – TURNING STONE RESORT CASINO –
VERONA, NEW YORK
Lucas Matthysse vs. Ruslan Provodnikov Happening Saturday, April 18 at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY
A sure-fire ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate will come early as former World Champions Lucas “La Maquina” Matthysse and Ruslan Provodnikov, two of boxing’s hardest punchers, take the stage in a 12-round junior welterweight showdown on Saturday, April 18 at Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, NY. The clash of these two fearsome fighters that will generate what is sure to be an all-action fight to remember and a treat all fight fans are excited for. The HBO Boxing After Dark telecast begins at 9:45 p.m. ET/PT.
Pictured here is Lucas “La Máquina” Matthysse who continues to train in full-war mode wearing a high-altitude training mask for his April 18 battle against Ruslan Provodnikov.
MAY 9: CANELO ALVAREZ VS.
MAY 9 – MINUTE MAID PARK – HOUSTON, TX
Canelo Alvarez vs. James Kirkland Set for May 9 from Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas
The wait is over. Two of boxing’s toughest warriors, Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez and the Texas titan James Kirkland will clash in a 12-round super welterweight showdown at Minute Maid Park in Houston, Texas on Saturday, May 9. Golden Boy Promotions, in association with Canelo Promotions,
SMS Promotions and Leija*Battah Promotions will bring fans an explosive night of boxing when these two exciting warriors finally meet in this much anticipated match-up LIVE HBO World Championship
Boxing at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT.
HBO Boxing’s 24/7 cameras have made their way to Canelo’s home in San Diego, CA to begin filming the behind-the-scenes action of Team Canelo’s daily training routine. The 24/7 cameras will be visiting James Kirkland’s camp this week.
The “24/7 Alvarez/Kirkland” special will premiere Tuesday, May 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on HBO.