Mexican-American Alan Sanchez & Canadian Welterweight Titlist Steve Claggett Battle for the Vacant IBA Americas
Welterweight Title on June 26
Monday June 8th, 2015– Shining a light on homegrown talent, Golden Boy Live! on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes will bring a thrilling night of boxing featuring top local prospects set to hit the Salinas Storm House on June 26. In the main event, Fairfield standout Alan Sanchez (15-3-1, 8 KOs) will battle Canadian welterweight titlist Steve Claggett (21-3-1, 14 KOs) for the vacant IBA Americas Welterweight title in a 10-round bout.
In the co-main event, Paul “El Gallo Negro” Mendez (18-2, 9 KOs) will take on David “The Destroyer” Lopez (41-15-1, 25 KOs) in a 10-round super middleweight bout. In a televised six-round lightweight bout, Andy “The Shark” Vences (11-0, 7 KOs) will face Santiago “El Lobito” Guevara (8-1, 3 KOs). Fighting for airtime, Oscar “El Tigre” Godoy (13-4, 6 KOs) will fight in a six-round welterweight bout against an opponent to be announced.
Featured in non-televised match-ups, Oscar Rojas (0-2) will take on a soon-to-be announced opponent in a four-round lightweight bout, and Josue Lugo will make his professional debut against Andrew Tinae (0-3) in a four-round heavyweight bout.
Also on the non-televised undercard two sets of brothers and Salinas-natives will fight in special amateur bouts. First Pete Tavarez (55-5) will take on Alda Alfaro (15-2) in a super flyweight bout and Andy Tavarez (40-10) will face Angel Alfaro (30-10) in a strawweight fight.
Catch all the action LIVE on FOX Sports 1 or FOX Deportes at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT