U.S. OLYMPIAN AND UNDEFEATED HEAVYWEIGHT DOMINIC BREAZEALE FACES UNDEFEATED CUBAN YASMANY CONSUEGRA ON PREMIER BOXING CHAMPIONS ON NBC
Televised Coverage Begins on Saturday, June 6 At 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT Card Also Features Exciting Featherweight Showdown Between Jesus Cuellar & Vic Darchinyan
Plus! Hard-Hitting Alfredo Angulo Battles Delray Raines & A Full Slate Of Top Prospects & Local Favorites In Undercard Action
CARSON, CALIF (June 1, 2015) – 2012 U.S. Olympian Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale (14-0, 13 KOs) battles Yasmany Consuegra (17-0, 14 KOs) in an explosive matchup between two undefeated heavyweights that will kick off the Premier Boxing Champions on NBC telecast Saturday, June 6 from StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. with televised coverage beginning at 3 p.m. ET/12 p.m. PT.
This eight round heavyweight attraction will support the afternoon’s main event, which pits former four-division world champion Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-3-1, 18 KOs) against Aron Martinez (19-3-1, 14 KOs). Also featured on the card is the 12-round featherweight showdown between Jesus Cuellar (26-1, 20 KOs) and Vic Darchinyan (40-7-1, 29 KOs).
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by TGB Promotions, are priced at $200, $150, $100, $50 and $25, plus applicable taxes, fees and service charges, are on sale now and are available for purchase online at AXS.com. Also featured is Mexican warrior and former world champion Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo (22-5, 18 KOs) who returns to the ring to battle Delray Raines (20-10-1, 14 KOs) in a 10-round middleweight bout. Another former world champion returns to action as Marvin Sonsona (19-1-1, 15 KOs) takes on Jonathan Arellano (15-5-2, 3 KOs) in a 10-round featherweight bout.
Further undercard bouts pit 2012 Mexican Olympian Oscar Molina (12-0, 10 KOs) against Todd Manuel (10-5-1, 1 KO) in eight rounds of super lightweight action while undefeated prospect Alejandro Luna (17-0, 13 KOs) takes on former world champion Cristobal Cruz (40-15-3, 24 KOs) in an eight round super lightweight bout.
Rounding out the undercard action is Carlos Morales (7-1-3, 2 KOs) facing Juan Ruiz (24-17, 7 KOs) in an eight round lightweight bout, undefeated prospect Fabian Maidana (6-0, 5 KOs) going up against Julius Dyes (3-1, 2 KOs) in six rounds of welterweight action and undefeated prospect Anthony Flores (7-0, 5 KOs)taking on fellow unbeaten Erick Bossler (3-0, 2 KOs) in a six round welterweight attraction.
A 2012 U.S. Olympian, Breazeale (13-0, 12 KOs) has been nearly perfect in recording knockouts as a pro, having only gone the distance in one fight. The 29-year-old looks to keep his undefeated record intact on June 6 when he faces the toughest challenge of his career. Most recently the Glendale, California native survived an early knockdown against Victor Brisbal on his way to eventually recording a fourth round stoppage.
Undefeated since turning pro in 2010, the 31-year-old Consuegra is looking to make a big splash when he faces fellow unbeaten Breazeale on June 6. Fighting out of Miami by way of Cienfuegos, Cuba, Consuegra got off to a good start in 2015 with an eight round unanimous decision over Tauraus Sykes in March. Before that decision, he had knocked out 13 straight opponents as he built up his perfect record.
A fast-rising star out of Buenos Aires, Argentina, Cuellar looks to make it 10 victories in a row when he battles Darchinyan on June 6. His power in both hands has led him to six knockouts of his last nine victories including a second round destruction of Puerto Rican icon Juan Manuel Lopez in Sept. 2014. The 28-year-old will make his first career start in California when he enters the ring at StubHub Center.
Looking to put himself back into the discussion of top featherweights, the 39-year-old Darchinyan comes in with the kind of experience to topple the explosive Cuellar. A former world champion, the fighter from Armenia who fights out of Glendale, California is coming off of a ninth-round TKO over Juan Jimenez in February of this year. Having fought against top contenders such as Abner Mares, Nonito Donaire and Nicholas
A hard fighting Mexican warrior born in Mexicali, Baja California, Mexico but fighting out of Coachella, Calif., Angulo is looking for a big victory in front of his adopted hometown fans. Always ready to challenge the best in the sport, the 32-year-old has gone toe-to-toe with some of the best fighters in the world and holds knockout victories over Gabriel Rosado, Joachim Alcine and Joel Julio. On June 6 he faces the 29-year-old Raines out of Oklahoma City.
A former world champion at super flyweight, the 24-year-old Sonsona most recently defeatedWilfredo Vazquez by unanimous decision in June 2014 in his U.S. debut. Fighting out of General Santos City, Philippines, he will take on the 27-year-old Arellano out of Commerce, California.
A 2012 Mexican Olympian, Molina now fights out of Norwalk, California. The 25-year-old is still undefeated as a professional and most recently defeated Jorge Pimentel in April. He returns to the ring to take on the 22-year-old Manuel out of Crowley, Louisiana.
At just 23-year-old, Luna has already put together an impressive 17 professional wins since turning pro in 2010. Fighting out of Bellflower, California, he takes on the former world champion Cruz. The 38-year-old fighting out of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico is coming off of a draw against Emanuel Lopez in June 2014.
Riding a seven-fight win streak into his June 6 bout, the 25-year-old Morales hopes to keep his winning ways going. The fighter out of Tuloncingo, Mexico will do battle with the 36-year-old Ruiz out of Panorama City, California. Nine years younger than his brother Marcos, the 22-year-old Maidana is currently riding a five fight knockout streak. Representing Santa Fe, Argentina, he will take on Dyes out of Memphis.
A hot welterweight prospect, the 24-year-old Flores will look to represent his hometown of Los Angeles when he takes on the fellow undefeated Bossler out of Chicago.