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Unbeaten Jessie Vargas to Face Former World Champion Vivian Harris in April 8 ‘Solo Boxeo Tecate’ Main Event

by on Apr.01, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Eddie Gomez vs. Roberto Lopez Also Featured Live from Primm, Nevada

LOS ANGELES, CA, March 31, 20111 – Buffalo Bill’s Star of the Desert Arena in Primm, Nevada will be the site for the Friday, April 8 edition of TeleFutura’s “Sólo Boxeo Tecate,” as one of boxing’s rising stars, Jessie Vargas, returns to his home state to face former World Champion “Vicious” Vivian Harris in the headlining bout of an action-packed card that also features New York prospects Eddie Gomez and Roberto Lopez in a Big Apple showdown, plus middleweight knockout artist Bastie Samir and top prospect Michael Finney.

This night of world class professional boxing is presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Roy Englebrecht Promotions’ special edition of “Fight Club Primm,” and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate and AT&T.  Doors open at 6:00pm PT, the first bell rings at 7:00pm PT and the TeleFutura broadcast begins at 11:30pm ET / PT (10:30pm CT). (continue reading…)

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‘Fight Night Club’ 2011 Kicks Off Tomorrow, February 24

by on Feb.23, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

EXPLOSIVE FIGHTS, LIVE MUSICAL PERFORMANCES & STAR-STUDDED GUEST LIST SET FOR L.A. LIVE’S CLUB NOKIA

Five Professional Bouts, Three “Battle of the Badges” Amateur Bouts & Special Fighter Autograph Session at 7:30pm

Tickets Start at Just $15!

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 23, 2011 – The fighters are ready and the stage is set for the 2011 opener of “Fight Night Club” at L.A. LIVE’s Club Nokia, tomorrow night, February 24.  Now all that’s left to do is ring the opening bell on an action-packed night that includes five professional fights, three amateur bouts with the sport’s top stars in attendance, including Ten-Time World Champion in six weight divisions Oscar de la Hoya as well as former Undisputed Super Middleweight World Champion Joe Calzaghe and also featuring live musical performances by Too Short, Baby Bash and DJ Chu.

In the eight round welterweight main event, unbeaten Los Angeles native who trains in Las Vegas under Roger Mayweather, Jessie Vargas (13-0, 7 KO’s) puts his perfect record on the line against Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico’s toughman Cristian Favela (19-30-7, 10 KOs). (continue reading…)

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Lanard Lane Injured, Former World Champion Jose Armando Santa Cruz Steps Up to Face Jessie Vargas at ‘Fight Night Club’ Season Opener 2-24 at L.A. Live’s Club Nokia

by on Feb.09, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, February 7, 2011 – With a hand injury forcing Lanard Lane to withdraw from his scheduled February 24 fight against Jessie Vargas, former Lightweight World Champion Jose Armando Santa Cruz has stepped up to face the unbeaten Las Vegan in the main event of the 2011 premiere of “Fight Night Club” at L.A. LIVE’s Club Nokia.

Former WBC Lightweight Interim World Champion Jose Armando Santa Cruz (28-5, 17 KO’s), has earned his stripes during his 11-year professional career by battling boxing’s best, including former world champions Joel “El Cepillo” Casamayor, Zab “Super” Judah, David Diaz and former world title challenger Edner Cherry.  The 30-year-old Los Angeles native has won two of his last three bouts (with his lone loss over the stretch coming to Judah) and a win over the highly-touted Vargas (13-0, 7 KO’s) will put him right back in the mix at junior welterweight.  (continue reading…)

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‘Fight Night Club’ Returns with Jessie Vargas vs. Lanard Lane on February 24

by on Jan.21, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

General Admission Tickets Start at $15; Special Performances by Artists Too Short, Baby Bash & DJ Chu

LOS ANGELES, CA, January 20, 2011– For Southern California fight fans, the wait is over, as Golden Boy Promotions and AEG are proud to announce that the third season of the groundbreaking boxing series “Fight Night Club” will kick off at L.A. LIVE’s Club Nokia on Thursday, February 24.  The season premiere’s main event pits fellow prospects Jessie Vargas and Lanard Lane against each other, setting the stage for another season of explosive and exciting boxing events at Club Nokia.  Plus, to kick off the new year, the February 24 show will feature live performances by artists Too Short, Baby Bash and DJ Chu, making this a can’t miss night of boxing and entertainment.

“One of the questions I get asked the most is ‘when is Fight Night Club coming back?’” said Oscar de la Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions.  “Well, we’re back and we’re looking to make this season the best yet.” (continue reading…)

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Unbeatens Hope to Steal the Show on Khan vs. Maidana Undercard Saturday Night at Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas

by on Dec.09, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

LOS ANGELES, CA, December 8, 2010 – Four of the top super lightweights in the world will put their skills and wills to the test Saturday, Dec. 11 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, but before the televised fights begin, an elite eight who will put their combined 94-0 record on the line in stellar undercard action.

Stepping through the ropes this weekend in action-packed undercard fights will be some of boxing’s top stars including former World Champion Joan Guzman, 140-pound phenom Frankie Gomez, heavyweight Seth Mitchell, lightweight Sharif Bogere, super lightweights Jessie Vargas and Jamie Kavanagh, featherweight Randy Caballero and middleweight Alfonso Blanco. (continue reading…)

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