Frankie Gomez to face Vernon Paris on July 25
Unbeaten junior welterweight Frankie Gomez will face Vernon Paris in the Golden Boy Live! main event at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif., on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes on July 25.
Gomez, 22, is 17-0 with 13 knockouts, including stoppages in five of his past six fights. Gomez will be after his third consecutive knockout victory when he faces Paris (28-1, 16 KOs), 26, who has won two straight since falling by ninth round stoppage to Zab Judah in March 2012.
In the co-main event, rising bantamweight star Ivan Morales, 22, will meet an opponent to be determined. Morales' older brother, four-time titleholder, Erik Morales, will be in attendance as well.
"We are so proud of the success of the Golden Boy Live! series to date and July 25 will be no exception," said Oscar De la Hoya, president and founder of Golden Boy Promotions. "We are thrilled to provide a national television platform for rising stars such as Frankie Gomez and Vernon Paris to continue their mark on the 'Sweet Science.'"