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Anton Novikov, Jose Felix added to Dec. 6 UniMas show

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Flyweight contender Brian Viloria is scheduled to headline an UniMas-televised card on Dec. 6 at the Auditorium in Glendale, California.

Other world title contenders will also appear on the card, according to Brad Goodman, a matchmaker for Top Rank, which is promoting the show.

Goodman told recently that junior welterweight Anton Novikov and junior lightweight Jose Felix will fight on that night.

Also appearing on the card will be junior lightweight prospect Saul Rodriguez.

The Russia-born Novikov (29-1, 10 KOs) lost a competitive unanimous decision to Jessie Vargas in his last fight on Aug. 2 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

Like Novikov, Felix (27-1-1, 22 KOs) lost his only professional bout in an attempt at a major title. Felix lost to interim junior lightweight titlist Bryan Vasquez on April 12 in Las Vegas. He rebounded from that fight with a sixth-round technical knockout over Alejandro Rodriguez on Aug. 9 in Glendale.

Rodriguez (14-0-1, 11 KOs) has won six bouts in a row by knockout. He trains with Robert Garcia in Oxnard, California.

Opponents have yet to be announced for all four fighters.


Francisco A. Salazar has written for RingTV since October of 2013 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Salazar also covers boxing for the Ventura County (CA) Star newspaper,, and Knockout Nation. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing