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Oscar De La Hoya to host ‘meet-and-greet’ at June 4 LA Fight Club


Oscar De La Hoya, the president and founder of Golden Boy Promotions, is scheduled to attend the June 4 edition of LA Fight Club at the historic Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles and will host a special meet and greet with fans prior to the Fox Sports 1-televised bouts from 6:00 pm to 7:00 p.m., according to a recent press release.

Fans with tickets to the event will have an opportunity to come by the upstairs ballroom, take a picture with De La Hoya and have him sign boxing memorabilia.

In the main event of Thursday’s show, Puerto Rican featherweight contender Jayson “Star” Velez (22-0-1, 16 knockouts), of Juncos, will fight Mazatlan, Sinaloa, Mexico’s Daniel Ramirez (11-1, 5 KOs) in a scheduled 10-round bout. The co-main televised event features Los Angeles native Carlos Morales (7-1-3, 2 KOs) taking on Emmanuel Gonzalez (14-1, 7 KOs), of the Bronx, New York, in an eight-round junior featherweight bout.

Opening the telecast, Los Angeles favorite Christian “Chimpa” Gonzalez (9-0, 9 KOs) is scheduled to fight Darryl Hayes (3-4, 1 KOs), of Houston, Texas, in a six-round junior lightweight fight, and Rafael Gramajo (3-1-1, 2 KOs) also of Los Angeles is hoping to make airtime in a four-round junior featherweight fight against Pablo Cupul (4-16, 3 KOs) of Merida, Mexico.