Gilberto Gonzalez faces new opponent in LA Fight Club main event
Junior lightweight standout Gilberto Gonzalez will face a new opponent, Hevinson Herrera, in the LA Fight Club main event airing live on Fox Deportes.
Due to illness, previously scheduled main event fighter John Karl Sosa has pulled out of the July 2 bout that takes place at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles. Gonzalez (25-3, 20 KOs) will now face Herrera (17-10-1 11 KOs), of Barranquilla, Colombia, the 10-round headliner.
Undefeated featherweight prospect Diego De La Hoya (10-0, 6 KOs), of Mexicali, Mexico, is set to take on Jose “Hollywood” Estrella (14-6-1, 10 KOs), of Tijuana, Mexico, for the co-main event, and Oscar “Jaguar” Negrete (10-0, 3 KOs) will fight Ramiro “Zurdo” Robles (12-3-1, 6 KOs), of Guanajuato, Mexico, in an eight-round bout to open up the telecast.
Trying to make airtime and making his second appearance at LA Fight Club Melsik Baghdasaryan (1-0, 1 KO), of Glendale, California, will take on Abraham Calderon (0-1) of Los Angeles in a four-round welterweight TV swing bout.
Tickets for the July 2 edition of LA Fight Club are on sale now. Prices start at $20 and can be purchased online by going to www.goldenboypromotions.com or by visiting the Golden Boy Promotions Facebook page. For ticket information, email [email protected].