WHO: MAURICIO “EL MAESTRO” HERRERA, Welterweight Contender
JESUS “RENUENTE” SOTO KARASS, Welterweight Contender
VYACHESLAV “LION-HEART CHINGONSKYY” SHABRANSKYY, Former USNBC Light Heavyweight titleholder
MARVIN CABRERA, Super Welterweight Prospect
RICARDO SANDOVAL, Super Flyweight Prospect
CESAR DIAZ, Bantamweight Prospect
WHEN: Tuesday, July 25, 2017
11:00 a.m. PT – Media Arrival
12:00 p.m. PT – Media Workout Begins
WHERE: Azteca Boxing Club
3817 Gage Ave, Bell, CA 90201
Parking: Limited Parking
WHAT: Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (23-7, 7 KOs) and Jesus “Renuente”
Soto Karass (28-11-4, 18 KOs) will host a media workout on Tuesday, July 25 ahead of their anticipated 10-round welterweight crossroads fight on Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN this August 4 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. In the co-main event, Vyacheslav “Lionheart-Chingonskyy” Shabranskyy (18-1, 15 KOs) will battle Todd “2 Gunz” Unthank-May in 10-rounds for the USNBC Light Heavyweight title. Marvin Cabrera (4-0, 4 KOs) will take a massive step up in competition with Esau Herrera (19-8-1, 10 KOs) in a six-round super welterweight fight. L.A’s Jonathan “Thunder” Navarro (10-0, 6 KOs) will participate in an eight-round super lightweight bout against Durango, Mex.’s Angel Sarinana (7-6-2, 3 KOs). Cesar Diaz (5-0, 4 KOs) will go up against a soon to be announced opponent in a six-round bantamweight affair. Ricardo “El Niño” Sandoval (6-1, 6 KOs) will be fighting a soon to be announced opponent in a six-round super flyweight match up.
TICKETS: Tickets for the event start at $25 and will be available at the Fantasy Springs
Resort Casino box office, by calling 1-800-827-2946, or by purchasing online at www.FantasySpringsResort.com
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FACTS: Herrera vs. Soto Karass, a 10-round welterweight fight, is presented by
Golden Boy Promotions. The event is sponsored by Tecate, Born BOLD and Hennessy “Never Stop, Never Settle.” ESPN and ESPN Deportes will transmit the fights from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino at 9:00 p.m. ET/6: 00 p.m. PT. ESPN3 coverage of the undercard fights will begin at approximately 7:30 p.m. ET/ 4:30 p.m. PT.