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Shane Mosley Jr set for Nery vs Hovhannisyan undercard

The undercard for Nery vs. Hovhannisyan has been finalized to support a main event matchup with potential “fight of the year” contender status written all over it. Former two-division world champion Luis “Pantera” Nery (33-1, 25 KOs) of Tijuana, Mexico and Azat “Crazy A” Hovhannisyan (21-3, 17 KOs) of Los Angeles by way of Yerevan, Armenia will fight in a 12-round WBC Super Bantamweight Title Eliminator match to get one step closer to a coveted opportunity to fight for a world championship. The event, presented in association with Zanfer Boxing, is scheduled to take place at Fox Theater Pomona and will be broadcast worldwide on DAZN beginning at 5:00 p.m. PST/ 8:00 p.m. EST.

In the co-main event, Shane Mosley, Jr. (18-4, 10 KOs) will return to the ring after successfully defeating Gabe Rosado via majority decision last April 2022. Mosley, Jr. will fight in a 10-round super middleweight fight against Chihuahua, Mexico’s Mario “Aguila” Lozano (33-10, 24 KOs). Lozano is coming off of a long layoff after a valiant effort against Liam “Beefy” Smith in August 2019.

Tickets for Nery vs. Hovhannisyan are on sale and are priced at $125, $75 and $50 plus applicable fees. Tickets can be purchased at GoldenBoyPromotions.com or FoxPomona.com.

Also on the DAZN card, Ricardo “El Niño” Sandoval (20-2, 15 KOs) of Rialto will participate in a 10-round flyweight bout against Jerson Ortiz (17-6, 8 KOs) of Managua, Nicaragua. Sandoval will be attempting to avenge his loss against David Jimenez last July 2022. Opening up the DAZN broadcast, Rowdy “Legend” Montgomery (8-4-1, 6 KOs) of Victorville will face Christian “Ruso” Olivas (22-8, 19 KOs) of San Ysidro in an eight-round super middleweight match.

For the Nery vs. Hovhannisyan preliminary bouts, Asa “Ace” Stevens (3-0, 1 KO) of Waianae, Hawaii will fight Cesar Sustaita (3-6, 3 KOs) of Chihuahua, Mexico in a four-round super bantamweight match. His Hawaiian counterpart, Dalis Kaleiopu (3-0, 3 KOs), also of Waianae will face Erick Garcia (4-3, 1 KO) of Guadalajara, Mexico in a four-round lightweight fight. Opening up the night, Odessa, Ukraine’s Andrii Novytski will make his pro-debut against Gabriel Costa (1-3) of Woburn, Missouri in a four-round heavyweight scrap.

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Nery vs. Hovhannisyan is a 12-round WBC Super Bantamweight Eliminator Fight presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Zanfer Boxing. The fight night will take place on Saturday, February 18, live from Fox Theater Pomona and will be broadcast on DAZN worldwide.

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