As summer temperatures rise, so will the heat inside the ring at the next edition of LA FIGHT CLUB on Thursday, August 6 at the Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles.
The fan-favorite series, airing live on FOX Deportes, announced a sizzling undercard guaranteed to bring high-intensity action as three newly signed Golden Boy Promotion fighters make their professional debuts against newly announced opponents.
In a televised four-round super featherweight bout, San Antonio’s Hector “El Finito” Tanajara will take on Thomas De Leon (0-2) of Grand Rapids, Mich. Opening the telecast, Jonathan Navarro of East Los Angeles and Andrew Gomez (0-1) of Galveston, Texas, will battle in a four-round lightweight bout, and opening the night in a non-televised four-round super flyweight bout, Joshua Franco, also hailing from San Antonio, will face off against Temoatzin Landeros (0-1) of Tijuana, Mexico. Also announced, Los Angeles’ Francisco Ochoa (1-0) will now take on Newark’s Marquis Pierce (1-6) in a non-televised four-round super featherweight bout.
In the previously announced main event, undefeated featherweight standout Abraham “Chamaco” Lopez (18-0-1, 13 KOs) will face Jorge “King” Diaz (18-3-1) in a 10-round featherweight bout. The co-main event features local favorite Roy “Pitbull” Tapia’s (10-0-2, 5 KOs) anticipated return to the Belasco Theater as he takes on Juan “Perla Negra” Hernandez (18-5-1, 9 KOs) in an eight-round super bantamweight bout. In the non-televised bouts of the night, Pablo Rubio (1-0, 1 KO) of East Los Angeles will face Martin Regalado of Wilmington, Calif., in a four-round bantamweight bout.
Tickets starting $20 are on sale now and are available for purchase online at www.goldenboypromotions.comor by visiting the Golden Boy Promotions Facebook page. For ticket information, email us at LAFightClub@goldenboypromotions.com.
The “Knockout Experience VIP Package” is also available for an additional $25 upgrade and includes VIP entrance, access to an exclusive lounge offering food and beverages for purchase; a meet and greet opportunity with fighters and celebrities attending the event; an automatic entry into the LA FIGHT CLUB grand prize drawing, which can include but is not limited to: autograph gloves, picture in the ring, backstage access, tour of locker rooms, fighter ring walk, tickets to upcoming boxing events and additional merchandise and prizes.
LA FIGHT CLUB: Lopez vs. Diaz is a 10-round featherweight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra and Mexico – Live It To Believe It!. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the first bout begins at 5:30 p.m. The FOX Deportes broadcast will air live, Thursday, August 6 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT.