The Coachella Valley will see fireworks on February 5, with a stacked card of fights at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif.
In the main event of the evening, hometown hero and former IBF Bantamweight World Champion Randy “El Matador” Caballero (22-0, 13 KOs) will make his grand return to the ring in a 10-round super bantamweight bout against Ruben Garcia (15-1-1, 6 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico, televised live nationally on Boxeo Estelar on Estrella TV.
In the co-main event on the night and part of the Estrella TV broadcast, East Los Angeles’ undefeated welterweight Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez (19-0, 13 KOs), will face off against former IBA Super Lightweight Champion Silverio “Chamaco III” Ortiz (29-16, 15 KOs) of Chicxulub, Yucatan, Mexico in a 10-round welterweight fight. Hoping to make airtime on the televised broadcast but featured as part of the Ring TV livestream, San Antonio’s rising super featherweight Hector “El Finito” Tanajara Jr. (4-0, 3 KOs) will fight in his first six-rounder against the undefeated Clay Burns (3-0-1, 3 KOs) of Alexandria, La.
Part of the non-televised undercard and streaming live in Ring TV, Las Vegas’ Rocco Santomuro (12-0, 1 KO) will fight in a six-round bantamweight bout against Jose “Hollywood” Estrella (14-9-1, 10 Kos) of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. Top undefeated prospects from the Coachella Valley, Neeco “Rooster” Macias (10-0, 5), and Alberto Fundora (6-0, 2 KOs) will be looking to make their hometowns proud as they put their records on the line in respective bouts for the first time in 2016. Macias,from Palm Desert, Calif. will fight in a six-round super welterweight bout against Paul Mpendo (8-13-4, 4 KOs) of Kampala, Uganda while Fundora will face Cesar Ruiz (2-2, 1 KOs) of Sonora, Mexico in a four-round super middleweight bout. Making his professional debut and opening up the night, Jesus Sanchez of Indio, Calif. will take on newcomer Gibran Gutierrez (0-1) of Santa Ana, Calif. in a four-round welterweight fight. Also part of the non-televised portion of the night, but fighting after the main event, Shane Mosley Jr. (4-1, 4 KOs) of Pomona, Calif., will have his father and former world champion Sugar Shane Mosley in his corner when he takes on Daniel Henry (3-4-3) of Lewiston, Maine in a four-round middleweight fight sure to close out the night with a bang.
In addition, former eight-time world champion in three weight divisions Sugar Shane Mosley will be in attendance to host a meet and greet with fans at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino Special Events Center from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Fans with tickets to the fight will have an opportunity meet and interact with the living legend before the Estrella TV live broadcast begins.
Tickets for the event are on sale now and are priced at $75, $65, $45 and can be purchased at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com.
Randy Caballero vs. Ruben Garcia is a 10-round super bantamweight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, BORN BOLD. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the first bout begins at 5:30 p.m. The Estrella TV Boxeo Estelar broadcast will air live on Friday, Feb. 5 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT., and will stream live simultaneously on estrellaTV.com and on YouTube via Fenomeno Studios: youtube.com/FenomenoStudios. The Ring TV live stream will begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. PT through 7:00 p.m.