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Manuel Avila v Prosper Ankrah bill finalized for July 9

Headlining the event, Fairfield, Calif. native Manuel “Tino” Avila (20-0, 8 KOs) will have another chance to obtain his second title in less than a year against the tough Prosper Ankrah (24-7, 15 KOs) of Accra, Ghana in a 10-round battle for the vacant IBA Americas Featherweight Championship.

The co-main event will feature former world title challenger Manuel “Suavecitio” Roman (19-4-3, 7 KOs) of Paramount, Calif. in an eight-round super bantamweight fight against Javier Gallo (21-12-1, 12 KOs) of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico.

Alberto Torres (6-0-2, 3 KOs) of Sacramento, Calif. and Redwood City’s Jesus Sandoval (5-9-3, 1 KO), will look to settle the score of their 2013 majority draw decision in a six-round featherweight rematch. Tough light heavyweights Ryan Bourland (9-1, 4 KOs) of Vacaville, Calif. and Gilberto Rubio (6-2, 4 KOs) of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico will battle it out in the ring in a scheduled six-round matchup.

Also, featured on the undercard super featherweights Pedro Moreno (2-0, 2 KOs) of Sacramento, Calif. will take on Derick Bartlemay (0-3-1) of Eugene, Ore. in a four-round fight and opening up the night, Blake Mckernan of Sacramento, Calif. will make his professional debut in a four-round cruiserweight battle against an opponent to be named shortly.

Manuel Avila vs. Prosper Ankrah is a 10-round bout for the vacant IBA Americas Featherweight Championship headlining a night of world-class professional championship boxing presented by Don Chargin Productions and Paco Presents Boxing in association with Golden Boy Promotions and Cache Creek Casino Resort. Doors open at 5:00 pm, the first bell rings at 6:00 pm.

Tickets, priced at $65, $95 and $125, are on sale now and available for purchase at, /

The weigh-in will take place at the Cache Creek Casino Resort on Friday, July 8 and is free to the public. The official weigh-in time is 3:00 pm.