The big fights keep coming to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California as perennial contenders and former world champions Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera (22-6, 7 KOs) and Pablo Cesar “El Demoledor” Cano (29-5-1, 21 KOs) both return to the ring on Friday, November 18, to face off in the 10-round main event broadcast live as the main event on Estrella TV’s Boxeo Estelar.
Taking place two days before Mexican Revolution Day, both Mexican warriors, former WBA interim Light Welterweight Champion Herrera and former WBA interim super lightweight champion Cano will meet in the ring for a super-lightweight bout, guaranteed to be a fiesta to the fans.
“Mauricio Herrera and Pablo Cesar Cano embody wo true Mexican fighting styles in the ring, which is why we couldn’t wait to bring this entertaining fight to Fantasy Springs,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. “Come November 18th, the fight fans will be flocking to the desert to take part in this big night of boxing on Mexican Revolution Day.”
“My career could potentially be on the line here,” spoke Mauricio Herrera of the match up. “My last fight against Gomez was a wakeup call, and now being put to the test at facing Cano, I know that I have a lot on the line. He is going to do what he usually does – bring 100 percent into the ring – and so am I.”
“I am very excited to get back in the ring,” said Pablo Cesar Cano. “I know this is a very crucial bout for my career, and is a career defining moment. I am training extremely hard because my opponent is a very formidable opposition and I want to give the fans what they have expected from me – a good fight for their entertainment and my victory to get my career back on track.”