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Manny Rey Rojas, Roberto Marroquin is separate bouts this weekend

Stacey Verbeek 05/06/2017

Dallas pros Manny Rey Rojas and Roberto Marroquin putting in work sparring rounds at Maple Avenue Boxing Gym in Dallas, TX in preparation for their upcoming separate fights this weekend.

Rojas (14-3, 4KOs) will be featured in the co-main event vs Zhimin Wang of China (8-1, 3KOs) on the “KO Night Boxing: WAR in WinnaVegas June 10, airing (10 pm PT) on CBS Sports Network live from WinnaVegas Casino Resort in Sloan, Iowa.

“KO Night Boxing: WAR In WinnaVegas” is presented by KO Night Boxing LLC, in association with Roc Nation Sports, Ringside Ticket Inc. and WinnaVegas Resort Casino. TITLE Boxing is the official gloves provider for KO Night Boxing.

WBC Oriental Super Lightweight Champion Zhimin Wang (8-1, 3 KOs), of China, will face Dallas lightweight Manuel Rey Rojas (14-3, 4 KOs) as an addition to the card. Elevated to main event status following the injury withdrawal of Maurice Hooker is the original 10-round co-feature being contested for the vacant United States Boxing Association (USBA) featherweight title, matching former USBA champion Daniel “Twitch” Franco (15-1-3, 10 KOs), who fights out of Rancho Cucamonga, California, and Utah favorite Jose Haro (13-1-1, 7 KOs).

Tickets are on sale at the WinnaVegas box office and online at www.tickets.winnavegas.biz. Advance ticket prices are $35.00 ringside (rows 1 & 2), $35.00 VIP Reserved Seating (rows 3 & 4), $20.00 General Admission Reserved Seating (rows 3 & 4) and $15.00 General Admission Standing Room Only.

A special Resort/Hotel package for two is also available for $199.00, which includes two VIP Reserved Seats, WinnaVegas hotel room, two dinner vouchers and two $5.00 Sunday breakfast buffet voucher. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. CT with the opening bout scheduled at 7:30 p.m. CT. It is an all-ages event.

The experienced Roberto Marroquin (25-4-1) will make his return to the ring on June 11th on the undercard of Brandon Rios vs Aaron Herrera. Presented by Estrada Roman Promotions, the fight night will be held at the Pioneer Event Center in Lancaster, CA and televised by USA FOX Sports 1.