Mexican legend Erik Morales to face Mikey Garcia in June 23 exhibition
Multi-weight world champions will entertain the fans on June 23 as Mikey Garcia and Erik Morales meet in an exhibition bout.
Garcia, who lost out to Errol Spence in a welterweight title challenge earlier this year, is back in the ring later this month.
Morales, who retired in 2012 before being inducted into the International Boxing Hall of Fame in 2017.
Making the announcement, Team Garcia Promotions explained further details of the fundraiser.
1st Annual California Festival and Professional Boxing Fundraiser
On Sunday, June 23rd, Team Garcia’s Founder and Multi-Division Pound per Pound Champion Mikey Garcia steps into the ring with Erik Morales. The fight will be a four-round exhibition bout to help raise funds due to the need of a noble cause.
The young and undefeated boxing prospect Izaac Colunga, a bright hometown hero, was tragically shot in the neck during a drive-by shooting. Izaac now suffers from severe repercussions of the bullet that now sits in his vertebrae with the risk of being paralyzed.
Izaac’s family is in need of strength and hope. For which Team Garcia and Team Garcia Promotions have agreed to donate all proceeds to help support and promote solidarity with Team *Izaac Colunga’s recovery effort.
Along with Mikey Garcia’s main event exhibition bout, Team Garcia Promotions adds a festival of activities. A special appearance by Janet Uribe, plus a multitude of vendors, music, food and drink. Plus a DJ all leading up to the scheduled professional bouts of the evening.
Former World Champion and 2012 “Trainer of the Year” Robert Garcia will be present. Also in action will be top local prospects Luis Coria and Alfredo Escarcega. Likewise Manuel Flores and David Ortia.
Furthermore, direct from Mexico, undefeated Jose Vivas as part of the scheduled Pro-Boxing bouts.
Date: Sunday, June 23rd, 2019
Location: 217 E. Club Center Dr. San Bernardino CA. 92408
Event: Festival starts at 2:00PM – Professional boxing starts at: 6:00PM.
For more information visit teamgarciapromotions.com