08
Jul
2020

Golden Boy on DAZN: New opponent named for Ferdinand Kerobyan

RINGSIDE 28/08/2019

Daniel “Danny” Evangelista Jr. (20-10-2, 16 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico will step in to fight welterweight prospect Ferdinand “Lucky Boy” Kerobyan (11-1, 6 KOs) of North Hollywood, Calif. in the eight-round main event of this Friday’s special edition of Golden Boy DAZN Thursday Night Fights. Kerobyan was initially scheduled to fight Oscar Molina, but a last-minute injury forced him to step out the fight.

For this event, the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation will be giving back to the community by presenting a full card of action from Pasadena City Hall. The celebration will be open to the public. All proceeds from the event will go towards the Foundation to help support programs that will benefit the youth and community of Pasadena.

The event will be streamed live on RingTV.com and on Facebook Watch via the Golden Boy Fight Night Page beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. The series will also be available on regional sports networks around the nation. To see when and where the series is available in your area, click here.

In the co-main event, Emilio “The Kid” Sanchez (18-1, 12 KOs) of North Hollywood, Calif. will face Jose Gonzalez (23-8-1, 13 KOs) of Guadalajara, Mexico in an eight-round featherweight battle. Sanchez is coming off two straight wins after losing his undefeated record via knockout.

Bektemir “Bek Bully” Melikuziev (1-0, 1 KO) of Indio, Calif. will fight in a six-round light heavyweight bout against Adrian Luna (22-6-1, 14 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico.

Cornell Hines (5-0, 2 KOs) of Washington, D.C. will face Eben Vargas (9-0, 4 KOs) of Arizona, Texas in a six-round welterweight battle.

Jousce “Tito” Gonzalez (9-0-1, 9 KOs) of Glendora, Calif. will return in a six-round lightweight fight against Miguel Mendoza (23-16-2, 22 KOs) of Aguasclientes, Mexico.

Anthony Garnica (3-0, 2 KOs) of Oakland, Calif. will square off against Yaqub Kareem (14-11-1, 8 KOs) of Bloomingfield, Mich. in a four-round super featherweight fight.



Kerobyan vs. Evangelista is an eight-round welterweight fight presented by the Oscar De La Hoya Foundation. The fights will take place on Friday, Aug 30 at Pasadena City Hall and will be open to the public. The event will be streamed live on RingTV.com and on Facebook Watch via the Golden Boy Fight Night Page beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. The series will also be available on regional sports networks around the nation. To see when and where the series is available in your area, click here.

Standing-room only admission is free to the public. Limited seated tickets for this event are on sale and start at the fan-friendly price of $25. All proceeds from the event will go towards the Foundation to help support programs that will benefit the youth and community of Pasadena. Tickets are available for purchase now at www.GoldenBoyTickets.com. For sponsorship and/or donation opportunities, please contact Gerry Mendoza via e-mail at GerryM@GoldenBoyPromotions.com or via phone at 323-376-7695.