LA Fight Club announces two cards in August
As the summer heats up, the fights at LA FIGHT CLUB will bring non-stop action to downtown Los Angeles with two weekends of boxing on August 5 and August 19. First, headlining the August 5 card, Carlos “The Solution” Morales (13-1-3, 6 KOs) of Los Angeles will fight in a 10-round super featherweight main event. Returning to LA FIGHT CLUB for the third time, Los Angeles transplant Gilberto “El Flaco” Gonzalez (27-3, 22 KOs) of Mexico City will face off in a 10-round lightweight main event for the August 19 edition of the popular series. Both events will be broadcast live nationally on Estrella TV’s Boxeo Estelar starting at 10:00 p.m. ET /7:00 p.m. PT and streamed live by The Ring TV beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT.
“Summer is a great time to enjoy live boxing in downtown Los Angeles as the city is filled with energy and excitement during those months, more so than any other time of the year,” said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. “LA FIGHT CLUB has continuously produced some of the most entertaining boxing events in the area, and fans will have the opportunity to catch the action twice in one month with the August 5 and August 19 editions. Tickets will likely sell out so I recommend fans purchase them now before they are left out.”
On the August 5 undercard, Joet Gonzalez (13-0, 6 KOs) of Glendora, Calif. will face seasoned fighter Sergio “Micky” Lopez (19-11-1, 12 KOs) of Los Angeles in a 10-round featherweight co-main event. Los Angeles bragging rights will be on the line as two top prospects and veterans of LA FIGHT CLUB, Pablo “The Shark” Rubio Jr. (6-0, 3 KOs) of Whittier, Calif. will take on the tough Rafael “El Alikin” Gramajo (8-1-1, 2 KOs) of Los Angeles in a six-round all-action super bantamweight bout hoping to make air time on Estrella TV.
Also on the August 5 card, fighting on the RingTVLive.com live stream, Glendora, California’s Jousce Gonzalez (1-0, 1 KOs) will fight his second professional bout against the experienced David Montes (11-10, 8 KOs) of Las Cruces, N.M. in a four-round super featherweight bout. Returning to Los Angeles, and fighting out of Francisco Vargas’ Feroz Fight Factory, Francisco Esparza (3-0) is scheduled for a four-round featherweight fight also part of the The Ring TV live stream. Opponents will be announced shortly.
The August 19 card will feature undefeated super featherweight prospect Ivan “Striker” Delgado (9-0-1, 2 KOs) taking on the tough Alejandro Ochoa (7-11-2, 1 KO) of Santa Ana, Calif. in an eight-round co-main event. Also on the card, rising star Alexis Rocha (3-0, 2 KOs) also of Santa Ana, Calif. will face Israel “Isra” Villela (4-2, 1 KO) in a four-round welterweight bout hoping to make airtime on Estrella TV.