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Sacramento, CA’s Mario Ayala in action in Las Vegas, NV TONIGHT!

Sacramento, CA’s Mario Ayala (5-3-1 2KOs) will return to action in a very tough bout against Mayweather Promotions signed fighter Daniel Gonzalez (2-0) at Sam’s Town in Las Vegas. Ayala, who was suppose to fight last March at a card headlined by Ryan Bourland that fell through do to his opponent withdrawing from the bout.

Ayala has told me in the past that with his skill level and record not aligning, it is harder for him to get the fights that would advance his career since a lot of opponents do not make it to fight night.

Tonight, Ayala will be facing a very good fighter, who was a multiple time national champion, but has struggled to a degree in the professional realm as he has picked up to decision in his first two fights and his last bout being a majority decision, something that is not suppose to happen for signed prospects early on.

Ayala weighed in at 122.4 lbs and his opponent came in two pounds lighter at 120.2 lbs.

Below are the rest of the weights from the card which will be televised on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Sports 2.

Carlos Zambrano 125 vs. Claudio Marrero 125.4
(WBA featherweight title)

Jeison Rosario 159 vs. Nathaniel Gallimore 157.2
Juan Heraldez 143.8 vs. Alfonso Olvera 143.8
Ladarius Miller 137 vs. Jesus Gutierrez 139.2
Layla McCarter 142 vs. Szilvia Szabados 147
Kevin Newman 163.4 vs. Pablo Velez 163.4
Ronald Gavril 167.2 vs. Decarlo Perez 165.4
Daniel Gonzalez 120.2 vs. Mario Ayala 122.4
Thomas Hill 155.8 vs. Lucius Johnson 155.4

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