|Boxing Undercard - ShoBox: The New Generation At Fantasy Springs Stacked
By Media Report (August 23, 2012) Doghouse Boxing
UNDERCARD OF AUGUST 24 EDITION OF
SHOBOX: THE NEW GENERATION AT FANTASY SPRINGS
STACKED WITH LOCAL FAVORITES AND UNBEATEN PROSPECTS
INCLUDING COACHELLA'S RYAN CABALLERO MAKING
HIS PROFESSIONAL DEBUT
LOS ANGELES (August 23, 2012) - As the summer boxing season begins to wind down,
Golden Boy Promotions' event this Friday night, August 24, at Fantasy
Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. will keep the intensity at a high
level, as ShoBox: The New Generation presents a hard-hitting doubleheader featuring Randy Caballero vs. Manny Roman and Michael Perez vs. Fidel Maldonado.
the ShoBox lights shine, the action on-site begins with a compelling
five-fight undercard featuring some of Southern California's most
popular and exciting young prospects as well as rising undefeated star
future Hall of Famer Bernard "The Executioner" Hopkins will be on hand
to meet fans, sign autographs and take pictures from 7:00 p.m. - 8:00
p.m. inside the Fantasy Springs Special Events Center. The meet and
greet is open to the public with the purchase of a ticket to the event.
vs. Roman and Perez vs. Maldonado are presented by Golden Boy
Promotions and sponsored by Corona. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. PT on fight
night and the first bell rings at 5:30 p.m. PT. The ShoBox: The New Generation doubleheader will be televised live on SHOWTIME at 11:00 p.m. ET.
priced at $25, $35 and $45, are available for purchase at the Fantasy
Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com
younger brother of Friday's headliner, 18-year-old junior featherweight
Ryan Caballero will make his professional debut against Los Angeles'
Manuel Machorro (0-6-1) in a four round matchup. A boxer since the age
of eight, Caballero is a former Junior Olympic and Ringside World
champion. He'll look to follow in his brother's footsteps as a pro
beginning this Friday night.
decorated amateur boxer who won the 2011 United States National
Championship and the 2009 PAL National title, 21-year old Christopher
Pearson (7-0, 4 KO's) is one of those intriguing talents you only see
once in a great while. A professional since November of 2011, Pearson
has stayed busy with three fights in 2012 already. Now seeking his
eighth win, the Trotwood, Ohio native will face Salt Lake City, Utah's
Christian Nava (2-1-1) in a six round junior middleweight fight.
a six round middleweight matchup, Coachella's Angel Osuna (9-3-1, 5
KO's) attempts to stretch his five-fight winning streak to six when he
meets Las Vegas' Yosmani Abreu (3-3-1).
Angeles junior lightweight standout Santiago Guevara (3-0, 1 KO) is
back in action this week to take on Lake Dallas, Texas' Wilbert Mitchell
(1-5) in a four round battle and opening up the event in a four round
fight will be heavyweights Gerald Washington (1-0, 1 KO) of Vallejo and
Gary Cobia (0-1) of Ogden, Utah.
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