RISIING JUNIOR WELTERWEIGHT STAR
FRANKIE “PITBULL” GOMEZ GETS BIGGEST TEST TO DATE AGAINST DEMARCUS “CHOP CHOP” CORLEY ON
SATURDAY, JULY 20 AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO
INDIO , CALIF.
CO-MAIN EVENT TO FEATURE UNDEFEATED LOCAL STAR
RANDY CABALLERO AGAINST
PUERTO RICO ’S MIGUEL ROBLES
DOUBLEHEADER WILL BE TELEVISED LIVE ON FOX SPORTS NETWORKS AND
FOX DEPORTES AND ON FUEL TV ON A DELAYED BASIS
INDIO, CALIF., May 31- Two of the hottest fighters in the junior welterweight
division will meet at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. on
Saturday, July 20 when unbeaten 21-year-old phenom Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez challenges former World Champion DeMarcus “Chop Chop” Corley in a 10 round main event which will be televised live on FOX Sports Networks and FOX Deportes and on FUEL TV on delayed basis.
Featured in the televised co-main event will be the return of local hero Randy Caballero to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, the site of 11 of his 18 professional fights, when he faces
Puerto Rico ’s Miguel Robles in a 10-round junior featherweight matchup.
vs. Corley and Caballero vs. Robles are presented by Golden Boy
Promotions and sponsored by
Corona . Doors open at 5:00 p.m. PT on fight night with the first bell
ringing at 6:00 p.m. PT. The FOX Sports Networks and FOX Deportes
bilingual simulcast will air live at 11:00 p.m. ET/8:00
p.m. PT. FUEL TV will rebroadcast the doubleheader on a date to be announced.
Tickets, priced at $25, $35 and $45 will go on sale on Friday, May 31 at 10:00 a.m. PT at the Fantasy Springs Box
Office , by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com.
A former national amateur champion,
East Los Angeles ’ Frankie “Pitbull” Gomez (15-0, 11 KO’s) has been a rising star since he began his professional
career. The winner of three bouts in 2012 including knockouts over
Manuel Leyva and Pavel Miranda and a decision win over Lanard Lane ,
the 21-year-old is ready for his next step up in competition against
former World Champion Corley.
38-year-old southpaw DeMarcus “Chop Chop” Corley (39-20-1, 23 KO’s) is perhaps the most battle-tested fighter in the
junior welterweight division today, having shared the ring with the
likes of Floyd Mayweather, Miguel Cotto, Devon Alexander,
Lucas Matthysse, Zab Judah and Marcos Maidana and just to name a few.
However, the former 140-pound World Champion isn’t living off of past
glory, as in 2012 he issued defeats to previously unbeaten Gabriel
Bracero and European contender Paul McCloskey, proving
that he has plenty left to offer in the ring.
A true fan favorite who packs the seats at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino every time he fights, Coachella native Randy Caballero (18-0, 10
KO’s) has a support system second to none and has rewarded his followers
with spectacular wins over the likes of Luis Maldonado, Manuel Roman,
Alexis Santiago and Sergio Cristobal. On July
20, he’s back on his home turf and will look to make a statement to the
boxing world once again.
Fighting out of
San Juan , Puerto Rico Miguel Robles (12-2-2, 5 KO’s) hopes to spoil Caballero’s homecoming by scoring an
upset this summer. The winner of nine of his last 10 bouts, the
31-year-old Robles is a former WBC FECARBOX super flyweight champion
ready to go to battle and give Caballero the surprise of his young
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