CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (November 5, 2013) --
World championship boxing returns to the Lone Star State next week with an exciting tripleheader featuring two world title fights and a grudge rematch between former world champions that's been building for over six years!
Two-time World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight champion
ROMAN "Rocky" MARTINEZ will defend his title against undefeated former WBO featherweight champion MIKEY GARCIA; 2012 Fighter of the Year NONITO "Filipino Flash" DONAIRE and former two-division world champion VIC "Raging Bull" DARCHINYAN will be looking to settle each other's hash in a 10-round featherweight rumble and undefeated No. 1 and No. 2 contenders and one-time U.S. Olympians VANES "The Nightmare" MARTIROSYANand DEMETRIUS "Boo Boo" ANDRADE will battle it out for the vacant WBO junior middleweight title.
This boxing extravaganza will take place Next Saturday! November 9, at the American Bank Center in Corpus Christi, TX. All three fights will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT.
Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Foreman Boys Promotions, PR Best Boxing, Arthur Pelullo's Banner Promotions, Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing and Tecate, remaining tickets to the Martinez vs. Garcia world championship event, priced at $200, $100, $60, $40 and $25, plus applicable charges, can be purchased at the American Bank Center Box Office (Monday-Friday, 10am-6pm), all Ticketmaster Outlets (HEB Stores), ticketmaster.com, or by phone at 1-800-745-3000.