DATE CHANGE AND UNDERCARD ANNOUNCED FOR RONNY RIOS VS. ROBINSON CASTELLANOS GOLDEN BOY LIVE! FOX SPORTS 1 AND FOX DEPORTES FIGHT CARD NOW TAKING PLACE ON FRIDAY, OCT. 10 AT FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO IN INDIO , CALIF.
LOS ANGELES (Sept. 23, 2014) – The previously scheduled fight night featuring Ronny Rios vs. Robinson “Robin Hood” Castellanos has been moved from Thursday, Oct. 9 to Friday, Oct. 10. FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes will broadcast the Friday night edition of Golden Boy Live! as the series returns to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio , Calif.
In the 10-round junior lightweight main event, Santa Ana ’s Rios puts his perfect 23-0 record on the line against former WBC Silver Featherweight Champion Robinson Castellanos. Plus, undefeated welterweight Antonio Orozco of San Diego meets former World Champion Steve “2 Pound” Forbes in the 10-round co-main event.
Also in action will be unbeaten phenom Diego De La Hoya who will make his fourth appearance in Indio in a six-round opening televised fight against Merida , Mexico ’s Luis “Lichito” Lizarraga Jr.
Looking to maintain his undefeated record will be Palm Desert , California ’s Neeco “Rooster” Macias (6-0, 2 KOs) as he faces Brooklyn , New York ’s Robert “Puerto Rican Prince” Crespo (4-4) in a four-round junior middleweight bout. Macias will look to collect his third victory at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino on Oct. 10.
Tijuana, Mexico native Tony “Tony” Gutierrez (15-0-1, 7 KOs) will be making his Fantasy Springs debut in a six-round middleweight bout against an opponent to be determined.
Santiago “El Lobito” Guevara (7-0, 3 KOs) of Los Angeles will be fighting for his eighth consecutive professional victory as he squares off in a four-round lightweight bout against Las Vegas’ Rocco Espinoza (4-9).
In the card opener, Los Angeles ’ Jesus Delgado (1-0) will face off against Joan Valenzuela (1-0, 1 KO) of Chula Vista , California in a four-round lightweight fight.
Additionally, visiting Fantasy Springs Resort Casino as the special VIP guest to meet and greet fans will be International Boxing Hall of Famer, president and founder of Golden Boy Promotions Oscar De La Hoya.
Rios vs. Castellanos, a 10-round junior lightweight bout, is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra, O’Reilly Auto Parts, Golden Ram Group and Mexico - Live It To Believe It!. The FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes broadcast airs live at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.
Tickets, priced at $25, $35 and $45, are on sale now and are available for purchase at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com.
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