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Christian Chimpa Gonzalez to co-feature the March 6th Goldenboy Promotions LA FIGHT CLUB event



Christian Chimpa Gonzalez to co-feature the March 6th Goldenboy Promotions LA FIGHT CLUB event


LOS ANGELES, Calif (March 1, 2015) - Golden Boy Promotions announced the premiere event of LA FIGHT CLUB which will take place this Friday, March 6 at the sold-out Belasco Theater in the heart of Downtown Los Angeles. Fight fans will be able to watch the live telecast on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes (10:00 p.m, ET / 7:00 p.m. PT).


Christian “Chimpa” Gonzalez (8-0, 8 KO’s) will take center stage this Friday as he begins the final week of preparations for his upcoming fight when he takes on Julio Sarinana of Phoenix, AZ. Both Chimpa and Sarinana have defeated a common fighter, Misael Chacon who was dropped by Chimpa in the second round, and defeated by Sarinana on a Unanimous Decision.


“A very talented young fighter who has accomplished lots at only 19 years of age, Chimpa is destined to take the boxing world by surprise,” said Azteca Promotions owner and Chimpas manager, Richard Mota. “We feel good to be able to grow our relationship with Goldenboy and be a part of such a huge event as is the LA FIGHT CLUB.”


The March 6 installment is headlined by undefeated super bantamweight prospect and 2012 U.S. Olympian Joseph "Jo Jo" Diaz Jr. (14-0, 9 KOs) in a 10-round super bantamweight bout.  Also featured on the televised card are rising stars Santiago "El Lobito" Guevara (8-0, 3 KOs) and Irish middleweight prospect Jason Quigley (3-0, 3 KOs) Los Angeles based prospects round out the card: Roy "Pitbull" Tapia (10-0-1, 5 KOs) of East Los Angeles, Jesus Delgado (3-0-1, 1 KOs), and Emilio Sanchez (6-0, 5 KOs) opens up the night.  Plus, Las Vegas super lightweight prospect trained by former World Champion Fernando Vargas, Cesar "The Great" Quiñonez (1-0, 1 KOs) will fight for the second time as a professional.


LA FIGHT CLUB, is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Mexico Live It To Believe It!. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the first bout begins at 5:30 p.m.  The FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes broadcast airs live at 10pm (ET) and 7pm (PT).


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