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Valadez, Kavanagh to be featured on June 23 Fight Nigh Club card
Prospects Ramon Valadez and Jamie Kavanagh will be featured in separate bouts on the June 23 Fight Night Club card at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles.
Ramon Valadez and Jamie Kavanagh will be featured in separate bouts on the June 23 Fight Night Club card at Club Nokia in downtown Los Angeles.
Valadez, a favorite among local fans, will headline the show for the first time in a six-round junior lightweight bout. Kavanagh, a former Irish amateur star, will be co-featured in a six-round lightweight bout. Neither fighter has an opponent yet.
Valdez (8-1, 4 knockouts) lost his second pro fight, an unforgettable four-round war with Oscar Andrade, but has won seven straight since.
Kavanagh (6-0, 2 KOs) has won three one-sided decisions in the Fight Night Club series.
The card will be televised live on Fox Sports Net and its regional affiliates and streamed live on RingTV.com at 8 p.m. PT / 11 p.m. ET. Doors open at 6 p.m. PT. The first bell rings at 7 p.m.
The event will be hosted by HOT 92.3's Jimmy Reyes.
Tickets, priced at $150 (VIP on-stage seats, which allow purchasers to sit ringside near VIPs and grant buyers access to the Club Nokia VIP Room during the event), $100 (VIP balcony seats in the first two rows, which grant buyers access to the Club Nokia VIP Room), $60 (VIP balcony seats, which grant buyers access to the Club Nokia VIP Room), $25 (general admission upper balcony seats) and $15 (general admission floor standing room) and may be purchased by calling TicketMaster at 1-800-745-3000, online at www.ticketmaster.com or through any TicketMaster outlet or the Staples Center box office. Group tickets are also available by calling 1-877-AEG TICKETS (1-877-234-8425).