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Huerta-Hirales headlines Jan. 28 ‘Solo Boxeo’

Junior featherweight prospects Charles Huerta and unbeaten Raul Hirales Jr. will fight in the main event of the Jan. 28 edition of “Solo Boxeo” from the Four Points Sheraton in San Diego.

The eight-round bout and the co-main featuring 2008 U.S. Olympian Gary Russell Jr. will be televised by Telefutura begining at 11:30 p.m. ET/PT (10:30 p.m. CT).

Huerta (16-1, 8 knockouts), an aggressive boxer-puncher from Paramount, Calif., has won five in a row since his lone loss to fellow prospect Derrick Wilson in 2009.

Hirales (11-0-1, 7 KOs) is a standout amateur who competed for Mexico in the World Junior Championships and the Pan American Games.

Russell (13-0, 9 KOs), an undefeated featherweight prospect from Washington DC will make his 2011 debut against an opponent to be named in an eight rounder.

In 2010, the the super-fast southpaw scored seven victories (six by knockout), including a first-round stoppage of former titleholder Mauricio Pastrana in July.

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