Oscar Valdez will fight Ruben Tamayo at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. on June 27, Top Rank Promotions announced on Wednesday.
Nicholas Walters lost his featherweight belt on the scales but he remained unbeaten by scoring a unanimous decision over Miguel Marriaga on Saturday in New York City. However, the overweight “Axe Man” failed to chop down his amateur rival the way he had so many previous opponents and didn’t entertain the fans inside Madison Square Garden’s Theater.
Comebacking featherweight Marvin Sonsona will face Jonathan Arrellano in a 128-pound fight in support of Robert Guerrero vs. Aron Martinez, this Saturday at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif.
Featherweight contender Jesus Cuellar returns to action on Saturday against Vic Darchinyan at the StubHub Center in Carson, Calif. The bout will be televised live on NBC Sports Network.
Jayson Velez, a native of Caguas, Puerto Rico, fighting under Miguel Cotto’s promotional banner, faces Daniel Ramirez in his first headliner on Thursday’s LA Fight Club. The unbeaten featherweight contender says he will make a statement that will prove he belongs among the elite of the deep 126-pound division.
In his own words, Welsh featherweight Lee Selby “started at the bottom” and has worked his way up through a series of regional titles to find himself fighting Romulo Koasicha this Saturday in an eliminator for the WBC belt.