Estadio Cubierto Newell's Old Boys in Rosario, Argentina will be the place to be for Argentine boxing fans on Friday, August 27 as Lucas Matthysse and Sebastian Lujan step into the ring against seasoned foes in bouts which will be broadcast throughout Latin America on HBO Plus' "Next Boxing Generation" and on TeleFutura's "Sólo Boxeo Tecate" in the United States and Puerto Rico.
In the 12-round main event, the WBO Latino junior welterweight title will be on the line when the unbeaten Matthysse takes on Mexican veteran Rogelio Castaneda in a highly anticipated rematch of their 2008 bout.
The co-main event of the evening, scheduled for ten rounds, will see Lujan tackle Colombia's Emilio Julio for the WBC Latino welterweight title.
Both bouts, which are presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Arano Box Producciones, will air live on the HBO Plus service in Latin America beginning at 10:00pm local time (9:00pm ET).
In the United States, the TeleFutura broadcast, which will feature Matthysse vs. Castaneda, will begin at 11:30pm ET / PT (10:30pm CT). The doors open at 7:30pm and the first bell rings at 8:45pm (local time).
Tickets, priced at 40 pesos, 70 pesos, 90 pesos and 120 pesos are on sale now and available for purchase at the Estadio Cubierto Newell's Old Boys box office.
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