The “Rural Rumble 2011” fight card is shaping up to be one of the best yet. This will be the fourth installment of the annual series presented by the City of Fallon and Let’s Get It On Promotions.
“Rural Rumble” 2011 is this Saturday at the Churchill County Fairgrounds in Fallon, NV. From top to bottom, the show is filled with evenly matched battles which promises exciting boxing action back to Fallon.
The card will be anchored by the highly anticipated return of Northern Nevada favorite Derek Hinkey (8-2, 7 KOs) as he does battle with tough veteran Anthony Bartinelli (20-14, 13 KOs) in a six round middleweight bout.
After a sensational knockout win at “Rural Rumble ‘10”, fast rising super-featherweight star, “Lightning” Lonnie Smith (14-2-2, 10 KOs) will be returning to Fallon. Smith will be fighting the talented Arron “The Energizer” Robinson (6-2-2, 4 KOs)
Roger Romo (3-0-2), younger brother of former world champion Fernando Vargas and stablemate of middleweight king, Sergio Martinez, has been added to Saturday’s card. Romo will be fighting Thomas Haines (5-7, 3 KOs) of Valejio, CA in a four round super-middleweight bout.
Carlos Gaytan (2-0-1, 2 KOs) of Reno will be facing Gregorio Viramontes of Stockton, CA (0-0-1) in a four round light-heavyweight bout.
Popular local amateur Oscar Vasquez will be making his professional debut against Vincente Medellin in a four round super-flyweight bout. Medellin is also
making his debut.
Carey “Bubba” Dupree (0-1 Reno, NV) will be looking to get his first win against Albert Avina (debut) of Stockton, CA in a four round cruiserweight bout.
Donyil Livingston of Palmdale, CA (5-0, 3 KOs) was added to the card when his bout scheduled for the same night in San Jose was cancelled. The popular middleweight will be fighting Roberto Yong (4-3, 3 KOs) from Phoenix, AZ.
Fights begin at 7 pm. Churchill County Fairgrounds - 325 Sheckler Rd Fallon, NV.
Tickets are available by calling 775 423 4556. Advance tickets are $10 children
(ages 6-17) $12 adults; at gate $12 children $15 adults; $50 ringside, $500 for VIP
tables. All bouts subject to change.
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