After scoring a knockout in its first installment in June, "Fight Night Club" is back at Club Nokia at L.A. Live on Thursday, July 30th and Golden Boy Promotions is bringing out the stars, not only in the ring but also out of the ring.
The card features hot Los Angeles-area prospects Charles Huerta, Luis Ramos, Carlos Molina, Ronny Rios and Enrique Ornelas, who will be joined by boxing legends Oscar de la Hoya, Bernard Hopkins and Shane Mosley as they come to town to watch the sport's hottest new series live.
In the six round main event, it's a clash of unbeaten featherweights when highly-regarded Charles Huerta (11-0, 6 KO's) of Paramount, California takes on Fort Myers, Florida's Derrick Wilson (4-0-1, 1 KO).
In the lightweight co-feature, also scheduled for six rounds, Santa Ana, California's Luis Ramos (11-0, 6 KO's) faces his most experienced foe to date in Mazatlan Sinaloa, Mexico's Sandro Marcos (29-19-2, 24 KO's).
Also included on the Versus broadcast and webcast will be one of Golden Boy Promotions' most recent signees, Commerce, California lightweight Carlos Molina (7-0, 3 KO's), who takes on Eber Luis Perez (9-12-1, 7 KO's) of Bolivar, Colombia in a four rounder.
Opening the telecast/webcast will be the big guys, as Long Beach, California heavyweight Herman Binek (7-1, 6 KO's) will see action in a four rounder against San Jose, California's Yohan Banks (2-2-2, 1 KO).
Santa Ana, California featherweight and former amateur star Ronny Rios (5-0, 2 KO's) battles Las Vegas' Rodrigo Aranda (8-9-2, 2 KO's) in a four round contest, in his first under the Golden Boy Promotions banner.
The latest standout from the fighting city of Oxnard, California, junior featherweight Ricky Lopez (4-0, 2 KO's) is also expected to see TV time in a four round bout against debuting Pasadena, California native Edgar Peralta.
But that's not all, as fight fans in attendance at Club Nokia will get the opportunity to witness the return of exciting super middleweight contender Enrique Ornelas (28-5, 18 KO's) of La Habra, California, who steps into the ring in front of his hometown fans against Culiacan Sinaloa, Mexico's Roberto Baro (12-6, 9 KO's).
Opening the show will be a four round junior lightweight bout featuring Santa Ana, California's hard-hitting Jose Roman (5-0, 4 KO's) against an opponent to be named.
"Fight Night Club," is Golden Boy Promotions' and AEG's critically acclaimed new boxing series, that will present boxing in a night club atmosphere, with a DJ, music, great food and a VIP room, as well as a unique setup where the ring is on Club Nokia's stage with standing room area for fans in front of the ring, as well as reserved seating in the balcony.
After the boxing action ends, fans will have a chance to hear great music played by LA's hottest DJ's, dance and mingle with the fighters as the venue will convert back into a night club.
"Fight Night Club" is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and AEG and is sponsored by Quaker State, EA Sports' Fight Night Round 4 and Vitamin Water. The series will return to Club Nokia on August 27th and September 24th.
The July 30th televised bouts will air live on Versus and will be streamed live on RingTV.com and Yahoo! Boxing beginning at 7:00pm PT/10:00pm ET. Doors open at 6:00pm PT and the first bell rings at 6:30pm PT.
Tickets, priced at $65 (Mezzanine VIP), $50 (Lower Mezzanine), $40 (Upper Mezzanine) and $28 (General Admission: Floor standing room), may be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 online at www.ticketmaster.com or thru any Ticketmaster outlet or the Staples Center box office. Group tickets and full series tickets at a discounted rate are also available by calling 1-877-AEG TICKETS (1-877-234-8425).