Primm Valley Casino Resorts andGary Shaw Productions, LLC welcome Freddy Hernandez and Mike Anchondo, who willgo head-to-head in a 10-round welterweight bout 6 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17 inthe Star of the Desert Arena at Buffalo Bill’s Resort & Casino.
Theevent will be televised nationally on Showtime’s “Showbox: The NextGeneration” at 8 p.m. PST.
Hernandez (28-1, 19 KOs) hails from Mexico City, Mexico, andwill fight Anchondo (30-2, 19 KOs) from La Puente, Calif. in a 10-round LatinoWelterweight Championship.
In an eight to 10-round junior lightweight bout, Luis Franco(6-0, 5 KOs) from Miami will contend with Wilton Hilario (12-1-1, 9 KOs) fromSaint Louis Park, Minn. Chris Avalos, (16-1, 13 KOs), of Lancaster, Calif.,will challenge Lorica, Columbia native, Felipe Almanza (17-17-4, 8 KOs). JoelDiaz (1-0, 1 KO) from Coachella, Calif. will fight Jesus Juarez (0-1) fromPomona, Calif. Lucia Larcinese, from Montreal, Quebec, Canada (4-6) will fightCrystal Hoy from Las Vegas (3-2-2, 2 KOs).
From Flint, Mich., Anthony Dirrell’s (18-0, 15 KOs)challenger will be announced at a later time as well as additional bouts. Cardis subject to change.
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with the first bout at 6 p.m.in Star of the Desert Arena. Tickets are $10 and $50. Locals may receive2-for-1 tickets to select upcoming concerts and sporting events. Those interestedmay call 1.888.386.7867.
All concerts and sporting events arein the Star of the Desert Arena at Buffalo Bill’s Resort & Casino.For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.primmvalleyresorts.com.