|UNDERCARD FOR ROCHA VS. YOUNG TO FEATURE STACKED CARD OF HOT TALENT, CHAMPIONSHIP FIGHTS AND JUST-SIGNED PROSPECTS
BROADCAST LIVE ON DAZN FROM FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO
TICKETS STILL ON SALE!
|INDIO, CA (May 12, 2023) – A stacked fight night is set for Rocha vs. Young, scheduled on Saturday, May 27 live from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. The main event features Alexis “Lex” Rocha (22-1, 14 KOs) who will defend his NABO Welterweight title for the third time against Anthony “Juice” Young (24-2, 8 KOs) in a 12-round fight. Doors to the Special Events Center will open at 4:00 p.m., the Golden Boy YouTube Channel will stream the preliminary fights beginning at 4:00 p.m. PT/ 7:00 p.m. ET, and the DAZN broadcast will begin at 6:00 p.m. PT / 9:00 p.m. ET.
As the DAZN co-main event presented in association with Cancun Boxing, Parral, Chihuahua’s Oscar Duarte (24-1, 11 KOs) will return to the ring after a masterful knockout victory against Alex Martin this past March in Long Beach on the undercard of Diaz, Jr. vs. Gesta. Duarte will participate in a 10-round lightweight fight against D’Angelo Keyes (17-2, 11 KOs) of Houston, Texas. In the night’s special world championship presentation, Villaba, Puerto Rico’s Oscar “El Pupilo” Collazo (6-0, 4 KOs) will continue his campaign to make history as one of the fastest in his division to become a world champion when he challenges current WBO Minimumweight Titleholder Melvin “Gringo” Jerusalem (20-2, 12 KOs) of Santos City, Philippines. The 12-round fight presented in association with Miguel Cotto Promotions will be Collazo’s second time in the ring in 2023.Opening the DAZN broadcast, fan-friendly fighter of Los Angeles, John “Scrappy” Ramirez (11-0, 8 KOs) will participate in a 10-round super flyweight fight against Fernando “Leoncito” Diaz (12-3-1, 4 KOs) of Riverside.
The Golden Boy Fight Night: Rocha vs. Young Prelims, streamed live on the Golden Boy Boxing YouTube page, will feature the promotion’s recently signed fighters. Korean-American Eric Priest(9-0, 7 KOs) of Los Angeles will make his Golden Boy debut in an eight-round middleweight fight. In a four-round super featherweight fight, Leonardo “Bazooka” Sanchez (4-0, 3 KOs) will look to continue his knockout streak. Opponents for both will be announced soon. Opening up fight night and the Golden Boy YouTube Prelims, recently signed prospect of Santa Ana, Johnny Cañas will make his pro-debut in a four-round super lightweight fight against Jorge Lopez(0-2) of Queretaro, Mexico.
Rocha vs. Young is a 12-round NABO Welterweight Fight presented by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Hard Hitting Promotions. The fight is sponsored by Betonline, “BetOnline, Your Online Sportsbook Experts,” and Autozone, “Get in the Zone, AutoZone.” The fight night will take place on Saturday, May 27, live from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and will be broadcast on DAZN worldwide.Tickets for Rocha vs. Young are on-sale now and are priced at $95, $75, $55, $45 and $35 plus applicable fees.
Tickets can be purchased at FantasySpringsResort.com or GoldenBoyPromotions.com. Media interested in applying for a media credential can visit https://www.emccredentials.com/rocha_young Credential applications are due EOD May 22. For more information, visit www.goldenboypromotions.com and www.DAZN.com.
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