Golden Boy is delighted to announce that Garcia vs. Campbell is headed to American airlines core in Dallas, Texas atop of a stacked card of overseas action. The adventure will feature Nicaraguan twin brothers Rene and Felix Alvarado defending their world titles in opposition t internationally ranked contenders, along with the return of world champion Franchon Crews-Dezurn and a wide array of undefeated possibilities.
The fights will take vicinity on Saturday, Jan. 2 and should be streamed reside global solely on DAZN.
“Boxing is a activity that reaches all corners of the map; after nearly a year at home what stronger way to bring in 2021 than with a card crammed with champions, contenders and potentialities from everywhere the realm?” spoke of Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy. “they say that everything’s greater in Texas, so I couldn’t believe of a higher area to welcome the most recent superstar in boxing.”
within the co-main event, Rene “El Gemelo” Alvarado (32-8, 21 KOs) puts his WBA tremendous Featherweight World Title on the road towards Roger “The kid” Gutierrez (24-three-1, 20 KOs) in a 12-round battle.
Alvarado is a 31-year-old world champion of Managua, Nicaragua who has fought the likes of Robinson “Robin Hood Castellanos, Jayson “La Maravilla” Velez, Danis “Djingis Khan” Shafikov, Carlos “The answer” Morales and Andrew “El Chango” Cancio, the man he beat to turn into an international champion. Alvarado hopes to retain his title in a rematch of his 2017 bout against Gutierrez.
“despite many delays due to COVID-19, my need to preserve my world title on January 2 is tons better than ever,” said Rene Alvarado. “on the same time, i am chuffed as a result of I now comprehend that my brother might be with my that evening in Dallas, Texas defending his world title as smartly. It might be a historic nighttime for Nicaraguan boxing to see a pair of dual brothers defending their championships at the optimum ranges of the game. i’ll keep training challenging as always, and we will do anything else indispensable to maintain the title.”
Gutierrez is a Venezuelan contender who these days became his career around through knockout out rising prospect Rocky Hernandez. After two extra wins, the 25-year-ancient earned his first world title shot against the man who exceeded him his first loss as an expert.
“once once more I want to thank God, the realm Boxing association and Golden Boy for this top notch possibility,” referred to Roger Gutierrez. “while we’ve had many setbacks with this bout, I even have used this further time to excellent-tune my advantage to be as fit as ever to defeat Rene Alvarado during this rematch. It should be an honor to provide Venezuela a brand new world champion and avenge my first loss in Dallas, Texas.”
Felix “El Gemelo” Alvarado (35-2, 30 KOs) will safeguard his IBF easy Flyweight World Championship towards DeeJay Kriel (16-1-1, 8 KOs) of Boksburg, South Africa in a 12-circular fight. Felix, who’s the dual brother of Rene, will battle for the primary time after signing with Golden Boy.
“This 12 months has been very tricky for the area,” stated Felix Alvarado. “for my part, it’s been complicated because I haven’t been in a position to make my debut as an reliable Golden Boy fighter and defend my world title. however this January 2, I’ll give you the option to accomplish that alongside my brother. This fills me with lots of satisfaction and pleasure. i’m hoping to deliver to all a superb battle to start a new yr as a way to in reality be enhanced for each person.”
“I’m able to become a two-time, two-division world champion after I beat Felix Alvarado,” stated DeeJay Kriel. “here’s my time to show off my skills. 2020 was a difficult year for everybody, however i will’t wait to get 2021 all started on the correct foot. be sure to trap the action live on DAZN!”
Unified tremendous middleweight world champion Franchon “The Heavy-Hitting Diva” Crews-Dezurn (6-1, 2 KOs) of Baltimore, Md. will face Ashleigh Curry (8-13-four, 1 KO) of Saint Joseph, Mo. in an eight-round tremendous middleweight bout.
2016 Olympian Raul “Cougar” Curiel (8-0, 6 KOs) of Tampico, Mexico and Ferdinand “fortunate Boy” Kerobyan (14-1, 9 KOs) of North Hollywood, Calif. will clash in a 10-round combat between two Golden Boy welterweights. This bout guarantees to carry a winner who will make waves within the division.
Blair “The aptitude” Cobbs (14-0-1, 9 KOs) of Las Vegas, Nevada will preserve his NABF Welterweight Title in a scheduled 10-round battle in opposition t Issouf Kinda (18-5, 7 KOs) of the Bronx, N.Y.
Sean Garcia (5-0, 2 KOs), the native of Victorville, Calif. who’s the more youthful brother of Ryan Garcia, will take part in a six-circular light-weight combat.
Hawaiian prospect Asa Stevens will make his skilled debut a 4-circular bantamweight fight.
Opponents for Stevens and Garcia might be announced almost immediately.
Garcia vs. Campbell is a 12-circular battle for the intervening time WBC lightweight World Championship presented by Golden Boy in association with Matchroom Boxing. The experience is subsidized through Hennessy “not ever stop. never Settle,” “BetOnline – Your online Sportsbook experts,” and O’Reilly Auto ingredients. more suitable constituents, more advantageous expenses…widely wide-spread! The fight will take vicinity on Jan. 2, 2021 at American airways center in Dallas and will be streamed reside solely on DAZN in additional than 200 nations and territories, together with the U.S., Mexico and the uk.
Tickets for Garcia vs. Campbell will go on sale to the standard public Friday, Dec. eleven at 10:00 a.m. CT and are priced at $200, $one hundred, $75, $50 and $35, no longer together with applicable carrier costs and taxes. Tickets should be purchasable for purchase at www.americanairlinescenter.com or www.ticketmaster.com.
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