Weigh-ins for local boxing shows on Saturday night*

Ivan Morales (L) versus Luis Maldonado (R) Photo: Jim Wyatt

*three local boxers featured, two making their pro-debut. 

Weights from Pechanga Resort & Casino in Temecula, CA: 

In the Main Event Ivan Morales (17-0-0, 12 KOs) of Tijuana, B. C., Mexico 115 pounds vs. Luis Maldonado (36-9-1, 27 KOs ) of Ocotian, Mexico 114.8 pounds.

Co-Main Event

Julian Ramirez (L) versus Noel Mendoza (R) Photo: Jim Wyatt

Julian Ramirez (3-0-0, 2 KOs) of Los Angeles 124.4 pounds* vs. Noel Mendoza (6-1-0, 1 KO) of Phoenix, Arizona 123.6 pounds

*Since Ramirez didn’t make the agreed upon weight, he will now forfeit 20% of his purse – 10% going to the Commissioner’s office and 10% to the Mendoza camp.

Cesar Martinez (L) versus Jorge Porras (R). Photo: Jim Wyatt

Cesar Martinez (3-1-0, 1 KO) of Los Angeles 124.6 pounds* vs. Jorge Porras of Fallbrook, CA 122.6 pounds making his pro-debut.

*Even though Martinez didn’t make the catch weight, Porras agreed to wave the requirement.

Razvan Cojanu (L) versus Yohan Banks (R). Photo: Jim Wyatt

Razvan Cojanu (4-1-0, 1 KO) of Los Angeles by way of Romania, 276.4 pounds vs. Yohan Banks (5-6-3, 3 KOs) of Redwood City, CA , 293 pounds. When Banks first got on the scale, it read: “One at a time!” He’s certainly a big guy.

Daniel Gonzalez (L) versus Francisco Diaz (R). Photo: Jim Wyatt

Daniel Perez Gonzalez (2-1-0, 1 KO) of Bellflower, CA, 271.6 pounds vs. Francisco Diaz (2-6-0, 2 KOs) of Murrieta, CA, 231 pounds.

Aaron Acevado (R) versus Juan Sandoval (L). Photo: Jim Wyatt

Aaron Acevedo (2-0-1, 2 KOs) of Bellflower, CA, 130.4 pounds vs. Juan Sandoval (5-10-1, 3 KOs) of San Bernardino, CA, 128.6 pounds.

Venue located at: 45000 Pechanga Parkway, Temecula, CA. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the first bout to begin at 7 p.m.

Show’s Promoter: Golden Boy Promotions in association with Patrick Ortiz Promotions.
If you can’t make it to the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, CA, you can still see some of the highlights from this boxing card on the Telefutura Channel which will be airing the show, although only the Main Event and Co-Main event.

Weights from The Hangar at the OC Fairgrounds, Costa Mesa, CA

Luis Ramos Jr. of Santa Ana, CA (22-0-0, 9 KOs) weighed 139.4 pounds and his opponent Noe Bolanos of Ciudad Obregon, Sonora, Mexico (24-6-1, 16 KOs) weighed 141.6 pounds.

Deontay Wilder of Tuscaloosa, Alabama (24-0-0, 24 KOs) weighed 229 pounds while his opponent Damon Mc Creary of Detroit, Michigan (14-0-0, 10 KOs) weighed 262.2 pounds.

Demetrius Hopkins (30-2-1, 11 KOs) of Philadelphia, PA weighed 155.8 pounds while his opponent Doel Carrasquilla of Lancaster, PA (16-21-1, 14 KOs) weighed 153.6 pounds.

Jose Correa (7-2-0, 4 KOs) of Santa Ana weighed 128.8 pounds while his opponent Cesar Valenzuela (2-1-1) of Arizona weighed 128.6 pounds.

On Saturday night, Fernando Fuentes of Real Deal Boxing in Hemet, CA will make his long anticipated pro debut at The Hangar on the OC Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, CA. Photo: Jim Wyatt

Edgar Valerio making his pro-debut at 116 pounds is set to face Fernando Fuentes of Hemet, CA who weighed in at 116.6 pounds. Fuentes being one of the top local USA amateurs is also making his pro-debut.

Jesus Gutierrez of Santa Ana, CA will be making his debut at 131.6 pounds versus Rocco Espinoza of Las Vegas, Nevada who weighed in at 132 pounds.

Show’s Promoter: Richard Schaefer of Golden Boy Promotions in association with Roy Engelbrecht of Roy Englebrecht Events

Venue is located on the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa, Mesa, CA.                   Doors open at 6 p.m., first bout to begin at 7 p.m.
TV: If you can’t make it over to Costa Mesa, the good people of Fox Sports Net/Fox Deportes will be airing this show albeit only the Main Event and Co-Main event.

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