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TOP GOLDEN BOY PROMOTIONS TALENT FROM ACROSS TEXAS TO SHOWCASE AT THE STAR IN FRISCO, TEXAS


Super lightweights Pablo "El Demoledor" Cesar Cano (30-5-1, 21 KOs) and Fidel "The Atrisco Kid" Maldonado Jr. (23-3-1, 19 KO's) are squaring off for the vacant WBC Fecarbox super lightweight title.

Not only will there be a super main event on the Golden Boy Promotions fight card at the Star in Frisco, Texas, but Dallas' own Oscar Mojica (10-2, 1 KO) will be fighting for the WBC Youth Silver Super Flyweight Title On the Co-Main Event against the undefeated Joshua Franco (10-0, 5 KO's).

OSCAR MOJICA, DALLAS, TEXAS

UNDERCARD:

Super lightweight prospect Vergil Ortiz, Jr. (5-0, 5 KOs) will be scheduled to go six tough rounds for the first time against a soon-to-be-named opponent.

Dallas-based Golden Boy prospects Javier Martinez (1-0, 1 KO), a super featherweight, and Alex Rincon (1-0, 1 KO), a super welterweight, will appear in separate bouts with Martinez to face an opponent to be named and Rincon is fighting against Saul Palacios (1-0, 1 KO) of El Paso.

Opening up the card, San Antonio native Hector "El Finito" Tanajara Jr. (8-0, 4 KOs), a super featherweight, will fight Eduardo Reyes (7-9, 5 KOs) of Reynosa, Mexico.

The fights will take place outside on Saturday, June 17 at Tostitos Championship Plaza at The Star in Frisco, Texas on ESPN 2 and ESPN Deportes starting at 9:00 p.m. CT.

FRIDAY, JUNE 16

OFFICIAL WEIGH-INS

1:00 PM - TOSTITO’S CHAMPIONSHIP PLAZA, THE STAR

  • Official Weigh-Ins Begin, all Fighters step on scale

SATURDAY, JUNE 17

FIGHT NIGHT AT THE STAR

7:00 PM - First Bout

10:00 PM - ESPN2 Live Broadcast begins

11:00 PM -Main Event

Tickets for Fight Night at The Star are on sale and priced at $90, $50, and $20, not including applicable service charges. To charge by phone with a major credit card, call Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000. Tickets will be available for purchase online at www.ticketmaster.com. Additionally, walk up purchases are available at the AT&T Stadium Box Office (Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m. CT to 5:00 p.m. CT) or on day of the event at the Ford Center Box Office beginning at 3:00 p.m.

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