Top-Five pound-for pound fighter and four-division world champion Nonito “The Filipino Flash” Donaire and undefeated former world lightweight champion Brandon “Bam Bam” Rios will headline a spectacular all-action doubleheader, Saturday, July 7, under the stars at The Home Depot Center, in Carson, Calif.
Donaire, the reigning World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior featherweight champion, will rumble with International Boxing Federation (IBF) champion Jeffrey “Marvelous Mongoose” Mathebula in a world title unification fight to determine the division’s top dog. Rios, in search of more worlds to conquer, will battle steel-fisted Top-10 contender Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera, in a 10-round junior welterweight bout for Southern California bragging rights. The fights will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Combined, these four warriors boast a combined record of 102-6-3 (60 KOs) – a winning percentage of 92%.
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