By Rick Reeno
As previously reported on BoxingScene.com, Top Rank is staging a show on December 6th at the Mirage Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The card is one of three boxing events being staged that week in Las Vegas. Top Rank is also staging an event on December 7th at Texas Station Hotel & Casino, and Manny Pacquiao vs. Juan Manuel Marquez takes place on December 8th at the MGM Grand.
The card at the Mirage, which is being televised as a special event on ESPN, will feature a lightweight main event between Raymundo Beltran (26-6, 17KOs) and Ji-Hoon Kim (24-7, 18KOs).
Also on the card:
Welterweight prospect Jose Benavidez (17-0, 13KOs) will take on Jesus Selig (15-1-1, 9KOs).
Heavyweight prospect Andy Ruiz (16-0, 10KOs) will face Elijah McCall (11-1-1, 10KOs), the son of former heavyweight champion Oliver McCall.
Featherweight Evgeny "Mexican-Russian" Gradovich (14-0, 7KOs) will face Willie Villanueva (10-4-1, 2KOs).
And the show will also feature the highly anticipated pro debut of Puerto Rican Olympian Felix Verdejo.