McAllen, Texas - Young, dynamic, rising star Jose Felix of Los Mochis, Mexico will take on a big puncher in Geraldo Robles of Durango, Mexico on a Top Rank boxing card at the McAllen Convention Center on Saturday, February 2.
Felix, just 20 years old, is 22-0-1 and is ranked IBF #11. He will take on lightweight Robles who has a record of 18-10 with 9 KOs.
The fight is scheduled for 10 rounds and it will be Top Rank's debut on the new UniMas Network (formerly Telefutura).
First bell is 7:30 pm local time. The telecast will get underway at 10 pm local time.
Felix has won 14 fights in a row, dating to a draw in June, 2010. Felix was born and raised in Los Mochis and comes from a fighting family. He is related to boxing star Fernando Montiel.
Other fighters on the big card include:
-- Super middleweight Andre Dirrell, 20-1, 14 KOs, Flint, Michigan. Dirrell is managed by superstar entertainer 50 Cent.
-- Middleweight Matt Korobov, 18-0, 10 KOs, of Orotukan, Russia. Korobov is a very hard
puncher in his division.
-- Lightweight Ivan Najera, 8-0, 7 KOs of San Antonio.
Eight fights are scheduled.
Tickets are $75 and $50 for VIP table seating and $20 for general admission.Tickets are available at the McAllen Convention Center Box Office and at all Ticketmaster Outlets, including Ticketmaster.com, or 1-800-745-3000.