Advertisement
Advertisement

Hovhannisyan-Perez on SHO; Morales-Hernandez on ESPN

By Francisco Salazar

February 22nd will be a very busy day for Gary Shaw Productions as two fight cards will take place on both sides of the country.

Matchmaker John Beninati advised Boxingscene.com on Wednesday unbeaten junior lightweight Art Hovhannisyan will fight Alejandro Perez in the main event at the Morongo Casino Resort and Spa in Morongo, CA.

In the co-feature bout, unbeaten middleweights Tureano Johnson and Willie Fortune battle over eight scheduled rounds.

Both bouts will be televised on Showtime as its part of its popular “Shobox: The New Generation” series.

The Armenian-born Hovhannisyan (15-0-2, 8 KOs), who resides in Glendale, CA, is coming off a 10 round split decision over Miguel Acosta on July 20th. Perez (16-3-1, 11 KOs) has not fought in a year, knocking out Derrick Wilson in the eighth round of his last fight on February 4th.

On the same day at the Armory in Washington, D.C., Kendall Holt and Lamont Peterson square off in a 12 round bout for a junior welterweight world title belt.

Beninati also advised Boxingscene.com that the co-feature bout on the Armory card will be unbeaten super bantamweights Roman Morales and Jesus Hernandez.

Beninati was hoping Morales-Hernandez would take place at the Morongo Casino as both fighters are Mexican-American and would attract more attention from fight fans in the Southern California desert.

Morales (14-0, 7 KOs) fought last Friday at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, CA, knocking out Jose Iniguez in the fifth round.

Hernandez (10-0-3, 2 KOs) fought to a six round majority draw against Edwin Solis in his last fight on September 21st.

Both Holt-Peterson and Morales-Hernandez will be televised live on ESPN2’s “Friday Night Fights.”

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by sako5 on 02-01-2013

[quote=taansend;12978858]i like hovhannisyan. I was at chumash when he upset that archie ray fella. A ****load of armenians in the casino that night. [b]they didn't tip though[/b].[/quote] Aahahahaahahha :D :D

Comment by taansend on 01-31-2013

I like Hovhannisyan. I was at Chumash when he upset that Archie Ray fella. A ****load of Armenians in the casino that night. They didn't tip though.

Post a Comment/View More User Comments (2)
Top Headlines Arum: I Would Have Never Let Canelo Do What He Did With GGG Video: Freddie Roach on McGregor, Mayweather, Pacquiao Bob Arum, Al Haymon in Talks To Stage Fights, Work Together AIBA To Answer Doping Questions, Decide on Pros in Olympics Richard Commey To Be Ringside For Barthelemy vs. Bey Photos: Crawford vs. Postol Undercard Press Conference Francisco Vargas Not Bothered By Location Change For Camp Demetrius Andrade Training Hard For Willie Nelson Clash Van Heerdan Details McGregor Sparring, Says He is Capable Boxer Dejan Zlaticanin To Face New Opponent For WBC Title, Marsili Out Rueda: I Will Surprise The Fans, Oscar Valdez is Going To Lose! Fury: I'll Bend Over Wilder, Joshua - Split Them With This Long D*ck Julian Williams To Jermall Charlo: One Way To Prove Who's Better Video: Tyson Fury on Breaking Klitschko Mentally, Wilder Fight Liam Smith: Kell Brook is The Fight I'm Pushing For Klitschko Vows Payback, No Judges: I Will Knock Tyson Fury Out! Ashley Theophane On Board To Face Ricky Burns in UK Showdown Bellew: I Kicked Haye's Ass in Sparring, I'll Face Him at Heavyweight Emiliano Marsili Confident of Zlaticanin Win, Eyes Anthony Crolla Dillian Whyte: Briggs Will Be Very Dangerous For David Haye Golovkin's Coach: Danny Jacobs No Longer Calls For GGG Fight! Ryabinsky Intent On Clearing Povetkin, Rescheduling Wilder Bout Tony Bellew: Lebedev Holds a Couple Belts, He's The One We Want! Titles Changing Hands All Over: BoxingScene Ratings Update Haumono Motivated By Family To Blast Out Joseph Parker Selby Turns Back on Warrington, Eyes Frampton vs. Santa Cruz Porter Plans To Bang Away at Thurman's Ribs, Break His Body Atlas Would Love Pacquiao-Crawford, Spence Face The Top Dogs Bounced in Buffalo: 'Bump City' and 'Boom Boom' Hit The Skids Arslan Gets Foe: Manuel Charr, Adrian Granat, Fornling in Action Lara: Fans Will Get Tired of Golovkin's Easy Fights, He Needs Me Zabala To Take Stand in $27 Million Lawsuit vs. Canelo/Golden Boy Photos: Francisco Vargas, Orlando Salido Face-Off at 'A Los Golpes' Vargas, Salido Confident of Victory: Chavez Expects FOTY War Oscar Valdez Opens Camp in Carson For WBO World Title Fight Deontay Wilder vs. Tyson Fury is an Immense Fight, Says DiBella Roach Wants One Tune-Up For Chavez Jr. - Then Golovkin Fight WBO, WBC Have No Issue Sanctioning Canelo vs. Smith or Charlo Tony Bellew Ready: I Would Tank David Haye Any Day of The Week! Jose Pedraza To Be Ringside For Lomachenko-Martinez Bout
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement