Jose Zepeda-Robert Frankel Tops UniMas on 4/26
By Francisco Salazar
Unbeaten lightweight Jose Zepeda will fight Robert Frankel in a scheduled 10 round bout on April 26th, it was told to Boxingscene.com on Tuesday afternoon.
The bout will headline a Top Rank card and will take place at the Oceanview Pavilion in Port Hueneme, CA.
Port Hueneme is located just southwest of Oxnard.
The bout will be shown on "Solo Boxeo" telecast on UniMas.
Zepeda (18-0, 16 KOs), from the Los Angeles suburb of La Puente, stopped Johnnie Edwards in the second round of his last fight on March 1st in San Antonio, TX.
Zepeda has stopped his last 12 opponents in a row.
Frankel (32-14-1, 6 KOs) from Denver, CO, lost his last fight by unanimous decision to Anton Novikov in Glendale, CA on August 23rd.
He is 3-3 in his last six fights.
The undercard will be highlighted by the professional debut of Shane Mosley, Jr. The son of the multi-division world champion will campaign as a middleweight.
Oxnard natives Erik Ruiz (11-1, 5 KOs) and Andrew Ruiz (7-0, 4 KOs) will fight in separate six round bouts.
Light heavyweight Trevor McCumby (14-0, 11 KOs), Herbert Acevedo (11-1, 6 KOs), and Erick De Leon (6-0, 2 KOs) will also fight on the card.
Tickets are on sale and could be purchased by calling (805) 889-8162.
Doors open to the venue at 5:30PM, with first bell scheduled for 5:45PM.
Francisco A. Salazar has written for Boxingscene.com since September of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. He also covers boxing for the Ventura County (CA) Star newspaper, RingTV, and Knockout Nation. He could be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing