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Kamegai, Linares Workout in Sacramento Friday Morning

By Ryan Maquiñana

Unbeaten welterweight sensation Yoshihiro Kamegai (21-0, 18 KOs), who is making his American television debut on Saturday against Jorge Silva (18-2-1, 14 KOs) at the Memorial Auditorium in downtown Sacramento, Calif., will hold a public workout two blocks away at Urijah Faber’s Ultimate Fitness (1705 I St.) on Friday morning at 11 a.m.

Slated to appear alongside Kamegai is former world champion Jorge Linares (31-3, 20 KOs), who will be fighting aging veteran Hector Velazquez (52-17-3, 35 KOs) in the Fox Sports-televised lightweight co-feature.

Hometown pugilists Guy Robb (9-1, 4 KOs), an exciting featherweight known for his Fight of the Year candidate on ShoBox in January against Joel Diaz Jr., as well as junior featherweight John Abella (2-0, 1 KO), will also be present at the event.

The weigh-in will take place a block and a half away at Purgatory Restaurant (1616 J St.) at 4 p.m. the same day.

Ryan Maquiñana writes a weekly boxing column for CSNBayArea.com.  He is a full member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and the Ratings Panel for Ring Magazine. E-mail him at [email protected] , check out his blog at Norcalboxing.net, or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ddangerous on 10-05-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12578329]Damn you beat me to my ninja edit. :bs2:[/QUOTE] LOL. Linares desperately needs an impressive win.

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 10-04-2012

[QUOTE=hougigo;12578332]No idea what you're talking about. I came for the pics too[/QUOTE] I edited the post you quoted cause I realized the article said US [B]Television[/B] debut. But you quoted it before I could fix it. :lol1: Anyway, Idk what's…

Comment by Hougigo on 10-04-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12578329]Damn you beat me to my ninja edit. :bs2:[/QUOTE] No idea what you're talking about. I came for the pics too

Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 10-04-2012

[QUOTE=hougigo;12578325]Yea, but I don't think it was televised, I think it was just on the TR undercard live stream[/QUOTE] Damn you beat me to my ninja edit. :bs2:

Comment by Hougigo on 10-04-2012

[QUOTE=jsfd26;12578322]Hmm thought Kamegai already fought once in the US? And damn I came in here hoping there would be some pics. :( [/QUOTE] Yea, but I don't think it was televised, I think it was just on the TR undercard…

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