One of the best boxers in the world Roman "Chocolatito" Gonzalez of Nicaragua will take on Raul "Principe" Garcia of Mexico this Saturday in the main event of a boxing card presented by Top Rank and Showdown Promotions at the Pomona Fairplex in Pomona, California. Photos by German Villasenor.
Gonzalez will defended his WBA 108-pound title against the former world champion Garcia of La Paz, Baja California, Mexico.
"This is only my second fight in the United States and I want to give a good fight for the fans", said Gonzalez, today.
Garcia, who is the brother of another former champion Raul Garcia, is looking forward to the challenge.
"I know Gonzalez is a great fighter with a lot of power, but I am a good boxer and my style will give him trouble. This is a good fight for both us to show the fans what great fights the little guys can give them", said Garcia.
Tickets are priced at $75, $50, $30 and $20 and can be purchased at the Finish Line Sports Grill in Pomona, alongside the Fairplex- 2201 N. White Ave. Pomona, CA. 91768 AND at El Asador Restaurant, which is located at 1225 Venice Boulevard. Los Angeles, CA. 90006
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The Fairplex in Pomona is located at 1101 W. McKinley Ave. Pomona, CA 91768. To order tickets by phone please call 323 353-3212 / 323 866-9943.