Photos: Roman Gonzalez, Raul Garcia Go Face To Face
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
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.
Is Gonzalez the most overlooked fighter out there?? The guy's skill to recognition ratio is through the roof.Comment by -DSG- on 04-26-2012
[QUOTE=Roman Moreno;12044897]Yea I'm pretty sure it was an error on boxingscene. Plus they're twins so I can see how the error happened. What's funny is that for Roman Gonzalez fight last month he was suppose to fight Raul Garica, then…Comment by -DSG- on 04-26-2012
[QUOTE=bose;12044893]Only us hardcore boxing fans can still enjoy a fight that has already happened.[/QUOTE] yeah lol always watch fights several times and get excitedComment by Roman Moreno on 04-26-2012
[QUOTE=-TITAN-;12044866]espn says ramon boxrec has nothing for raul garcia i think they got it messed up[/QUOTE] Yea I'm pretty sure it was an error on boxingscene. Plus they're twins so I can see how the error happened. What's funny is…Comment by bose on 04-26-2012
[QUOTE=-TITAN-;12044858]thank god for dvr!!!!!!!!!!!![/QUOTE] Only us hardcore boxing fans can still enjoy a fight that has already happened.Post a Comment/View More User Comments (13)