Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Alejandro Luna, Rustam Nugaev in Action at Chumash

By Francisco Salazar

Professional boxing returns to California’s Central Coast with a scheduled eight bout card.

In the main event, unbeaten lightweight Alejandro Luna will take on Sergio Rivera in a scheduled eight round bout at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez.
The bout will headline a “Central Coast Championship Night,” presented by Gary Shaw Productions.

Luna (13-0, 9 KOs), who resides in Bellflower, CA, is coming off a four round unanimous decision over Mario Hermosillo on April 5th. Friday’s fight will be his third of 2013.
Rivera, who hails from Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, has a professional record listed on a bout sheet of 14-10. However, Boxrec.com lists him as having a record of 27-11-2, 17 KOs.

In the scheduled eight round co-feature bout, lightweight Rustam Nugaev will fight veteran Daniel Attah.

Nugaev (23-6-1, 13 KOs), of Perm, Russia, scored an impressive eighth round knockout over Jonathan Maicelo, who entered the bout unbeaten, on April 5th. It was Nugaev’s first bout in 21 months.

The Nigerian-born Attah (28-14-1, 11 KOs), who hails from Washington, D.C., lost a six round unanimous decision to Jeffrey Fontanez in his last bout on March 2nd.
Super bantamweight Roman Morales will fight Raul Hidalgo in a scheduled eight round bout.

Morales (15-0, 8 KOs) of San Ardo, CA, is coming off a fifth round knockout over Jesus Hernandez on February 22nd.

Hidalgo (20-8, 16 KOs), of Casas Grandes, Chihuahua, Mexico, knocked out Ivan Chavelas in the fourth round this past Saturday night. Prior to Saturday, he lost an eight round unanimous decision to Ivan Morales on April 20th.

Super welterweight Francisco Santana will fight Javier Gomez in a scheduled six round bout.

Santana (15-3-1, 8 KOs), of nearby Santa Barbara, stopped Dustin Reinhold in the first round of his last fight on January 25th.

Gomez (14-11, 10 KOs), of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico, was stopped in the first round by Eddie Gomez in his last fight on March 9th.

In other bouts:

- Super flyweight Maria Suarez (4-0-1) of nearby Santa Maria will fight Elizabeth Cervantes (3-10, 1 KO) in a scheduled six round bout.

- Junior welterweight Luis Olivares (3-0, 2 KOs) will fight Juan Zuniga in a scheduled four round bout.

- Junior welterweight Donte Strayhorn (1-0) of New York City will fight Kevin Watts in a scheduled founr round bout. Watts will be making his professional debut.

- Super welterweights Arnold Barboza and Gustavo Lopez will face off in a battle of fighters making their professional debuts. Both hail from the Los Angeles area.

Tickets are on sale and could be purchased at the Chumash Casino Resort box office or by calling 1-800-CHUMASH. Tickets are priced at $35, $35, $55, $65, and $75 for ringside.

Doors open at 5PM, with first bout scheduled for 5:45PM.

Francisco A. Salazar has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. He also covers boxing for the Ventura County (CA) Star newspaper. He could be reached by email at [email protected] or on twitter at Salazar_soccer

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ox805er on 06-13-2013

pretty dumb you don't have the date!! I looked it up and it's tomorrow!! SMH!

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Bellew Fears That it May Take a Death For Boxing To Tackle PEDs Adrien Broner's Post-Fight Antics Create Yet Another Black Cloud GGG Promoter: We Feel Vanes Has Better Credentials Than Spike Francisco Vargas Pushing Hard To Secure Berchelt Rematch Golovkin: Vanes is Not an Easy Fight, This is a Real Guy Photos: Golovkin, Martirosyan - Square-Up at Media Workout Gary Russell: I Don't See Joseph Diaz Fight Being a Long Night Photos: Gennady Golovkin, Vanes Martirosyan - Go Face To Face Photos: Jessie Magdaleno Putting in Work for Isaac Dogboe Photos: Pacquiao, Matthysse - Face To Face at Petronas Towers Tony Bellew: I Had Meetings With UFC Stevenson vs. Jack Now Heads To Toronto, Not Montreal Malignaggi: Charlo and Davis Can Hang With GGG and Loma CompuBox By The Numbers: 4/21 Showtime & ESPN+ Andrzej Fonfara vs. Ismayl Sillakh on June 16 in Warsaw Konstantin Ponomarev, Ismael Barroso Return on 5/12 in Riga Conlan Can Get Olympics Revenge as Nikitin Inks With Top Rank Jessie Magdaleno Vows To Put on a Show Against Isaac Dogboe Weekend Review: Charlo, Davis, Frampton Shine - Donaire Falls Nicola Adams Inks Managerial Deal With Goodwin Boxing Results - Cantu, Vargas, Giyasov, Kuzmin Win Bouts Jermall Charlo Expects to Return for August Fight in Houston Gervonta Davis: Lomachenko Would Have to Be Pay-Per-View Fight Broner: My Stock's Up After Vargas Fight; I Performed for Y'all! Amir Khan: The Kell Brook Fight Has to Happen at 147 Pounds Frampton Hopes To Get Valdez, Selby or Warrington Next Naoya Inoue - Boxing's Next Boogeyman Alexander Povetkin Expects To Fight Anthony Joshua Next Matthysse: Pacquiao's Moment is Over - Now It's My Turn! Hearn: Khan Has 'Half a Dozen' Massive Fight Options Right Now The Next Wave Of Lomachenkos Have Arrived in America Amir Khan: I Want Adrien Broner, That Would Be a Great Fight Arroyo Waits For Sor Rungvisai Shot, May Face Donnie Nietes Video: Paulie Malignaggi Discusses Broner vs. Vargas Clash, More Toka Kahn-Clary Hooks Up With Freddie Roach at Wild Card Khan: Fury is Best Heavyweight - Joshua, Wilder Still Untested Hearn: I'd Banish DiBella For Wearing Silly Ear Ring, Hat at His Age Vanes: I Believe We've Got The Blueprint To Beat Golovkin! Carl Frampton vs. Nonito Donaire - CompuBox Punch Stats Broner vs. Vargas - CompuBox Punch Stats
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement