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Avalos-Torres, Solomon-Flores on Pharr, Texas Bill

By Francisco Salazar

Junior featherweight contender Chris Avalos and welterweight Brad Solomon have been added to Saturday’s fight card in Pharr, Texas.

The main event of the Top Rank card will be Diego Magdaleno fighting Hevinson Herrera in a 10 round lightweight bout. The bout will be televised on UniMas at 11 p.m. ET/PT.

Opening the “Solo Boxeo Tecate” broadcast will be a six round bout between unbeaten junior middleweights John Vera (6-0, 3 KOs) and Alberto Robles (3-0, 1 KO).

Avalos will be fighting Jose Cen Torres (13-5, 1 KO) in a 10 round tune up fight.

Avalos (24-2, 18 KOs) stopped Yasutaka Ishimoto in the eighth round of his last fight in Macau, China on May 31. It was an IBF title eliminator, with Avalos now being the mandatory challenger to the belt Carl Frampton now owns. Avalos, who resides in the Southern California city of Lancaster, has won his last five bouts in a row.

Solomon will fight Eduardo Flores (19-15-3, 13 KOs) in an eight round bout.

Solomon (23-0, 9 KOs) stopped Freddy Hernandez in the sixth round of his last bout on September 6 in Laredo, Texas.

Also on the card will be light heavyweight Egor Mekhontsev (5-0, 5 KOs), who won a Gold Medal at the 2012 Olympic Games in London. He will fight Jinner Guerrero in an eight round bout.

Francisco A. Salazar has written for Boxingscene.com since September of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Salazar also covers boxing for the Ventura County (CA) Star newspaper, RingTV, and Knockout Nation. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Eastcoast on 11-06-2014

I think Brad's confidence just isn't there anymore, kinda like Joe Green. He was on the verge of being a top WW and looked alot better than he has in the last few years since he broke free from his…

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 11-06-2014

[QUOTE=Hougigo;15078900]Holy crap... Solomon is still alive?[/QUOTE] Solomon fights on a lot of these TR Texas cards he's just been fighting nobodies not sure what he's doing with his career.

Comment by Hougigo on 11-06-2014

Holy crap... Solomon is still alive?

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