Fabian Maidana vs. Andrey Klimov Lands on Garcia-Easter

Undefeated super lightweight Fabian Maidana will square off against former title challenger Andrey Klimov a 10-round bout that highlights undercard action Saturday, July 28 from STAPLES Center in Los Angeles and presented by Premier Boxing Champions.
The action continues with 2016 U.S. Olympian and rising unbeaten prospect Karlos Balderas (5-0, 4 KOs) in a six-round super featherweight fight plus Terrel Williams (16-0, 13 KOs) taking on unbeaten welterweight prospect Jamontay Clark (13-0, 7 KOs)in a 10-round fight.
The event is headlined by a lightweight world championship title unification bout between WBC Lightweight World Champion Mikey Garcia and IBF Lightweight World Champion Robert Easter Jr. live on SHOWTIME.

Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Ringstar Sports and TGB Promotions, begin at $50, plus applicable fees, and are on sale now. To purchase tickets, visit
Maidana (15-0, 11 KOs) is the younger brother of two-division world champion Marcos Maidana. The 26-year-old from Buenos Aires, Argentina is coming off an impressive TKO victory over Justin Savi on April 21 after defeating Johan Perez by decision in his prior fight. Klimov will present an increase in competition for Maidana as he continues on the path from prospect to contender.
The 35-year-old Klimov (20-4, 10 KOs), who was born in Klimovsk, Russia, but now lives in Beverly Hills, stopped Ruben Movsesiani in his last fight on Sept. 30, 2017. That win snapped a three-fight losing streak in which he dropped decisions to former world champion Jose Pedraza, Liam Walsh and Alejandro Luna after a three-fight winning streak that led to the title fight against Pedraza.
The 22-year-old Balderas, a first-generation Mexican-American, competed on the U.S. Olympic boxing team in the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil before turning pro in April 2017. Representing Santa Maria, Calif., he most recently made his STAPLES Center debut on June 9 with a first round knockout of Alex Silva to remain unbeaten in his promising professional career.
The card will also feature former title challenger Roberto Marroquin (27-4-1, 20 KOs) against Panama's Ricardo Nunez (20-2, 18 KOs) in a 10-round showdown, once-beaten super featherweight Ivan Delgado (11-1-1, 4 KOs) in a six-round bout and undefeated prospect Jerry Perez (7-0, 5 KOs) stepping into the ring for a six-round super featherweight fight.
Additional fights will see unbeaten 19-year-old prospect Wesley Diana facing Pennsylvania's Evincil Dixon in a four-round 140-pound attraction, undefeated Brandon Glanton taking on Mexico's Daniel Najera in a six-round cruiserweight bout and once-beaten featherweight Luis Coria facing Mexico's Guadalupe Arroyo in a six-round showdown.
Rounding out the lineup is unbeaten prospect Jose Balderas in a six-round fight, undefeated Lina Licona in a four-round junior flyweight women's bout and an eight-round clash between undefeated Neri Romero and Phoenix's Jesus Aguinaga.
The three-fight SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast (10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT) will also see Cuban heavyweight slugger Luis "The Real King Kong" Ortiz returning to action to face former title challenger Razvan Cojanu in a 10-round bout and unbeaten super lightweight contender Mario "El Azteca" Barrios taking on hard-hitting Jose Roman in a 10-round showdown.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Dean_Razorback on 07-16-2018

[QUOTE=BigZ44;18943316]What weight will this be at? Kilmov is a solid, durable gatekeeper but he's naturally 2 to 3 weight classes smaller than Maidana. Are they going to meet in the middle at 140?[/QUOTE] i think it might be at 140…

Comment by BigZ44 on 07-16-2018

Also, PBC needs to find a way to start televising their undercards. Whether it's on Showtime's Youtube page or their own site, a lot of interesting fights with prospects are going to waste away from the eyes of hardcore boxing…

Comment by BigZ44 on 07-16-2018

What weight will this be at? Kilmov is a solid, durable gatekeeper but he's naturally 2 to 3 weight classes smaller than Maidana. Are they going to meet in the middle at 140?

Comment by mlac on 07-16-2018


Post a Comment - View More User Comments (4)
Top Headlines Joshua Throws Water at Tyson Fury's Lineal Champion Claim Photos: Gilberto Ramirez, Jesse Hart - Ready For War in Texas Canelo & Fielding Believe They'll Be 5 Or 6 Pounds Apart Canelo Tells Golovkin To Be a Man: Accept That Loss! Joshua: Wilder is More Interested in Fury - He Has NO Titles! Dana White: De La Hoya is a Liar, No Facts - I Want Drug Tests! Photos: Canelo, Fielding - Go Face To Face at Final Presser News: Ray Ximenez, Aslambek Idigov, Ruben Villa, More Photos: Pacquiao Sparring Hard For Adrien Broner Showdown Ramirez: I Dominated Hart In Last Fight; Rematch No Different Monroe: Charlo is a Challenge That I Know I Can Conquer! Nathan Gorman-Razvan Cojanu Set After Dubois Withdrawal Trainer: Harrison Can Stop Charlo if He Lands Like Jackson Did Badou Jack is Open To Oleksandr Gvozdyk Showdown Lomachenko: Maybe We Can Make Mikey Garcia Fight Next Year Frampton: Warrington Fight Will Excite, Won't Be Like Quigg Bout Donnie Nietes' Coach Expects Very Tough Fight With Kazuto Ioka Charlo: I'll Chase Canelo To 168 - I'm Bigger, Better Than Him! Showtime's Farhood: Fury Deserved The Decision Over Wilder Tureano Johnson Focused To Expose David Lemieux's Flaws Frank Warren: Daniel Dubois Has Ideal Test With Razvan Cojanu Canelo on DAZN: The Investment Begins Canelo: No Talks For Golovkin Trilogy, It's Just a Rumor Fielding Plans To Impose His Size, Weight on Canelo Hearn: Jarrett Hurd vs. Kell Brook is Possible if Amir Khan Passes Sadam Ali Eyes Redemption After Cotto Victory, Munguia KO Loss Canelo: Mayweather Should Raise Boxing's Credibility - Face Me! Photos: Gilberto Ramirez, Jesse Hart - Face To Face For Rematch Devin Haney vs. Xolisani Ndongeni - Tops ShoBox Tripleheader Photos: Tevin Farmer Putting in Work as Title Defense Nears Photos: Katie Taylor Showing Off Moves For Eva Wahlstrom Photos: Canelo Alvarez, Rocky Fielding Hit Open Workouts Lemieux: Saunders Is A Good Fighter, But He Is Also A Cheater! Jarrell Miller Looks Forward To Possible Face-Off With Joshua Euro News: Braekhus Nears End, Patera Defends, Zeuge Update AIBA Wait For Word From IOC Regarding 2020 Olympic Games Thurman: I'm #1 at 147, I Hope To Show That With KO of Lopez News: Adam Bashanov, Larry Ekundayo, Sena Agbeko, More PBC Have Big Plans For UK Market Through ITV Deal Billy Joe Saunders Will Begin Rebuilding Career on December 22

Latest Active Forum Threads