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John Karl Sosa Withdraws, Gonzalez To Face Herrera

LOS ANGELES -  Kicking off the Fourth of July holiday weekend, LA FIGHT CLUB is sure to provide fireworks the ring at the historic Belasco Theater for the July 2 edition of the fan-favorite fight series in downtown Los Angeles.

Due to illness, previously scheduled main event fighter John Karl Sosa has pulled out of the July 2 bout and in his place Mexico City’s Gilberto “El Flaco” Gonzalez (25-3, 20 KOs) will now face Hevinson Herrera (17-10-1 11 KOs) of Barranquilla, Colombia for a 10-round super lightweight bout airing live on FOX Deportes.

Rising star and undefeated fighter Diego De La Hoya (10-0, 6 KOs) of Mexicali, Mexico is set to take on Jose “Hollywood” Estrella (14-6-1, 10 KOs) of Tijuana, Mexico for the co-main event, and Oscar “Jaguar” Negrete (10-0, 3 KOs) will fight Ramiro “Zurdo” Robles (12-3-1, 6 KOs) of Guanajuato, Mexico in an eight-round bout to open up the telecast on FOX Deportes. Trying to make airtime and making his second appearance at LA FIGHT CLUB, Melsik Baghdasaryan (1-0, 1 KO) of Glendale, Calif. will take on Abraham Calderon (0-1) of Los Angeles in a four-round welterweight TV swing bout.

As a special treat for fans and ticket holders for the July 2 LA FIGHT CLUB, Abraham “Chamaco” Lopez and Roy “Pitbull” Tapia will be in attendance and meet with fans prior to the televised bouts from 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Lopez and Tapia will return to the Belasco Theater as featured fighters for the August 6 edition of LA FIGHT CLUB. Fans with tickets to the event will have an opportunity to meet the fighters at the Corona banner at the front entrance, and take pictures with the fighters and Corona Ring Card Models.

Tickets for the July 2 edition of LA FIGHT CLUB are on sale now. Prices start at $20 and can be purchased online by going to www.goldenboypromotions.com or by visiting the Golden Boy Promotions Facebook page. For ticket information, email [email protected].

LA FIGHT CLUB: Gonzalez vs. Herrera is a 10-round super lightweight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra and Mexico - Live It To Believe It!. Doors open at 5:00 p.m., and the first bout begins at 5:30 p.m. The FOX Deportes broadcast will air live at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT.

The "Knockout Experience VIP Package" is also available for an additional $25 upgrade and includes VIP entrance, access to an exclusive lounge offering food and beverages for purchase; a meet and greet opportunity with fighters and celebrities attending the event; an automatic entry into the LA FIGHT CLUB grand prize drawing, which can include but is not limited to: autographed gloves, picture in the ring, backstage access, tour of locker rooms, fighter ring walk, tickets to upcoming boxing events and additional merchandise and prizes.

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