LOS ANGELES - World rated by two of the big four boxing organizations, at #3 WBO and #5 by the IBF, Los Mochis, Sinaloa's own Jose Felix Jr. makes his third outing this year against Alan Herrera (34-8, 22 KO’s) this Friday night at the Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City, California.
Coming off, a stoppage over the tough-as-nails Robert Frankel last August, Felix Jr. knows the importance of staying busy, specially knowing that a potential second shot at a world title looms in the near feature.
''He's ready for a title fight as soon as possible. As soon as Top Rank offered this fight, Jose Agreed to it without even knowing who the opponent was'' said Jasmine Alcorta who advises Felix Jr.
'' He has the old school mentality where he's ready to fight anyone at anytime. He's already made it known that he is not only willing but wants to go to England to fight Terry Flanagan.'' Added Alcorta.
''He's coming back from his TKO on August 27th so is fighting twice in less than two months. ''
''All great fighters hone their skills and stay on top of everything by fighting often.'' concluded Alcorta.
In Herrera, Felix Jr. faces a tough cookie, who record does not reflect the toughness of the fighter.
Felix Jr. vs. Herrera is Scheduled for ten heats of action in the Lightweight ranks.
The Mean Machine In Action
Fan-favorite, Egis “The Mean Machine” Kavaliauskas(14-0, 12 KO’s) co-features the card which will be televised through UNIMAS.
Russia’s, Maxim Dadashev (3-0, 3 KO’s) and Ukraine’sOleg Zubenko (2-0, 1KO) round out the Eastern block trio of fighters on the card.
In other action, Fresno’s Eric Altamirano (8-0, 6KOs), Coachella’s Alberto Fundora (8-0, 4KOs), and Victorville’s Ryan Garcia (5-0, 4KOs) will see action as well.
Valley Fight Night is presented by Top Rank in association with Bash Boxing and takes place this Friday, October 14th at the World Famous Sportsmen’s Lodge in Studio City, California.
Tickets starting at $50 can be purchased online at www.valleyfightnight.com or by calling (626) 388-8888.
Doors Open at 6:00pm; First Bout at 6:15pm. All bouts are subject to change.