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Photos: Antonio Gutierrez, Jorge Melendez Ready For Battle

LOS ANGELES - LA FIGHT CLUB will be kicking off Mexican Independence Day month by continuing to bring exciting matchup's to Southern California on Friday, September 2. Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico native Antonio "La Joya" Gutierrez (20-2-1, 9 KOs) taking on Manati, Puerto Rico's Jorge "Destroyer" Melendez (28-6-1, 26 KOs) in a 10-round classic Mexico vs. Puerto Rico middleweight main event.

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Gutierrez weighed in at 156-pounds, while Melendez was 159-pounds.

Live from Downtown Los Angeles' Belasco Theater and transmitted nationally exclusively on Estrella TV's Boxeo Estelar starting at 10:00 p.m. ET /7:00 p.m. PT, the popular L.A. based series will also feature some of the most exciting prospects to watch in the sport.

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In the co-main event, Buena Park, California's rising knockout artist Christian "Chimpa" Gonzalez (14-0, 12 KOs) will square off against Phoenix, Arizona's Jonathan "Johnny" Corrales (8-3-2, 3 KOs) in an eight-round lightweight bout sure to bring a lot of action to the evening. 

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Also, part of the undercard, and part of the RingTVLive.com stream beginning at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT,  Lamont Roach Jr. (11-0, 3 KOs), of Washington D.C. will represent the East Coast in a schedule eight-round super featherweight fight against an opponent to be named shortly.

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"Everyone loves a great Mexico vs. Puerto Rico rivalry, which is why pride will be on the line for this edition of LA FIGHT CLUB. Antonio Gutierrez is stepping back in the ring to defend Tijuana against Puerto Rican knockout artist Jorge Melendez for an all-out fiesta on September 2nd. We will also have one of boxing's fastest rising stars, Christian "Chimpa" Gonzalez as the co-main event to show off his talents and knockout abilities to his rapidly growing fan base," said Oscar De La Hoya, chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions.

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"For all local fans looking to celebrate Mexican Independence pride this month, Golden Boy Promotions is offering Flex Passes starting at $20. Get your hands on a pass today because these will go fast!"

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