Los Angeles, Ca. --- #1 Pound-for-Pound Fighter in the World and WBC Flyweight World Champion Roman "Chocolatito” Gonzalez, (45-0-0, 38 KOs) and Undefeated WBC Super Flyweight World Champion Carlos “Principe” Cuadras, (35-0, 27 KOs) took part, along with the undercard fighters, in the open workouts in Los Angeles, as the fighters are ready for war ahead of their world title fight main event on Saturday, September 10 at The Fabulous Forum in Los Angeles, live on HBO World Championship Boxing ®. Photos by Chris Farina.
Featured in the co-main event following their epic 2016 “Fight of the Year” candidate this past April 15 at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles, Soto Karass will once again battle Yoshihiro Kamegai, (26-3-2, 23KOs) in a 10-round junior middleweight clash. The first clash resulted in a split decision draw. Both bouts will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Tickets for this outstanding evening of professional boxing priced at $300, $200, $100, $50 and $25 are now on sale through Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000) and the Forum Box Office.
Gonzalez vs. Cuadras is presented by K2 Promotions in association with Teiken Promotions. Kamegai vs. Soto-Karass 2 is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and Teiken Promotions.
“I’m very happy to challenge Carlos Cuadras for a world title in my fourth weight class. It’s an honour to return to fight at The Forum in front of the great Los Angeles fight fans,” said Gonzalez.
Cuadras, said: “I am excited to fight in the United States for the first time and at the legendary Forum in front of the great boxing fans in California. Roman Gonzalez is a great champion and I have a lot of respect for him. I will prepare myself to be in the best condition of my boxing career to defend my WBC belt.”