Opening the telecast from Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas is Francisco Vargas battling Stephen Smith in a 10-round super featherweight fight.
Leading up to the main event, Tevin Farmer takes on Kenichi Ogawa in a 12-round bout for the junior lightweight world title.
In the main event of the evening, Orlando Salido goes up against Miguel Roman in a 10-round junior lightweight match.
Official Weights from Las Vegas:
Orlando Salido: 131 lbs.
Miguel Roman: 130.5 lbs
Tevin Farmer: 129.5 lbs.
Kenichi Ogawa: 129.5 lbs.
Francisco Vargas: 130 lbs.
Stephen Smith: 130 lbs.
Dennis Shafikov 130.5
René Alvarado 130.5
Jamie Munguia 157
Paul Valenzuela 157
Presented by Zanfer Promotions, Golden Boy Promotions and Tom Loeffler, tickets priced at $250, $200, $150, $100 and $30 are now on-sale and can be purchased at AXS.com or in person at the Mandalay Bay Events Center Box Office.
The HBO Boxing After Dark tripleheader is headlined by the highly anticipated return of four-time world champion in two weight divisions, ORLANDO “Siri” SALIDO (44-13-4, 31 KOs), of Sonora, MX, facing off against fellow Mexican warrior MIGUEL “Mickey” ROMAN (57-12, 44 KOs), of Chihuahua, MX, in a 10-round junior lightweight clash.
Also featured on the card is a bout between TEVIN “American Idol” FARMER (25-4-1, 5 KO’s), of Philadelphia, PA as he squares off against KENICHI OGAWA (22-1-0, 17 KO’s), of Tokyo, Japan for the vacant IBF Junior Lightweight World Title. Farmer vs. Ogawa is presented in association with DiBella Entertainment and Teiken Promotions.
Opening the HBO Boxing After Dark telecast is former WBC World Super Featherweight Champion FRANCISCO “El Bandido” VARGAS (23-1-2, 17 KOs) who will return to the ring once again to make a case for title contention when he takes on former two-time world title challenger STEPHEN “Swifty” SMITH (25-3, 15 KOs) in a 10-round super featherweight fight. Vargas vs. Smith is presented in association with Matchroom Boxing.
Headlining the HBO Latino Boxing telecast in a ten-round junior lightweight contest, two-time world title challenger DENIS SHAFIKOV, (38-3-1, 20 KO’s), of Miass, Russia now fighting out of Big Bear Lake, California will face-off against Managua, Nicaragua native RENE ALVARADO, (27-8-0, 19 KO’s).
Co-featured on the HBO Latino Boxing telecast, highly touted and undefeated junior middleweight prospect JAIME MUNGUIA, (25-0-0, 21 KO’s), of Tijuana, Mexico will face off against PAUL VALENZUELA (20-6-0, 14 KO’s) of Santa Rosalia, MX in a scheduled eight rounder.