Los Angeles, CA - Undefeated Interim WBC Super Lightweight Champion Regis "Rougarou" Prograis swung open the doors to his last workout in Los Angeles to the Southern California media earlier this week at the Wild Card West Boxing Gym in Santa Monica, CA. (photos by Mikey Williams).
On Saturday, July 14, Prograis (21-0, 18 KOs), of New Orleans, LA, will battle Juan Jose Velasco (20-0, 12 KOs), of Buenos Aires, Argentina, for the WBC Diamond Super Lightweight Title at the Lakefront Arena in New Orleans, LA. Prograis vs. Velasco and Teofimo Lopez vs. William Silva will be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 7 p.m. ET, while the undercard, including Charles Conwell vs. Travis Scott, will be broadcast on ESPN+ beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET.
Tickets, priced at $200 (ringside), $125 (floor), $75 and $40, can be purchased in advance at the Lakefront Arena box office, Ticketmaster.com and charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Discounts for military, students and the New Orleans Police Department members - $75 tickets for $50 and $40 seats for $25 - are available when presenting valid ID at the UNO box office.