Monday afternoon at Churchill Boxing Gym in Santa Monica, CA, #2 Ranked World Boxing Council (WBC) Contender Regis ‘Rougarou’ Prograis went through a brisk workout in front of a crowd of Southern California media kicking off fight week media events for ‘Battle of the Best’, this Saturday night, November 26 at ‘The War Grounds’ Dignity Health Sports Park. (photos by Tom Hogan)
Headlined by the WBC Super Lightweight World Championship between #1 Ranked Jose ‘Chon’ Zepeda, (23-0-1, 20 KOs), of La Puente, CA and #2 Ranked Prograis, (27-1, 22 KOs), of New Orleans, LA, the ‘Battle of the Best’, presented and produced by Legendz Entertainment in association with MarvNation Promotions, can be seen live on cable, satellite, telco and streaming PPV outlets on beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET / 6:00 p.m. PT. including FITE and PPV.COM.
Zepeda was involved in a minor traffic accident on the way to the media workouts and was unable to be in attendance. He was not injured in the accident.
Joining Prograis at the media workouts were PPV undercard fighters; unified minimum weight world Yokasta ‘Yoka’ Valle, undefeated heavyweight contender Bakhodir ‘The Big Uzbek’ Jalolov, undefeated junior middleweight contender Charles ‘Bad News’ Conwell, brothers; junior middleweight Fernando ‘EL Feroz’ Vargas Jr. and featherweight Amado ‘EL Malvado’ Vargas along with their father / head trainer, boxing legend Fernando Vargas Sr.