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Photos/Weights: Diego De La Hoya vs. Jesus Ruiz, More

LOS ANGELES - The weights are in as undefeated featherweight sensation Diego De La Hoya (11-0, 7 KOs) will fight for his first professional title on Friday, September 4, as he takes on former world title challenger Jesus "Estrella" Ruiz (32-6-5, 21 KOs) for the vacant WBC Youth Featherweight Title in the latest edition of LA FIGHT CLUB . De La Hoya weighed in at 122-pounds and Ruiz was 121.6-pounds.

The 10-round featherweight bout will be televised live nationally on Viernes de Boxeo Estelar on Estrella TV at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT from Downtown Los Angeles' Belasco Theater.


 
In the co-main event, two-time Brazilian Olympian Everton Lopes (3-0, 1 KOs) will be featured in an eight-round super lightweight bout against undefeated fighter Omar Tienda (13-0, 8 KOs) of Guadalupe, Nuevo Leon, Mexico in an exciting match sure to test both fighters in their young careers. Lopes was 136-pounds and Tienda came in at the same weight.

Also stepping through the ropes in the opening televised event, Los Angeles favorite Christian "Chimpa" Gonzalez (10-0, 9 KOs) will take on Luis Lizarraga (5-5-1, 2 KOs), of Merida, Mexico in a six-round super featherweight bout. Gonzalez was 131-pounds and Lizarraga was 131.4-pounds.


 
Featured on the non-televised undercard, Los Angeles-based favorites, Rafael Gramajo (4-1-1, 2 KOs), Ivan "Striker" Delgado (6-0-1, 2 KOs), and Jonathan Navarro (1-0, 1 KOs) return to the LA FIGHT CLUB ring on Sept. 4. First, Rafael Gramajo is scheduled to face Monterey, Mexico's Andres "Black Power" Balderas (3-3, 2 KOs) in a six-round super bantamweight fight, and Jesus Ivan Delgado will fight in a six-round super featherweight fight against an opponent soon-to-be-announced. Opening up the night in a four-round super lightweight bout, Jonathan Navarro will compete in his second professional fight of his career when he faces Santa Ana, Calif.'s Gibran Gutierrez who is making his professional debut.


 
LA FIGHT CLUB: De La Hoya vs. Ruiz , is a 10-round bout for the vacant WBC Youth Featherweight Title and is presented by Golden Boy Promotions. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the first bout begins at 5:30 p.m. The Estrella TV broadcast will air live on Friday, September 4 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT.

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