WBC interim-junior welterweight champion Regis Prograis nearly doubled the weight class average for punches landed, while throwing a whopping 86.6 per round. Prograis also doubled the weight class average for jabs landed and landed 56.7% of his power shots (22.1 landed per round).
Opponents landed a respectable 29.7% of their power shots on Prograis. Velasco, making a huge step up in class, put up average numbers in his last three fights.
Prograis vs. Velasco and Lopez vs. Silva will be televised live on ESPN and ESPN Deportes at 7 p.m. ET. The entire undercard will be streamed on ESPN+ beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET.
Promoted by Top Rank, in association with DiBella Entertainment, tickets, priced at $200 (ringside), $125 (floor), $75, and $40, are on sale now, and can be purchased at the Lakefront Arena box office, Ticketmaster.com and charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Discounts for military, students and New Orleans Police Department members ? $75 tickets for $50 and $40 seats for $25 – are available when presenting valid ID at the Lakefront Arena box office.