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Yoandris Salinas Faces Manuel Avila, 8/8 on HBO Latino

LOS ANGELES - Former world title contender Yoandris "El Nino" Salinas (21-1-2, 14 KOs) of Miami is set to face undefeated standout Manuel "Tino" Avila (17-0, 7 KOs) of Fairfield, Calif. for the vacant interim NABF Super Bantamweight Title as the new co-main event for Johan Perez vs. Dmitry Mikhaylenko on Aug. 8. The 10-round super bantamweight bout will be televised live on HBO Latino® Boxing from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif.

Former nine-time World Champion Roy Jones Jr., will host a special meet and greet with fans prior to the televised bouts from 6:00 pm to 7:00 p.m. in the Special Events Center at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino. Fans with tickets to the event will have an opportunity to meet and take photos with the decorated champion, along with having him sign boxing memorabilia.

As previously announced Johan "El Terrible" Perez (20-2-1, 13 KOs), former interim WBA Light Welterweight Champion of Caracas, Venezuela, will defend his current NABA Welterweight Title against undefeated Russian boxer Dmitry "The Mechanic" Mikhaylenko (19-0, 8 KOs) the exciting 12-round main event on HBO Latino Boxing.  In the opening televised bout, Tevin Farmer (19-4-1, 4 KOs) of Philadelphia will fight Juan Rodriguez (25-5, 22 KOs) of Puebla, Mexico in a 10-round super featherweight fight.  In the non-televised undercard, undefeated featherweight Joet Gonzalez (11-0, 4 KOs) of Glendora, Calif., Palm Desert junior middleweight favorite Neeco Macias (8-0, 4 KOs), and middleweight Quilisto Madera (1-0) of Las Vegas are set to fight in respective eight-round, six round and four-round matches.

Tickets are priced at $25, $35 and $45 and available for purchase now at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com .

Johan Perez vs. Dmitry Mikhaylenko is a 12-round welterweight title bout for Perez's NABA Welterweight Title, presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra and Mexico, Live It To Believe It!  Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the first bell rings at 5:05 p.m. The HBO Latino telecast airs live at 10:30 p.m. (live ET/tape-delayed PT)

Hailing from Ciego de Avila, Cuba, but now fighting out of Miami, Florida, Yoandris Salinas is looking to get back into the world title contention game.  A professional since 2009, Salinas has remained consistently active earning the WBC Latino Super Bantamweight Title and the WBA Fedebol Super Bantamweight Title. Salinas got his shot at the WBA Super Bantamweight World Title in 2013 against Scott Quigg, delivering an action-packed and equally matched fight that resulted in a draw.  Now coming off of a victory against Ricardo Alvarado in April of 2015, Salinas is determined to prove he is still in the title game when he goes up against Manuel "Tino" Avila for the vacant Interim NABF Super Bantamweight Title.

The undefeated standout Manuel "Tino" Avila of Fairfield, Calif. has taken the local boxing scene by storm since his professional debut at Fight Night Club at Club Nokia in Los Angeles in 2010. 2014 was a busy year for Avila, as he took on and defeated Enrique Quevedo, David De La Mora, and Sergio Frias.  In his first bout of 2015, the Fairfield, Calif. native defeated Erick Ruiz, via unanimous decision on May 7. Now, facing the toughest opponent of his career in the experienced Yoandris Salinas, Avila is ready to prove that he has what it takes to become a world champion on August 8.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Andre Wardttke on 07-22-2015

Bit of an odd one is Salinas. He looked class in the first half of the Quigg fight, faded badly in the second half and then got wiped out by some no mark in his last fight.

Comment by Mitchell Kane on 07-22-2015

Pretty interesting fight here. Looking forward to it. Golden Boy getting more and more HBO Latino dates after the end of the FS1 deal.

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