El Cajon, CA: Worldwide Boxing Corridor of Famer Lou DiBella introduced as we speak that prime Mexican heavyweight prospect Elvis “Semental” Garcia (11-0, 8 KOs), of Tacoma, WA, by means of Puerta de Mangos, Nayarit, Mexico, will tackle Joel Shojgreen (10-2, 9 KOs), of Brooklyn, NY, in a scheduled eight-round battle for the WBC Continental Americas Bridgerweight Title. The occasion, headlined by world champion Kali Reis defending her crown, can be streamed stay and completely on UFC FIGHT PASS®, the world’s main streaming service for fight sports activities, beginning at 8:00pm PT / 11:00pm ET.
Garcia vs. Shojgreen is among the featured fights on Friday, August 20, on the Broadway Boxing occasion from the gorgeous Sycuan On line casino Resort in El Cajon, CA. Promoted by DiBella Leisure, tickets, beginning at $69, could also be bought HERE. The Sycuan On line casino Resort is situated at 5469 On line casino Method, El Cajon, CA 92019, thirty minutes from Downtown San Diego. Doorways will open on the night time of the occasion at 7:00pm PT.
Elvis Garcia has devoted himself to a long-term, impactful health and vitamin program, which can see him enter the ring on Friday night time in the very best situation of his skilled boxing profession that started 4 years in the past. The WBC’s Bridgerweight division has a weight restrict of 224 kilos. Recognized for his heavy fingers, the charismatic Garcia final fought on June 26, incomes an eighth-round stoppage win in opposition to Daniel Cota Peinado. Known as Anthony Joshua’s “secret weapon”, Garcia served as Joshua’s foremost sparring accomplice in preparation for his world heavyweight championship rematch in opposition to Andy Ruiz in December 2019. Preventing for the third time in 2021, the highly effective Shojgreen returns to motion following two first-round knockouts earlier this 12 months in Mexico.
“One of the necessary classes that I’ve discovered from my coach, Joel Diaz, is the necessity to pay shut consideration to the issues exterior the ring. I’ve centered on correct vitamin and a health plan that I adhere to day by day, and never simply when I’ve a battle scheduled, that I really feel has made me a significantly better fighter and athlete,” stated Garcia.
“I’m very excited to be combating Joel Shojgreen for the WBC Continental Americas Bridgerweight title, stay on UFC Struggle Move. The entire work that my group and I’ve put in on the gymnasium will present on Friday night time and I really feel assured that, on the finish of the night time, the belt can be mine. Being Mexican, the inexperienced belt holds a particular significance to me and a victory will get me one step nearer to undertaking my dream of turning into a WBC world champion. I wish to thank Lou DiBella and Mauricio Sulaiman for this super alternative.”
Headlining the published, WBA 140lb. World Champion Kali “Okay.O. Mequinonoag” Reis (17-7-1, 5 KOs) of Philadelphia, PA, who’s the primary feminine Native American boxing world champion, makes the primary protection of her world title in opposition to Los Angeles-based Australian veteran and former world champion Diana Prazak (14-3, 9 KOs) in a scheduled 10-round bout. The division’s vacant IBO Title may also be at stake.
Preventing in a scheduled eight-round WBA 147lb. World Title Eliminator, dubbed the “Thrilla for CasKilla”, Alma “The Conqueror” Ibarra (8-1, 4 KOs), of Monterrey, Mexico, faces Kandi “Krush” Wyatt (10-2, 3 KOs), of Calgary, Alberta, Canada. The winner will turn into the necessary challenger for undisputed world champion Jessica McCaskill.
In a scheduled 10-round bout, Jessica “The Cobra” Camara (8-2), of Montreal, Canada, will face former world champion Victoria Bustos (21-6), for the vacant WBO 140lb. World Title. Camara’s world title alternative follows her victory in opposition to former world champion Heather Hardy on Might 14, 2021.
The off-TV undercard options loads of native expertise. Cruiserweight newcomers will battle in a four-round bout as Ben Alvarez (1-0, 1KO), of San Diego, CA, faces Jerell Nettles (0-1), of Denver, CO. Within the tremendous featherweight division, San Diego’s Austin Brooks (1-0, 1KO), takes on Jesus Torres Beltran (4-0, 3 KOs), of San Bernardino, CA. Over 4 rounds within the tremendous light-weight division, professional debuting William King, of Perris, CA, challenges Oscar Mendoza (0-1), of San Rafael, CA. Welterweight professional debuters Jacob Macololooy, of San Diego, and Oscar Mendoza, of San Ardo, conflict in a four-rounder. Junior welterweight Joel Diaz Jr. (25-2, 21 KOs), of Palmdale, CA, and San Diego professional debuting bantamweight Jennifer Chieng are additionally anticipated to compete.
Roberto Villa is the CEO, Founder, Govt Author, Senior Editor of FightBook MMA. Has a ardour for Fight Sports activities and in addition a podcast host for Sitting Ringside. He’s additionally a former MMA fighter and Kickboxer.
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