Maximiliano Becerra Takes On
Ricardo Maldonado In Main Event On April 22 From Palm
Maximiliano Becerra will headline a big night of boxing when
he takes on Ricardo Maldonado in the 8-round main event on
Saturday, April 22nd at the Renaissance Hotel in Palm
The Palm Springs Boxing Gala, 2nd Edition is promoted by
Becerra of Santa Ana, California has a record of 11-2-2 with
The 29 year-old is a 9-year professional, who was undefeated
in his first eight bouts. Becerra has won three straight,
which includes his last outing when he won a 6-round
unanimous decision over Hugo Padilla on February 11th in at
The Renaissance Hotel.
I've proven my resilience," Becerra said. "Now I plan to
take command and end my opponent early."
Maldonado of Arlington, Washington has a record of 7-6-1
with 1 knockout.
Maldonado is a 4-year professional, who has faced top
competition. Maldonado is no stranger to tough competition,
as his 14 opponents have a combined record of 65-13-1, which
includes 5 undefeated foes.
One of those unblemished opponents, Jamie Ocegueda was
stopped in 6 rounds by Maldonado in his last bout, which
took place on January 21st in Montebello, California. That
fight avenged a controversial split decision defeat by
In the 6-round co-feature, undefeated lightweight Eric
Altamirano will take part in a bout scheduled for 6-rounds.
Altamirano, who hails from the Bay Area, has a record of 9-0
with 6 knockouts. The 23 year-old Altamirano is a 3
year-professional and will be making his 2nd start of 2017.
Altamirano's opponent will be named shortly.
Crowd pleasing super flyweight Daniel Andujo will be in
action in a bout scheduled for four-rounds.
Andujo of San Diego, California has faced two consecutive
undefeated opponents. He fought a toe-to-toe battle with
Saul Sanchez, only to come up just on the short end of a
6-round decision. In his last bout, Andujo won a 4-round
unanimous decision over Elwin Soto (2-0) on February 11th at
the Renaissance Hotel. Andujo's opponent will be announced
A full card of exciting action will be announced soon.
Ron Sanderson, CEO of Liveco Boxing, which is promoting the
fight, says he is looking forward to another stellar display
of guts and talent. "We were thrilled with the tenacity and
the skill our boxers showed us last month," he says. "This
next card at The Renaissance looks to be even more exciting
than the first."