Undefeated Super Lightweight Contenders Antonio Orozco &
Keandre Gibson Top April 1 Golden Boy Boxing On ESPN At The
Someone's "0" must go, as undefeated and WBC #1 ranked Super
Lightweight Antonio "Relentless" Orozco (25-0, 16 KOs) from
San Diego, California faces one of his toughest tests to
date on April 1 when he goes head-to-head with highly touted
prospect KeAndre "The Truth" Gibson (16-0-1, 7 KOs) out of
St. Louis, Missouri.
ESPN Deportes will transmit the fights live from The
Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas at 9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST with
ESPN2 airing it at 11 p.m. EST.
"This 50/50 main event will help determine the future of the
super lightweight division," said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman
and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. "I expect the winner of
this fight will be positioned for world championship titles
in the near-future and the loser will find himself back in
the pack of the division. Everything is on the line for both
of these fighters."
In the chief support to the April 1 show in Las Vegas,
longtime lightweight contender Mercito "No Mercy" Gesta
(29-1-2, 16 KOs) fighting out of San Diego, California
returns for the first time in more than a year where he'll
find Mexico City knockout specialist Gilberto "El Flaco"
Gonzalez (26-3, 22 KOs) on the other side of the ring for a
Highly touted and undefeated Golden Boy prospects Joet
Gonzalez (15-0, 7 KOs), Emilio Sanchez (13-0, 8 KOs) and
Edgar Valerio (9-0, 5 KOs) are also scheduled to appear on