Rocha vs. Young Undercard Features Hot Talent,
Championship Fights & Just-Signed Prospects
A stacked fight night is set for Rocha vs. Young, scheduled
on Saturday, May 27 live from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.
The main event features Alexis “Lex” Rocha (22-1, 14 KOs)
who will defend his NABO Welterweight title for the third
time against Anthony “Juice” Young (24-2, 8 KOs) in a
12-round fight. Doors to the Special Events Center will open
at 4:00 p.m., the Golden Boy YouTube Channel will stream the
preliminary fights beginning at 4:00 p.m. PT/ 7:00 p.m. ET,
and the DAZN broadcast will begin at 6:00 p.m. PT / 9:00
As the DAZN co-main event presented in association with
Cancun Boxing, Parral, Chihuahua’s Oscar Duarte (24-1, 11
KOs) will return to the ring after a masterful knockout
victory against Alex Martin this past March in Long Beach on
the undercard of Diaz, Jr. vs. Gesta. Duarte will
participate in a 10-round lightweight fight against D’Angelo
Keyes (17-2, 11 KOs) of Houston, Texas.
In the night’s special world championship presentation,
Villaba, Puerto Rico’s Oscar “El Pupilo” Collazo (6-0, 4
KOs) will continue his campaign to make history as one of
the fastest in his division to become a world champion when
he challenges current WBO Minimumweight Titleholder Melvin
“Gringo” Jerusalem (20-2, 12 KOs) of Santos City,
Philippines. The 12-round fight presented in association
with Miguel Cotto Promotions will be Collazo’s second time
in the ring in 2023.
Opening the DAZN broadcast, fan-friendly fighter of Los
Angeles, John “Scrappy” Ramirez (11-0, 8 KOs) will
participate in a 10-round super flyweight fight against
Fernando “Leoncito” Diaz (12-3-1, 4 KOs) of Riverside.
The Golden Boy Fight Night: Rocha vs. Young Prelims,
streamed live on the Golden Boy Boxing YouTube page, will
feature the promotion’s recently signed fighters.
Korean-American Eric Priest (9-0, 7 KOs) of Los Angeles will
make his Golden Boy debut in an eight-round middleweight
fight. In a four-round super featherweight fight, Leonardo
“Bazooka” Sanchez (4-0, 3 KOs) will look to continue his
knockout streak. Opponents for both will be announced soon.
Opening up fight night and the Golden Boy YouTube Prelims,
recently signed prospect of Santa Ana, Johnny Cañas will
make his pro-debut in a four-round super lightweight fight
against Jorge Lopez (0-2) of Queretaro, Mexico.