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Beltran-Vinan in USBA belt clash

Art of Boxing Promotions in association with Bash Boxing return to the Warner Center Marriott in Woodland Hills, California on March 4. The main event is a 12 rounder for the vacant USBA lightweight championship between Ray Beltran Jr. (23-4, 15 KOs) and Carlos Vinan (10-8-2, 2 KOs). Both main event participants are coming off huge upset knockouts over favored opponents in 2010. Vinan shocked previously unbeaten IBF #2 ranked lightweight Anthony Mezaache with an 8th round knockout last July in Atlantic City and comes into the bout as the IBF’s #15 ranked fighter in the world. Beltran stopped heralded David Torres (21-1) in front of his hometown fans. He trains out of Wildcard Boxing Club under the tutelage of Freddie Roach and former Olympian Pepe Reilly, and is a regular sparring partner for Manny Pacquaio and Amir Khan.

The undercard features highly regarded local fighters including super flyweight Javier Gallo (16-3, 9 KOs) form Buena Park, cruiserweight Deon Elam (12-1, 6 KOs) from Van Nuys, hard-hitting welterweight Hugo Centeno (5-0, 5 KOs) from Oxnard, and cruiserweight Anatoliy Dudchenko (10-2, 7 KOs). Also in action are Russian heavyweight Andrey Fedosov (21-2, 17 KOs) and Mexican lightweight Manuel Leyva (18-1, 10 KOs).

Tickets for “WARNER CENTER WAR III” are available online at or by calling (626) 388-8888. Doors open at 7p at the Grand Ballroom of the Warner Center Marriott and the first bout is 7:30p.

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