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Dirrell, Ozozco added to May 3 Vegas show

Undefeated super middleweight contender Anthony Dirrell and rising star Antonio Orozco have been added in separate fights on the May 3 Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas boxing card, which will take place on the eve of the “MAY DAY: Mayweather vs. Guerrero” PPV clash.

In the co-main event, scheduled for eight rounds in the super middleweight division, Flint, Michigan’s Dirrell (16-0, 12 KOs) battles an opponent to be named, while in a featured attraction, San Diego’s undefeated Orozco (16-0, 12 KOs) will meet fellow junior welterweight Jose Reynoso (16-4-1, 3 KOs) of Riverside in an eight-round All-California showdown.

In previously announced bouts, unbeaten contenders Francisco Vargas (15-0-1, 12 KOs) of Los Angeles and Jose Aguiniga (33-0, 15 KOs) of Oxnard square off in the 10-round main event for the vacant NABF Super Featherweight title and 2012 United States Olympians Joseph Diaz Jr. and Errol Spence Jr. return to the ring in a quest to remain perfect as professionals. Dallas’ Spence Jr. (4-0, 3 KOs) faces an opponent to be determined in a six-round junior middleweight bout while South El Monte, California’s Diaz Jr. (3-0, 1 KO) will take on Rio Piedras, Puerto Rico’s Eric Gotay (3-1, 1 KO) in a six-round junior featherweight battle.

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