Before the featured fights on Friday night at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California, there will be a five-fight undercard. The lineup includes the younger brother of Friday’s headliner Randy Caballero, 18-year-old junior featherweight Ryan Caballero, who will make his professional debut against Los Angeles’ Manuel Machorro (0-6-1) in a four round matchup. A boxer since the age of eight, Caballero is a former Junior Olympic and Ringside World champion. Also in action is junior middleweight Christopher Pearson (7-0, 4 KO’s) against Christian Nava (2-1-1) in a six rounder. Pearson is a decorated amateur boxer who won the 2011 United States National Championship and the 2009 PAL National title.
In a six round middleweight matchup, Coachella’s Angel Osuna (9-3-1, 5 KO’s) attempts to stretch his five-fight winning streak to six when he meets Las Vegas’ Yosmani Abreu (3-3-1).
Los Angeles junior lightweight standout Santiago Guevara (3-0, 1 KO) is back in action this week to take on Lake Dallas, Texas’ Wilbert Mitchell (1-5) in a four round battle and opening up the event in a four round fight will be heavyweights Gerald Washington (1-0, 1 KO) of Vallejo and Gary Cobia (0-1) of Ogden, Utah.
As previously reported, the Showtime-televised fights are Randy Caballero vs. Manny Roman and Michael Perez vs. Fidel Maldonado.