Photo: Pete Susens
Lightweights Jose Felix, Jr. and Gerardo “Lalo” Robles squared off at The McAllen Convention Center today at the final press conference before their 10 round bout Saturday here. “I am going into my biggest fight on Saturday night,” said Felix. “I like fighting in Texas and hear we are going to have a big crowd. I know all about Robles and I will be prepared. We are both from Mexico so it’s going to be an all-out war.”
Super middleweight star Andre Dirrell will arrive tomorrow and is pitted against power punching Michael Gbenga of Nigeria in a 10 round feature attraction. Dirrell’s promoter and rap star 50 Cent will also be attending the card Saturday.
Eight fights are scheduled.
Tickets are $75 and $50 for VIP table seating and $20 for general admission.Tickets are available at the McAllen Convention Center Box Office and at all Ticketmaster Outlets, including Ticketmaster.com, or 1-800-745-3000.