Photos by Mary Ann Owen/BoxinginLasVegas.com
Weights by Butch Gottlieb/BoxinginLasVegas.com
From the Buffalo Bills Resort & Casino in Primm, Nevada, for tomorrow night’s ShoBox card:
Mike Anchondo 148.5 vs. Freddy Hernandez 148.5
Luis Franco 128 vs. Wilton Hilario 127
Anthony Dirrell 169 vs Jimmy Campbell 166.5
Chris Avalos 120 vs Felipe Almanza 121
Joel Diaz 128 vs Hugo Ramos 127.5
Crystal Hoy 126.5 vs Lucia Larcinese 127
Emmanuel Medina 140 vs Raul Gonzalez-Duhart (later)
Primm Valley Casino Resorts and Gary Shaw Productions welcome welterweight contenders Freddy Hernandez and Mike Anchondo, who will go head-to-head in a 10-round welterweight bout this Friday at the Star of the Desert Arena at Buffalo Bill’s Resort & Casino. The event will be televised nationally on Showtime’s “Showbox: The Next Generation” at 11p ET/PT (*Tape delayed on the West Coast).
Hernandez (28-1, 19 KOs) hails from Mexico City, Mexico, and will fight Anchondo (30-2, 19 KOs) from La Puente, Calif. in a 10-round Latino Welterweight Championship.
In an eight to 10-round junior lightweight bout, Luis Franco (6-0, 5 KOs) will contend with Wilton Hilario (12-1-1, 9 KOs). Chris Avalos (16-1, 13 KOs) will challenge Felipe Almanza (17-17-4, 8 KOs). Joel Diaz (1-0, 1 KO) will fight Jesus Juarez (0-1). Lucia Larcinese (4-6) will fight Crystal Hoy (3-2-2, 2 KOs).
Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. with the first bout at 6 p.m. in Star of the Desert Arena. For more information, or to purchase tickets, visit www.primmvalleyresorts.com.