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Opponents named for Magdaleno Bros and Falcao

Top Rank brings back boxing to Hawaiian Gardens, as a trio of top contenders, along with the highly awaited debut of a 2012 Olympian medalist in a show presented by Tecate and Unimas this Saturday, February 15th at the C. Robert Lee Activity Center in Hawaiian Gardens California. The featured fight of the evening will see the high octane former WBO super featherweight title challenger and current NABF champion Diego Magdaleno (24-1, 9 KOs) hailing from Las Vegas. The southpaw speedster will be facing Jorge Pazos (14-6-1, 8 KOs) in a ten round lightweight bout.

Diego Magdaleno’s younger sibling, KO artist, and fellow southpaw, Jessie Magdaleno (17-0, 13 KOs) will be taking on battle-tested Roberto Castaneda (20-5-1, 15 KOs) in an eight round super bantamweight fight in the co-featured bout.

In a highly anticipated bout, Top Rank’s newest acquisition, 2012 Brazilian Olympian Esquiva Falcao will be making his pro debut in a six round super middleweight bout. Falcao, who won the silver medal at the 2012 London Olympics, is facing Joshua Robertson (5-4, 1 KO).

Fan favorite, never in a dull fight, Saul “Dinamita” Rodriguez (11-0-1, 8 KOs) who makes a habit of scoring highlight reel-type KO’s will face an opponent TBA in another featured scheduled six rounder.

All-action light heavyweight Trevor McCumby (13-0, (10 KOs) will be taking on another big hitter in Chris Eppley (10-3, 9 KOs) in a bout scheduled for six rounds.

Hollywood, California’s Sukhrab Shidaev (10-0, 7 KOs) faces Las Vegan Yosmani Abreu (4-7-2) in a six round lightweight bout.

Fresno, California’s Gary Salazar (1-0, 1 KO) takes on Carlos Gonzalez (1-4-1) in a four round lightweight bout.

Downey, California’s Pedro Duran (4-0, 3 KOs) faces Tijuana’s Erick Aguirre (2-2-1) in a four round lightweight fight.

Super featherweight Adam Fiel 1-0-1 takes on Luis Pelayo, who is making his pro debut.

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The C. Robert Lee Activity Center is located at 21815 Pioneer Blvd, Hawaiian Gardens, CA 90716. Tickets start at $50, $75 and $100 dollars., Doors open a 5:30 PM with the first bell sounding off at 6:15 PM. For further information call (562) 652-4424 / (323) 866-9943.

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