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Top Rank back in El Paso

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Top Rank has previously brought notables like Oscar De La Hoya, Erik Morales, Floyd Mayweather and Julio Cesar Chavez, Jr. to El Paso, Texas in years past, and that tradition of bringing top prospects to El Paso continues Saturday at the El Paso County Coliseum.

In the main event, world ranked super bantamweight Alejandro Lopez (23-2, 7 KOs) battles former world champion Takalani Ndlovu (33-7, 18 KOs) in a clash scheduled for twelve-rounds. The Lopez-Ndlovu fight is an important IBF world title elimination bout with the winner becoming the #1 ranked super bantamweight.

On the undercard, local stars undefeated Abie Han (17-0, 11 KOs) and his sister world ranked Jennifer Han (8-1-1, 1 KO) from the fighting Han family will represent El Paso in separate bouts. Abie, featured in the semi-main event bout, will be taking on Arsenio Terrazas (9-2, 8 KOs) in an eight-round middleweight match-up. Jennifer is scheduled for four rounds in the super featherweight division against Claudia Gutierrez (2-1).

The remainder of the undercard is loaded with quality Top Rank prospects, including jr middleweight Glen Tapia (15-0, 9 KOs) against Dashon Johnson (13-7-3, 4 KOs), welterweight Brad Solomon (18-0, 7 KOs) against Yorgi Estrella (18-8-2, 7 KOs), middleweight Matt Korobov (17-0, 10 KOs) against Milton Nunez (24-5-1, 22 KOs) and super bantamweight Tremaine Williams (3-0, 2 KOs) against Raul Carrillo (1-6, 1 KO).

Tickets are priced at $15 to $50 and are on sale now at the Coliseum Box Office, Ticketmaster Outlets and

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