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Vargas, Castillo in action

The “Tecate Boxing Tour” has rolls into Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, in the parking lot of Hector Espino. The event will feature both former world champions as well as some of the best boxing prospects from Sonora. Former WBO strawweight champion Manuel “Chango” Vargas (27-3-1, 15 KOs) takes on world ranked Michael Arango (30-8-3, 24 KOs) in a ten round mini-flyweight clash, while former two-time WBC lightweight champion José Luis Castillo (61-10-1, 52 KOs) returns against Daniel Yocupicio in a ten round welterweight clash.

Hot Sonoran prospects include super middleweight Rogelio “Porky” Medina (22-0, 16 KOs), who faces Eduardo “La Güina” Ayala, and super flyweight Juan “Gallo” Estrada (13-0, 11 KOs) who meets Carlos Rodríguez (19-7-1, 11 KOs) in a pair of ten-rounders.

Also in action are Marcos “Geraldito” Cárdenas (14-0, 11 KOs) against Julián Luzanilla in a six round super bantamweight clash and David “Tornado” Sánchez against Oscar Gallardo an an eight round super flyweight battle.

Fox Sports en español will be on hand for U.S. TV coverage, while TV Azteca will broadcast the Top Rank/Zanfer card in Mexico.

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