Andrew Cancio to Headline at Fantasy Springs 9-30
After two thrilling victories at his second home at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, Andrew "El Chango" Cancio (17-3-2, 13 KOs) of Blythe, Calif. will return to on Saturday, September 30 to fight in a 10-round featherweight main event live transmitted nationally, exclusively on Estrella TV's Boxeo Estelar. The 27-year old standout previously defeated Nicaraguan warrior Rene "Gemelo" Alvarado and former two-time world champion Hugo Fidel "El Increible" Cazares via knockout at the venue and excited the Coachella Valley boxing fans. In the televised co-main event, Julian "El Camaron" Ramirez (16-1, 8 KOs) of East Los Angeles will make his highly anticipated return after a exhilarating battle on the Francisco Vargas vs. Orlando Salido undercard on June 4. The stellar featherweight fighter, who has already garnered a huge fan base in Southern California, will return to Fantasy Springs Resort Casino for the second time in his career in a sure non-stop action 10-round featherweight event.
"Fight fans can get ready for another thrilling night of action-packed boxing events featuring rising stars in the sport," said Oscar De La Hoya, chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. "Andrew Cancio has been on a knockout streak for the past year, taking down powerful opponents such as Hugo Fidel Cazares and Rene Alvarado. We expect to see great things from this talented fighter when he fights as the main event. Co-headlining this card, we have fan favorite Julian Ramirez, a tough, ruthless fighter who is eager to get back in the ring and put on a spectacular show to make a name for himself come September 30 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino." Golden Boy Promotions has also put together top boxing prospects for the non-televised undercard, which will stream live on RingTVLive.com. First, Bastie Samir (14-0-1, 14 KOs) of Las Vegas will fight in a six-round super middleweight match and East LA's Jonathan "Thunder" Navarro (6-0, 5 KOs) will participate in a six-round super lightweight fight. Opponents will be announced shortly. Tickets go on sale, Friday, August 5 at 10:00 a.m. PT and are priced at $25, $35 and $45 and available for purchase now at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com.