• Miguel Maravilla

Manuel Mendez vs. Bergman Aguilar Headline Private Show This Saturday in Orange

Lightweight Manuel Mendez, returns to the ring as the main attraction of "Night of Champions," Thompson Boxing Promotions' annual, private event from the Doubletree Hotel in Orange, California this Saturday, March 11. Mendez (13-1-2, 1 KOs), trained by Joel Diaz, will go up against Costa Rica's Bergman Aguilar (14-2-1, 4 KOs) in the "Night of Champions" 8-round main event.

Juan Reyes (13-3-3, 2 KOs), who recently moved up in weight to junior lightweight, faces the experienced Miguel Angel Mendoza (23-10-2) of Mexico in the 8-round co-feature

Junior lightweight prospect Michael Dutchover (3-0, 3 KOs) of Midland, Tex. will fight an opponent to be named later.

In the opener junior lightweights will make their pro debut: Jose Salinas of Indio, California and Kenneth Davis, Jr. of Reno, Nevada.