- Miguel Maravilla
Ryan Garcia vs. Carlos Morales Headline September 1st at Fantasy Springs
NABF and NABO Super Featherweight champion Ryan "Kingry" Garcia (15-0, 13 KOs) will face his toughest challenge yet as he takes on NABA Super Featherweight Champion Carlos "The Solution" Morales (17-2-3, 6 KOs) in a non-title fight scheduled for 10 rounds in the lightweight division. The clash will be the main event of the Sept. 1 edition of Golden Boy Fight Night at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif.The action will be streamed live on Facebook Watch in the U.S. and globally on the Golden Boy Fight Night Page.
"I feel amazed, honored and excited," said Ryan Garcia. "I've changed up my team and we've been working on my craft. I'm more focused now than ever before, and I've been working on the body shots. I won't reveal too much now, so everyone will have to tune in. I'm going to show fans why we are the hottest thing in boxing."
"I am very excited to be back in Indio fighting for Golden Boy Promotions," said Carlos Morales. "This should be an entertaining fight. Ryan Garcia is a good fighter, and I always like to fight good opponents. This fight will be on Facebook Watch so that all my fans can watch it."
In the co-main event, Marvin Cabrera (8-0, 6 KOs) of Los Angeles will take on hometown favorite Neeco "The Rooster" Macias (16-0, 9 KOs) of Lancaster, Calif. in an eight-round super welterweight battle. This will be a battle of undefeated boxers who are known for their aggressive styles.
Alex Rincon (4-0, 4 KOs) of Dallas, Texas will return in a six-round super welterweight clash. Kevin Ventura (9-0, 8 KOs) of Omaha, Nebraska will participate in a six-round lightweight fight. George Rincon (4-0, 2 KOs) is scheduled to fight in a four-round battle in the super lightweight division.
Times for the event, along with opponents for the undercard, will be announced shortly.
Garcia vs. Morales is a 10-round lightweight fight presented by Golden Boy Promotions. The event is sponsored by Tecate,"THE OFFICIAL BEER OF BOXING," and Hennessy, "Never Stop, Never Settle." The fights will take place Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif.
Tickets for the event go on sale Friday, Aug. 17, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. PT and start at $25. Tickets will be available at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino box office, by calling 1-800-827-2946, or by purchasing online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com.