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Lopez vs. Diaz Headlines LA Fight Club

Undefeated featherweight standout Abraham “Chamaco” Lopez (18-0-1, 13 KOs) has replaced previously announced main event fighter Julian “El Camaron” Ramirez as the main event on the August 6 edition of LA FIGHT CLUB on FOX Deportes. Ramirez, had to withdraw from the event due to illness. This marks Lopez’ first headlining event and his first appearance on the fan-favorite series LA FIGHT CLUB, when he defends his undefeated record in a 10-round featherweight bout against Jorge “King” Diaz (18-3-1) of New Burnswick, New Jersey. The August 6 installment of the popular series will also feature the professional debuts of three recently signed Golden Boy Promotionfighters: Hector Tanajara, ┬áJonathan Navarro, and Joshua Franco.

In the co-main event, East Los Angeles native, Roy “Pitbull” Tapia (10-0-2, 5 KOs) will return to LA FIGHT CLUB in a televised eight-round super bantamweight fight against Juan “Perla Negra” Hernandez (18-5-1, 9 KOs)of Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico. San Antonio, Texas’, Hector “El Finito” Tanajara will participate in a four-round super featherweight televised bout and ┬áJonathan Navarro, of East Los Angeles is scheduled for a four-round lightweight bout opening up the FOX Deportes telecast. In the non-televised portion of the night, Francisco Ochoa (1-0) of Los Angeles will participate in a four-round super featherweight brawl and Pablo Rubio (1-0, 1 KO) of East Los Angeles will face new fighter Martin Regalado of Wilmington, Calif. in a four-round bantamweight bout. Opening up the night in a four-round super flyweight bout, Joshua Franco, also from San Antonio, Texas, will take on Julio Rodriguez (0-1) of Ensenada, Baja California, Mexico.

LA FIGHT CLUB: Lopez vs. Diaz is a 10-round featherweight bout presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra and Mexico – Live It To Believe It!. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the first bout begins at 5:30 p.m. The FOX Deportes broadcast will air live, Thursday, August 6 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT.

Tickets starting $20 are on sale now and are available for purchase online at www.goldenboypromotions.comor by visiting the Golden Boy Promotions Facebook page. For ticket information, email us at LAFightClub@goldenboypromotions.com.

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