LA Fight Club: Gutierrez vs. Melendez
Golden Boy Promotions PRESENTS
LA FIGHT CLUB
September 2nd, 2016
Gutierrez vs. Melendez
Bell Time: 8:30pm ET / 5:30pm PT
REPLAYS available for 30 days after the date of broadcast.
How to watch
The event is available to watch FREE on the FITE app or on web.
LA FIGHT CLUB will be kicking off Mexican Independence Day month by continuing to bring exciting matchup’s to Southern California on Friday, September 2. Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico native Antonio “La Joya” Gutierrez (20-2-1, 9 KOs)taking on Manati, Puerto Rico’s Jorge “Destroyer” Melendez (28-6-1, 26 KOs) in a 10-round classic Mexico vs. Puerto Rico middleweight main event.
In the co-main event, Buena Park, California’s rising knockout artist Christian “Chimpa” Gonzalez (14-0, 12 KOs) will square off against Phoenix, Arizona’s Jonathan “Johnny” Corrales (8-3-2, 3 KOs) in an eight-round lightweight bout sure to bring a lot of action to the evening.
In the undercard bouts Lamont Roach Jr. (11-0, 3 KOs), of Washington D.C. will represent the East Coast in a schedule eight-round super featherweight fight against an opponent to be named shortly.
“Everyone loves a great Mexico vs. Puerto Rico rivalry, which is why pride will be on the line for this edition of LA FIGHT CLUB. Antonio Gutierrez is stepping back in the ring to defend Tijuana against Puerto Rican knockout artist Jorge Melendez for an all-out fiesta on September 2nd. We will also have one of boxing’s fastest rising stars, Christian “Chimpa” Gonzalez as the co-main event to show off his talents and knockout abilities to his rapidly growing fan base,” said Oscar De La Hoya, chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions.