Mauricio Lara is back in action against Emilio Sanchez at Pechanga Arena San Diego in San Diego, California, on March 5th, broadcast live worldwide on DAZN, in a crowded event topped by a mouthwatering three-way match between Juan Francisco Estrada and Roman ‘Chocolatito’ Gonzalez.
Lara (23-2-1 16 KOs) Welcome back to the ring after his bad cut in a rematch with Josh Warrington. In September, the Mexican traveled to Yorkshire to face the Leeds man at Headingley Stadium in a rematch, after he stunned the boxing world by stopping the former world ruler in the ninth round of their February showdown in London. The rematch was heated before an accidental head-on clash in the second round left Lara with a disgusting injury to his left eye, and the competition had to be called off.
The 23-year-old has recovered and will be looking to get back into the mix for important matches and World Championship games at Featherweight, and the first man on his way to the top is Sanchez (19-1 12 KOs). The 27-year-old California will be looking to produce his own upset in the biggest fight of his eight-year career to date, as Sanchez battles over ten rounds for the second time in his career and enters the fight back from his 12th KO win in May over Christian Esquivel. experienced.
A stacked card supports the triple clash between Estrada and Chocolatito – focusing on Eddie Hearn’s bright young talent and sexy debutante.
Angel Fierro is eager to win the party atop the lightweight division. WBO #4 will display his credentials in his second WBO NABO title defense against Juan Carlos Burgos. In March, Fierro (19-1-1 15 KOs) secured the vacant title with a stunning victory over Alberto Machado—he jumped off the deck in the first and second rounds to clear the former world ruler for sixth. In November, the 23-year-old Mexican and San Diego resident defeated Christian Belima in four games in his first defense in Puerto Vallarta and will be looking to make a similar statement against Burgos (34-6-). 2 21 KOs).
Diego Pacheco (13-0 10 KOs) is battling in the ranks paid for the 14th time, and the middleweight superstar tastes an eight-round taste for the fourth time against Genk Plana (9-3-1 5 KOs).
Marc Castro (5-5 5 KOs) is in his sixth pro fight and has yet to go the total distance; His opponent will soon be named within six rounds.
Anthony Herrera (1-0 1 KO) made a strong start to the professional match with a second-round KO victory on the bottom card of Teofimo Lopez against popular George Kambosos Jr in New York in November. The talented 21-year-old former Team USA player goes for the second time in San Diego against a competitor to be named.
Newbie Skye Nicholson completed the card, and the Australian star will make her long-awaited debut at featherweight in California. The 26-year-old won the Commonwealth Games gold in her home matches in 2016 and represented Australia at the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, and is now looking to translate her amateur success into paid classes.
“This is a great night of boxing with a bottom card stacked under a great main event,” said promoter Eddie Hearn. “You have a lot of fighters on this card and they could become big stars in the future. Mauricio scored one of the surprises of 2021 against Josh and is looking to establish his name as a true featherweight contender.
“There are some exciting young superstars at work on the rest of the card. Angel is chasing his fellow Lightweight competitors and champions; Diego is such a handful. He’s ready to step up this year, Mark has blown every opponent away so far, Anthony is looking at work in his prime, and Skye is going to be a hit Big Pay – The night of March 5th is going to be amazing work from start to finish.”