Fight Chatter

Posted: Wed. Oct. 4, 2017

By Jeannie Avila

Fight Chatter

Chimpa Gonzalez (17-1) meets Mexico’s Gamaliel Diaz (40-17-3) in the main event on Friday Oct. 6, at Belasco Theater in downtown Los Angeles. Also, Edgar Valerio (11-0) fights Martin Cardona (22-8) in a featherweight clash. The Golden Boy Promotions fight card can be seen on

Vaughn Alexander (10-0) meets Elvin Ayala (29-9-1) in a 10 round middleweight main event on Thursday Oct. 5, in the Mohegan Sun Casino in Conn. On the same card Nate Green (9-0) fights Josh Crespo (7-5-3).

United Kingdom’s Chris Eubank Jr. (25-1) meets Avni Yildirim (16-0) for the IBO super middleweight world title in Stuttgart, Germany on Saturday Oct. 7.

Anthony Crolla (31-6-3) meets Ricky Burns (41-6-1) in a lightweight clash in Manchester, England. The match takes place on Saturday Oct. 7.

On Friday Oct. 6, bantamweights Tomomi Takano (10-2) and Miyo Yoshida (7-1) meet in a six rounds fight in Tokyo.

Jessica Chavez (30-4-3) defeated Esmeralda Moreno (35-10-1) by unanimous decision to retain the WBC flyweight world title and win the WBC Diamondbelt on Saturday Sept. 30. The flyweight finale took place in Ecatepec, Mexico City. Also, Nayeli Verde (3-3-2) defeated Monserrat Vasquez (2-5) by decision after a four round light flyweight bout.

Arely Mucino (25-3-2) defeated Japan’s Tenkai Tsunami (23-12) by unanimous decision after 10 rounds on Saturday Sept. 30. The flyweight fight took place in Cancun, Quintana Roo. Also, Guadalupe Martinez (16-9) retained the WBC super flyweight world title by decision after 10 rounds versus Carlota Santos (7-5-5) of Panama. Another female flyweight bout saw Guadalupe Bautista (10-10-2) defeat Yesenia Gomez (13-5-2) by majority decision after eight rounds.

On Saturday Oct. 7, flyweights Sulem Urbina (5-0) and Mitzi Rodriguez (2-6-1) meet in a four round bout in Hermosillo, Sonora.

Inna Sagaydakovskaya (6-0) defeated Maria Lindberg (15-3-2) by decision to win the vacant WBC Silver title on Friday Sept. 29. The super welterweight fight was held in Bilbao. The winner Sagaydakovskaya, 33, fights out of Russia. The loser Lindberg, 40, fights out of Sweden.

On Friday Oct. 6, bantamweights Melania Sorroche (12-2-1) and Violeta Gonzalez (4-0) meet in a six round fight in Catalan.

On Saturday Oct. 7, super bantamweights Davinia Perez (5-0) and Jorgelina Guanini (7-0-1) meet in a 10 round fight for the vacant WBC Silver title in Las Palmas, Canary Islands.