WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES THIS WEEK!
WBO JR. LIGHTWEIGHT WORLD TITLE RUMBLE VASYL LOMACHENKO VS. MIGUEL MARRIAGA PLUS BATTLE OF TOP-RATED CONTENDERS RAY BELTRAN VS. BRIAN VASQUEZ AND PRO DEBUT OF L.A. NATIVE / 2016 U.S. OLYMPIAN MIKAELA MAYER
LOS ANGELES (August 3, 2017) — Two-division world champion and pound for pound superstar VASYL “Hi-Tech” LOMACHENKO returns to a Los Angeles ring for the first time in over three years when he headlines an all-action card this Saturday! August 5, at Microsoft Theater, located at LA Live!
Lomachenko will be defending his World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight world title against two-time world title challenger and Top-10 contender MIGUEL “Escorpión” MARRIAGA. The co-main event will feature three-time world title challenger and top-rated lightweight contender RAY “Sugar” BELTRAN defending his NABF and NABO lightweight titles against former two-time interim World Boxing Association (WBA) super featherweight world champion and the current WBA No. 1 contender BRYAN VASQUEZ. The four gladiators boast a combined professional record of 102-12-1 (67 KOs).
Both title fights will be televised live and exclusively at 10 p.m. EDT on ESPN and ESPN Deportes and stream live on the ESPN app.
The non-televised undercard will feature the professional debut of 2016 U.S. Olympian and Los Angeles native MIKAELA MAYER in her first hometown fight since 2008. She will fight in a four-round lightweight bout.
Promoted by Top Rank®, remaining tickets to the Lomachenko vs. Marriaga / Beltran vs. Vasquez championship event are priced at $130, $105, $80, $55 and $30. They may be purchased at microsofttheater.com, AXS.com, by phone at 888-929-7849 or at the STAPLES Center Box Office.
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