Two-division world champion Guillermo Rigondeaux will face Bantamweight world champion John Riel Casimero for his WBO belt on Saturday, August 14 live on SHOWTIME headlining a Premier Boxing Champions event from Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California.
WBO Bantamweight World Championship – 12 Rounds
Guillermo Rigondeaux – 117 ½ lbs.
John Riel Casimero – 118 lbs.
Referee: Jerry Cantu; Judges: Tim Cheatham (Nev.), Robert Hoyle (Nev.), Daniel Sandoval (Calif.)
WBA Bantamweight Interim Title Bout – 12 Rounds
Gary Antonio Russell – 116 ¾ lbs.
Emmanuel Rodriguez – 118 lbs.
Referee: Sharon Sands; Judges: Rudy Barragan (Calif.), Pat Russell (Calif.), Zachary Young (Calif.)
Bantamweight Bout – 10 Rounds
Rau’shee Warren – 117 ½ lbs.
Damien Vazquez – 117 ¼ lbs.
Referee: Ray Corona; Judges: Robert Hoyle (Nev.), Alejandro Rochin (Mexico), Daniel Sandoval (Calif.)
Note: During the SHOWTIME telecast, highlights from rising super lightweight star and KO artist Brandun Lee’s bout will be shown. Friday, Lee (22-0, 20 KOs) of La Quinta, Calif., weighed in at 141 ½ pounds and his opponent Ezequiel Fernandez (28-4-1, 3 KOs) of San Juan, Argentina, weighed 138 ½ pounds. The contracted weight for the bout is 142 pounds.
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