By Michael Shepherd – Super Lightweight Fidel “The Atrisco Kid” Maldonado Jr. (24-3-1, 19 KOs) will battle for the vacant WBA Fedelatin Super Lightweight hardware against former WBA Interim World Lightweight Champion Ismael Barroso (19-1-2, 18 KOs) in a 10-round main event of the October 13th edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California.
Our British Fans will recognize Ismael Barroso from fights with Anthony Crolla at the Manchester Arena may 2016 and Kevin Mitchell at the 02 Arena December 2015
In the Co Main event former WBA Interim Super Lightweight Champion Pablo “El Demoledor” Cesar Cano (30-6-1, 21 Kos) and Argentina’s Marcelino “Nino” Lopez (32-2-1, 17 KO’s) will get it on in a fight scheduled for 10 rounds. This will be Cano’s first fight since his close split decision loss against the other main events fighter Maldonado Jr last june at the Dallas cowboys training center in Frisco, Texas.
Pablo Cesar Cano is a seasoned fighter at just 27 years old and has been in the ring with several familiar names; Ashley Theophane, Shane Mosely, Paul Malignaggi.