Photos: Los Angeles Dodgers kick off “Chocolatito” vs. Cuadras
LOS ANGELES, CA, Consensus #1 Pound-For-Pound Fighters in the World, Roman “Chocolatito” Gonzalez, (45-0, 38 KO’S) and WBC Super Flyweight World Champion Carlos “El Principe” Cuadras, (35-0-1, 27 KO’s) kicked off a busy fight week at Dodger Stadium on Sunday afternoon, six days prior to their highly anticipated battle on Saturday, September 10 at The Fabulous Forum and telecast live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.
Prior to the start of the Los Angeles Dodgers game against the San Diego Padres, Gonzalez and Cuadras took part in the VIVA Los Dodgers family festival and were introduced from the field to the huge Chavez Ravine crowd.
Photos/Chris Farina, K2 Promotions
This week both fighters have busy media schedules with numerous appearances in addition to their final press conference on Tuesday and media workouts on Wednesday.
This Friday, both fighters will hit the scales at the Official Public Weigh-In, outdoors at 12:00 p.m. at The Fabulous Forum. Admission and parking (enter through Prairie Avenue entrance) is FREE to the public, the weigh-in will take place in the Northwest Parking area.
On Saturday afternoon, boxing fans are encouraged to arrive at The Fabulous Forum early as the LIVE HBO World Championship Boxing telecast of the World Middleweight Championship between Boxing Superstar and Undefeated, Unified Middleweight Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin, (35-0, 32 KO’s) and Undefeated Welterweight World Champion “The Special One” Kell Brook, (36-0, 25 KO’s) will be screened on the venue Terrace’s large outdoor LED screens from London starting at 2:30 p.m. PT. Parking lots will open at 2:00 p.m. PT on the day of the event. Doors will open to the World Championship Boxing event at 4:30 p.m. PT.
Co-featured on September 10 and also telecast live on HBO World Championship Boxing along with Gonzalez vs. Cuadras is a 10-round junior middleweight rematch of the epic 2016 “Fight of the Year” candidate between Yoshihiro Kamegai, (26-3-2, (23KO’s), and Jesus “Renuente” Soto-Karass, (28-10-4, 18KO’s). The first bout scored a draw, took place on April 15 in Downtown Los Angeles.
Tickets for this outstanding evening of professional boxing priced at $300, $200, $100, $50 and $25 are now on sale through Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com, 1-800-745-3000) and the Forum Box Office.
Gonzalez vs. Cuadras is presented by K2 Promotions in association with Teiken Promotions. Kamegai vs. Soto-Karass 2 is presented by K2 Promotions and Golden Boy Promotions in association with Teiken Promotions.