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Sep 18, 2013 10:00 PM by www.toprank.com

Corpus Christi Lands HBO Boxing Event

CORPUS CHRISTI, TX (September 18, 2013) -- The Lone Star State will play host to an exciting tripleheader featuring two world championship fights and a grudge rematch between former world champions that's been building for over six years. Two-time World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior lightweight champion ROMAN "Rocky" MARTINEZ, undefeated former WBO featherweight champion MIKEY GARCIA, 2012 Fighter of the Year NONITO "Filipino Flash" DONAIRE and former two-division world champion VIC "Raging Bull" DARCHINYAN.


Promoted by Top Rank®, in association with Foreman Boys Promotions, PR Best Boxing, Arthur Pelullo's Banner Promotions, Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing and Tecate, this world championship tripleheader will also feature a clash of undefeated former U.S. Olympians -- Vanes "The Nightmare" Martirosyan and Demetrius "Boo Boo" Andrade -- world-rated No. 1 and No. 2, respectively, battling for the vacant WBO junior middleweight title. All three fights will be televised live on HBO Boxing After Dark®, beginning at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT, Saturday, November 9, from the American Bank Center.

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