World championship boxing match to be held at Thunder Valley Casino

Published: Thursday, Jun. 13, 2013 - 4:26 pm

Juan Carlos Burgos of Tijuana, Mexico (30-1-1, 20 knockouts) will fight challenger Arash Usmantee of Montreal (20-1, 10 KOs) for the World Boxing Organization's Intercontinental Jr. Lightweight title July 26 at Thunder Valley Casino in Lincoln where it will be ESPN's Friday Night Fights.

In the co-feature bout, Miguel "Silky Smooth" Gonzalez of Cleveland (21-3, 15 KOs) will fight WBO Latino Super Featherweight champion Josenilson Dos Santos (26-1, 16 KOs) from Brazil.

"This is will be a tremendous show with two world class championship fights," said promoter Arthur Pelullo of Banner Promotions. "We are so happy to be teaming up with Thunder Valley Casino Resort to bring the fans of Sacramento a world class event that will broadcast world wide."

Tickets will range from $149.50 to $39.50 and can be purchased at Thunder Valley Casino or Ticketmaster.com.

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