HomeBoxingAlejandro Barrios Battles Juan Gabriel Medina On Oubaali Vs. Donaire Undercard — Boxing News
Alejandro Barrios Battles Juan Gabriel Medina On Oubaali Vs. Donaire Undercard — Boxing News
May 27, 2021
Mexico’s Alejandro Barrios and the Dominican Republic’s Juan Gabriel Medina will meet in an eight-round bantamweight attraction that highlights the non-televised undercard lineup this Saturday, Could 29 from Dignity Well being Sports activities Park in Carson, California.
The undercard can even see unbeaten tremendous light-weight Luis Salazar (15-0, 3 KOs) taking over Detroit’s Kevin Johnson (8-2, 4 KOs) in an eight-round duel and Las Vegas-born Rey Diaz (4-0, 2 KOs) in a four-round tremendous featherweight bout towards California’s Sergio Gonzalez (3-4, 2 KOs).
Plus, extremely adorned unbeaten beginner Otif Oberlton makes his second professional begin in a six-round gentle heavyweight combat squaring off towards Washington, D.C.’s Larry Pryor.
The non-televised undercard leads as much as the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING telecast starting at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT that’s headlined by WBC Bantamweight World Champion Nordine Oubaali going through future Corridor of Famer Nonito Donaire.
The occasion is promoted by TGB Promotions. Tickets are on sale now and might be bought at AXS.com. Dignity Well being Sports activities Park will likely be open to followers in a restricted capability, with all friends remaining socially distanced and topic to native and state well being pointers all through the occasion.
The 25-year-old Barrios (23-2-5, 12 KOs) enters this combat on a seven-bout successful streak, all coming since a split-draw in a 2018 tremendous flyweight title bout towards Jerwin Ancajas. The Tijuana, Baja California, Mexico native has fought professionally since 2012 and is unbeaten since his eleventh professional combat.
Barrios has additionally fought to attracts towards then unbeaten fighters Antonio Nieves and Jose Martinez and will likely be combating within the U.S. for the third time on Could 29. He will likely be opposed by the 28-year-old Medina (12-6, 11 KOs), who has cut up a pair of fights in 2021 to this point, defeating Euclides Carcamo and dropping a split-decision to Omar Cuello.
The La Romana, Dominican Republic native has confronted a sequence of massive names all through his profession, together with matchups towards former champion Rau’shee Warren and contenders McWilliams Arroyo and Joshua Greer Jr.