LONG BEACH, CA (September 7, 2023) – Alexis De Luna (10-1, 5 KOs) from Bakersfield, CA, is ready to go to war with Rigoberto Hermosillo (13-4-1, 9 KOs), from Los Angeles, CA in the main event of Camponovo Sports “New Blood”
boxing series. The 8-round bout will take place at Infinite Reality Studios, formerly know as Thunder Studios in Long Beach, California, on Saturday, September 9, 2023.
The venue is located at 20434 S Santa Fe Ave, Long Beach, CA 90810, easily accessible from the 405, the 710 and 91 freeways, just a few miles from the Dignity Health Sports Park, formerly know as the StubHub Center.
In the 8-round co-main event, Long Beach’s undefeated super lightweight, Emiliano Moreno (6-0, 4 KOs), will face off against Guadalajara, Mexico’s Levy Garcia Benitez (3-0-1, 2 KOs). In the opening televised bout scheduled for 6-rounds in the welterweight division, Juan Sanchez (6-0, 5 KOs) from Buena Park, CA, will battle Roberto Patron (2-0, 1 KO) from Turlock, CA.
“New Blood” will broadcast live on FOX Deportes, and air on tape delay on Estrella TV and beIN SPORTS, reaching a combined total of 98-million homes in the United States. Doors open at 4:30 pm PT with the first fight starting at 5:30 pm PT. Televised fights start at 7:00 pm PT. Tickets priced $60 – $150 (Plus applicable fees), are available for purchase by calling 800-283-8699 or online at www.cbnpromotions.com.
Here is what De Luna, Moreno, Benitez, Sanchez and Patron had to say about their recent training camps, their upcoming matchups, fighting on FOX Deportes, and more.
Alexis De Luna – “I can’t wait to showcase my skills live on FOX Deportes. I know it’s going to be a tough fight with Hermosillo but I’m ready to go to war. When I lost my last fight by majority decision I was very disappointed with myself. I’m ready to get back in the winning column with a dominant performance, leaving no doubt in the judges’ eyes. Everyone can expect to see me bring the fight to Hermosillo. I’m coming to win and I’m going to take full advantage of fighting on the national stage on FOX Deportes.”
Emiliano Moreno – “At 18-years old I feel I have everything in place to make a name for myself in the world of boxing. Everyone knows I work extremely hard in the gym, and this camp has been no different. I’m on a mission to showcase my talent on FOX Deportes in front of my hometown fans of Long Beach. I understand that facing Benitez will be a difficult battle, but I’m prepared for anything he will bring to the ring. I’m entering this fight with a winning mindset and everyone tuning in will see a true warrior.”
Levy Garcia Benitez – “I’m ready to shine on FOX Deportes, and facing Moreno in his hometown is something I’m looking forward to too. My training camp has been nothing short of exceptional, and I’m ready to showcase the results of my hard work in the ring. This is my opportunity to make a statement, and I plan to exploit Moreno’s weaknesses with a performance that leaves no doubt about who’s the better fighter. I’m fighting for my people back home in Tlaquepaque, Jalisco, Mexico.”
Juan Sanchez – “I’ve had an incredible training camp to get ready for my fight with Roberto Patron, and I’m really excited about the opportunity to showcase my skills on national television on FOX Deportes. I know he’s undefeated and will fight to remain unbeaten but the hard work and dedication I’ve put into this camp will undoubtedly pay off in the ring. I will look to end this fight by knockout, and I can’t wait to step into the spotlight and give fans a memorable fight. This is my moment to shine, and I plan to make the most of it.”
Roberto Patron – ” Training camp went well as I put in the work necessary to be in the best shape of my life. I’m ready to bring my A-game and show the world what I’m capable of. Facing an undefeated fighter like Juan Sanchez is not going to be easy but it’s precisely the kind of challenge I’ve been working towards my entire career. I’m ready to put on a great show for all the fans as I plan to capitalize on this opportunity to step onto the national stage on FOX Deportes.m This is a pivotal moment in my career, and I’m excited to seize it.”
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