Former amateur stand out from East Los Angeles headlines a “Fight Night Club” at Club Nokia in downtown, Los Angeles, next Thursday June 24th.
Previously stopping all three of his opponents Gomez (3-0,3KO) will face Geoffrey Gaya (5-2,1KO) in a four round light welterweight showdown.
After a nervous debut in January of this year Frankie Gomez looked down right devastating in his last outing at the same venue destroying African, Akeem Akinbode in forty six seconds.
The co – main event will feature a return of Jesse Vargas (10-0,5KO) from Las Vegas who will take on a veteran southpaw from Burbank, California, Ernesto Zavala (21-4,9KO’S) in a six round welterweight contest. Last time out in Las Vegas, on the undercard of Mayweather and Mosley, Vargas raised a few eyebrows with the six round stoppage of veteran of Arturo Mora. The twenty one year old prospect is anxious to shine in front of Los Angeles fans.
Jamie “The Nuisance” Kavanagh (1-0, 1 KO) from Dublin, Ireland will be featured on the card. . He made a trip across the pond to learn from the best, Freddie Roach at the famous Wild Card Boxing Club in Hollywood. Other undefeated prospects to be featured are former U.S. Olympian Gary Russell Jr. and Roberto Reyes.
Fight Night Club at Club Nokia is sponsored by Golden Boy Promotions and AEG. A monthly boxing series combines live professional boxing with the cozy night club atmosphere. General admission tickets priced at $19.75 are available at the box office or via Ticketmaster. Ten ringside VIP tickets will be sold at $250.0o where fans could rub elbows with ring greats such as Oscar de La Hoya and Shane Mosley. The show will be broadcast live on Fox Sports Net network.