On Saturday at the Alamodome in Houston, World Boxing Council flyweight champion, Marlen Esparza will put her title at stake for the first time against Japan’s Naoko Fujioka, WBA champion.
“I am in excellent shape and excited for my return to Texas. We are both champions and we are going to offer a great fight. You can expect fireworks on April 9,” said Esparza, who snatched the world crown from tough Mexican Ibeth Zamora.
This superb evening also heralds the welcome return of Ryan Garcia, who now training with the guidance of Joe Goossen. Ryan fights the Ghanaian Emanuel Tagoe, after 16 months of absence.
Also, as part of the exclusive broadcast on DAZN, Gabriel Rosado will face Shane Mosley Jr., in a 10-round bout.