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Mauricio Herrera vs Jesus Soto Karass Quotes

*LOS ANGELES *(July 25, 2017): *Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera* (23-7, 7
KOs) and *Jesus “Renuente”** Soto Karass* (28-11-4, 18 KOs) hosted a media
workout today at the Azteca Boxing Club to promote their anticipated
10-round welterweight crossroads fight on the August 4th edition of *Golden
Boy Boxing on ESPN *at *Fantasy Springs Resort Casino*. The fight will air
on ESPN and ESPN Deportes beginning at 9:00 P.M. ET/ 6:00 P.M. PT.

In the co-main event, *Vyacheslav “Lionheart-Chingonskyy” Shabranskyy* (18-1,
15 KOs) will battle *Todd “2 Gunz” Unthank-May* in a 10-round fight for the
USNBC Light Heavyweight title. *Marvin Cabrera* (4-0, 4 KOs) will take a
step up in competition when he takes on *Esau Herrera* (19-8-1, 10 KOs) in
a six-round super welterweight fight. Super flyweight prospect *Ricardo “El
Niño” Sandoval *(6-1, 6 KOs) is set to face *Antonio Rodriguez *(8-17-1, 5
KOs) of Durango, Mexico in a six-round affair. *Cesar Diaz* (5-0, 4 KOs) of
Palmdale, California will open up the night’s action in a six-round
bantamweight fight against *Angel Monrreal* (10-9-1, 3 KOs) of Monterrey,

This is what the fighters had to say about their bouts on the August
4th edition
of *Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN*:

*MAURICIO “EL MAESTRO” HERRERA, Welterweight Contender:*

“I’m very excited for this fight. I’ve been working on my boxing. Something
from my past fights, I’ve seen all the things I’d done wrong. I’ve woken up
for this fight, and I’m putting everything into this fight. I want to win.”

*JESUS “RENUENTE” SOTO KARASS, Welterweight Contender:*

“I feel very content and very enthusiastic because we are going to fight
here at home, here in California. It will gather the people of Herrera and
the people of Soto Karass at the Fantasy Springs Casino. I feel very happy
and very motivated to fight in front of my people. I received a lot of love
from the people of California. “

“The preparation has been intense, but we have done a good job. I feel very
confident in the preparation we have done. Up there in the ring, everything
can happen.”


“I’m very excited to be back to the ring. I prepped for this. I trained
hard. I feel good.
I always try to do something new. I want to bring more power. Training
camp, it’s the best. Everything’s so good. I feel like I’m ready. I don’t
really know a lot about [Todd Unthank-May]. He’s a really dangerous
opponent. It’s going to be a tough fight.”

*MARVIN CABRERA,** Super Welterweight Prospect:*

“I feel very excited. The first time [I fought in Fantasy Springs] it was
such a good fight, that I am looking forward to putting on another great
performance with my second fight there. I feel very comfortable there, and
I’m sure everyone will be able to see that come Fight night.”

*RICARDO** “EL NIÑO” SANDOVAL, Super Flyweight Prospect:*

“I’ve always had a dream to do professional boxing. I’ve had a lot of
professional experience in Mexico. I’m hoping to get more experience. I was
working on everything: movements, my power rifts, speed, and strength. I’m
hoping for better thing with my career, I want to get onto another level.”

*CE**SAR D**I**AZ, Bantamweight Prospect**:*

“I’m extremely excited. It’s my first fight [at Fantasy Springs]. It’s a
great place to fight. Preparation was good. My coach came up with a lot of
ideas. I learned a stiff jab and to keep up pressure. I want to be
recognized after this fight.”

*Herrera vs. Soto Karass*, a 10-round welterweight fight, is presented by
Golden Boy Promotions. The event is sponsored by Tecate, *Born BOLD *and
Hennessy “Never Stop, Never Settle.” ESPN and ESPN Deportes will air the
fights from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino at 9:00 p.m. ET/6: 00 p.m. PT.
ESPN3 coverage of the undercard fights will begin at approximately 7:30
p.m. ET/ 4:30 p.m. PT.

Tickets for the event start at $25 and will be available at the Fantasy
Springs Resort Casino box office, by calling 1-800-827-2946
<(800)%20827-2946>, or by purchasing online at

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