Zepeda-Prograis slated to land at Carson’s Dignity Well being Sports activities on Nov. 26

Prime-rated contenders Jose ‘Chon’ Zepeda, (35-2, 27 knockouts) and former champion Regis ‘Rougarou’ Prograis, (27-1, 23 KOs) will battle over 12-rounds on Saturday, November 26 at ‘The Battle Grounds’, Dignity Well being Sports activities Park in Carson, CA and broadcast reside on Pay-Per-View.

Introduced by MarvNation and produced by Legendz Leisure, this matchup will probably be obtainable on cable, satellite tv for pc, telco and streaming PPV retailers all through the US and Canada. Extra particulars on the place to order the PPV telecast will probably be communicated within the coming weeks.

Zepeda mentioned that “I’m actually enthusiastic about this battle lastly taking place. This isn’t like different fights. That is the highest two within the 140lb. division, fights like this you don’t see in boxing anymore. This can be a actual battle and one of the best half is that the followers are conscious of this.”

“I’ve been ready for this battle for 3 years,” mentioned Prograis. “I used to be a champion three years in the past, and I stayed at 140 in order that I can fulfill my objective and be a two-time champion at 140. I’ve been ready lengthy for this chance, and I imagine November 26 is when I’ll unleash my three years of frustration. I might have gone to 147 and received extra money, however I all the time needed to be a two-time champion. I modified some issues round, I received a nutritionist for my final battle. I’m very grateful for this chance to return once more, and I can’t let it slip.”

In recent times, Jose ‘Chon’ Zepeda has stamped his fights as must-see; stuffed with continuous motion mixed along with his fierce Mexican warrior spirit. On October 3, 2020, Zepeda defeated former world champion Ivan Baranchyk in an epic battle for the ages and the consensus ‘Battle of the 12 months’. The fearless Zepeda would cease Baranchyk within the fifth spherical in an ESPN broadcasted conflict that noticed every fighter rise from the canvas 4 instances. Following a ten-round determination over perennial contender Hank Lundy on Might 22, 2021, Zepeda would as soon as once more validate his outstanding fame with a surprising first spherical knockout of top-rated contender Josue Vargas on October 30, 2021 at Madison Sq. Backyard.

Zepeda first challenged for a world title towards WBC titlist Jose Ramirez on February 10, 2019, shedding a hotly contested 12-round majority determination.

Former WBA 140lb. champ Prograis has been dominant during the last two years within the division. Following a majority determination loss in London, England for the undisputed division crown and World Boxing Tremendous Collection Championship towards Josh Taylor on October 26, 2019, the one blemish on a outstanding ten-year run, Prograis has relentlessly stopped every of his subsequent three opponents main as much as the Zepeda world title battle.

Most just lately, Prograis showcased his energy touring to Dubai stopping Tyrone McKenna within the sixth spherical on March 19, 2022. Beforehand, the thrilling southpaw knocked out Ivan Redkach within the sixth spherical on April 17, 2021 and Juan Heraldez within the third spherical on October 30, 2021. Remarkably Prograis didn’t lose a spherical in any of the three contests.

Prograis gained his first world title defeating WBA 140lb. World Champion Kiryl Relikh on April 27, 2019 with a superb efficiency capped by a sixth-round knockout.

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