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Boxing in San Antonio Returns on 8 November


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The boxing hotbed of San Antonio will host another night of live boxing on November 8th from the Cowboys Dancehall. The event, which is prompted by local stalwarts Leija-Battah Promotions along with Golden Boy Promotions, will be headlined by 2012 OOlympianJoseph Diaz Jr. (13-0, 9 KOs) facing veteran Jose Angel Beranza (36-31-2, 28 KOs) in a scheduled ten round super featherweight fight. The event will also feature at least seven additional fights, including an appearance by super flyweight contender Ivan Morales (26-0, 15 KOs), the brother of the legendary Erik Morales. Ivan will be squaring off against Kyrgyzstan’s Timur Shailezov (17-8-1, 4 KOs), who have previously played spoiler to past undefeated prospects who he has stepped into the ring with.

The night of boxing in San Antonio will also serve as a charitable event, as individuals who donate a Christmas toy to the offices of Leija-Battah Promotions, will be entitled to a free ticket to the event.

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