JUNE 15, 2022, LOS ANGELES, CA
– EstrellaTV’s Boxeo EstrellaTV
returns on Friday, June 24 at 9 pm/8 pm CT from Casino Buenos Aires, Argentina, with a 10‑round FEDELATIN WBA Light Flyweight title fight between Leandro José Blanc (5-0 & 3 KO’s) and German Valenzuela (17-3 & 12 KO’s). The undercard is led by a six-round super bantamweight bout between Jorge «Ruso» Ascanio (7-5 & 1 KO) and Mauro Barrios (5-5 & 1 KO).
The weigh-in for all fighters will take place on Thursday, June 23 at 2 pm ET/11 am PT; weigh-in results, final bout sheet, and photos of all the fighters will be posted to the media in the evening.
«Boxing has long been a popular sport among Hispanics, with such well-known Latinos in the ring as Carlos Ortiz in the 1960s,» said Ricardo Maldonado Jr., owner Producciones Deportivas. «We are so happy to have boxing on EstrellaTV, and we are thrilled to be at Casino Buenos Aires in Argentina this month.»
Boxeo EstrellaTV is a monthly boxing fight night on U.S. broadcast and multiplatform Spanish-language network EstrellaTV. Featuring the best in Mexican and Latin American boxing, it airs on the last Friday night of every month (except December) through the end of 2022. It can be viewed on the EstrellaTV network, carried by most cable and satellite providers and digital streaming platforms, and streaming on multiple platforms, including the EstrellaTV app on Roku, Android, and iOS devices, and Fire TV. The series is produced by Producciones Deportivas and directed by Ricardo Maldonado Jr.
The remaining Friday fight nights for 2022 include: July 29, August 26, September 30, October 28, November 25, and December 16.
Producciones Deportivas has produced and promoted Mexican boxing for more than 30 years, working with and evolving boxing in Mexico. Some of the legendary fighters they have worked with include Marco Antonio Barrera, Acelino «Popó» Freitas, and Saul «Canelo» Alvarez.