Guillermo Rigondeaux has an opponent slated in for February 25, 2017. Rigondeaux will face Moises “Chucky” Flores. This will be the co-main event on the HBO pay-per-view card. The main event will feature Miguel Cotto vs James Kirkland.
Rigondeaux (17-0, 11 KOs) is highly rated on many peoples pound for pound list, but lacks network television draw. “Rigo” is 36 years old and has been awaiting for a moment like this to showcase his talents to the masses and prove he is must see T.V.
“Chucky” Flores (25-0, 17 KOs) is the WBA Super Bantamweight mandatory challenger. Also with an undefeated record, Flores didn’t come just to fight, but to win.
Hopefully this is a fan friendly fight to prep us for the main event. These bouts will take place at the Ford Center at the Star in Frisco, Texas. The venue holds around 12,000 fans.
Manny “Mitts” Murillo