Mike Mollo to step in and face Chris Arreola next weekend

Illinois’ Heavyweight contender, Mike Mollo (20-3-1, 12 KOs), will step in the ring to challenge Riverside California’s, Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (35-2, 30 KOs), on the undercard of the Victor Ortiz vs. Joseito Lopez fight, taking place at the Staples Center on June 23, 2012.  The 10-round bout will open the Showtime telecast portion of their scheduled triple-header. 

“I’m ready to go to war against Arreola,” said Mollo. “This is a big opportunity for me to show the boxing world that I have something left in the tank.  The fans are going to see an exciting fight with a lot of action.  I’m coming to upset Arreola in his hometown.”

“Mike Mollo has a great chance to shine on a big stage,” said his promoter Mario Yagobi of Boxing 360. “Opportunity’s like this don’t come around too often and I know he’s going to make the best of it.  I see an exciting fight with a lot of fireworks happening with Mollo and Arreola.  It’s going to be fun to watch.”

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