Golden Boy Promotions is pleased to announce that the Showtime doubleheader will now take Saturday, Sept. 7, making it a boxing fans’ weekend at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif. The event was originally slated for Friday, Sept. 6.
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The telecast features a 12-round clash of heavyweight contenders between Seth “Mayhem” Mitchell (26-1-1, 19 KO’s) and Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (34-3, 30 KO’s) and a 10-round featherweight meeting between Mexican superstar Rafael Marquez (41-8, 37 KO’s) and California prospect Efrain Esquivias (16-2-1, 9 KO’s). The SHOWTIME telecast and event start time remain the same. All tickets bought for Sept. 6 will be honored on Sept. 7.
Mitchell vs. Arreola, a 12-round fight promoted by Golden Boy Promotions in association with Goossen Tutor Promotions and sponsored by Corona. The doubleheader will take place on Saturday, Sept. 7 at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and will be televised live on SHOWTIME beginning at 10 p.m. ET/PT. Doors open at 5 p.m. PT and the first fight begins at 5:30 p.m. PT. Tickets, priced at $105, $75, $55, $45, $35 are available at the Fantasy Springs Box Office.
It was always a bit strange that Mitchell vs. Arreola was slated for a Friday. So it seems they took care of the scheduling conflict or whatever it was, and the fight will now take place on a Saturday night.