Yokasta Valle Makes Grand U.S. Return and Defends Titles on Zepeda vs. Gesta Undercard on DAZN

09/15/2023 - No comments

Yokasta Valle, a three-division, five-time world champion, announces her grand return to the U.S. for 2023. Having previously thrilled fans in Costa Rica, Valle is set to defend her IBF and WBO Minimumweight World Championship titles. The opponent? To be disclosed shortly.

Valle, who holds a staggering record (28-2, 9 KOs), hails from Nicaragua but was raised in Costa Rica. She’s set to be a highlight of the Zepeda vs. Gesta card, in a 10-round fight.

Not to be overshadowed, the main event presents William “El Camarón” Zepeda (28-0, 24 KOs) defending his WBA Continental Americas Lightweight Title. He’ll be facing off against Mercito “No Mercy” Gesta (34-3-3, 17 KOs) in a fierce 12-round duel.

The action continues as Victor “El Tornado” Morales (18-0-1, 9 KOs) takes center stage, defending his WBA Intercontinental Featherweight Title against Mexico City’s own Edwin “Pupo” Palomares (18-4-2, 9 KOs) for 10 rounds.

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Event Details:

  • Venue: The Commerce Casino & Hotel
  • Doors Open: 2:30 p.m. PT
  • Golden Boy Fight Night: Zepeda vs. Gesta Prelims: Start 2:30 p.m. PT on YouTube and Facebook Watch
  • Main Event Broadcast on DAZN: 5:00 p.m. PT/ 8:00 p.m. ET

Tickets: Available from August 9, 2023, 10:00 am PT. Prices range from $50 to $150, plus fees. A premium Golden Boy VIP Experience is also available, complete with exclusive merchandise and event perks. Tickets can be secured from GoldenBoyPromotions.com.

Undercard Highlights:

  • Darius “DFG” Fulghum vs. Ricardo “Tyson” Luna: Fulghum (6-0, 6 KOs) aims to prolong his knockout streak. Previously, he delivered a third-round technical knockout against Jeremiah Curtright.
  • Eric Priest vs. Simon “Vikingo” Madsen: Priest (10-0, 7 KOs) returns to the ring post a gripping bout against Ricardo Villalba. For Madsen, it’s a chance at redemption in his second U.S. professional match.
  • Daniel “Junebug” Garcia vs. Erick “Aidahoe” Benitez: Garcia (6-0, 5 KOs) squares off with Benitez (4-4, 1 KO) in a super featherweight match.

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