Michael "The Artist" Perez (24-1-2, 11 KOs) of Newark, N.J. is set to confront the hardest rival to his profession so far when he goes up against NABA Lightweight Champion Petr "Zar" Petrov (37-4-2, 17 KOs) of Ryazan, Russia for the WBA Lightweight World Title Eliminator on Sept. 30. The new 12-round headliner, which is set to supplant some time ago reported main event Andrew "El Chango" Cancio who is presently battling against Joseph "Jojo" Diaz, Jr. on the Canelo versus Smith pay-per-view undercard on Sept. 17, will commence the fall period of battles at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and communicate live broadly on Estrella TV's Boxeo Estelar.
"This is another progression up in my profession to turning into a best on the planet," said Michael Perez. "I am exceptionally energized for this battle and I feel extremely propelled. I have been sitting tight for a battle this way, to be tested at such a high gauge keeps me engaged and spurred. Petr is an extreme person and that has been what has conveyed him to where he is today, yet I am savvy contender and will be set up to box when I need to and fight when I need to. The abilities I have and the arrangement we need to execute are what will decide the triumph for this battle. Both Petr and I realize what's in question here, the victor of our battle will be the required for the champ of the big showdown unification battle between Jorge Linares and Anthony Crolla. I am prepared for the test."
"Michael Perez is an accomplished warrior," said Petr Petrov. "He is one of my harder difficulties, yet I feel that my involvement in being in greater battles has me arranged. This is for the required challenger in the WBA Lightweight World Championship and I know this will be a decent battle. By the day's end, it will be about who is readied the best and may the best man win."
"Michael Perez has been an exceptionally energizing contender to watch ascend through the positions in the lightweight division- - one of the most sultry weight classes in boxing at this moment. In the event that he wins as the title eliminator for the WBA Lightweight World Championship, he knows everyone's eyes will be on him," said Oscar De La Hoya, Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Promotions. "We likewise know Petrov as an accomplished and ruinous contender who won't go down without a hard and fast fight. The weight is on and this long awaited battle will figure out who the following developing lightweight star of the game will be."
"This is a major open door for Petr, which is merited," said Arthur R. Pelullo, President and CEO of Banner Promotions. "He knows, with a win, he will end up being the required challenger for the WBA Lightweight World Championship and we realize that he is a title level warrior and we expect an incredible execution on Sept. 30."
The broadcast opener will highlight Miami's Niko Valdes (2-0, 2 KOs) taking an interest in his first battle at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in a booked four-round super middleweight occasion. Likewise part of the non-broadcast activity and beforehand declared, Bastie Samir (14-0-1, 14 KOs) of Las Vegas will battle in a six-round super middleweight match and East LA's Jonathan "Thunder" Navarro (6-0, 5 KOs) will take an interest in a six-round super lightweight battle all set to live stream on RingTVLive.com. Likewise part of the live stream, nearby Coachella Valley warriors, super bantamweight Javier Padilla and lightweight Luis Coria will make their expert presentations in particular four-round battles. Rivals will be declared in a matter of seconds.
Tickets for the occasion go at a bargain today at 10:00 a.m. PT and are estimated at $45, $35, and $25. They can be obtained at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or on the web.
Prepared to make 2016 the greatest year of his profession, Newark, New Jersey's Michael "The Artist" Perez is very nearly a world title shot, as he is positioned number two by WBO and three by the WBA. Taking after 2015 triumphs against previous WBA Lightweight World Champion, Miguel "Aguacerito" Acosta and Luis "Chespi" Sanchez that netted him the NABO Lightweight Title and extended his unbeaten streak to nine. The energizing 26-year-old was most recently seen in the ring vanquishing the accomplished Martin "El Brochas" Honorio in March of 2016. Presently with the greatest open door in his vocation, Perez is prepared to make the following stride and thrashing Petr Petrov to get a compulsory shot at the victor of the WBC and WBA Lightweight World Championship unification session between Jorge Linares and Anthony Corolla.
With 37 triumphs added to his repertoire, NABA Lightweight Champion Petr "Zar" Petrov holds an amazing boxing resume including being the victor of ESPN's 2014 Boxcino competition. In April 2015 Petrov went up against previous best on the planet Gamaliel "Platano" Diaz winning the NABO and NABA Lightweight Titles by means of consistent choice. On May 6, 2016 Petrov vanquished Marvin "Cachorrro" Quintero by means of 6th round TKO in a noteworthy occasion that saw the recently assembled Toshiba Plaza in Las Vegas, have its first bout. Presently, as a bound together titlist, Petrov is prepared at his shot at a world title and will do what it takes to win on Sept. 30.
Michael Perez versus Petr Petrov is a 12-round battle for the WBA Lightweight World Title Eliminator exhibited by Golden Boy Promotions in relationship with Banner Promotions and supported by "Cerveza Tecate, BORN BOLD." The Boxeo Estelar communicate will air live on Estrella TV at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. The card will likewise stream live on EstrellaTV.com and on YouTube through LBI Media, Inc's. Fenomeno Studios. The Ring TV live stream will start at around 5:30 p.m. PT through 7:00 p.m.