WBO Champion Jessie Magdaleno Speaks – In this latest TBC segment, WBO world super bantamweight champion Jessie Magdaleno talks to TBC cameraman Marcelino Castillo about a myriad of things. The 25-year-old southpaw was at the gym training for his upcoming match against Mexico’s Cesar Juarez (20-5).
Magdaleno is coming off an April 22nd win over Adeilson Dos Santos that marked his first world title defense, and the fight against Juarez finds the Las Vegas native returning to his hometown for his second defense. Magdaleno won the belt with a standout performance against long-time champion Nonito Donaire back in November of 2016. This next fight is scheduled to take place on Halloween evening Tuesday, October 31st, at the Cosmopolitan and is the main event of the Top Rank promotion.
Bob Arum and his Top Rank organization recently inked a deal with ESPN to air boxing events and this fight is scheduled to air live on the cable giant. Check your local listings for start times.
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