Maldonado Jr vs Barroso Top GBP on ESPN Oct 13
Oct 09 2017 10:10 PM

Maldonado Jr vs Barroso Top GBP on ESPN Oct 13 – Oscar De La Hoya and his Golden Boy Promotions are back on ESPN this Friday night with Fidel Maldonado Jr vs Ismael Barroso in the main event spot.

The hard working Maldonado Jr won the vacant WBC FECARBOX title in his last outing with a controversial split decision win over Pablo Cesar Cano. Here, Maldonado Jr gets the former Interim world titlist in Barroso as he looks to bounce back from the first loss of his career this past May at the hands of Anthony Crolla.

The aforementioned Pablo Cesar Cano is also on the card as he faces Argentina’s experienced Marcelino Nicolas Lopez. Wins by Cano and Maldonado Jr would line-up a rematch, possibly before the end of 2017.


From the GBP website.

The fight is the main event of the October 13 edition of Golden Boy Boxing on ESPN at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, California. ESPN Deportes will air live coverage of the fights beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/ 7:00 p.m. PT, while ESPN3 will live stream all the fights beginning with the undercard bouts at 8:30 p.m. ET/5:30 p.m. PT.

Tickets for the event go on sale tomorrow, Friday, August 11, start at $25 and will be available at the Fantasy Springs Resort Casino box office, by calling 1-800-827-2946, or by purchasing online at

Visit GBP’s website.


Friday, October 13th, 2017 – Fantasy Springs Casino, Indio,  CA
(Card Subject To Change):

140 LBS 10 RDS: Fidel Maldonado  Jr (24-3-1) vs Ismael Barroso (19-1-2)
140 LBS 10 RDS: Pablo Cesar Cano (30-6-1) vs Marcelino Nicolas Lopez (32-2-1)


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Maldonado Jr vs Barroso

Fidel Maldonado Jr.

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