January 16, 2013 - This coming year, Gary Shaw Productions is scheduled to bring more exciting boxing events to the Chumash Resort Casino in Santa Ynez, Calif. The first show, titled “Central Coast Championship Night” is set for January 25, 2013.
The main event attraction will feature Roman Morales (13-0, 6 KOs) of San Ardo, CA vs. Jose Iniguez(6-14, 1 KO) of Tijuana, Mexico. The 8-round bout will take place in the super-bantamweight division.
“I’m thrilled that I’ll be returning to the Chumash Casino Resort to present another great season of boxing shows,” said Gary Shaw. “The folks at the Chumash have been great to work with and we plan to stay associated with them for many years.”
A serious threat for any top contender in the super-bantamweight division, Roman Morales boasts an undefeated record and is coming of his most impressive victory against former unbeaten foe,Jonathan Arrellano (13-2-1, 3 KOs). His goal for 2013 is to crack the top ten in all sanctioning organizations.
“After a few more wins I see myself fighting many of the top contenders in my division,” Morales said. “I’m hoping to get at least five fights in this year and fight for a world title by 2014. I’m ready to take my career to the next level.”
Three “Central Coast Championship” bouts will take place with local favorite, Francisco Santana(14-3-1, 7 KOs) of Santa Barbara, CA, taking on Dustin Reinhold (5-3-0, 2 KOs) of Kansas City, MO, in an 8-round co-main event bout in the super-welterweight division.
Followed by Santa Maria native, Ruffino Serrano (13-4) and Tijuana Mexico’s Edwin Solis (3-2-1) fighting in a 6-round featherweight bout.
Crowd darling Maria Suarez (2-0-1) of Santa Maria, CA will challenge Torrance California’s Abigail Casteneda (3-1-2) in a 4 round bout in the flyweight division.
Rounding out the rest of the fight card will be three 4-round bouts. Miami Florida’s Bahamian Olympian, Valentino Knowles (pro debut) vs. Alejandro Ochoa (1-2-1) of Bell Gardens, CA (super-featherweight), Eric Prado (0-2-1) of Santa Maria vs. Victor Manuel Medina (3-3) of Los Angeles, (Middleweights) and Roy Tapia (4-0-1, 2 KOs) of Los Angeles CA vs. Jesus Adame (2-10-1) of San Bernardino, CA (Featherweights).
Tickets priced $35, $45, $55, $70, and $85 are on sale now and can be purchased at the Chumash Casino Box office or online at www.startickets.com. Doors open at 5 P.M, first fight starts at 6 P.M.