The first Big Fresno Fair Championships on Saturday, Oct. 7, partnered with Mike Hodgins’ South East Fresno Boxing Club, will feature 14 bouts and three title fights. Richard Torrez Jr. of Tulare, the current World Boxing Council amateur champion and 2017 Golden Gloves champion in the heavyweight division, will compete.
Undefeated pro boxer Jose Ramirez will make an appearance, too.
Fights begin at 7 p.m.
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“Central Valley boasts some of the best boxing programs and fighters in the nation,” John Alkire, CEO of The Big Fresno Fair, said in a press release. “The popularity of this sport continues to grow and we are excited to see the community’s response to this event at the Fair this year.”
Big Fresno Fair Championships
Fourteen bouts at the Paul Paul Theater
When: Saturday, Oct. 7
Time: 7 p.m.
Tickets: Free with paid fair admission; limited reserved tickets ($15-$35)