Robert Guerrero to battle Aron Martinez in Carson on June 6, Chris Arreola and Alfredo Angulo featured on undercard

May 11, 2015

Southern California boxing fans will be in for a treat on June 6 when the Premier Boxing Champions series comes to StubHub Center in Carson with a card featuring several exciting veteran fighters.  In the main event, contender Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (32-3-1, 18 KOs) returns to the ring as he squares off against Aron Martinez (19-3-1, 4 KOs).

The event will be televised on NBC and the broadcast will begin at noon PT.

“I'm very happy to be making a quick return to the ring, especially on NBC,” said Guerrero. “It's an honor to be fighting at StubHub Center once again as the main event. I'm going to bring it like always and give the fans an exciting fight. I can't wait for the bell to ring!"

The 32-year-old Guerrero is a former world champion in four weight classes who owns victories over Andre Berto, Selcuk Aydin, and Michael Katsidis. He most recently electrified fans with an exciting performance against Keith Thurman on the inaugural PBC card on March 7 of this year.

Martinez, 33, fights out of East Los Angeles, and turned pro in 2005.  He won his first seven starts before a technical draw in 2007 against Vito Gaspayran, and now is on a ten fight win streak between 2009 and 2012.

“I'm very thankful for the opportunity to fight Robert Guerrero on network television," said Martinez. "Since my last fight, I've been in the gym working extremely hard. I want to shock the world and beat ‘The Ghost.’ Make no mistake about it, I'm coming to win.”

Also featured on the card are brawlers Chris “The Nightmare” Arreola (36-4, 31 KOs) and Alfredo “El Perro” Angulo (22-5, 18 KOs), who will compete in separate bouts. Rounding out the action is a featherweight showdown featuring Jesus Cuellar (26-1, 20 KOs) against the always-tough Vic Darchinyan (40-7-1, 29 KOs).

Arreola, who has struggled a bit of late, expressed his eagerness to get back in the ring in front of his local fans.

“I am so happy to be getting back in the ring so soon after my last fight [March 13],” said Arreola. “The opportunity to stay busy and fight at StubHub Center is great and I plan on showcasing my skills.”

The 34-year-old Arreola defeated Curtis Harper in his most recent heavyweight bout on March 13 in Ontario, California.

Meanwhile, Angulo, is a rugged fighter who has gone toe-to-toe with some of the best fighters in the world, and holds knockout victories over Gabriel Rosado, Joachim Alcine, and Joel Julio.

“I am grateful for the chance to fight on such a great card in Southern California where I have fought several times before,” said Angulo. “I see this as an important fight for me and I know that the fans won’t be disappointed.”

A fast-rising star out of Argentina, Cuellar, 28, looks to make it 10 victories in a row when he battles Darchinyan. He recently enjoyed a second round destruction of Puerto Rican Juan Manuel Lopez in September 2014.

The 39-year-old Darchinyan is coming off of a ninth-round TKO over Juan Jimenez in February of this year. Having fought against top contenders such as Abner Mares, Nonito Donaire, and Nicholas Walters, Darchinyan also owns victories over Yonnhy Perez, Jorge Arce, and Cristian Mijares.

By Staff of and news services

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