Eric Hunter headlines Memorial Day Card

Philadelphia's Eric "The Outlaw" Hunter (19-3, 9 KOs) is set to kick-off Memorial Day Weekend when he faces seasoned contender Antonio Escalante (29-7, 20 KOs) of El Paso, Texas on Friday, May 22 in a 10-round super welterweight bout as the main event for Golden Boy Live on FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes from Fantasy Springs Resort Casino in Indio, Calif.

Added to the action, in the televised opening bout, Chinese heavyweight sensation Taishan (4-0, 2 KOs), will face an opponent yet to be named in a four-round heavyweight opening televised bout. Taishan is fresh off his impressive win against Jamal Woods at Minute Maid Park in Houston on May 9 as part of the undercard for Canelo vs. Kirkland.

Tickets for Hunter vs. Escalante are priced at $25, $35 and $45 and are available now for purchase at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at

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