Oscar Valdez (16-0, 14 KOs) will take on Chris Avalos (26-3, 19 KOs) Sept. 11th @ Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas,Las Vegas, Nevada, USA. The fight will be on TruTV scheduled for ten rounds. This is part of Top Rank’s “MetroPCS Friday Night Knockout” series.
It’s a step up in competition for Valdez, who is undefeated and coming off a win this past June against Ruben Tamayo. Valdez was down in round one but defeated Tamayo by UD over ten rounds, scores: judges: Jerry Cantu 98-90, Tom Taylor 98-90, Zac Young 99-90. Valdez sports a 88% knockout ratio with 16W and 14KOs.
Chris Avalos is coming off a win against Rey Perez this month where he won by UD, scores: judges: Michael Mitchell 80-72, Aladin Martinez 80-72, Jesse Reyes 79-73. Before that he fought Carl Frampton for the IBF World super bantamweight title in Feb and lost by TKO in the fifth round.
In the opening co-feature super middleweight prospect Jesse Hart (17-0, 14 KOs), 26, of Philadelphia, will face Aaron Pryor Jr. (19-8-1, 12 KOs), 37, of Cincinnati for a schedule ten round bout.