Showtime and Golden Boy are back again on Saturday, July 27, with the Knockout Kings II televised tripleheader from San Antonio, where former welterweight titlist Andre Berto will face rugged veteran Jesus Soto Karass in the night's main event. On the TV undercard, Keith Thurman takes on Diego Chaves, and Omar Figueroa meets Nihito Arakawa.
There are events open to the public in San Antonio this week, including media workouts and Friday's weigh-in. The media workouts will take place on Wednesday, July 24, at H-E-B #36 (6818 South Zarzamora Avenue in San Antonio). Here's the lineup:
5:00 pm CDT: Jessie Anguiano, Anthony Hanshaw, Felix Piedra, Stephan Salazar
5:20 pm CDT: Jerry Belmontes, Armando Cardenas, Anthony Dirrell, Emanuel Ledezma, Joseph Rodriguez
5:40 pm CDT: Nihito Arakawa, Diego Chaves
6:00 pm CDT: Jesus Soto Karass
6:15 pm CDT: Keith Thurman
6:30 pm CDT: Omar Figueroa
6:45 pm CDT: Andre Berto
The weigh-in event will take place at the same venue (H-E-B #36) at 2:00 pm CDT on Friday afternoon.
BLH will have week-long coverage of Knockout Kings II, leading up to live, round-by-round coverage on Saturday night.