The pride of the Coachella Valley, Manuel “Gucci Manny” Flores (15-0, 11 KOs), will headline his first-ever Golden Boy Fight Night on DAZN card on Thursday, June 8 at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino.
Tickets start at $25 and are on sale now at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, via phone (800) 827-2946 and online at www.FantasySpringsResort.com.
He will face Phoenix, Arizona’s Walter Santibanes (11-2, 2 KOs) in a 10-round bantamweight fight. Doors to the Special Events Center open at 5:00 p.m. PT, the first fight will begin at approximately 5:05 p.m. PST, and the worldwide DAZN broadcast begins at 6:00 p.m. PST.
One of the star pupils of highly respected trainer Joel Diaz of the Diaz Training Academy, “Gucci Manny” will be looking to maintain his undefeated streak and once again dazzle his hometown crowd after a hard-fought split-decision victory against Franklin Gonzalez last February 23.
In the co-main event female boxing veteran and former two-division world champion Jelena Mrdjenovich (41-12-4, 19 KOs) of Hay River, Canada will return to the ring after a valiant WBA World Championship rematch against Erika Cruz in September 2022.
Mrdjenovich will face former world title contender of Santiago, Colombia, Calista “Cali” Silgado (21-16-4, 16 KOs). The two will fight in a 10-round featherweight fight.