Sanchez Vs. Santibañes – DAZN – December 14 – 9 pm ET
As the year draws to a close, the air at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is electric with excitement for the final boxing event of 2023. Golden Boy Fight Night on DAZN promises to send off the year with a bang, headlining with Cathedral City’s own undefeated WBC Super Bantamweight Continental Latino Champion, Jose “Tito” Sanchez, squaring off in a significant 10-round fight against the spirited Walter Santibanes from Phoenix, Arizona.
Tickets for this exciting event, a collaboration with Miguel Cotto Promotions, will be available starting Wednesday, November 8, at precisely 10:00 am PT. With prices ranging from $35 to $65, fans won’t have to break the bank to witness the spectacle live. Secure your spot at FantasySpringsResort.com, because seats for a night of this caliber tend to fly faster than a lightning punch.
Jose “Tito” Sanchez, a name that rings with respect in boxing circles, is stepping into the ring on his home turf. After a stunning victory in Puerto Rico, securing his title with a technical knockout, he’s poised and ready for the challenge that Santibanes poses. Sanchez’s gratitude towards his promoter and the team at Golden Boy is immense, as is his excitement to perform in front of his hometown crowd.
You can bet that Walter Santibanes, fresh off a win that had the audience on their feet, is not just participating to make up the numbers. He’s no stranger to the thrill of proving doubters wrong and is set to bring that same determination and grit to this fight.
As the night draws near, further details about the undercard fights will be shared, adding to the already sky-high levels of anticipation. Starting at a wallet-friendly $35, tickets will be up for grabs at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, over the phone, or online starting November 8 at 10 am.
The main event is a must-see, featuring Cathedral City’s own Jose “Tito” Sanchez (11-0, 7 KOs), the WBC Super Bantamweight Continental Latino Titleholder. He’s stepping into the ring for a 10-round fight with Walter Santibanes (12-2, 2 KOs) from Phoenix, Arizona. The venue? None other than Fantasy Springs Resort Casino, with this spectacular event brought to you in association with Miguel Cotto Promotions. Doors swing open at 5:00 p.m. PT, with the first fight kicking off at 5:05 p.m. PT. And for fans worldwide, tune into DAZN at 6:00 p.m. PT to catch all the action live.
In the co-main event, Eric Priest (11-0, 7 KOs) from Wichita Falls, Texas, undefeated and ready to rumble, is set for an eight-round middleweight fight against Paul Mendez (21-4-2, 11 KOs) of Las Vegas, Nevada. Fresh off a significant victory against Simon Madsen, Priest is all set to make some noise.
Coachella Valley’s beloved fighter, Grant Flores (3-0, 2 KOs), is gearing up for a six-round welterweight clash with Wayne Boudreaux (3-1, 1 KO) from Marrero, Louisiana. Watch out for San Diego’s Jorge Chavez (8-0, 6 KOs), making his debut as a Golden Boy fighter in a six-round featherweight fight. His opponent will be announced shortly. Starting the DAZN broadcast, Ventura’s Ricardo Ruvalcaba (10-0-1, 9 KOs) is facing off in an eight-round super lightweight fight against Irvin Macias (15-3, 10 KOs) from Monterrey, Mexico.
On the preliminary card, Atlantic City’s Justin Figueroa (6-0, 5 KOs) will enter the ring in a super welterweight fight against Jerome Clayton (3-2-1, 3 KOs) of Metairie, Louisiana. Kicking off the fight night in a four-round super welterweight bout, Fabian Guzman (2-0, 2 KOs) from Orange, CA, will face off against Rueben Johnson (0-3) from Milwaukee, Wisconsin.