Nov 6, 2015
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Fans gearing up for professional boxing at Richmond Memorial Auditorium on Saturday will probably want to know more about each bout.

We’ve got you covered. Check out this guide to the exciting fights scheduled for The Battle for Golden State, “The Fight for Peace,” at the auditorium at 403 Civic Center Plaza, courtesy of boxing promoter Mike Bazan.

Bazan runs SquareVision Entertainment, which is presenting the event. The matches will be fought for the purpose of promoting peace, and a dollar from every ticket sold will go to multiple sclerosis research, Bazan said.

Tickets start at $40 can be purchased online

Bilal Mahasin(6-1-1) faces undefeated Julian Bautista(2-0) in a six round 140lb bout.  

Mahasin’s (featured in above video) only loss coming from prospect Mike Reed (16-0), Oakland’s Bilal “Rebellious” Mahasin looks to continue his win streak, going undefeated in last two bouts under the SquareVision Banner. Mahasin, recently crowned GBO Jr. Welterweight Champion, will make his first title defense of The Global Boxing Organization Title. Bautista of Santa Paula CA, has gone 2-0 in his first two bouts with one win coming by KO. Bautista aims to spoil any plans Mahasin has of continuing his current win streak by upsetting the hometown favorite.

Adam Fiel (7-0) faces Jonathan Alcantara in a six round 126lb bout. (GBO Title)

The last fight for Adam “Filipino Fury” Fiel (in the video above) 7-0 lasted less than a minute into the first round when the Fury landed a devastating body blow to his Mexican opponent. Now Fiel aims his sights on Salvadorian Jonathan Alcantara in a bout that may be potentially Fiel’s toughest opponent to date. Adam Fiel will began his journey towards becoming a real contender in the featherweight division. The Fury will up the quality of opposition, looking to get more rounds under his gloves. Fiel is co-trained by Nonito Donaire Sr. and is known for his boxing skills and sneaky KO power. The Filipino Fury looks to impress and showcase his skills with a six round bout November 7th vs Jonathan Alcantara of San Francisco by way of El Savador. Alcantara is coming off a hard fought eight round battle vs Daniel Franco (10-0) this past June. Alcantara will be the first big test for an undefeated Fiel. Fiel was a highly regarded amateur, his Promoter (SquareVision Entertainment) and management team plan on getting him moving over the course of the coming year with quality fights, having him ready to contend for a World Title.

Aaron Coley (10-1-1) vs Juan Carlos Rojas (10-13) in a six round 160lb bout

Also on the card is Middleweight contender Aaron Coley (featured in above video) of Hayward. Coley who recently fought on the ROCNATION card in June got himself back in the win column. Aaron “Heavy Metal” Coley suffered his first and only loss to Levgen Khytrov, hopes to put himself back into contention for a regional title shot on a future SquareVision card, in front of his home crowd. His opponent Juan “Chiflado” Rojas of Monterrey Mexico, has proven to be durable going the distance with several contenders and promises to bring the fight to Coley the entire six rounds.

Casey Morton (2-0-1) vs Kaiyana Rain (0-1) in a 4 round 110lbs bout

Fan Favorite, San Francisco’s Casey Morton (featured in above video) will face Los Angeles’ Kaiyana Rain in a much anticipated female bout. Morton is highly regarded by the local boxing community and will have the support of many in attendance to see her battle it out vs Rain. Rain lost a sketchy decision vs Poula Estrada (3-0) in her debut fight but plans to take the decision making out of the judges hands for this match vs Morton.

Luis Garcia (3-0) vs Jonathan Zamudio (1-2-2) in a 4 round 140lb bout

Up and coming Richmond native Luis “Vicious” Garcia (pictured above), impressive in his debut with a first round KO over Daniel Morales, is promising nothing but action as he prepares to battle San Francisco’s Jonathan Zamudio. Zamudio was scheduled to face Moises Benitez earlier in the year before the bout fell through. He (Zamudio) has been staying ready and is aiming at the possibility of ruining Garcia’s homecoming.

Moises Benitez vs William Walters (2-8) in a four round 140lb bout

The Hawk, Moises “El Halcon” Benitez (featured in above video) will continue his road to greatness as the young prospect looks to go 4-0 all under the SquareVision banner. He’ll square off against Sacramento’s “Iron” Will Walters. It was Walters who called out “The Hawk” on this matchup, vowing to retire from boxing of he fails to beat Benitez!

Troy King (5-0) vs Luis Lugo (14-23-1) in a six round 150lb bout

And for the first time on American Soil, Troy “Cuenro de Chivo” King (featured above) will make his much awaited, anticipated Bay Area premier. King has made quick business of his first 5 opponents, going 5-0 in his first five bouts. The undefeated King, a Tijuana Boxer, will make his US debut in Richmond on November 7th VS “El Werro” Luis Alfredo Lugo. Lugo a Richmond native by way of Los Mochis, Sinaloa, Mexico is promising the “fight of the night”

Marquita Lee (3-1) vs Claudia Gutierrez (4-1) in a five round 126lb bout

Novato boxer “Lights Out” Marquita Lee (featured above) will face Chico’s Claudia Gutierrez in a female super-featherweight bout.

San Leandro’s Israel Cortes is looking to avenge his debut loss against Victor “El Torito” Torres in a four round rematch (115lbs). Also on the card is Otis “Champ” Seymore facing debut David Cruz of Modesto and the return of “Nightmare” Mauricio Zavalata vs Keynoe “Menace” Menes. All bouts are subject to change and commission approval.

SquareVision in association with Richmond PAL will also present an exciting amateur undercard.


About the Author

Mike Aldax is the editor of the Richmond Standard. He has 13 years of journalism experience, most recently as a reporter for the San Francisco Examiner. He previously held roles as reporter and editor at Bay City News, Napa Valley Register, Garden Island Newspaper in Kaua’i, and the Queens Courier in New York City.