Three boxers with ties to the Meadow City are scheduled to fight Saturday night in Albuquerque as part of a professional card co-promoted by Crespin’s from Las Vegas and Chavez Promotions from the Duke City.
The event starts at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Kiva Auditorium, 401 Second Street N.W.
• Arturo Crespin (7-2-1) will fight Jose Garcia (3-4-1) of Ciudad Juarez in an eight-rounder.
• Amanda Crespin (6-4-1) faces Mercedes Mercury (3-11) of Denver in a women’s super featherweight match slated for eight rounds.
• Michael Coca Gallegos (0-10) takes on Christian Cabral (4-0), originally of Zacatecas, Mexico, in a lightweight contest. Gallegos returns after nearly a year layoff.
Other bouts scheduled include Fidel Maldonado vs. Trenton Titsworth, Brandi Montoya vs. Cristina Fuentes, Victoria Cisneros vs. D.J. Morrison, and Jose Sanchez vs. Angelo Sanchez.
Tickets ranging from $26.50 to $59.50 are available via Ticketmaster and from Carlos Crespin, 429-4068.
Local sponsors include We Care Agency and Nu Plaza Drugs. “Jimmy and Lisa Saiz and family (owners of We Care) have always been big sponsors of all our pro boxing events and also amateur boxing shows,” Crespin said. “I want to thank them very much for being a big sponsor. And I want to thank Eloy and Frances Aragon (owners of Nu Plaza) for also being sponsors for all our events.”