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FANTASY SPRINGS RESORT CASINO TO HOST VICTORY PARTY FOR NEWLY CROWNED IBF BANTAMWEIGHT WORLD CHAMPION RANDY "EL MATADOR" CABALLERO ON EVE OF


GOLDEN BOY LIVE! FIGHT CARD



FORMER CHAMPION FERNANDO VARGAS TO HOST FAN


MEET AND GREET ON NOVEMBER 13 FIGHT NIGHT



INDIO, CALIF. (November 5, 2014) - Fantasy Springs Resort Casino is set to host a pair of special events surrounding the November 13 edition of Golden Boy Live! The first will be a Victory Party Celebration for Randy "El Matador" Caballero on November 12, the night before the fight card being hosted at the casino's Special Event Center. Fans are welcome to join in the festivities by attending the complimentary Victory Party Celebration at LIT Lounge from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m. PT on the evening of the 12th.



The second special event planned for fight weekend will be a fan meet and greet with special VIP guest, former IBF Junior Middleweight World Champion Fernando "Ferocious" Vargas from Oxnard, Calif. Fans who have a ticket to the Golden Boy Live! fight night November 13 will be able to enter the Special Events Center to meet and greet Vargas from 6:00 - 7:00 pm PT.



"On November 12th and 13th, fans will get to witness the bright future of boxing up close and personal at Fantasy Springs," said Golden Boy Founder and President Oscar De La Hoya. "Whether it's celebrating Randy Caballero's homecoming in the wake of his title victory or watching four young, hungry and undefeated fighters looking to take their next step towards a title shot, fans will come away knowing that the sport of boxing is in very good hands for years to come."



On October 25 the Coachella, Calif. native Caballero won the IBF Bantamweight World Title by defeating Stuart Hall by unanimous decision. Caballero impressed fans in attendance at Salle Des Etoiles in Monte Carlo, Monaco with a brilliantly entertaining 12-round performance to take the vacant IBF Bantamweight title.




"Fantasy Springs Resort Casino has long supported Randy Caballero's career and we couldn't be more proud of all he has accomplished. We are honored to have him share this victory with us on November 12th," stated Paul Ryan, Fantasy Springs General Manager. "Randy has become an inspiration for all of us in the East Valley and we encourage all his fans to come congratulate and celebrate his world title."




Caballero will also be in attendance on November 13 to see his fans and cheer on the Golden Boy Live! fighters.



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Tickets for November 13, priced at $25, $35 and $45, are on sale now at the Fantasy Springs Box Office, by calling (800) 827-2946 or online at www.fantasyspringsresort.com.




"Joseph Diaz Jr. vs. Roberto Castaneda," a 10-round featherweight bout, is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by Corona Extra, O'Reilly Auto Parts, Golden Ram Group and Mexico - Live It To Believe It!. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the first bell rings at 5:15 p.m. The FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes broadcast airs live at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT. In the co-main event, Julian Ramirez will face Pedro Melo in an eight-round featherweight bout. Also featured on the telecast, will be Diego De La Hoya vs. Ali Gonzalez in a six-round featherweight contest. In the opening televised fight, seven-foot heavyweight sensation Taishan will face an opponent to be determined in a four-round bout.




For more information, visit www.goldenboypromotions.com, www.FOXSports.com/FOXSports1, www.FOXDeportes.com, follow on Twitter at @GoldenBoyBoxing, @FOXSports1, @FOXDeportes and follow the conversation using #GoldenBoyLive, become a fan on Facebook at Golden Boy Facebook Page and visit us on Instagram @GoldenBoyBoxing. For more information on FOX Sports 1 visit www.FOXSports.com/watch/FOXSports1 and become a follower on @FOXSports.

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