Cancun Boxing lovers will be delighted to know that the next edition of the event, which is presented by Pepe Gomez Boxing in association with Neon Star Media, wi
ll be broadcasted on 22 July at 09:30 p.m. ET on CBS Sports Network. The event is to take place in Grand Oasis Cancun, the Hotel Complex in Cancún, Mexico. The repeat telecast of the event is scheduled on 23 July 11:00 p.m. ET and 30 July 02:00 a.m. ET.
Hall of Fame announcers, Al Bernstein and Jim “JR” Ross, will deliver the commentary for the event; Al Bernstein will be handling the color commentary, and Ross will be covering the blow-by-blow commentary of the event.
The event that took place on June 4, was the first in “Cancun Boxing” series to be aired on CBS Sports Network. Grand Oasis Cancun is the only all inclusive entertainment hotel in Cancun and is the official host of all the boxing events in the series.
Cristian “El Diamante” Mijares from Mexico, who has been champion for three times in world super flyweight competition, took on undefeated Andres “Jaguarito” Gutierrez in the 12-round main event for the WBC Silver Featherweight Championship. The result of the competition was controversial and with the telecast of the event, viewers are getting a chance to judge the fight.
Mijares is in the top ten rating of World Boxing Council (WBC) and is a former, WBC super, IBF and WBA Super flyweight world champion. He is a future Hall of Fame candidate and holds a record of 11-5 in world title fights. Mijares has defeated many world-class fighters including Jorge Arce, Katsushige Kawashima (twice), and Jorge Arce.
His rival, the 22-year old Gutierrez, who became a pro boxer at the age of 15, is rated number six by WBC. Gutierrez has won many title belts like WBC Silver and Caribbean Boxing Federation super bantamweight, WBC FECARBOX and International Boxing Federation bantamweight, as well as WBA Fedecentro featherweight.
CBS Sports Network is available via satellite on DirecTV channel number 221, where Dish Network subscribers can watch the event on channel number 158.