Alexis Rocha vs George Ashie is a welterweight title bout that will go 12 rounds and be shown live on DAZN from the YouTube Theater.
As a professional, Alexis Rocha is headlining his first major fight event.
The only loss on Rocha’s record came in 2022 due to an injury to his hand; nevertheless, the new year presents him with the opportunity to get off to a strong start by claiming an early victory and building on it.
As a result of an injury to his nose sustained during practice, Anthony Young needed a last-minute replacement, and Ashie stepped up to the plate. Ashie, who hails from Ghana, is now the super lightweight champion of IBF Continental Africa. He has won his previous five fights by knockout and holds the title.
In preparation for the Alexis Rocha vs George Ashie fight, here is everything you need to know.
When is Alexis Rocha vs George Ashie? Date, Starting Time Of Event
- Saturday, January 28 is the date.
- Time: 9 p.m. ET / 12 a.m. GMT
- Ring walks for the main event will begin at around 11 p.m. ET and 4 a.m. GMT.
The event will take place at the YouTube Theater in Inglewood, which is located in California. The main card is slated to begin at 8 p.m. ET, which corresponds to 1 a.m. GMT, while the ring walks for the main event are scheduled for 11 p.m. ET, which corresponds to 4 a.m. GMT. These times are subject to change depending on how long the fights on the undercard take.
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On Saturday, January 28, the main event occurs at the YouTube Theater in Inglewood, California, and features a boxing match between Alexis Rocha (21-1, 13 KOs) and George Ashie (33-5-1, 25 KOs). The NABO welterweight titleholder from Santa Ana will be defending his belt against a challenger from Accra, Ghana, in a fight set to last for twelve rounds.
In addition to being Golden Boy’s first bout of 2023, the fight night is the first time the venue has hosted a boxing event. There are still plenty of tickets left over for the event that can purchase right now. Sunday, January 29, is the day the fight card will be broadcast live in the United Kingdom and Australia.
Floyd Schofield, from Austin, Texas, sporting a record of 12-0 with ten knockouts; Alberto Mercado, from Humacao, Puerto Rico, sporting a record of 16-1-1 with three knockouts, will compete in a ten-round bout for the vacant WBA International lightweight championship. Oscar Collazo, from Villalba, Puerto Rico, has a record of 5-0 with three knockouts, while Yudel Reyes, from Monterrey, Mexico, has a record of 15-1 with five knockouts.
They will fight in a twelve-round WBO minimumweight world championship eliminator. Indio’s Bektemir Melikuziev (10-1, 8 KOs) and San Diego’s Ulises Sierra (17-2-2) clash in a ten-rounder at super middleweight.
In one of the other fights that will take place on the undercard of Rocha vs Ashie, a super lightweight six-rounder will take place between Los Angeles, California’s Alejandro Reyes (9-0, 5 KOs) and Sedalia, Missouri’s Jose Zaragoza (9-6-1, 3 KOs). In addition, a four-round bout at super bantamweight will occur between San Diego’s Adan Palma (unbeaten, four knockouts) and Anaheim’s Pedro Salome (3-1-2, one knockout).
In addition, a four-round bout between super featherweights Daniel Garcia (3-0, 3 KOs) of Westminster, Colorado and Jonathan Perez (40-33, 32 KOs) of Barranquilla, Colombia, will take place. Garcia has a perfect record, while Perez has a perfect knockout percentage.
Concerning the YouTube Theater
E. Stanley Kroenke, owner and chairman of the Los Angeles Rams, is developing Hollywood Park, a nearly 300-acre sports and entertainment destination in Inglewood, California. YouTube Theater is a performance facility that can accommodate 6,000 people and is located in Hollywood Park. The cutting-edge theatre is a three-story, 227,000-square-foot indoor arena that shares the same sky canopy as the American Airlines Plaza and the SoFi Stadium.
The facility may accommodate three distinct audience capacities, including more intimate settings with minimum capacities of 3,400 and 4,400, respectively. The facility is outfitted with high-end fittings and fixtures throughout and further provides visitors with an interior and outside balcony, luxury boxes, an industrial room, and a private club with premium seating. The YouTube Theater is scheduled to open in August 2021. Once it does, it can play home to many events, such as concerts, award shows, esports tournaments, community meetings, conferences, and more.
Alexis Rocha vs George Ashie Fight Card
- Fight Alexis Rocha vs George Ashie; For Rocha’s WBO NABO welterweight championship,
- Floyd Schofield vs Alberto Mercado; Fight for the WBA international lightweight title
- Oscar Collazo vs. Yudel Reyes; Fight for the WBA super featherweight title
- Yudel Reyes vs. Oscar Collazo. Minimumweight
- A super lightweight matchup between Alejandro Reyes and Jose Zaragoza
- Pedro Salome vs. Adan Palma; Super bantamweight
- Bektemir Melikuziev vs. Ulises Sierra; Super middleweight