DAVID RODELA INJURED IN CAR ACCIDENT AND FORCED TO WITHDRAW FROM FIGHT AGAINST CARLOS MOLINA
LOS ANGELES – Due to a minor injuries sustained in a recent car accident, Oxnard’s “Dangerous” David Rodela has been forced to withdraw from his Thursday, November 18 bout against Norwalk’s Carlos Molina at L.A. LIVE’s Club Nokia. Stepping in for Rodela to face the unbeaten Molina will be Puerto Rico’s John Figueroa.
Figueroa (7-7-3, 3 KO’s), who hails from Salinas, Puerto Rico, will be fighting on the West Coast for the second time this year when he faces Molina. His last bout was a hard-fought decision loss to Santa Ana’s top prospect Luis Ramos on September 17. Molina vs. Figueroa will the eight-round junior welterweight main event at the 2010 season finale of “Fight Night Club.”
“Fight Night Club” is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and AEG and is sponsored by DeWalt Tools, McDonald’s, Budweiser, Powerade and USTREAM. The fights will be broadcast on Fox Sports Net (FSN) and its regional sports network affiliates (check local listings) and streamed live online at www.ustream.com and www.RingTV.com at 8:00 p.m. PT/11:00 p.m. ET. Doors open at 6:00 p.m. PT and the first bell rings at 7:00 p.m. PT.
Tickets, priced at $250 (VIP On-Stage Seats, which are limited to only ten per show and allow purchasers to sit ringside on Club Nokia’s stage near VIP’s attending the fight [De La Hoya, Mosley, etc.], receive an autographed boxing glove and provide buyers access to the Club Nokia VIP Room during the event), $100 (VIP Balcony Seats in the first two rows which grant buyers access to the Club Nokia VIP Room during the event), $60 (VIP Balcony Seats which grant buyers access to the Club Nokia VIP Room during the event) and $19.75 (General Admission: Floor Standing Room & Balcony Seats) are on sale now and may be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000 online at http://www.ticketmaster.com or through any Ticketmaster outlet or the STAPLES Center box office. Group tickets are also available by calling 1-877-AEG TICKETS (1-877-234-8425).
“Fight Night Club,” is Golden Boy Promotions’ and AEG’s critically acclaimed live monthly boxing series, that presents boxing in a night club atmosphere, with a DJ, music, great food and a VIP room, as well as a unique setup where the ring is on Club Nokia’s stage with standing room for fans in front of the ring, as well as reserved seating in the balcony. After the boxing action ends, fans are invited to stay to hear great music played by LA’s hottest DJ’s, dance and mingle with the fighters as the venue converts back into a night club.