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Fidel Maldonado Jr. Returns to Fox Sports1 vs. Nelson Lara

Fidel Maldonado Jr. Back on Fox Sports 1

After having a killer 2013, going 3-0 all three wins by TKO, Albuquerque’s Fidel Maldonado Jr. has only fought once in 2014. That will change Monday night as Maldonado is scheduled for the co-main event on Golden Boy Promotions’ “Monday Night Boxing” card which will be nationally broadcasted on Fox Sports 1.

Facing Maldonado on the card will be Nicaragua’s Nelson Lara who is winless in his last six bouts since 2008. The bout will mark the first time that Lara fights in the United States.

Maldonado will be searching for his sixth straight win by stoppage.

The following is the full fight card that will take place at State Farm Arena in Hidalgo, Texas. It is likely that only 4 fights will make it on air.

Main Event: Super Bantamweight Joseph Diaz vs.Raul Hidalgo
Co-Main Event: Light Welterweight Fidel Maldonado Jr.vs. Nelson Lara
Light Welterweight Ricardo Alvarez vs. John Michael Johnson
Super bantamweight Joseph Rodriguez vs. Jeremy Longoria
Light heavyweight Steve Lovett vs. TBA
Light middleweight Antonio Tarver Jr vs. Zachary Briones
Welterweight Ryan Karl vs. Joey Munoz
Super featherweight Luis Castro vs. Jesus Garza
Featherweight Juan Tapia vs. Carlos Trevino
Light welterweight Ricardo Lamas vs. Norberto Saenz
Welterweight Enrique Alvarez vs. Hector Garza
Welterweight Ricardo Palacios vs. Gregorio Bergara
Super featherweight Patrick Rangel vs. Manuel Rubalcava

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