Heavyweight prospect Dominic “Trouble” Breazeale of Alhambra on Thursday night will go for his 10th consecutive victory without a loss since turning pro in November 2012, just months after he competed in the 2012 Olympic Games.
Breazeale, who has won all of his pro fights by knockout, figures to be in his toughest fight when he squares off with Nagy Aguilera (19-7, 13 KOs) of the Dominican Republic at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio (on Fox Sports 1).
“This is a great opportunity for me and I’m truly excited to be in the ring with an experienced fighter,” said Breazeale, 28. “This fight is almost six months overdue and I’m ready to make the most of this opportunity.”
Breazeale, who is 6-foot-7 1/2, is trained by John Bray, who is equally stoked about Breazeale stepping up in competition.
“I believe Nagy Aguilera is going to put Dominic Breazeale in a position where he will have to showcase all of his skills and he is definitely prepared to do so,” Bray said.
Dynamic featherweight Julian Ramirez of Pasadena and heavyweight Dominic Breazeale – a 2012 U.S. Olympian from Alhambra – will fight on the Jan. 24 Golden Boy Promotions card at Fantasy Springs Casino in Indio (on Fox Sports 1).
Ramirez (9-0, 6 KOs), a real whirlwind in the ring, will square off against Derrick Wilson (10-5-2, 3 KOs) of Fort Myers, Fla., in the eight-round co-feature.
Breazeale (8-0, 8 KOs) will go against Homero Fonseca (10-6-3, 3 KOs) of Driscoll, Texas. It is also scheduled for eight rounds.
Undefeated junior welterweight Antonio Orozco (18-0, 14 KOs) of San Diego will take on Miguel Angel Huerta (27-11-1, 18 KOs) of Mexico in the 10-round main event.
Heavyweight Dominic Breazeale, a 2012 U.S. Olympian from Alhambra, is now 6-0 with six knockouts after knocking out Lenroy Thomas of Jamaica at 2:29 of the fourth round Saturday. The two tangled on the undercard of the Abner Mares-Jhonny Gonzalez featherweight title fight at StubHub Center.
Breazeale, 27, landed a right uppercut that put Thomas down on the canvas. He stayed there on one knee, never really trying to get to his feet. Thomas (16-3) had won 16 of his past 17 bouts.
Dominic Breazeale, a 2012 U.S. Olympian from Alhambra, is now 5-0 with five knockouts after stopping Lance Gauch in the second round of their heavyweight bout Friday at the The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.
Breazeale decked Gauch once in the first round before stopping him at 2:41 of the second.
Breazeale, 27, is trained by John Bray in Burbank. Gauch, 24, is from Hannibal, Mo. He is 3-7-2.