As bright as the lights shining on the Hollywood sign, the symbiotic relationship between Hollywood and prizefighting remains just as glowing.
360 Promotions brings its second edition featuring Denis Shafikov versus Hector Ambriz Suarez on Wednesday, June 6 at an historic venue, The Avalon Theater. Though the building has more fame as a music venue, boxing has been there before.
On the same stage where jazz saxophone legend Sonny Rollins once performed and where other groups like Los Lobos played songs like Cancion del Mariachi, it was The Avalon where fighters like England’s Carl Froch, Panama’s Celestino Caballero and Mexico’s Daniel Ponce De Leon shed blood and sweat in the prize ring.
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