GOLDEN BOY ANNOUNCES SUNRISE, FLA. MAIN EVENT
Press Release: Golden Boy Promotions and Sunrise Sports & Entertainment announced a Sunrise, Florida main event set for Saturday, Jan. 12, 2013 and will feature a junior welterweight showdown between Venezuela's Johan Perez and ex-IBF 130 pound titlist Steve "Two Pounds" Forbes. Making a guest appearance at the show will be former cruiserweight and heavyweight world champion Evander Holyfield. The event will be televised live on Fox Sports Networks and Fox Deportes. In addition to the Jan. 12 event, the BB&T Center and Golden Boy will host additional live boxing events on June 1, 2013, Oct. 5, 2013 and Jan. 14, 2014. Nicknamed "El Terrible," Johan Perez (15-1-1, 12 KO's) [was practically given] the WBA interim title win but lost to Pablo Cesar Cano in July. The 35-year-old Forbes has been in the ring with some of the greats in boxing including Oscar De La Hoya, Andre Berto andCornelius "K9" Bundrage.