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Presser Notes and Quotes: Featherweight World Champion Oscar Valdez Ready for Title Defense Against Fellow Unbeaten Jason Sanchez

scar Valdez is set to make the sixth defense of his WBO world featherweight title, and for the third time during his title reign, he will be facing an unbeaten challenger. Valdez (25-0, 20 KOs), the pride of Nogales, Mexico, will defend his belt against upstart Jason Sanchez (14-0, 7 KOs) Saturday evening from the Reno-Sparks Convention Center in Reno, Nevada. Sanchez is an Albuquerque product who has upset the odds before

February 2: Eleider Alvarez-Sergey Kovalev 2, Lightweight Sensation Teofimo Lopez and Oscar Valdez’s Triumphant Return Highlight ESPN/ESPN+ Super Saturday Extravaganza

Four significant fights, three world title bouts, one rematch for the ages, all on ESPN and ESPN+. The best card of 2019 is coming to North Texas.

The hotly anticipated light heavyweight world title rematch featuring WBO champion Eleider “Storm” Alvarez and challenger Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev will stream live on ESPN+ and headline a huge night of boxing that will showcase a quartet of meaningful fights — including three world title bouts — spread across ESPN/ESPN Deportes and ESPN+ on Saturday, Feb. 2 at Ford Center at The Star, home to the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters and training facility.

Vasyl Lomachenko dismantles Miguel Marriaga

Saturday night at Microsoft Theater the former two-time Ukrainian Olympic Gold Medalist, two division world champion and the consensus number one pound for pound fighter in the world Vasyl Lomachenko (9-1, 7 KOs) defended his World Boxing Organization Super-Featherweight title against the heavy hitting Colombian Miguel Marriaga (25-3, 21 KOs).