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By JP Raineri
Sports Editor 

Soboba Casino Resort hold first-ever professional boxing bouts


Last updated 6/7/2019 at 12:35am

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Ivan Redkach, left, buckles former world champion Devon Alexander, right, with a left hook during their bout at Soboba Casino Resort in San Jacinto Saturday, June 1.

The all new Soboba Casino Resort in San Jacinto held their first-ever professional boxing event in its special events center Saturday, June 1. The fights began at 3:15 p.m. but were telecast on Fox Sports 1 and Fox Deportes throughout the evening.

Things got started with a 10-round match between Hugo "The Boss" Centeno Jr. and Willie "El Mongoose" Monroe Jr, both who are middleweight contenders. Monroe won with a unanimous decision, which led to the main event. The 10-round main event featured Devon Alexander "The Great," a former two-division world champion, against welterweight Ivan "El...

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