The “Fight of The Year” between Jesus “Renuente” Soto Karass (28-10-3, 18 KOs) and Yoshihiro “El Maestrito” Kamegai (26-3-1, 23 KOs) has already garnered huge popularity in LA. The high demand for April 15 fight is evident from the sell-out at the Belasco Theatre.

According to the Boxing News 24 reports, the LA Fight Club will be accommodating an additional ballroom viewing section which will open at the Belasco Theatre “for the first time in LA FIGHT CLUB history.”

The reports say that the fans will be able to enjoy the “festive fight atmosphere” from the upstairs ballroom lounge, complete with live fight commentary, DJ, food, full bar and bottle service. 

Ticket prices for the Ballroom has been priced at $10 for this Friday’s show and are available for purchase at, “the Golden Boy Promotions Facebook page”, by calling 213-233-2957 or by emailing

Jesus Soto-Karass talks about the fight and says that being a Japanese, he is a warrior at heart. He comments, “Everyone knows I’ve never ducked anyone, I’ve never been scared of anyone, and it’s the same thing now as at the beginning of my career. I’m not afraid of anyone and I’ll fight anyone.

“As a veteran, I don’t feel old. And like I said, it’s going to be a war. It’s an honour to fight a warrior like Kamegai is.

“Everyone knows that Japanese fighters are warriors, but the winners are going to be the fans that get to watch the fight.”

Jesus Soto Karass vs. Yoshihiro Kamegai is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and sponsored by “Cerveza Tecate, Born Bold,” Carmelita Chorizo and Casa Mexico Tequila.

Yoshihiro Kamegai says that the upcoming fight is exciting and he is honoured to be part of it. He exclaims, “I think I am going to be able to put on an exciting bout.

“[Soto] I’ve seen him in so many fights…I have the highest respect for him and am honored to be able to fight him.

“The excitement of this fight really motivates me to do well. Winning this fight will bring me bigger opportunities”

Here are some details.

Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and the first bout begins at 5:30 p.m. The Estrella TV Boxeo Estelar broadcast will air live on Friday, April 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET/7:00 p.m. PT and will stream live simultaneously on and on YouTube via Fenomeno Studios: The Ring TV live stream will begin at approximately 5:30 p.m. PT through 7:00 p.m.