ORANGE, CA (October 18, 2021) – Unbeaten super bantamweight prospect,
Katsuma Akitsugi (6-0, 1 KO), will face the toughest of his career as he faces Eros Correa (10-0, 7 KOs) in the co-main event of Thompson Boxing’s “New Blood” event this Friday, October 22, 2021, in an 8-round feature attraction.
This event will take place at the Doubletree Hotel Ontario, CA. Doors open at 6:30 pm PT with the first fight starting at 8:00 pm PT. Tickets are priced at $50, $75, & $100, and are available for purchase by calling 714-935-0900, or online at ThompsonBoxing.com.
Fight fans will be able to watch all Thompson Boxing fights, weigh-ins, and behind-the-scenes content, via their new Mobile App available for download on Google Play (Android) and Apple’s App Store (iPhone).
This event will stream live for free on the Thompson Boxing Promotions website (www.thompsonboxing.com), as well as their Facebook and YouTube
pages, in addition to Fight Hub TV, our proud Media Partner.
Here is what Akitsugi had to say about training camp, his matchup with Correa, and more.
On his recent training camp:
“Things have been great, I have stayed in the gym since my last fight, and I am just trying to prove myself to the world. Each camp is a building process as I look to go to the next level. I’m in great shape and I’ll at my best come fight night.”
On his matchup with Eros Correa:
“He is a good fighter, but I don’t think he has faced anyone like me before. I know how to use my length and distance, and have faced fighters from his area before so I have idea of what to expect for this fight.”
On fighting in the co-main event of Thompson Boxing’s New Blood event:
“I am thankful for Thompson Boxing in believing in me as a fighter and showcasing me on their cards. Thompson Boxing has had a lot of great fighters ascend to bigtime fights and I want to follow in their footsteps. They do a lot of shows in the L.A.-area, and they have helped my career a ton. I’m looking forward to putting on a great fight for the fans.
On what a win will do for his career:
“Hopefully I can continue to get spots on Thompson Boxing cards moving forward and build my career here in L.A. I am fighting undefeated fighters and I am looking to move fast, so a win here would show the world how talented I am, and that I am willing to fight the best.”
COVID-19 GUIDELINES AND RESTRICTIONS
By attending a Thompson Boxing event at Doubletree Hotel – Ontario, guests agree to follow the current California Department of Public Health Guidelines along with San Bernardino County Guidelines for Indoor Mega Events. Specifically, you must present proof upon entry that you and everyone in your party meet the vaccination or testing requirements detailed below.
Per the California Department of Public Health Beyond the Blueprint updated guidance for Indoor Mega Events, the CDPH Guidance for Face Coverings and the San Bernardino County Safe Reopening Guidelines, the State and County requires that attendees be fully vaccinated (i.e., two weeks or more have passed since the attendee has received a single-dose vaccine or received the second dose in a 2-dose series) or obtain a negative COVID-19 test within 72 hours prior to attending the event and that unvaccinated persons wear face coverings when attending indoor events.