Junior featherweight contender Diego De La Hoya was unable to headline a fight card in his hometown, but the show must go on.
Flyweight contender Seniesa Estrada will face Debora Rengifo at the Plaza de Toros Calafia in Mexicali, Mexico. The 10-round bout will air live on Azteca TV throughout Mexico (11:30 pm ET/ 8 pm PT).
The Estrada-Rengifo fight was elevated to the main event on Thursday. De La Hoya, who reportedly fainted while trying to shed weight earlier in the week, was approximately five pounds over the 122-pound limit for a bout against Edixon Perez, prompting Golden Boy Promotions to remove the fight from the card.
Perez (17-2, 12 knockouts), who hails from El Tigrito, Venezuela, will now face unbeaten Enrique Vivas (15-0, 9 KOs) of Tijuana, Mexico, in a 10-round featherweight bout.
Estrada (14-0, 4 KOs) hails from East Los Angeles and is fighting for the fourth time in 2018. In her last bout on July 13, Estrada knocked out Jhosep Vizcaino in the third round. She has won her last two bouts by knockout.
Rengifo (11-5-1, 6 KOs) stopped Pilin Perez in the opening round of her last bout on Oct. 20. The Caracas resident has split her last four bouts.
In preliminary action, Ivan Delgado (12-1-2, 5 KOs) will face Jesus Ontiveros (5-4, 4 KOs) in a six-round bout. Delgado and Jousce Gonzalez fought to a draw in an exciting bout that aired on ESPN2 on Oct. 4.
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