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Fight Night to occur at Frisco ballpark

Updated: June 10, 2011, 1:08 PM ET
By Calvin Watkins | ESPNDallas.com

FRISCO, Texas -- Middleweight contenders Brian Vera and James Kirkland will be the co-headliners in two main-event bouts June 24 when Golden Boy Promotions presents Oscar De La Hoya's inaugural "Fight Night at Dr Pepper Ballpark," home of the Texas Rangers' Double-A Frisco Roughriders.

Vera (18-5), from Fort Worth, is coming off an upset victory over Sergio Mora. Vera will meet San Antonio's Eloy Sanchez (11-11) in an eight-round contest.

Kirkland (27-1), an Austin native and former ...

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