On boxing: Card in Fallon is set

BY MIKE HOUSER

Appeal Sports Writer

Let's Get It On Promotions is taking its act on the road. The boxing company, run by Terry and Tommy Lane, of Reno, has previously combined a successful blend of local talent and fan-friendly matchups to produce four successful shows in Reno.

Looking to simultaneously pay homage to Northern Nevada's rich boxing history in such small towns as Ely, Tonopah and Goldfield as well as contribute to Fallon's Centennial Celebration, the Lanes will apply their formula when they present a seven-bout card August 29 at Churchill County Fairgrounds Rodeo Arena.

"History in the Making: Fallon Night of Fights" features five local fighters, brothers Tyler and Derek Hinkey, of McDermitt, Carson City's Mike Peralta, Reno's Theron DeLorme and Yerington's Andrew Remp.

The 25-year-old Tyler Hinkey, 4-0-1 with 3 knockouts, will meet Christopher "The Future" Green, 4-3-1 (3), of Denver, Colo., in the six-round heavyweight headliner.

The 6-foot-1 Hinkey is coming off a first-round demolition of Mike Finney on June 13 at the Reno Ballroom, while the 6-foot-5 Green is looking to rebound from a one-round stoppage at the hands of J.J. McCallister and a 17-month layoff.

McCallister had previously held Skyler Anderson, who was 5-1 at the time, to a six-round draw on March 8, 2007, before fighting Green 16 days later.

Derek Hinkey, 5-1 (5), is currently looking for a replacement for original opponent Rodrigo Aguiar, who injured one of his hands on Saturday when he defeated Simon Ruvalcaba, of South Lake Tahoe.

The 28-year-old Derek Hinkey, who along with Tyler and current United States National Boxing Championship (USNBC) super middleweight beltholder Jesse Brinkley are promoted by the Lanes, will be competing in a six-round super middleweight contest against an opponent to be named.

The 6-foot-1 Hinkey also last fought on June 13, when he scored a sixth-round technical knockout of tough Gabriel Gil, of Madera, Calif.

Peralta, 4-2 (1), will meet Khadaphi Proctor, 2-2-1, of Hesperia, Calif., in a six-round lightweight bout. The 25-year-old Peralta is coming off a six-round upset of Javier Garcia, in May. The recently married Peralta has won his last three fights.

Batkhuu "Batman" Otgonchuluun, 1-0 (1), of Mongolia, is looking to build on his impressive pro debut, also on June 13. The 25-year-old Otgonchuluun is a former Asian Games champion and in his pro debut scored a three-round TKO over Omar Valencia at the Reno Ballroom. He will meet David Springer, 0-0-3, of Las Vegas, in a four-round super bantamweight bout.

Otgonchuluun is managed by the high-powered Cameron Dunkin and trained by Nonito Donaire Sr., who also trains his two sons, IBF flyweight champion Nonito Donaire Jr. and light flyweight contender Glenn Donaire.

Remp, a 2005 Yerington High School graduate, will make his pro debut against Marcos Gonzales, of Las Vegas, in a four-round lightweight bout. The 21-year-old Remp is Brinkley's cousin and was an aggressive fighter as an amateur.

The 26-year-old DeLorme, who competed in more than 150 amateur bouts, will also be making his professional debut in a four-round lightweight contest against Manny Cotrich, 0-1, of Las Vegas.

Twenty-year-old Anthony Lenk, 3-0 (2), of Las Vegas, will round out the card and meet an opponent to be named in a four-round junior welterweight bout.

In addition to kick-starting the hearts of fight fans, the card will kick off Fallon's annual Cantaloupe Festival.

Tickets are available by visiting www.ticketweb.com or by calling the Fallon Chamber of Commerce at (775) 423-2544. Tickets are $100 for ringside, $50 for floor seating, $25 for general admission, and $10 for students.

Doors open at 7 p.m. with the first bout at 8.

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