Abe Gomez will step in to fight Luis Hernandez tonight in the main event of the monthly boxing card at the Irvine Marriott.
Gomez, a featherweight from San Fernando, will replace state featherweight champion Genaro Hernandez, who injured his right hand in a workout earlier this week.
Gomez is 12-2 and Hernandez 12-7.
The semi-main event features John Armijo of Huntington Beach against Doc Holiday of Hawaiian Gardens in a four-round bout.
The first of six scheduled fights starts at 7 p.m. More than 400 tickets are left and will go on sale at 10 a.m. at the hotel.