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Upcoming fights at OC Fair and Event Center

Fight Club OC returns to the OC Fair and Event Center in Costa Mesa on April 11 with a seven-bout card that features boxing and mixed martial arts.

Five boxing fights and two MMA fights are scheduled inside the Hangar, starting at 7:30 p.m. The featured fight is a four-round super light welterweight boxing one between Tustin's Paul Velarde (3-3-3) against Highland Park's Carlos Morales (1-1-3).

Other boxing fights include Santa Ana's Beto Ibarra Jr. (1-4) and Riverside's Rashad Hughes (0-3-1) in light welterweight action, and a female featherweight bout between La Habra's Nadja Ropac, who's making her pro debut, and San Francisco's Laura Deanovic (1-3).

The MMA action has Fullerton's Curtis Millender (1-0) and Dana Point's Blake Belshe, who's making his pro debut in a 170-pound fight.

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— From staff reports

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