Vanes Martirosyan was ready to head to Texas looking for a fight.
Now the fight will come to him.
In a development first publicized on his Twitter feed on Thursday, Martirosyan's upcoming 10-round fight against Ryan Davis (24-9-3, nine knockouts) will no longer be held June 16 at the Sun Bowl in El Paso as originally planned.
Instead, Martirosyan (32-0, 20 KOs) will fight on July 7 mere miles from his hometown and current residence of Glendale at the Home Depot Center in Carson on the HBO "Boxing After Dark" undercard of the super bantamweight title unification bout between Nonito Donaire and Jeffrey Mathebula.
Martirosyan's uncle and manager Serge Martirosyan confirmed the switch on Thursday.
"I talked to Top Rank [Thursday] to make sure it was official," Serge Martirosyan said. "Hopefully we will get a good crowd. [Vanes] is glad it's in L.A. It's in his hometown."
Martirosyan last fought in California on June 4, 2011 when he defeated Saul Roman at Staples Center in Los Angeles in a World Boxing Council light middleweight title semifinal eliminator. His last two fights have been in Thackerville, Okla. and most recently San Antonio, where he defeated Troy Lowry via third-round technical knockout on Feb. 4, and the unbeaten light middleweight said he is excited to have another fight closer to home.