Top Contenders, Prospects Added To Erislandy Lara-Ramon Alvarez Card
A world title fight live on FOX through Premier Boxing Champions will also feature plenty of top contenders and unbeaten prospects.
An exciting lineup of undercard attractions will enter the ring as part of a jam-packed night of boxing this Saturday night from The Armory in Minneapolis.
The event is headlined by former champion Erislandy “The American Dream” Lara battling Ramon “El Inocente” Alvarez for the WBA Super Welterweight title in the main event of FOX Premier Boxing Champions Fight Night and on FOX Deportes (8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT).
Undercard action will feature middleweight Kyrone “Shut It Down” Davis (13-2, 5 KOs) taking on Alexis Gaytán (6-3, 2 KOs) in a six or eight round matchup, unbeaten Cuban prospect Joahnys Argilagos (2-0) in a four or six round super flyweight battle against Julio García (3-1, 2 KOs), unbeaten prospect Money Powell IV (10-0, 6 KOs) facing Vaughn Alexander (14-3, 9 KOs) for eight rounds of super middleweight action and undefeated prospect Tyrek Irby (7-0, 2 KOs) matching up against Argentina’s Lucas Andrés Dadamo (2-1-2, 1 KO) in a six round bout.
Unbeaten Prospects Hit The Ring
Additional unbeaten prospects entering the ring will be Denver’s Shon Mondragón (3-0, 2 KOs) in a six-round super bantamweight fight versus Édgar Joe Cortés (6-5-1) and Baltimore’s Aaron Anderson (5-0, 4 KOs) facing Chicago’s Akeem Black (5-3, 2 KOs) for six rounds of super welterweight action.
A pair of unbeaten bantamweight contenders will look to continue their rise up the rankings in 10 round fights as Ghana’s Duke Micah (22-0, 18 KOs) is set to battle Mexico’s Luis Roy Cruz (12-1, 7 KOs) while the Philippine’s Reymart Gaballo (21-0, 18 KOs) steps in against Colombia’s Yelson Vargas (17-1, 12 KOs).
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Rounding out the loaded card is once-beaten Celso Ramírez from Minneapolis in a six-round welterweight fight versus Tyrone Luckey, a highly-touted Cuban amateur who now trains in Minneapolis as David Morrell Jr. makes his pro debut against Yendris Váldez in a six-round super middleweight attraction and unbeaten bantamweight prospect Shawn Simpson from Chicago taking on Mexico’s Samuel Gutiérrez in an eight-round bout.
Erislandy Lara-Ramon Alvarez Headline The Night
All of that serves as a lead-in to the main event which will see Lara and Alvarez meet for the title. Sebastian “The Towering Inferno” Fundora battles Jamontay “The Quiet Assassin” Clark in a super welterweight contest and Frank Sanchez takes on Puerto Rican Olympian Victor Bisbal in heavyweight action as part of the main card as well. Related: Erislandy Lara-Brian Castano Fight To A Split Draw