Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Foreman, Del Valle, Dan, Bracero Opponents Are Set

New York, NY  - As previously announced, DiBella Entertainment's Broadway Boxing series returns Thursday, April 4, at Roseland Ballroom in New York City.  The stacked 11-bout card will feature a number of DBE's top young prospects and contenders including former WBA junior middleweight champion Yuri Foreman (29-2, 8KO's), Luis "Orlandito" Del Valle (16-1, 11KO's), WBC #6-rated welterweight Ionut "Jo Jo" Dan Ion (30-2, 17KO's) and Gabriel "Tito" Bracero (21-1, 4KO's).

The card is promoted by DiBella Entertainment and sponsored by Manfredi Auto Group, Newlio.com and Everlast. Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000.  Tickets are priced at $125, $85, $65 and $45.

After a two-year hiatus from the ring, the popular Brooklynite Foreman signed a promotional contract with DBE earlier this year and quickly returned to action, winning a six-round shutout decision over Brendan Baue on the DBE-promoted card on January 23, at BB King Blues Club.  In the second bout of his comeback, Foreman will square off against Gundrick King (18-9, 11KO's) in a six-round junior middleweight matchup.

Looking to put himself back into the win column after suffering his first pro defeat-on HBO in a decision loss to multiple world champion Vic Darchinyan-will be Puerto Rico's Luis "Orlandito" Del Valle (16-1, 11KO's).  The 26-year-old Del Valle, who is now training with Hall-of-Fame trainer Nacho Beristain, will see action against Andre Wilson (13-5, 11KO's) in an eight-round featherweight contest. 

Fighting for the second time under the DBE banner will be the former two-time world title challenger Ion. Former NABA light welterweight champion Ion, a native of Romania, now living and training in Montreal, Canada, will square off against Damian Frias (19-6-1, 10KO's) in an eight-round welterweight showdown.

Making his fourth straight appearance at Roseland Ballroom will be Brooklyn's own junior welterweight contender Gabriel "Tito" Bracero (21-1, 4KO's).  After dropping a decision in an absolute war to former world champion DeMarcus "Chop Chop" Corley on January 21, 2012, Bracero has reeled off three consecutive victories as he looks to reposition himself in line for another significant fight in the junior welterweight division. Bracero will see action in an eight-round bout against Pavel Miranda (19-9-1, 10KO's).

Additional bouts on the card, featuring top DBE prospects, as well as opponents for Curtis "50 Cent" Jackson's SMS Promotions-stabled fighters Luis Olivares (1-0, 1KO) and Donte Strayhorn, will be announced shortly

The card is promoted by DiBella Entertainment (DBE) and sponsored by Manfredi Auto Group, Newlio.com, and Everlast.  The event will be broadcast live on FIGHT NOW TV and on broadband through GFL.TV.  SNY will broadcast the event tape-delayed.  Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased through Ticketmaster by calling (800) 745-3000.  Tickets are priced at $125, $85, $65 and $45 and may also be purchased at Roseland Ballroom's box office tomorrow evening. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. ET with the first bout scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. 

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by .:: JSFD26 ::. on 03-21-2013

1-0 Olivares? I think he fought a couple of weekends ago on the Orlando Cruz card and won by KO1... [SIZE="1"][I]Posted from Boxingscene.com App for Android[/I][/SIZE]

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (1)
Top Headlines Wilder: Anthony Joshua Don't Sound Confident About Us Fighting! Derry Mathews Staying Away, Not Planning To Make Return NSAC Head: Adalaide Byrd Not Suspended, Expect Her Back Soon Adonis Stevenson vs. Eleider Alvarez Confirmed For 2018 Rigondeaux: I'm Not a Dead Body Like Other Lomachenko Foes Malignaggi: Haymon, Dana White Spoke About McGregor Fight Frank Bruno Gets Trainer's Licence From BBBofC Anthony Joshua vs. Carlos Takam Finalized For October 28 Daniel Jacobs vs. Luis Arias Undercard Update Daniel Jacobs HBO Special To Debut on November 4 Pulev Reportedly Injured, Anthony Joshua Fight in Jeopardy Photos: Lauren Tries To French Kiss Cecilia Braekhus at Presser Whyte: Wilder May Face Audley Harrison Again Instead of Me! Benavidez on Sparring Ramirez: It Was So Good I Could Sell Tapes Josh Warrington Aims To Land Stadium Fight With Carl Frampton Weekend Review: The Rise of Jermell Charlo Hurd's Plan: Make Mandatory Defense, Fight Lara, Then Charlo Spence: Thurman Has Been Making Excuses; I'm Waiting On Him Mayhem at 154: Post-Tripleheader Report Card Josh Taylor Believes Ricky Burns Fight is No Longer Viable Skeete: Jeff Horn Will Not Have Easy Time With Gary Corcoran Groves: Eubank Not Good Enough, His Very Best Can't Beat Me! Kessler Motivated: I'll Repay Support of Fans With a Great Victory Lemieux vs. Saunders Negotiations Going 'Well' For December 16 Morales, Klitschko, Hatton, Winky: One Hall of a Problem Mikkel Kessler Hit By Borrelia, Return Delayed Until March 2018 Thurman: Crawford Must Be Relevant Welterweight Before We Fight Joshua Warned Klitschko: Finish Me or I Knock You The F*** Out! Tony Luis Targets Top Names at 135 After Latest Win Ramirez: I Want DeMarco Rematch, Stoppage Was Way Too Early Horn's Coach: We'd Beat McGregor Better Than Mayweather Did Lara: I'm Going To Clean Out The Whole 154-Pound Division! Kovalev-Shabranskyy: WBO To Rule This Week if Title is at Stake Mares: March or April - I'm Ready For Leo Santa Cruz Rematch Hurd Surprised, Didn't Believe Trout Would Stand, Trade With Him Team Horn Will Attempt To Secure Conor McGregor Fight Next Spence Explains Turning Down Miguel Cotto Fight, Golden Boy Kevin Johnson Shocks Pianeta, Granat Update, Morell-Fornling Dillian Whyte vs. Robert Helenius Set for WBC Silver Title Photos: Erislandy Lara Dominates, Drops Terrell Gausha
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement