By Reynaldo "The Master" Sanchez
Cuban fighters Alexei Collado 18-0, 16 KO's) and Yudel Jhonson 14-1-0 (9 KO 's), both training at the Iron Mike Productions Gym with the goal of hitting Monroeville, PA on April 18th in excellent physical condition.
Collado and Jhonson are scheduled to see action on the "Pittsburgh Power" event that will be broadcast on Showtime as part of their ShoBox series from the Convention Center in Monroeville.
Collado will face American Rod Salka 18-3-0 (3 KO's) in the main event of the evening in a ten round bout and Yudel Johnson, a silver medalist in Athens, will be facing an opponent to be determined in a preliminary fight.
In addition, the super welterweight Felix Diaz will be facing Emmanuel Lartey and welterweight Sammy Vasquez Jr., will face Juan Rodriguez. Also, in action will be the welterweight prospect Erickson Lubin.
Collado and Johnson said they are very close to the weight. Both fighters are trained by John David Jackson and Derik Santos.