Photos: J'Leon Love, Badou Jack, Gavril, SHO Workouts
LAS VEGAS – The three talented Mayweather Promotions’ fighters who will highlight this Saturday’s Special Presentation of ShoBox: The New Generation on SHOWTIME (airs live immediately following the premiere of “ALL ACCESS: Mayweather vs. Maidana 2” at 9:30 p.m. ET/PT) took part in an Open Media Workout Wednesday at the Mayweather Boxing Club. Photos by Stephanie Trapp.
Mayweather Promotions super middleweights J’Leon Love, Badou Jack and Ronald Gavril will be showcased in separate bouts from The Pearl at Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas.
The undefeated Love (18-0, 10 KOs), of Inkster, Mich., will meet Rogelio Medina (32-6, 26 KOs), of Hermosillo, Sonora, Mexico, in the 10-round main event. The once-beaten Jack (16-1-1, 11 KOs), of Stockholm, Sweden, will try and regain his winning ways when he meets Jason Escalera (15-2-1, 12 KOs) of Union City, N.J., in the 10-round co-feature while Romanian Ronald “Thrill” Gavril (9-0, 7 KOs), who is making his ShoBox debut, will be opposed by Thomas Falowo (12-2, 8 KOs) of Pawtucket, R.I., in the telecast’s opening match.
Tickets for the event, sponsored by Corona Extra, are priced at $25, $50, $75 and $100, plus applicable taxes, fees and service are on sale now by clicking HERE. The first live preliminary fight starts at 3 p.m. PT.
In scheduled non-televised fights: Andrew Tabiti (6-0, 6 KOs), Chicago, Ill., vs. Eric Cason, (2-1, 2 KOs), Davenport, Iowa, six rounds, cruiserweights; Luis Arias (9-0, 4 KOs), Milwaukee, Wis., vs. Angel Martinez (6-6-3, 1 KO), Miami, Fla., eight rounds, middleweights; Ashley Theophane (35-6-1, 11 KOs), Paddington, UK, vs. Daniel Calzada (10-10-2, 1 KO), Dona Ana, N.M., eight rounds, junior welterweights; Lanell Bellows (8-1-1, 6 KOs) vs. Codale Ford (4-3, 2 KOs), Fort Gibson, Okla., six rounds, super middleweights; Ladarius Miller (3-0, 1 KO), Memphis, Tenn., vs. Eddie Diaz (0-1), Torrance, Calif., four rounds, welterweights; and Cortez Bey (9-1-1, 4 KOs), Cleveland, Ohio, vs. Jacinto Quintana ((2-3, 2 KOs), Fort Myers, Fla., six rounds, welterweights.