Brad Solomon Faces Claggett on 10/16 TruTV Card

By Ryan Burton

James Prince, manager of undefeated welterweight contender Brad Solomon (25-0), has advised that the Louisiana native will return to the ring on October 16th in Brooklyn, NY against Steve Claggett (22-3-1). The fight will serve as the chief support for the Seanie Monaghan-Donovan George main event. Both fights will be televised by truTV.

Solomon last fought on the Floyd Mayweather-Manny Pacquiao undercard when he outpointed Adrian Granados. Claggett has won 7 out of his last 8 fights with his only loss being a close decision loss to undefeated Russian prospect Konstantin Ponomarev.

Solomon's trainer Herman Harris said that they are grateful to be able to fight on the truTV platform and hope to use this fight as a springboard to even bigger fights.

"We appreciate truTV for having us on. We are looking to be impressive as we move on to bigger opportunities. That is if we can get any of the top guys at 147 to stop avoiding us!" Harris told

The fight card takes place on the eve of the Gennady Golovkin-David Lemieux pay-per-view card that takes place at the Madison Square Garden in New York.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by 285Kid on 09-17-2015

He need to look good here so he can get on HBO and fight Sadam Ali now that he needs a fight in December

Comment by wlliam on 09-17-2015

[QUOTE=AddiX;16059865]I felt like he could of been there years ago. Seriousy, what has he been doing all this time? Just bad management or what?[/QUOTE] Honestly i couldnt tell ya. My guess is managerial issues, its common where he was at…

Comment by Bram on 09-17-2015

[QUOTE=AddiX;16060071]Damn, I didn't even realize that happened that long ago. Seriously, is Solomon still even any good? You see a guy disappear from the sport for that long its usually drugs or major attitude problem or they just don't care…

Comment by BattleAxePurist on 09-17-2015

Solomon has been hovering around on Unimas/untelevised TR cards having a difficult go of it w/journeymen since his return This is likely his best maybe last chance to do something with his career Claggett is a tough guy and should…

Comment by LA_2_Vegas on 09-17-2015

I didn't even realize he fought on the May-Pac undercard, and the opponent wasn't even that terrible so maybe he's still sharp? Been a while since I saw him fight. What he will have going for him is that he…

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