Advertisement
Advertisement
Boxingscene.com

Guzman vs. Hardy Undercard Announced For 11/15

DEERFIELD BEACH, Fla. -  Iron Mike Productions (IMP) is bringing big-time boxing back to Florida, presenting opening-round action in the World Boxing Council's (WBC) World Cup of Boxing, on Friday night, November 15, 2013 at 7 p.m. at Hard Rock Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida.

Former two-divisional world champion Joan "Little Tyson" Guzman (33-1-1, 20 KOs) has moved up to fight as a welterweight in the WBC World Cup of Boxing.  The Dominican Republic native, who was world champion as a super featherweight and super bantamweight, takes on undefeated WBC CABOFE champion Simeon "Candyman" Hardy (10-0, 7 KOs) in the 10-round World Cup main event.

In the other World Cup fight, Claudio "The Matrix" Marrero (14-1, 11 KOs) faces WBC Unites States (USNBC) featherweight champion Romulo Koasicha (20-3, 12 KOs) in the 10-round co-feature.  Marrero, also from the Dominican Republic, is coming off his lone loss as a professional this past August, by way of a 12-round decision to Jesus Cuellar for the World Boxing Association (WBA) Interim featherweight title.

The two WBC World Cup of Boxing fights will air live on Fox Sports1.

In a 10-round Special Super Bantamweight Attraction, undefeated Alexei "The Mexican-Cuban" Collado (17-0, 16 KOs) puts his perfect record on the line against an opponent to be determined. Collado has stopped 16 of his 17 victims. The powerful Cuban is world rated at No. 14 by the WBA and No. 15 by the International Boxing Federation (IBF).  

Also fighting on the undercard are three hot prospects in separate four-round bouts.  Multi-talented featherweight Albert "Prince" Bell (2-0, 1 KO), a 2011 National PAL and 2012 National Golden Gloves champion, returns to the ring on the undercard. Newly-signed IMP fighters, 18-year-old welterweight Erickson "Hammer" Lubin and 20-year-old featherweight Dennis Galarza, will make their much-anticipated pro debuts on the November 15th card.  Lubin was a 2012 National Golden Gloves champion.

"We're looking forward to being at the Seminole Hard Rock to promote our second show," IMP president and Hall of Famer "Iron" Mike Tyson said.  "The World Cup of Boxing celebrates the WBC's 50th anniversary and we're very proud to be hosting its second event on November 15th.  Our two fighters in the World Cup, Joan Guzman and Claudio Marrero, are both forces to be reckoned with throughout the tournament. Another one of our future world champions, undefeated Alexei Collado, will be in action.  We'll also be showcasing three of the top prospects in boxing, Albert Bell, and newly signed former U.S. amateur standouts Erickson Lubin and Dennis Galarza."

Opponents will soon be announced, in addition to a seventh fight, for Collado, Bell, Lubin and Galarza.  All of the aforementioned boxers, in addition to Guzman and Marrero, are fighting out of Miami.

Tickets cost $79, $59 and $39*; all seats are reserved and available at all Ticketmaster outlets online at www.myhrl.com , ticketmaster.com or charge by phone: 1-800-745-3000. Doors open 30-minutes prior to show start time. *Additional fees may apply.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by King_ on 10-16-2013

It seems like "Acquinity Sports" became Iron Mike Productions? Still lol'ing @ those clowns for that circus act of a show they put on for Guzman-Khabib. Should never be allowed to promote in the United States again, hopefully Tyson bought…

Comment by HeroBando on 10-16-2013

[QUOTE=ladiesman217;13847937]When did Guzman get the nickname "Little Tyson"? Wasn't it "Sycuan Warrior"?[/QUOTE] I think from early on, at 122. Cause he hasn't shown much power above 122

Comment by johnm is... on 10-16-2013

Guzman misses weight by: over/under 8 pounds.

Comment by ladiesman217 on 10-16-2013

When did Guzman get the nickname "Little Tyson"? Wasn't it "Sycuan Warrior"?

Comment by lutenco on 10-16-2013

BUNDU and MARSILI signed for this tournament,i can't wait to see both winning in welterweights and lightweights!!!

Post a Comment - View More User Comments (6)
Top Headlines Gabe Rosado Vs. Luis Arias - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Miller-Dinu Undercard Results From Mulvane, Kansas Kerman Lejarraga Knocks Frankie Gavin Out in Fourth Round Harley Benn Gets Win, Moves To 5-0 In Brentwood Michael Dutchover Takes Out Ruben Tamayo in Three Rounds Liam Taylor Beats Tyrone Nurse, Moves Closer To British Title Cornflake Beats Arnaoutis, Driven To Be 'World-Class-Level Fighter' Luis Coria Faces Stiff Test in Thomas Valdez in Arizona Jarrell Miller: Deontay Wilder Might Knock Tyson Fury's Head Off! Spence, Crawford Trade Heated Words - Agree on $1 Million Bet Chordale Booker Ready To Show He's 'The Gift' in North Carolina Kerman Lejarraga Will Become a Huge Attraction, Says DiBella Promoter: Dinu's A Top-10 Heavyweight; Toughest Fight For Miller Omar Figueroa Craves Errol Spence Rematch in The Future Jarrell Miller: I'll Impose Will On Dinu & Get Him Out Of There Photos: Maurice Hooker Breaks Down, Stops Alex Saucedo Lennox Lewis: Wilder-Fury Will NOT Look Like Klitschko-Fury Daily Bread Mailbag: Spence-Garcia, Mayweather, Usyk, More Photos: Kavaliauskas in Line For Crawford After Arriaza KO Win Frank Warren Discusses a Big December For British Boxing Chael Sonnen Cautions of Mayweather-Nasukawa Double Cross Arum: We're Going To Look Very Closely at Crawford-Kavaliauskas Whyte Warns: Joshua Will Get a "Whooping" When Time Comes Kavaliauskas: I'm Ready To Fight Terence Crawford Next! Terence Crawford, Errol Spence Meet Face To Face in Oklahoma Maurice Hooker Gets Off The Floor To Batter, Stop Alex Saucedo Maurice Hooker vs. Alex Saucedo - LIVE BoxingScene Scorecard Jaron Ennis Blasts Out Ray Serrano in Two Rounds Kavaliauskas Knocks Out Arriaza In Third; Wants Crawford Next Sam Teah Hurts Kenneth Sims, Decisions Him Over Eight Andrew Moloney vs. Cris Paulino on December 14 in Perth Arnold Khegai Drops, Decisions a Tough Jorge Diaz Wilder: If Fury Tries To Rough Me Up - I'll Be His Worst Nightmare Callum Smith More Than Willing To Fight Andre Ward in May Luis Ortiz Vows To Make Kauffman Pay For 'Cheater' Comments Photos: Nico Hernandez Ready For Hometown Clash Top Rank VP: Arriaza is Measuring Stick Bout For Kavaliauskas Photos: Gabe Rosado, Luis Arias - Get Tense at Weigh-In Photos: Brandon Rios, Ramon Alvarez - Ready For War in Kansas Photos: Claressa Shields, Hannah Rankin - Trade Heated Words
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement