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Jarrett Hurd vs. Jo Jo Dan Set, Jorge Cota is Now Out

PHILADELPHIA - Undefeated rising star Jarrett Hurd (18-0, 12 KOs) will now match up against former title challenger Jo Jo Dan (35-3, 18 KOs) in a 10-round showdown featured on Premier Boxing Champions (PBC) on Spike Saturday, Nov. 12 from Temple University's Liacouras Center in Philadelphia.
 
Once-beaten contender Jorge Cota was originally scheduled to face Hurd, but was forced to withdraw after an emergency appendectomy.
 
The event is headlined by Philadelphia's own undefeated world champion Danny "Swift" Garcia, who takes on Colombia's Samuel Vargas in a 10-round bout. Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/8 p.m. CT and features a clash between former world champion Javier Fortuna and unbeaten prospect Omar Douglas.

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Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by DSG Promotions and King's Promotions, are priced at $200, $100, $75, $50 and $35 and are on sale now. To purchase tickets, visit LiacourasCenter.com/events or call 800-298-4200. Ten dollars from every ticket sold will go to Philabundance, feeding 20 people in need per ticket.
 
Hurd fights out of Accokeek, Md., just south of Washington, D.C. and is perfect since entering the pro ranks in 2012. The 26-year-old has faced three straight undefeated fighters including a sixth-round stoppage of Frank Galarza in 2015 and a 10th-round TKO over Oscar Molina in the co-main event of the Keith Thurman vs. Shawn Porter card in June. The exciting boxer-puncher will look to continue his climb to a world title on November 12.
 
Born in Romania, Dan fights out of Quebec, Canada and hopes to stay perfect in his U.S. outings, having already won twice stateside. A pro since 2004, Dan was unbeaten in his first 26 professional starts. He owns two impressive victories over Canadian rival Kevin Bizier and challenged Kell Brook for his welterweight title last year. Dan moved up to 154-pounds in his last fight, when he defeated veteran Rafal Jackiewicz by decision and he will look to announce his presence in the division when he faces Hurd on November 12.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Bronx2245 on 10-26-2016

[QUOTE=The Big Dunn;17150475]Lubin and he would be too early. I am not sure if he is ready for Trout but I think that should happen in 2 fights. I dont want to have to watch Ishe.[/QUOTE]I feel you on Ishe!…

Comment by MrClutch85 on 10-26-2016

Well JoJo Dan gotta get that work now Hurd will stop him

Comment by The Big Dunn on 10-26-2016

[QUOTE=Bronx2245;17150342]How about "older names" like Ishe Smith, or Austin Trout? Do you think Hurd is ready for that? How about Lubin?[/QUOTE] Lubin and he would be too early. I am not sure if he is ready for Trout but I…

Comment by r1onnie2 on 10-26-2016

Hurd is going to kill Jo Jo Dan!

Comment by richardt on 10-26-2016

This is clearly a step up for Hurd who is another one of those fighters will fight anyone they put in front of him, regardless of how unbeaten they are or how tough they. Respect to Hurd!

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