Boxlab Promotions' rising star Jeovanny Estela (14-0, 5 KOs), a 23-year-old American-Puerto Rican from Orlando, Florida, is set to represent the United States in the prestigious "Prizefighter" tournament. The event, promoted by Matchroom Boxing in collaboration with Rakuten Ticket and Never Say Never (NSN), will take place at the Yamato Arena in Osaka, Japan, on July 15, 2024.

Estela will face fellow undefeated contender Aaron McKenna (18-0, 9 KOs) from Smithborough, Ireland, in a highly anticipated 10-round bout. The tournament features eight elite fighters competing for a grand prize of $1,000,000. Estela is the sole representative of the United States in this competition.

“This is an incredible opportunity for me to prove myself against the best in the world,” Estela said. “I’m honored to represent Puerto Rico and the United States, and I’m ready to give it my all in the ring. Training in Miami with some of the best fighters in boxing has prepared me to take on this challenge and bring home the victory.”

Estela's participation marks a significant step forward in his burgeoning career. With Boxlab Promotions' support, Estela has impressed with his talent, determination, and unbeaten record. The tournament will be broadcast live globally on DAZN, allowing boxing fans worldwide to witness the action.

Amaury Piedra, managing director of Caribe Royale and Estela’s promoter at Boxlab Promotions, expressed his excitement about Estela’s participation. “Jeovanny Estela brings tremendous charisma every time he steps in the ring. He’s an exceptional talent with a bright future. We are thrilled for him to compete in such a prestigious event and represent both Puerto Rico and the USA. We believe he has what it takes to win this tournament. He’s drawn a tough fight in the opening round, but we trust he will emerge victorious. We thank Eddie Hearn, Shaun Palmer, Kevin Rooney, and the entire team at Matchroom Boxing for this opportunity."

Other 10-round bouts in the "Prizefighter" tournament include Riku Kunimoto (10-1, 4 KOs) vs. Eiki Kani (8-3-3, 4 KOs) of Japan, Kieron Conway (20-3-1, 5 KOs) vs. Mark Dickinson (6-0, 2 KOs) of England, and Kuzuto Takesako (16-1-1, 15 KOs) of Japan vs. Ainiwaer Yilixiati (19-1, 14 KOs) of China.