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Luis Arias Battles Scott Sigmon at Carnegie Music Hall in PA

By Francisco Salazar

Unbeaten Luis Arias faces Scott Sigmon tonight in a 10 round middleweight bout at the Carnegie Music Hall in Homestead, Pennsylvania, a suburb of Pittsburgh.

Arias (16-0, 8 KOs) will defend his regional title belt against Sigmon.

In his last bout on August 20, Arias stopped Daryl Cunningham in round four in his hometown of Milwaukee.

The 26-year-old Arias, who fought under the Mayweather Promotions banner, is now promoted by Roc Nation.

Arias, who fought three times in 2016, is ranked number 14 by the IBF.

Sigmon (29-10-1, 16 KOs) has won three of his last four bouts. He has lost to the likes of Caleb Truax, Ronald Gavril, J'Leon Love, Lanell Bellows, and Matt Korobov.

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IN OTHER NEWS: Unbeaten Jaron Ennis returns to action tonight.

The 19-year-old Ennis will face James Winchester in a six round bout at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Ennis (9-0, 8 KOs) will be fighting for the seventh time in or around his hometown of Philadelphia, where he has a significant following.

In his last bout on January 28, which also took place at the 2300 Arena, Ennis knocked out Elvin Perez at 35 seconds of the opening round. He has won his last three bouts by knockout.

Winchester (20-12, 8 KOs) has won four of his last five bouts, all against fighters with losing records. The 38-year-old from Reidsville, North Carolina has fought the likes of Luis Arias, Terrell Gausha, and Eddie Gomez.

Also fighting on the Victory Promotions card is unbeaten featherweight prospect Emmanuel Folly, who will face Luis Hinojosa in a six round bout.

Like Ennis, Folly (9-0, 7 KOs) fought last fought on January 28, knocking out Carlos Morgan in the first round.

The 25-year-old from Philadelphia has stopped six of his last seven bouts.

After losing seven of his first eight bouts, Hinojosa (30-10 1 NC, 17 KOs) won his next 21 bouts. Hinojosa has lost recent bouts to unbeaten Emmanuel Rodriguez and contender Claudio Marrero.

Lightweight Joshua Jones (3-0-1, 2 KOs) squares off against Dustin Arnold (1-0) in a four round bout.

Francisco A. Salazar has written for Boxingscene.com since September of 2012 and has covered boxing in Southern California and abroad since 2000. Francisco also covers boxing for the Ventura County (Calif.) Star newspaper, RingTV.com, and Knockout Nation. He can be reached by email at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing

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