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Photos: Jennings vs. Dimitrenko, Hart vs. Gavronski - Weigh-In

Boxing is being featured for the first time at the recently opened Ocean Resort Casino (formerly Revel), which is located steps from the Atlantic City boardwalk. (photos by Mikey Williams)

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Heavyweights will take center stage on Saturday evening when Philadelphia's Bryant "B.Y." Jennings faces Alexander "Sascha" Dimitrenko in the 12-round heavyweight main event. In the co-feature, Philadelphia native Jesse "Hollywood" Hart will defend the NABF super middleweight title in a 10-rounder versus Mike Gavronski. Jennings-Dimitrenko and Hart-Gavronski will be broadcast on ESPN at 10 p.m. ET, with the entire undercard to be shown on ESPN+ beginning at 7 p.m. ET.

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Shakur Stevenson (7-0, 4 KOs), the 2016 U.S. Olympic silver medalist will headline the ESPN+ portion of the card against Carlos Ruiz (16-4-2, 6 KOs) in an eight-round featherweight bout.

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• Bryant Jennings 225 lbs vs. Alexander Dimitrenko 257 lbs
(Vacant NABO and IBF International Heavyweight titles - 12 Rounds)
 
• Jesse Hart 168 lbs vs. Mike Gavronski 166.5 lbs
(NABF Super Middleweight title - 10 Rounds)

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• Shakur Stevenson 127 lbs vs. Carlos Ruiz 126 lbs
(Featherweight - 8 Rounds)
 
• Christian Carto 120 lbs vs. Javier Gallo 119 lbs
(Bantamweight - 8 Rounds)

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• Jason Sosa 131.5 lbs vs. Reynaldo Blanco 132.5 lbs
(Lightweight - 8 Rounds)
 
• Thomas LaManna 150 lbs vs. Matthew Strode 149.5 lbs
(Super Welterweight - 8 Rounds)

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• Joseph Adorno 133 lbs vs. Agustine Mauras 130.5 lbs
(Super Featherweight - 6 Rounds)

• Oleksandr Teslenko 216.5 lbs vs. Avery Gibson 247.5 lbs
(Heavyweight - 8 Rounds)

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Promoted by Top Rank, in association with EC Boxpromotion, remaining tickets, priced at $127, $77, $52, and $37 (including facility fees), are on sale now. Tickets are available at the Ovation Hall box office, online at Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets, or by phone at 800-745-3000.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by JakeTheBoxer on 08-18-2018

They both failed on world level. Joe Joyce should be tested against one of these guys.

Comment by PittyPat on 08-17-2018

Both look in good shape – even Dimitrenko.

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