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Photos: Otto Wallin, BJ Flores - Set For ShoBox Showdown

Heavyweight prospects Jermaine Franklin Jr., and Jerry Forrest both weighed in on Thursday for their ShoBox: The New Generation main event clash Friday night live on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT) from Emerald Casino in Tacoma, Wash. (photos by Dave Mandel)

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The co-featured bout will feature a 10-round matchup between undefeated Swedish heavyweight and top-10 ranked contender Otto Wallin (20-0, 13 KOs) and former world title challenger BJ Flores (34-4-1, 21 KOs).

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Prospects Franklin (18-0, 13 KOs), Forrest (25-2, 19 KOs) and Wallin aim to leap into contention and further their resumes in the resurgent heavyweight division, while the veteran Flores will look to play spoiler and hand Wallin his first professional defeat.

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The opening bout of the tripleheader telecast will feature a 10-round matchup of undefeated super featherweight prospects as Giovanni Cabrera Mioletti (16-0, 7 KOs) faces off with Luis Porozo (14-0, 7 KOs).

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The event, billed as the “Battle at the Boat 122,” is promoted by Salita Promotions in association with Brian Halquist Productions.

Barry Tompkins will call the action from ringside with boxing historian Steve Farhood and former world champion Raul Marquez serving as expert analysts. The executive producer is Gordon Hall with Richard Gaughan producing and Rick Phillips directing. 

FINAL WEIGHTS, REFEREES AND JUDGES

Heavyweights 10-Round Bout

Jermaine Franklin Jr. – 240 ¼ lbs.

Jerry Forrest – 222 ¾ lbs.

Referee: Robert Howard; Judges: Alan Krebs (Issaquah, Wash.), Tim Wood (Lakeland, Wash.), Hunter Walton (Tacoma, Wash.)

Heavyweights 10-Round Bout

Otto Wallin – 234 lbs.

B.J. Flores – 234 ¾ lbs.

Referee: Joel Scobie; Judges: Alan Krebs (Issaquah, Wash.), Tim Wood (Lakeland, Wash.), Hunter Walton (Tacoma, Wash.) 

Super Featherweights 10-Round Bout

Givovanni Cabrera Mioletti – 129 ½ lbs.

Luis Porozo – 129 ½ lbs.

Referee: Robert Howard; Judges: Alan Krebs (Issaquah, Wash.), Tim Wood (Lakeland, Wash.), Hunter Walton (Tacoma, Wash.) 

User Comments and Feedback
Comment by Tecnoworld on 07-12-2019

Wallin should be fed to Fury

Comment by Kannabis Kid on 07-12-2019

[QUOTE=SHO_RULEZ;19894350]Flores used to be a cruiserweight, right? He's up to 234, and doesnt look fat...[/QUOTE] He doesn't look in great shape either has a gut but regardless he should've retired after the Bellew fight he is going to get hurt…

Comment by SHO_RULEZ on 07-11-2019

Flores used to be a cruiserweight, right? He's up to 234, and doesnt look fat...

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