Giovanni Lorenzo of Dominican Republic and New York City (26-1, 18 KOs) will take on Dionisio Miranda of Barranquilla, Columbia ( 19-3-2, 17 KOs) in a 12 round IBF Middleweight eliminator bout Friday, February 27th at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ. The winner of this battle will move into the #1 position and become the mandatory IBF Middleweight challenger to Champion Arthur Abraham. The fight will be televised live on ShoBox: The New Generation on SHOWTIME (11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).
In the main event, IBF Cruiserweight Champion Tomasz “Goral” Adamek (36-1, 24 KOs) of Jersey City and Golwice, Poland, will make the first defense of his world title against Detroit’s undefeated Johnathon Banks (20-0, 14 KOs).
Six undefeated fighters will appear on this exciting card. Local talent will also be featured prominently for this event. Newark resident, Jerson Ravelo will appear in an 8 round Super Middleweight fight. Joining him will be Paterson favorites, Welterweight, Henry Crawford (20-0-1, 9 KOs) and Junior Welterweight, Jeremy Bryan (8-0,4 KOs). Two Polish fighters, Patrick Majewski of Atlantic City (8-0, 4KOs) and Chucky Tschorniawsky of Philadelphia, PA (25-9-1, 14KOs) will also be on the card.
Tickets are priced at $38, $53, $78, $103, and $253, and can be purchased at the arena box office or by calling Ticketmaster at 201-507-8900. The first bout for this inaugural event of the Main Events “Brick City Boxing Series” will be at 8:30pm. Doors open at 8:00pm.
This fight is promoted by Main Events and Ziggy Promotions, in association with K2 Promotions.