Main Events announced today that middleweights Elvin Ayala (26-5-1, 12 KOs) and Curtis “Showtime” Stevens (22-3, 16 KOs) will meet in the 10-round co-feature bout on the next nationally televised edition Fight Night on NBC Sports Network, January 19, 2013. The anticipated meeting will precede the 10-round light heavyweight main event between Sergey Kovalev and Gabriel Campillo.
Elvin Ayala: “I feel good. Curtis Stevens is a big name. A lot of people know who he is. They say he’s a beast, and I like that. I feel good about being back on TV. I’m definitely coming to make a statement. I’m training hard for it.”
Curtis Stevens: “I’m from a place where I used to fight on the roof….the loser had to jump. It’s time for me to shine and that’s what I’m going to do come January 19th on NBC Sports Network Fight Night.”