As part of the “I AM A MAN” weekend commemorating the 41st anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s untimely death in Memphis TN, on April 4, 1968, Prize Fight Boxing and DiBella Entertainment will be on the famous Beale Street in downtown Memphis this Friday (April 3rd) live on ESPN2 Friday Night fights. Headlining the night’s event is former world champion Randell Bailey (38-6, 34 KOs) in a scheduled 12 round IBF jr welterweight eliminator against Frankie Figueroa (20-2, 13 KOs). The winner will be in line to fight for the IBF title.
In the co-feature, heavyweight Cedric “The Boz” Boswell (28-1, 22 KOs) is scheduled for an eight-rounder against Harold Sconiers (15-19, 10 KOs).
Undefeated jr lightweight Mark Davis (11-0, 4 KOs) looks to continue his winning streak when he goes against Steve Gonzalez (7-2-1, 4 KOs).
Rounding out the card are three undefeated prospects. 2008 Olympic team alternate Shawn Porter (6-0, 5 KOs) steps up his game against Eloy Suarez (10-4, 5KOs) in a scheduled four round middleweight bout. Heavyweights Tor Hamer (4-0, 4 KOs) and Kelsey Arnold (1-1-2) are scheduled to go four rounds.
Recent Prize Fight acquisition Dominic Wade (1-0, 1 KO) will test his leather against Luis Hodge (5-7-1, 3 KOs). Wade recently came of an outstanding pro debut at the Fitzgerald Casino, where he KOd his opponent in less than 30 seconds.