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Gilbert opponent named

Super middleweight Joey Gilbert (19-2, 15 KOs) will face Billy “The Billy Goat” Bailey (10-8, 4 KOs) in an eight rounder on the July 3 boxing card at the Grand Sierra Resort in Reno, Nevada. Also, jr lightweight “Lightning” Lonnie Smith (10-2-2, 7 KOs) has been added to card against TBA in a six-rounder. In another change, welterweight Mark Melligen (18-2, 13 KOs) will now face Anges Adjaho (25-2, 14 KOs) in the ten round-co-feature after Michel Rosales pulled out of there rematch.

The fight card is as follows.

Archie Solis vs. Eric Ortiz – 10 rounds, Jr. Flyweights
Mark Melligen vs. Anges Adjaho – 10 rounds, .
Joey Gilbert vs. Billy Bailey – 8 rounds, Super Middleweights
Lonnie Smith vs. TBA – 6 rounds – Jr. Lightweights
Carlos Gaytan vs. Alex Rivera – 4 rounds, Light Heavyweights
Francisco Vargas vs. Andrew Rempp – 4 rounds Jr. Lightweights

The event is part of the Jack Johnson vs. Jim Jeffries centenary in Reno and is presented by Top Rank and Let’s Get It On Promotions.

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