A press conference was held on Monday at Taras Bulba Restaurant in New York City in conjunction with Wednesday night’s fight card at Webster hall that will feature the pro debut of former amateur world champion Ievgen Khytrov, who will make his long awaited professional debut when he takes on Romon Bareber in a six round super middleweight bout. The much heralded Khytrov was a 2012 Olympian from Ukraine and has been been compared to WBA middleweight champion Gennady Golovkin due to his prodigious punching power. Ievgen has been training at the legendary Gleason’s Gym under the of eye of the trainer of champions, Buddy McGirt. Barber has a record of 4-6 with 3 KOs.
On the undercard in six round bouts:
Dimash Niazov (4-0-1, 3 KOs) of Staten Island vis Kazakhstan will fight Raphael Luna (4-6-2, 1 KO) of Albany, NY in a Lightweight bouts.
Peter Reyes (3-0, 2 KOs) of New York battles Ruben Ortiz (0-2) of Philadelphia in a Middleweight bout.
Heavyweight Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller (6-0-1, 6 KOs) of Brooklyn. NY will take on Sylvester Barron (8-2, 3 KOs) of Anacortes, WA in a Heavyweight bout.
Popular Michal Chudecki (7-0-1, 3 KOs) of Ponzon, Poland will fight Joshua Nieves (2-2, 2 KOs) in a Jr. Welterweight bout.
Cruiserweight Stivens Bujaj (9-0, 6 KOs) will take on Mike Bissett (5-3, 4 KOs) of Tampa, FL.
In four round Bouts:
Glenford Nickey (2-1, 1 KO) of Brooklyn, NY will fight Rigoberto Miranda (0-0-2) of Albany, NY in a Super Featherweight bout.
Former Golden Gloves champion, Wesley Ferrer (1-0, 1 KO) of Brooklyn, NY will square off with pro debuting Richard Bonds of Newbergh, NY in a Lightweight fight.
Former National Golden Gloves champion, Jr. Welterweight Marcos Suarez (1-0-1) of Bronx, NY will fight Jean Hernandez (0-1) also of Bronx, NY.
Upcoming hip hop sensation K Kutta is scheduled to make a special music performance..
Webster Hall, a premier NYC night club, concert venue and New York City landmark is located at 125 east 11th street. Doors open 7pm tickets can be purchased for $60, $85 and $125 on ticketweb.com or by calling 646-481-5558. The show is promoted by Star of David Promotions in association with Fight Promotion Inc.