The non-televised undercard for the Friday, January 25 ESPN Friday Night Fights event at Turning Stone Resort Casino features local sensation, light heavyweight Ryon McKenzie, who calls Canastota, New York home. Originally from the Bahamas, McKenzie (12-0-0, 10 KOs) faces Rayshawn Myers (4-15-1) of Cleveland, Ohio.
Another highly-anticipated undercard bout pits undefeated light heavyweight Jackson Junior (13-0-0, 11 KOs) of Brazil, against veteran Dante Craig (20-14-1, 15 KOs) of Cincinnati, Ohio.
Plus, exciting middleweight Enrique Collazo is scheduled to make his professional debut. Collazo competed at the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, representing Puerto Rico.
The nationally televised event will be headlined by a 12 round main event, as NABO Middleweight Champion Brian Vera (21-6-0, 12 KOs) of Austin, Texas defends his title against former WBO Junior Middleweight World Champion Sergiy “Razor” Dzinziruk (37-1-1, 24 KOs) of Ukraine. The WBO currently has Vera ranked #2 in the world in the middleweight division. Dzinziruk’s only loss came in 2011, at the hands of world middleweight champion Sergio Martinez.
Please note the revised start time – Doors open at the Turning Stone Resort Casino Event Center at 5:30 p.m. Friday, January 25 with the first undercard bout starting at 7:00 p.m. The live ESPN2 telecast begins at 9 p.m.
Tickets range from $25 to $70. Call the Turning Stone box office at (315) 361-7469 or visit www.Ticketmaster.com.