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Lawrence-Gavern collide May 27

By Rick Scharmberg

Franklin “Yah Yah” Lawrence (14-2-2, 9 KOs) and Jason “The Sensation” Gavern (20-7-4, 9 KOs) will meet in a heavyweight battle on Friday, May 27 at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino in Dover, Delaware. They will fight for the IBF Intercontinental heavyweight title. In the co-feature, heavyweight sensation Amir “Hardcore” Mansour will get a shot at the IBF North American heavyweight title against an opponent to be determined. Dover Downs Hotel & Casino is promoting the show.

Other fighters slated to appear include super middleweight “Mighty” Mike Tiberi (16-1, 7 KOs), “Queen” Ronica Jeffery (5-0, 1 KO), and unbeaten light heavyweight Anthony Caputo Smith (9-0, 7 KOs),

Tickets range from $40 to $200, and can be purchased by calling 800-711-5882.

Doors open at 6:30 with the first bout going on at 7:30.

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