ESPN2 will televise the May 28 clash between comebacking former world champion Éric Lucas (39-7-3, 15 KOs) and Librado Andrade (28-3, 21 KOs) at the Pepsi Colisee in Quebec City. “When we decided for Eric Lucas to fight in Quebec City, one of our objectives was to bring in an American network to cover the bout. We contacted ESPN, with whom we have worked with in the past, and they accepted our invitation. They were very impressed with how beautiful Quebec City is during their site survey last week” mentioned promoter Jean Bedard.
The undercard will feature local boxers. Super featherweight Pier-Olivier Côté (11-0, 7 KOs) faces Juan Pablo Sanchez (10-6, 6 KOs), heavyweight Éric Martel-Bahoeli (3-0, 2 KOs) fights Chad Thrun (0-1), super featherweight Benoit Gaudet (21-2, 8 KOs) meets Uriel Barrera (17-4, 10 KOs) and super middleweight Francy N’Tetu (3-0, 1 KO) takes on Ahmad Selemani (0-1).
Also featured, in association with TKO Boxing Promotions, will be the Quebec debut of Trois Rivières phenomenon Mikael Zewski (3-0-0, 2 KO) on the event undercard. Zewski is coming off a 4 round UD victory over Alex De Leon on May 1st in Iowa. His opponent will be unveiled shortly.