Ty Tomlin In Action This Saturday
Undefeated lightweight prospect, Tyler “Short Fuse” Tomlin (11-0, 7 KOs), of Cheatham County, TN, is looking to keep the forward momentum going on his promising professional boxing career as he faces, Ira “Mr. Showtime” Terry (27-16, 16 KOs), that on paper is Tomlin’s toughest fight of his career. The bout scheduled for eight rounds will take place this Saturday, August 28, 2021, at the Oak Grove Racing and Gaming Hotel in Oak Grove, Kentucky.
“I am now signed with DiBella Entertainment, and having a major promoter means I have to step my game up as I will now be getting bigger fights,” said Tomlin. “Ira Terry has fought a lot of really good fighters like Jorge Linares, Francisco Vargas and Claudio Marrero, and I look forward to showing the world where I stack up against these legends in boxing. This is the toughest test of my career and I’m looking to have a performance that gets people talking about me.”
— Ty Tomlin (@_tytomlin) August 23, 2021
Tomlin, who was an offensive wrecking ball from the opening bell, landed some vicious body blows early, in addition to some powerful overhand rights, that led to his opponent’s demise in his last fight against Tyrone Luckey. Tomlin is looking to repeat that performance against Terry.
“Ira Terry is a golden glove winner and he’s coming off a big win in his last fight, and we’re taking him very seriously,” said Darryl Tomlin, Tyler’s coach, and father, who co-manages is son with Peter Fernandez. “We’re grateful to Lou DiBella and DiBella Entertainment for keeping us active and we are looking to put on a great show for all of those who will be traveling to the fight to support Ty. I want everyone to know we have trained for a knockout, and we’re looking to close the show in this fight.”
Tomlin is a massive draw, and despite the fight being in Kentucky, it is a mere 30-minutes from his residence in Tennessee, meaning Ty will have a lot of familiar faces in the crowd.
“This bout is 30-minutes from where I live, and I am excited to have tremendous support from my family and friends as I move forward on my journey towards becoming a world champion,” said Tomlin. “This will be a sold-out show and I want to make everyone proud who is coming to see me. I’m going to bring it in this fight and put on a great show for the fans.”