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Hurd, Williams undercard announced


Hurd, Williams undercard announced


Hurd, Williams undercard announced

Undefeated rising featherweight Stephen Fulton will take on former world champion Paulus Ambunda in a 12-round showdown that headlines PBC FIGHT NIGHT – EXTRA on FS1 and FOX Deportes Saturday, May 11 at EagleBank Arena in Fairfax, Virginia Premier Boxing Champions made the announcement on Tuesday.

The card is being headlined by unified and undefeated IBF and WBA 154-pound champion “Swift” Jarrett Hurd defending against top contender Julian “J-Rock” Williams in PBC on FOX action beginning at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT.

PBC FIGHT NIGHT – EXTRA will begin at 11 p.m. ET/8 p.m. PT and will also see hard-hitting Ahmed Elbiali (18-1, 15 KOs)in a light heavyweight bout, plus  19-year-old prospect and Baltimore-native Lorenzo Simpson (3-0, 2 KOs) in a four-round middleweight attraction that will the TV swing bout. Simpson is back in action after putting on a four-round match against Jaime Meza on the Peterson-Lipinets prelims.

Fulton (15-0, 7 KOs) fighting out of Philadelphia and defeated has previously undefeated fighters in five of his last nine contests. He made his 2019 debut in January, stopping Marlon Olea in round five. takes on Namibia’s Ambunda (27-2, 11 KOs), who previously captured a bantamweight world title by defeating William Prado by decision in 2012. He enters this bout on a three-fight winning streak, including 12-round decisions in his last two fights. One of them against the active German Meraz last September.

The rest of the untelevised card are undefeated Romanian Alexandru Marin (17-0, 11 KOs) taking on former world champion Luis Concepcion (37-7, 26 KOs) in a 12-round super flyweight attraction, unbeaten super lightweight prospect Greg Outlaw (7-0, 2 KOs) in an eight-round fight and super middleweight contender Demond Nicholson (21-3-1, 20 KOs) in a 10-round contest.

Rounding out the card are bouts featuring once-beaten Dravontay Rawls battling Colombia’s Jonathan Perez in an eight-round lightweight showdown, unbeaten Aaron Anderson in a four-round super welterweight fight against Peru’s Carlos Galindo and Mark Duncan battling Kevin Womack for six-rounds of super welterweight action.

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