Unbeaten light-weight prospect Ashton Sylve has a brand new opponent for his conflict this night.
Sylve will now face Adam Kipenga on the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida, it used to be introduced Thursday. The eight-round bout will headline a four-bout card that can flow live to tell the tale DAZN (9 p.m. ET/ 6 p.m. PT).
At Thursday’s weigh-in, Sylve weighed in at 140 kilos. Kapenga weighed 137 kilos.
The nineteen-year-old Sylve (8-0, 8 knockouts), who is living in Lengthy Seaside, California, used to be at the start scheduled to stand Angel Rebollar, however Rebollar withdrew from the bout, mentioning an undisclosed harm.
In his remaining bout on October 29, Sylve knocked out Braulio Rodriguez within the opening around. Sylve additionally notched a first-round knockout in his earlier struggle, knocking out Giovanni Gutierrez of Nicaragua.
Kipenga (11-3-1, 7 KOs), who’s at the start from Dar-Es-Salaam, Tanzania and now is living within the Northern Virginia house, out of doors Washington D.C., can be at a peak and succeed in downside towards Sylve, who’s 4 inches taller.
The 24-year-old southpaw has no longer fought since March 26 of remaining 12 months, a 2nd around knockout loss to Ramiro Cesena. Kipenga is winless in his remaining 3 fights.
Within the co-feature, junior welterweight Kevin Hayler Brown (2-0, 2 KOs), who’s at the start from Cuba and now is living in Las Vegas, will sq. off towards Julian Smith in a 10-round bout.
Brown used to be an novice standout prior to defecting and arriving in america. The 29-year-old made his professional debut on August 21, knocking out Jose Alberto Gazo. Brown would apply up the knockout of Gazo by way of preventing Adriano Ramirez not up to two months later.
Smith (6-1, 4 KOs), who is living in Nation Membership Hills, Illinois, misplaced to Cuba-born novice standout on March 25 of remaining 12 months, dropping to Raynel Mederos by way of unanimous resolution. The 32-year-old bounced again in his remaining bout on July 30, defeating Alfredo Escarcega by way of unanimous resolution. Escarcega entered the Smith struggle unbeaten.
Heavyweight Lorenzo Medina (6-0, 6 KOs) of Hollywood, Florida will now face Angel Napoles Marcillian (1-0, 1 KO) in a six-round bout.
This night marks the primary of a four-part Maximum Treasured Potentialities sequence, which can advertise one of the vital most sensible possibilities on playing cards that can originate from the Caribe Royale later this summer season. Sylve is promoted by way of Maximum Treasured Promotions (MVP), which used to be co-founded by way of YouTuber Jake Paul and Nakisa Bidarian.
Francisco A. Salazar has written for The Ring since October 2013 and has coated boxing in Southern California and in another country since 2000. Francisco additionally covers boxing for the Ventura County (California) Big name newspaper. He may also be reached at [email protected]