Saturday’s fight between WBO, WBA and IBF Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev (27-0-1, 24 KOs) of Chelyabinsk, Russia and IBF Mandatory Challenger Nadjib “IronDjib” Mohammedi (38-3-0, 23 KOs) of Aix-en-Provence, France is just one of top-notch fights scheduled to take place at Mandalay Bay.
Big Bear Lake, CA: On July 25, 2015 undefeated Cuban light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera (15-0, 10 KOs) will face his biggest challenge to date in the ring since his professional debut in 2009, Vasily “The Professor” Lepikhin (17-1, 9 KOs), but for the 33 year-old from Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, the hardest time in his life is most definitely in his past.
Mashantucket, CT: Before ESPN2 Friday Night Fights’ live audience witnesses the WBC Continental Americas Lightweight Championship battle between Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (17-0, 9 KOs) and Tony “The Lightning” Luis (18-2, 7 KOs), they will be treated to a stacked undercard that includes Shane Mosley, Jr. (2-1, 2 KOs), Cuban Sullivan Barrera (14-0, 9 KOs) and local prospects.
Light Heavyweights Sullivan Barrera (14-0, 9 KOs) and Jeff “Left Hook” Lacy (27-5, 18 KOs) will face off for eight rounds of action on the undercard of the Dargan-Luis card Friday, Jan. 30 at Foxwoods Resort Casino.
Cuba native Sullivan Barrera (13-0, 8 KOs) defected to the United States to become a world champion boxer and now, in his second straight training camp with world-renowned trainer Abel Sanchez (trainer to WBA Super Middleweight World Champion Gennady “GGG” Golovkin), the undefeated light heavyweight feels he is getting closer to realizing that dream.
Mashantucket, CT:Before NBC Fight Night broadcasts live from Foxwoods Resort Casino on Saturday afternoon, the live audience will be treated to a tour de force undercard that features five undefeated fighters, five local fighters, one Cuban fighter, one rematch and one professional debut in 30 rounds of non-stop action. The special afternoon edition of Fight Night features two regional championship bouts. In the co-feature, undefeated lightweight Karl “Dynamite” Dargan (16-0, 8 KOs) of Philadelphia, PA will take on Angino “The Nightmare” Perez (16-5, 14 KOs) for the Junior NABF Lightweight Title and Thabiso “The Rock” Mchunu (16-1, 11 KOs) looks to defend his NABF Cruiserweight title in the main event against Garrett “The Ultimate Warrior” Wilson (13-7-1, 7 KOs).
Sullivan Barrera Photo Credits: Rich Graessle/Main Events Mashantucket, CT: Sullivan Barrera (12-0, 7 KOs) the undefeated light heavyweight from Cuba has set his sights on West Virginia native … Read more
Wilkes-Barre, PA: Before NBCSN Fight Night viewers at the Mohegan Sun at Pocono Downs are treated to the IBF Light Heavyweight Title Eliminator between Anatoliy “The Gladiator” Dudchenko (19-2, 13 … Read more
Philadelphia, PA: Cuban-born light heavyweight Sullivan Barrera (10-0-0, 6 KOs) is set to make his Main Events’ debut on the Cunningham-Mansour undercard Friday night at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA. Barrera will take on 32 year old Larry Pryor of Washington, D.C. for six rounds.
Totowa, NJ – Main Events adds to their impressive stable of light heavyweights (which includes current WBO Light Heavyweight World Champion, Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev, Anatoliy “The Gladiator” Dudchenko, Isaac “Golden Boy” Chilemba, Lionell “Lonnie B” Thompson and Ilshat “The Sheriff” Khusnulgatin) with the signing of undefeated Sullivan Barrera (10-0-0, 6 KOs).
Sullivan said, “I am very happy and very excited. I thank Main Events for the opportunity to let people know who Sullivan Barrera is.” He added, “I feel I am the best in the light heavyweight division, the problem I’ve faced is that I wasn’t given the opportunity to compete. Now that Main Events will give me the opportunity I will be able to show my talent.”