An exciting evening from start to finish! Théroux, Ulysse, Mikhaylenko, Mohammedi and many others will take part in the event
Montréal, Tuesday February 17th, 2015 – Fight fans will have the chance to see high quality boxing on the undercard of the Light Heavyweight unified World Championship between Sergey Kovalev and Jean Pascal at the Bell Centre in Montreal on March 14th. Main Events and InterBox are happy to unveil the undercard fights that will complete this exciting evening.
Théroux vs Janik A Sorel-Tracy native, David Théroux (5-0-0, 3 K.O.) is the youngest rookie of the InterBox stable. At the Bell Centre, he will fight Lukasz Janik (13-9-1, 7 K.O.) in a 4 round matchup. This isn’t Janik’s first visit in Montreal. He fought Ulysse Junior and pushed Steven Butler to the limit in December. Théroux will try to win his 6th consecutive fight, which would be his 2nd with InterBox after signing a three year deal in December.
Dmitry Mikhaylenko vs TBD The Russian boxer Dmitry Mikhaylenko (18-0-0, 7 K.O.) only made his North American debut a year ago. He will come in Montréal with one idea in mind: winning in order to stay undefeated. His opponent has yet to be determined.
Bogdan Dinu vs TBD Bogdan Dinu who has a record of 12-0-0, 8 K.-O., will also be a part of this night in a 8 rounds fight. His opponent will be announce in the next few days.
Ulysse Junior vs Miguel Antoine The promising Ulysse Junior (5-0-0, 3 K.O.), who is still undefeated in five bouts, will try to keep his perfect record in an eight round fight versus Miguel Antoine (17-1-1, 9 K.O.), a competitive boxer from Barbados with an excellent record and much more ring experience than the young Ulysse.
Nadjib Mohammedi vs Lee Junior Campbell: A 10 rounds test The gentleman Nadjib Mohammedi (37-3-0, 22 K.O.), who gracefully accepted to let Jean Pascal take his place for Kovalev’s IBF title, will face Lee Junior Campbell (8-1-0, 4 K.O.). This bout will be Mohammedi’s first fight under the orders of the excellent trainer Abel Sanchez. Sanchez is also the trainer of highly rated World champion Gennady Golovkin. These ten rounds will be an excellent test and will help develop chemistry between Mohammedi and Sanchez.
Dierry Jean vs TBD After a pause to take care of a health concern, Dierry Jean is ready to get back in the ring. He doesn’t know who will be his opponent but that’s not what will stop him. The Eye of the Tiger boxer can’t wait to come into the ring to the Bell Centre roars and only desires one thing: To renew with ring action in order to win.
Cunningham vs Glazkov
On January 14th, Main Events and InterBox announced the undercard bout between Steve Cunningham (28-6-0, 13 K.O) and Vyacheslav Glazkov (19-0-0, 12 K.O.). Cunningham, a 38 year old with an 18 years career in professional boxing, will be fighting on HBO for the first time. Glazkov, who’s still undefeated, will try to protect his perfect record. The winner of this fight will become the mandatory challenger for the IBF Heavyweight title currently in the hands of Vladimir Klitschko (63-3-0, 53 K.O)
Tickets Tickets are on sale now at the Bell Centre ticket office, at www.evenko.ca, by telephone at 1-855310-2525 or through Club de Boxe Champion (514-376-0980). This event is a co-promotion of Main Events and InterBox, presented by Vidéotron in association with Mise-O-Jeu. About Main Events Main Events was founded in 1978 by the late Dan Duva and is now run by his widow Kathy Duva. As one of the top promotional companies in the world Main Events has promoted boxing legends Evander Holyfield, Arturo Gatti, Lennox Lewis, Pernell Whitaker and many more.
Currently Main Events promotes WBO, IBF and WBA Light Heavyweight World Champion Sergey “Krusher” Kovalev who just defeated legendary light heavyweight Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins in one of the highest-rated fights of 2014 in November in Atlantic City, NJ. Main Events is committed to promoting quality fights that boxing fans want to see.