PBC on Bounce TV Fri Feb 10 – 2 World Title Fights – The Premier Boxing Champions are in Toledo’s Huntington Center to host two world title fights featuring two world champions from Ohio as WBA bantamweight world champion Rau’Shee Warren and IBF world lightweight champion Robert Easter Jr both come home for their first world title defenses.
Warren (14-1), a US representative at multiple Olympic games will be facing 26-1 Zhanat Zhakiyanov of Kazakhstan. The minor IBO world title is also on the line. Zhakiyanov did not fight n 2016, but in his last outing back in November of 2015, he won an interim WBA world title to set up his match.
Easter Jr (18-0) faces veteran Luis Cruz (22-4-1) in a match that will see Easter enter a major favorite. Cruz, who fights out of Puerto Rico, has gone just 3-4-1 in the last five years after starting his career off with 19 straight wins.
PBC on Bounce TV Fri Feb 10 – 2 World Title Fights
Friday, February 10th, 2017 – Huntington Center, Toledo, Ohio
(Card Subject To Change)
118 LBS 12 RDS: Rau’shee Warren (14-1) vs Zhanat Zhakiyanov (26-1)
135 LBS 12 RDS: Robert Easter Jr (18-0) vs Luis Cruz (22-4-1)
135 LBS 10 RDS: Jamel Herring (15-1) vs Art Hovhannisyan (17-3-3)
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