Undefeated brawler Justin Jones (18-0-1, 11 KOs) faces Terrance Marbra (8-3, 6 KOs) in a six-round heavyweight bout while unbeaten bantamweight prospect David Perez (6-0, 3 KOs) battles Adan Ortiz (9-1, 8 KOs) in featured undercard bouts Friday, July 15 from Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino in Tunica, Mississippi.
The July 15 event is headlined by a battle between explosive super lightweight contenders as Sergey Lipinets meets Walter Castillo in the main event of Premier Boxing Champions on ESPN and ESPN Deportes. Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT and features 2012 Olympic Silver medalist Tugstsogt Nyambayar facing veteran featherweight contender Rafael “Dynamite” Vazquez.
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Warriors Boxing in association with Prize Fight, the City of Tunica the Horseshoe Tunica Hotel & Casino, are priced at $60 and $35, and are on sale now. Tickets can be purchased at www.Ticketmaster.com or by calling Warriors Boxing at (954) 985-1155 or by visiting www.warriorsboxing.com.
Additional undercard action sees unbeaten 21-year-old Joey Bryant (15-0, 11 KOs) in an eight-round lightweight bout, undefeated local prospect Bobby Taylor (2-0, 1 KO) against Arkansas’ Tyrone Paige (0-1) in a four-round bout, Charlotte-prospect Fernando Arrellano (2-0, 2 KOs) takes on Tunica’s Raleigh Jeffries in a four-round super welterweight affair and Memphis-native Julius Dyis (4-1, 2 KOs) squares-off against Oscar Valdez (1-0, 1 KO) in super welterweight action.
Rounding out the night of fights is unbeaten prospect Austin Dulay facing Terrance Roy in a four-round lightweight bout and welterweight Dedrick Bell in a six-round bout against Knoxville’s Aaron Anderson.
Fighting out of Houston, the experienced Jones will return to the ring after delivering a fourth-round stoppage of Dwight Gipson in January. Jones looks for his third straight stoppage on Friday when he faces Marbra. The St. Petersburg, Florida-native is coming off a decision over once-beaten Ernest Mazyck in September of last year.
At just 20-years-old, Perez is racking up experience after turning pro in April of 2015 with a first round stoppage over Deseante Armstrong. The Houston-native owns two other first round knockouts and most recently won a decision over Isau Duenez. He takes on the 24-year-old Sterling, Illinois-native who most recently stopped Terrance Roy in April.