Theophane to battle Amidu in Las Vegas headliner on Friday
Ashley “Treasure” Theophane (39-7, 12 KO’s) is back! The veteran boxer returns to ring Friday, December 2 against Yakabu Amidu (19-8-2, 17 KO’s) in the main event of Mayweather Promotions’ Sin City Showdown.
Theophane has made it clear that he is here for redemption. He has been training hard, is focused, and is ready to outperform his opponent when he steps in the ring in this 10-round battle.
“It’s been said that this is my redemption fight,” said Theophane. “I have been faced with many challenges in my career, with my back up against the wall and have bounced back. This fight is like any other fight, and I plan to come out victorious.”
Surrounding the main event action is the always exciting prospect Maurice Lee (7-0, 3 KO’s) in a junior welterweight showdown against Cameron Kreal (8-12-2, 1 KO) that serves as the co-main event. Lee returns to Sam’s Town Live following his last win on May 13 against Samuel Santana, which was a non-stop exchange of punches from start to finish.
“One thing everyone around me knows is that I stay ready” says Lee. “This fight I’m coming in with a plan and making sure my body and mind are in sync.”
Undercard action will be filled with a stacked Mayweather Promotions’ stable all in separate bouts, including undefeated super middleweight prospect Kevin Newman (6-0, 2 KO’s)in a six- round showdown, Charvis Holifield (6-1-1, 4 KO’s) will also be making a return to the venue for a six-round battle following his May 13 victory, and Mayweather Promotions first lady Latondria Jones (4-0, 2 KO’s) will defend her flawless record as she goes toe-to-toe in a four-round bout. Newly signed Lightweight Andres Cortes (3-0, 2 KO’s) will make his Mayweather Promotions fighting debut in a bout scheduled for four rounds, and in separate bouts Oluwafemi Oyeleye & Rolando Romero will both make their professional debuts.
Fight Night will take place on Friday, December 2nd at Sam’s Town Live.Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, start at $15 and are available online at: www.samstownlv.com/entertain and on www.mayweatherpromotions.com.