Donald Smith, Dylan Price headline separate Philly shows on April 17
A special Day-Night Doubleheader of boxing is planned for Saturday afternoon and evening at the 2300 Arena, where local favorites, Donald Smith & Dylan Price will headline respective shows.
The shows, which are promoted by Price Promotions, will begin at 4:30 and 8 PM
Headlining the evening card will be super flyweight Dylan Price taking on Gabriel Bernardi for an NBA Regional Super Flyweight title.
The eight-round bout will feature the undefeated Price, who has a record of 12-0 with nine knockouts.
The 22 year-old Price is a four-year pro and is coming off a fourth-round stoppage over Samuel Gutierrez on January 16th in Chester, Pa.
Bernardi of Puerto Rico is 5-1 with two knockouts. Bernardi is also a four-year pro, and is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Jose Ocasio on October 4, 2019 in Kissimmee, Florida.
Also in the evening session, Rashan Adams takes on Da’vaughtae Bess (0-1) of St. Louis in a super lightweight bout.
David Pena (0-4-1) of Annapolis, Md. takes on Antonio Allen (1-11-1, 1 KO) of Philadelphia in a junior welterweight bout.
Boimah Karno takes on Rasheem Cook in a battle of pro debuting welterweights.
All three of those bouts are scheduled for four-rounds.
Headlining the afternoon session will be featherweight Donald “No Love” Smith taking on Braulio Avila in a fight scheduled for six-rounds.
Smith of Philadelphia, has a record of 10-1 with six knockouts, is a five-year veteran. Smith is looking to get back in the win column following dropping a six-round unanimous decision to William Foster III on February 6th at the 2300 Arena.
Avila of Tiaxcala, Mexico is 3-7 with one knockout. The 35 year-old is a seven year pro, and has faced four undefeated opponents. He is coming off a decision loss to undefeated Angel Israel Rodriguez on January 25, 2020 in Los Angeles, California.
In four-round bouts, Isaiah Johnson of Sicklerville, NJ makes his pro debut against an opponent to be announced.
Sharif Rahman (4-0, 3 KOs) of Las Vegas takes on an opponent to be named in a super welterweight contest.
Naheem Parker (1-0, 1 KO) of Camden, NJ takes on an opponent to be announced in a lightweight contest.
Tickets for this special night range from $250 VIP (which includes food and beverage) and $50-1$150 for the evening show; And $200 for VIP and $50-$150 for the afternoon show and Tickets can be purchased by calling 856-842-7577 or pboxingpromotions.com