NEW YORK (October 26, 2019)–Split-T Management’s Bantamweight Antonio Nieves will take on the hard punching Joshua Greer Jr. in a 10-round bout which will serve as the co-feature bout to the WBO Featherweight world title fight between Shakur Stevenson and Joet Gonzalez from the Atlantis Casino Resort Spa in Reno, Nevada.
The bout can be seen live on ESPN +
The fight will be for the NABO and WBC Continental America’s titles.
Nieves of Cleveland, Ohio, has a record of 19-2-2 with 11 knockouts.
The 32 year-old is an eight-year pro has wins over Dewayne Wisdom (1-0), Rafael Gramajo (1-0), Justin Lopez (5-0), Oscar Mojica (9-1) and Szilveszter Ajati (10-2-1). Nieves has won two in a row, with his last bout being a 2nd round knockout over Jose Alfredo Rodriguez on June 8th in Northfield, Ohio.
Greer of Detroit has a record of 21-1-1 with 12 knockouts. Greer is ranked in all four major sanctioning bodies (#12 in WBC, #13 in the WBA, #2 in the IBF and #3 in the WBO).
Greer has won 18 straight fights with wins over Juan Gabriel Medina (10-0), James Smith (11-0), Lerot Davilla (5-1), Glenn Dezurn (9-1-1), Giovanni Escaner (19-3) and his last bout when Greer took a 10-round majority decision over Nikolay Potapov on July 13th in Newark, New Jersey.
Both Nieves ahd Greer weighed 117.8 lbs at Friday weigh-in.