NEW YORK (September 19, 2019)–Split-T Management will showcase two fighters in highly competitive bouts on Friday night.
Super Welterweight Fred Wilson, Jr. will take on Mekhrubon Saginov in an six-round fight featuring undefeated fighters at The Cannery Casino & Hotel in Las Vegas.
Ernesto Garza III will take on Junior Almonte in an eight-round battle for the WBC FECARBOX Bantamweight title at the Paramount in Huntington, New York.
Wilosn (6-0-1,2 KOs) of Cleveland, Ohio will be making his 2019 debut, as he steps up to face his biggest challenge in the highly acclaimed Saginov, who checks in with a record of 7-0 with five knockouts.
The bout can be seen live on Mayweather Promotions Facebook Page.
Garza of Saginaw, Michigan has a record of 10-2 with six knockouts, is riding a three fight winning streak.
Almonte will be making his 2nd start of 2019 as he is coming off a 1st round stoppage over Jeno Tonte on February 23rd in Dearbon, Michigan.
The 30 year-old Garza, has wins over DeVonte Allen (5-1-1) andHakeem Watkins (5-1), will be looking for the biggest win of his career in a fight that could catapult Garza into the world rankings.
Almonte of The Dominican Republic is perfect with a record of 12-0 with nine knockouts is the WBC FECARBOX Bantamweight champion.
He won that crown with a 1st round stoppage over Rafael Rodriguez. He also has a 1st round over Jesus Castillo (1-0).
Both Garza and Almonte weighed 116.8 lbs at Thursday’s weigh-in.