NEW YORK (November 23, 2019)–TONIGHT at the Bryan Glazer JCC in Tampa, Florida, super middleweight Ievgen Khytrov and bantamweight Antonio Vargas will be in action as part of a big 12-bout card.
Khytrov takes on Ernest Amuzu in an eight-round bout, while 2016 United States Olympian Vargas battles Szilveszter Kanales in a six-round fight.
Khytrov of Brooklyn, New York has a record of 19-2 with 16 knockouts. The former Ukrainian amateur star has won two bouts in a row since appearing on The Contender.
The six-year veteran shot up the middleweight ranks by defeating quality fighters in Chris Chatman (12-3-1), Willie Fortune (17-1), Louis Rose (11-1-1), Maurice Louishomme (8-0-1), Jorge Melendez (28-4-1), Aaron Coley (9-0-1), Nick Brinson (17-3-2), Jose Luteran (14-2), Kenneth McNeill (9-1) and Paul Mendez (19-2-2) all in his 1st 14 fights.
Khytrov has rebounded very well with stoppage wins over Malcolm McAllister (9-2) and his last bout when Khytrov stopped Gabriel Pham (11-1) in six-round on August 1st in Monroeville, Pennsylvania.
Khytrov is promoted by DiBella Entertainment.
Amuzu of Prichard, Alabama via Ghana, has an impressive mark of 25-4 with 22 knockouts.
The former Ghanaian Middleweight champion is coming off a 3rd round knockout loss to Brandon Robinson on September 14, 2018 in Philadelphia.
Vargas has a record of 10-1 with four knockouts.
The 23 year-old native of Kissimmee, Florida has a win over undefeated Jonathan Garza. Vargas is looking to get back in the win column after suffering his first defeat on May 25th to Jose Maria Cardenas.
Kanalas of Pecs, Hungary has a record of 14-9 with nine knockouts.
Kanales is a very capable fighter as he is a former WBF Super Flyweight champion. He won that title with a 12-round split decision over Jozsef Ajtai on December 29, 2015.
Kanales, who turned professional also has a win over Zoltan Bodnar (1-0)