Sonny Conto, Kevin Montano, Brian Ceballo and Kahshad Elliott Look To Stay Undefeated This Weekend


New York, NY (May 13, 2022)-Four young prospects from the Split-T Management stable will be in action looking to stay undefeated this weekend.

Friday night in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, heavyweight Sonny Conto will headline a card at Parx Casino when he takes on Justin Rolfe in a bout scheduled for six-rounds.

Conto of Philadelphia has a record of 9-0 with seven knockouts. The 26 year-old. The popular Conto will be looking to once again thrill his hometown fans as he is coming off a six-round unanimous decision win over Mike Marshall on February 24th in Philadelphia.

Rolfe of Fairfield, Maine is 7-3-1 with five knockouts. The 30 year-old is a four-year-pro, and is coming off a second-round stoppage over Fabian Valdez on March 19th.

At Thursday’s weigh-in, Conto weighed in at 228.1 lbs. Rolfe was 254.1.

Conto is promoted by Top Rank.

Photo by Mario Ortega Jr.

Friday night at the Doubletree Hotel in Sacramento, California, undefeated junior lightweight Kevin Montano takes on Corben Page in a four-round bout,

Montano, 24, of Concord, California is 2-0 with one knockout. Montano is coming off a four-round unanimous decision over Jose Delgado on October 8, 2021 in the same venue.

Montano started boxing at the age of eight under coach Gary Sullenger. Sullenger has remained with Montano through his amateur and now into his professional career.

During Montano’s amateur career, Montano was a three-time California State Champion, the 2017 National Golden Gloves runner-up, 2017 Eastern qualifier runner-up, 2019 Western qualifier runner-up and he placed third in the 2021 Nationals. He had had risen to the number-two ranked fighter in the country as an amateur.

Montano, who is fluent in both English and Spanish is a graduate of Sacramento State, with a degree in Kinesiology.

Page of Redding, California is 6-20-1 with one knockout. The 33 year-old Has a win over previously undefeated Ricardo Garcia and is coming off a second round stoppage win over Guillermo Osorio Zarate on May 1, 2021 in Sonora, Mexico. Page has faced 12 undefeated opponents including former world champions Jose Pedraza and Oscar Valdez.

Both Montano and Page weighed in at 130 lbs.

Saturday night at The Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, New Jersey undefeated welterweight Brian Ceballo will be in action when he takes on Gerald Sherrell in a bout scheduled eight-round bout.

Ceballo of New York is 12-0 with six knockouts. The 28 year-old has wins over Luis Alberto Lopez Longoria (1-0), Bakhtiya Eyubov (14-0-1), Ramal Amanov (16-0), and his last bout when he took a 10-round unanimous decision over Larry Gomez (10-1) on December 3rd, 2020 in Los Angeles.

Sherrell of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania is 10-2 with five knockouts. He has wins over undefeated Shakeem Hodge (5-0. He then joined the cast of The Contender and defeated undefeated Quatavious Cash (10-0). He also defeated Morgan Fitch (18-2-1). Sherrell is coming off a defeat to Clay Collard September 21, 2019 in Washington, Pennsylvania.

Ceballo is promoted by 360 Promotions.

On the same card in Newark, Khashad Elliott will make his second start as he takes on Tray Martin in a four-round welterweight bout.

Elliott, 21 of Plainfield, New Jersey is 1-0 with one knockout.

Elliott turned pro on October 9, 2020 with a First-round stoppage over Akeem Jackson in Las Vegas.

Elliott had an outstanding amateur career that saw him win 117 of 140 fights, and was a 10-time National champion in the 165-pound division.

Martin of Moberly, Missouri is 3-5 with two knockouts. The 22 year-old has won two consecutive fights and is coming off a four-round majority decision over Vincent Montgomery on April 16th in Arnold, Missouri

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