New York, NY (May 18, 2022)-Undefeated welterweight prospect Tiger Johnson plus lightweight Joseph Adorno will be in action on Saturday night.
Johnson and Adorno are managed by Split-T Management.
Johnson, a 2021 United States Olympian, will take on Augustin Gerbaido Kucharski in a six-round bout at The Resorts World Las Vegas, while Adorno takes on Juan Santiago at The Caribe Royal in Orlando, Florida.
Johnson of Cleveland, Ohio with two knockouts has a win over Xavier Madrid (3-0) and is coming off a fourth round stoppage over Sebastian Gabriel Chavez on March 26th at Resorts World Las Vegas.
Johnson began boxing at the age of seven as he had uncles and cousins who were professional boxers, including former light heavyweights Darrel Johnson (11-3-1, 8 KOs) and Ronald Johnson (17-1, 4 KOs).
Johnson had a highly decorated amateur career finishing with a record of 188-17, and saw him win a Gold Medal in the 2016 Youth World Championships; a Bronze Medal at the 2019 Pan Am Games; a 2019 Last Chance Qualifier Championship; Four 2017 Elite National Championships; a 2016 Elite National Championship; a 2015 Youth National Championship; and a 2014 National Junior Olympic Championship.
Kucharski of Buenos Aires, Argentina has a record of 8-4-1-with three knockouts. The 25 year-old Kucharski has a win over Nicolas Ezequiel Herrea (4-0-1) and is coming off a second round stoppage over Alexis Gabriel Martinez on May 6th in Cordoba, Argentina.
Johnson weighed 142.4 lbs. Kucharski was 143.2
Johnson is promoted by Top Rank.
The bout will be televised on ESPN at 8 PM ET.
Adorno of Allentown, Pennsylvania is 14-1-2 with 12 knockouts. The 22 year-old has wins over Marco Antonio Ocano (1-0), Kevin Cruz (8-0) and Damian Alejandro Sosa (9-2). Adorno is coming off his first defeat when he dropped a 10-round unanimous decision to highly regarded Michel Rivera on March 26th in Minneapolis, Minnesota.
Santiago of Denver, Colorado is 16-20-2 with nine knockouts. The 37 year-old has wins over Jose Morales (5-0), Brad Jackson (9-2-1), Ty Barnett (16-0-1), Cesar Holguin (9-2), Donaldo Holguin (8-1) and Antonio Diaz (5-1). Santiago is coming off a unanimous decision loss to Misael Lopez on January 7th in Aurora, Colorado.
Adorno is promoted by GH3 Promotions.