NEW YORK (July 23, 2022)–TONIGHT!!! Five fighters of the Split-T Management stable will be in action.
At the Grand Casino Hinckley in Hinckley, Minnesota, it will be a big night as four undefeated Split-T prospects will look to remain perfect.
In a six-round middleweight bout, Javier Martinez of Milwaukee. Wisconsin takes on fellow undefeated Panchino Hill.
Martinez has a record of 6-0 with two knockouts. The 26 year-old Martinez, has wins over Rance Ward (4-1-1) and his bout when he took a unanimous decision over Donte Stubbs on March 4th in Fresno, California.
Hill of Davenport, Iowa is 7-0-1 with six knockouts. The 25 year-old Hill is coming off a second round stoppage over Keith Debrow on February 12th in Davenport, Iowa
Martinez weighed 160.8 lbs; Hill was 161 lbs
In a six-round featherweight bout, undefeated Haven Brady Jr. takes on Aaron Echeveste.
Brady of Albany, Georgia is 6-0 with four stoppages. The 20 year-old Brady has a win over Roberto Negrete (3-0) and his last bout when he stopped Jose Argel (8-2) in four-rounds on March 26th in Las Vegas.
Echeveste of Leon, Mexico is 6-7 with three knockouts. The 35 year-old Echeveste is coming off a loss to Ariel Lopez on May 21st in Queens, New York.
Brady weighed 127.8 lbs. Echeveste was 126.8 lbs
Big 6’9″ heavyweight Antonio Mirleles battles Denny Reyes in a four-round contest.
Mireles, 25, of Mexican-American descent, initially began boxing at the Des Moines PAL at the age of 12 and started competing at 15. He was guided for his entire amateur career by a pair of two strong coaches in John Saunders and Elly Nunez.
In his relatively brief, but extremely successful run in the amateurs, Mireles compiled a record of 28-4 with 10 knockouts – culminating in winning the 2020 USA Olympic Trials in the Super Heavyweight division. He was also a 2019 National Golden Gloves Champion, a 2019 Eastern Elite Amateur Champion and a five-time Iowa Golden Gloves Champion.
Mireles is 3-0 with two knockouts, is coming off a second round stoppage over Brandon Hughes (2-0) on March 4th in Fresno, California.
Reyes of Minneapolis is 3-2 with one knockout. The 32-year-old has a win over Cayman AUdie (1-0) and is coming off a loss to Thomas Matlon on April 23rd in Minnesota.
Mirleles weighed 269.2 lbs. Reyes was 228.6
Dante Benjamin takes on undefeated Corey Thompson in a four-round light heavyweight bout.
Benjamin, 20 years-old of Cleveland, Ohio amassed over 100 wins as an amateur, and was a seven-time national champion as he was a 2016 and 2017 Junior National Champion, 2017 Eastern Regional Champion, and a 2018 Youth National champion. He also took first place in the Emil Jechev International tournament in Botevgrad, Bulgaria.
In 2017, he was named the Under Armour Fighter of the Year.
As a professional, Benjamin is 2-0 with one knockout with both his victories coming over undefeated opponents.
Benjamin stopped Herman Rendon (2-0) in the opening round on January 29th. He followed that up with a unanimous decision win over Kevin Johnson (2-0) on March 26th in Las Vegas.
Thompson of Sauk Centre, Minnesota is 4-0 with three knockouts. Thompson, 34, has a win over Michael Thunder (1-0). In his las bout, Thompson stopped Blake Bergeson on April 23rd in Minnesota.
Benjamin weighed 172.6 lbs. Thompson was 174.8 lbs
Martinez, Brady, Mireles and Benjamin are promoted by Top Rank. Their bouts will be streamed live on ESPN+ at 6:45 PM ET.
At the Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida, lightweight Joseph Adorno of Allentown, Pennsylvania will take on 48 fight veteran Julio Buitrago in a bout scheduled for six-rounds.
Adorno has a record of 15-1-2 with 13 knockouts. The 23 year-old Adorno is in his sixth year as a professional who won his first 14 bouts which were highlighted by victories over Marco Antonio Ocano (1-0), Kevin Ocano (8-0) and Damian Alejandro Sosa (9-2). Adorno is coming off a first round stoppage over Juan Santiago on May 21st at The Caribe Royale Orlando.
Adorno is promoted by GH3 Promotions.