Thursday, May 2, 2019

Return to Bethlehem - Kings Promotions and Titans Boxing Promotions

By Chris Mealey

When it comes to combat sporting events in Bethlehem Pennsylvania, the name Kings Promotions are far from unknown and have been delivering promising boxing bouts for years. This Friday, on May 3rd at Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Kings returns with Titians Boxing Promotions for a night of pugilism entertainment.

Fight night will punch off by displaying two 4-round fights and four 6-rounders that will consist of boxers with diverse backgrounds. Some starting their pro careers late, others young and undefeated, as well as experienced veterans.

Talking about experienced vets in the ring, the main event between Frank De Alba and late replacement Ruben Dario Lopez is set to cap the night. De Alba (22-4-2) is familiar with the venue, as this will be his sixth pro fight at Sands. Coming over from Argentina, Lopez (12-13-4) is trying to bounce back from a loss in February and will be making his American debut as he takes on the southpaw from Reading. Pennsylvania. 

Doors open at 6pm, with the first fight starting at 7pm. The following is a fight card line-up (order not confirmed):

---*4 Round Fights---

Super Middleweight.
Khainell Wheeler (debut) vs. George Sheppard (1-7-1)

Jonathan Torres (2-0) vs. Jerrod Miner

---*6 Round Fights---

Ricky Nuno (2-2) vs. Rasheed Johnson (5-2) 

Radzhab Butaev (11-0) vs. Silverio Ortiz (37-24)

Martino Jules (5-0) vs. Danny Flores (15-15-1)

Yeuri Andujar (3-1) vs. Edgar Cortez (6-4-1)

---*8 Round Fights---

Janelson Bocachica (13-0) vs. Garbor Gorbics (26-16)

Junior Middleweight.
Erik Spring (12-2-2) vs. Nicholas Hernandez (9-3-1)


Super featherweight.
Frank De Alba (22-4-2) vs. Ruben Dario Lopez (12-13-4)

The month of May (Cinco De Mayo weekend) is considered a boxing holiday by inclined and passionate fight fans. Arguably the time of each year where this sport delivers some of the more memorable contests. From local clubs and gyms to modern apps and big venues - all presenting memories that are no different when emphasizing the fights in Bethlehem at Sands Casino.

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