King’s Promotions – Marshall Kauffman and TGB Promotions – Tom Brown over Showtime Saturday February 8th at the PPL Center, Allentown, PA, bring a world title fight featuring WBC World Featherweight Champion southpaw “Mr.” Gary Allen Russell, Jr. 30-1 (18), out of Capital Heights, MD, defending his title against No. 1 ranked Tugstsogt “King Tug” Nyambayar, 11-0 (9), out of Mongolia and Carson, CA, over 12 rounds.
In the co-feature will be the former WBA & WBO Super Bantamweight champion No. 2 ranked Cuban Guillermo Rigondeaux, 19-1 (13), of Miami, FL, against No. 1 ranked Liborio Solis, 30-5-1 (14), out of Panama City, PAN, for the vacant WBA World Bantamweight title, over 12 rounds.
“I’m trying to make history by winning a third world title in a second weight class, while also matching my two Gold Olympic Medals. I want to make a statement and solidify my legacy as one of the best Cuban fighters ever. I want the boxing world to talk about me, as I seek to become a world champion once again. February 8th will be a special day for me and my family,” said Rigondeaux.
Super Featherweight Jaime “Little James” Arboleda, of PAN and Miami, FL, 15-1 (13), takes on Jayson “La Maravilla” Velez, 29-5-1 (21), out of Juncos, PR, over 12 rounds.
Super Lightweight 2016 Olympian southpaw Gary Antuanne Russell, 12-0 (12), out of Capital Heights, MD, takes on Jose Marrufo, 12-9-2 (1), out of Mexico and Phoenix, AZ, over 10 rounds.
Bantamweight Gary Antonio Russell, 16-0 (12), out of D.C. takes on TBA, over 10 rounds.
Super Welterweight southpaw Jamontay Clark, 14-1-1 (7), out of Cinn., OH, takes on southpaw Vladimir Hernandez, 10-4 (6), out of MEX and Denver, CO, over 8 rounds.
Bantamweight Jonathan Torres, 7-0 (3), out of PR and Bethlehem, PA, takes on Edson Eduardo Neri, 3-4 (2), out of Mexico City, MEX over 6 rounds.
Welterweight Marlon Bolen, 3-0 (2), out of Bowie, MD, takes on Osmel Mayorga, 2-0 (1), out of NIC and Miami, FL, over 6 rounds.
First bout at 5:05 701 Hamilton St. Main Event 9:00pm over ShoBox