Monday, Sept. 16, DiBella Entertainment and 50 Cent's SMS Promotions will put on their first boxing card at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, NY. The fight night is being promoted as "Big Apple Boxing" and will include some of both promoters up and coming talent within the sport of boxing.
Additionally, fight fans will have the opportunity to view two notable title contenders, Mark Davis (17-0) and Luis Orlando Del Valle (17-1). Davis, who is promoted by SMS Promotions, will be looking to continue his undefeated streak and continue his upward climb within the lightweight divisional rankings.
In the co- feature, Luis Orlando Del Valle, who is signed with DiBella, will look look to continue his momentum towards a significant title opportunity. Del Valle, who is coming off a knockout victory over Andre Wilson (13-6-1), lost in a tough battle to Vic Darchinyan (39-5-1) almost a year ago and seems motivated to climb his way back to the top of the rankings within the lower weight classes.
Strategically, the local card is an opportunity for both fighters to stay active and look impressive in search of potential match ups against notable contenders in the near future. According to boxrec.com, Davis will take on Carlos Vinan (10-10-5), while Del Valle will face Ira Terry (26-11). It is no secret that both opponents have been put in place as a tune up for both fighters. However, in the sport of boxing no fight is an easy fight as both opponents have fought credible contenders within the sport of boxing.
Consequently, it will interesting to see how both, Davis and Del Valle , perform on Monday night in order to depict if they are ready for a "high Level" opponent. If successful, there are plenty of opportunities for both fighters to challenge a top rated contender within their respective divisions.
In further action, New York fight fans will be privy to view some New York based prospects such as Travis Peterkin (8-0), Chris Galeano (Pro Debut) and Shemuel Pagan (2-0). Promotionally, all three fighters are part of the DiBella stable with high expectations that they will be the future stars of the sport.
Overall, the card should present a night full of exciting fights and a glimpse at what lies in the future within the DiBella and SMS fight stable. The collaboration amongst the two promoters is great for the New York fight scene, which could lead to greater opportunities for those looking to make their mark within the sport of boxing from the East Coast.
Tickets are available for purchase by calling Resorts World Casino NYC at (718) 215-2828 or by visiting: http://www.etix.com/ticket/online/venueSearch.jsp?venue_id=9244