IBF Junior Lightweight World Champion Tevin Farmer tops a record of four DiBella Entertainment (DBE) fighters entering the squared ring this Saturday, December 15, at New York City, New Zealand, Spain and Toronto, Canada.
Farmer (27-4-1, 6 KOs), also a native of Philadelphia, PA, will soon probably be making the next defense of his title against former world title challenger Francisco Fonseca (22-1-1, 16 KOs), of San Ramon, Costa Rica, at an 12-round battle on the undercard of this Canelo Alvarez-Rocky Fielding Super Middleweight Title bout at Madison Square Garden and live on DAZN.
“Tevin Farmer could be the winner in boxing and probably one of the very skilled,” said Lou DiBella, President of DiBella Entertainment. “Tevin and 17 rounds two championship bouts have fought and also the case can be made that he could be yet to get rid of one minute, aside from an round. As Tevin has been set himself I expect a similar dominant performance. ”
The 28-year-old Farmer won the title on August 3 with a patriotic decision against Billy Dib, at Australia. Quickly following up that with his original defense, Farmer stopped James Tennyson at the fifth round on October 20, in Boston, MA. As hard then-IBF Junior light weight titlist Gervonta Davis at Las Vegas, on August 26, 2017 the Fonseca has won three fights in a row by knockout.
The 29-year-old Fa, who defeated Parker double will soon probably soon be making the initial defense of his Interim WBO Asian Heavyweight Title made along with his 10-round unanimous decision against Luis Pascual on June 22. Southpaw Rossi enters the ring having scored two first-round knockouts in his last few fights.
By New Zealand to Canada: Also on Saturday, undefeated middleweight contender Steve Rolls (18-0, 10 KOs), IBF Number 15, of Toronto, Canada, will vie for the vacant USBA Middleweight Title vs battle-tested veteran KeAndrae Leatherwood (21-5-1, 13 KOs), of Birmingham, AL, at an undercover 10-round bout at the Coca-Cola Coliseum at Toronto. Rolls yields into the ring following an eight-round unanimous choice against Damian Ezequiel Bonelli at Toronto, on April 18.
Rounding from the significant weekend for DBE at Ponferrada, Spain, highly considered junior lightweight potential Jon “JonFer” Fernandez (16-1, 14 KOs) returns to actions against Michel Marcano (17-1-1, 14 KOs), of Barcelona, Venezuela, at an undercover eight-rounder.
Fernandez, 23, who has been a fixture in addition to prospect lists, will soon be making his first start since falling a choice to O’Shaquie Foster on September 2 1, at a bout aired on Showtime. Marcano will look to re-enter the win column following his loss against top rival Miguel “rdquo & Mickey; Roman.
“& I ’m pleased with the DiBella Entertainment roster, that has been showcase its talent and thickness on a weekly basis,” said DiBella. “As Tevin Farmer defends his world title in new york on Saturday, three additional members of the DBE stable which are on the brink of breaking through as world champions will soon be showcasing their skills around the globe. Tevin, Junior, Steve, and JonFer are poised to show in performances that are excellent and I am excited to keep on directing them toward the sport’s cover. ”