An former NABF and NABO winner and world-title challenger, the 35-year-old Lundy fights in Philadelphia for the third time since 2017, with previously won back to back fights at the famed 2 300 Arena before challenging unbeaten Russian Zaur Abdullaev for its WBC Silver Lightweight Title in September.
Today Lundy faces the 5-foot-7 Sparrow, a fighter co-promoter Russell Peltz describes a Philadelphia throwback for his openness to measure the plate and face how the sport has to offer. The joint record of Sparrow’s last five competitions is a shocking 58-8-3, for example his second-round knock out win over 24-fight vet Jesus Serrano past March, a fight later mastered a no contest if Sparrow tested positive for marijuana.
The showdown against Serrano came from the heels of a massive upset victory over the highly-touted Jose Lopez on ESPN in November of 2017, a fight Sparrow decided to about just fourteen months ’ note, bringing him a spot at No. 14 at the WBO world super feather weight rankings. The suspension has derailed Sparrow’s progress, however a triumph over Lundy sets him straight in the conversion among the top fighters in his weight class, even while he insists to develop in weight to face a dangerous adversary such as Lundy, who’s also no stranger into unseating competitions because the assumed underdog.
In back to back fights in 2013 and 2014, Lundy dominated 31-1 Ajose Olusegun and 141 potential Angelo Santana, the latter on show time. Among his hardest struggles — his super lightweight battle with Viktor Postol, his WBO 140-pound world championship showdown against Terence Crawfordhis slug-fest with Mauricio Herrera in 2015 –‘ve now been out his hometown, therefore stepping back into the ring in Philadelphia is just a refreshing change of course for its road-weary Lundy.
The all-Philly showdown between Lundy and Sparrow is a part of a stacked fight card marketed by Matchroom Boxing, DiBella Entertainment and Peltz Boxing Promotions. Philadelphia super feather weight and dominating IBF world champion Tevin Farmer defends his name against unbeaten Jono Carroll and dominating IBF and WBA World Female Lightweight Champion Katie Taylor faces WBO title-holder Rose Volante in a battle of unbeatens. The function flows go on DAZN. Subscriptions are available for $9.99 per month and will be bought by seeing https://watch.dazn.com. DAZN can be found on all wise TVs, connected apparatus, tablet computers and cellular phones, and computer or consoles.