New York, NY/Miami, OK (4/21/17) – Boxing fans will be able to watch the exciting action from tonight’s sensational card, held at Buffalo Run Casino, in Miami, OK, and promoted by Holden Productions and DiBella Entertainment, via Ustream.tv at http://www.ustream.tv/channel/aEtCnzeM7nJ
The first bout is scheduled for 8PM CT/9PM ET.
Australian Billel “Baby Face” Dib (21-1, 10 KOs) faces off against Cleveland power puncher Yuandale Evans (18-1, 14 KOs) in the 10-round main event with the vacant WBA-NABA junior lightweight title on the line. US Olympian Charles Conwell, from Cleveland, OH, makes his highly anticipated pro debut in a four-round junior middleweight bout, and his half-brother Isaiah Steen (6-0, 5 KOs) will see action as well. Click on this Ustream link to watch all of tonight’s fights: http://www.ustream.tv/channel/aEtCnzeM7nJ.
Rated #7 by the WBO and #13 by the WBA, Dib is making his third stateside appearance in the last 12 months. He has also won 12 in a row since his only defeat in 2012. In the opposite corner tonight, Evans is a devastating puncher, with eight of his 14 knockouts coming in the first round.
Trained by his father Charles Sr., the 19-year-old Conwell was an accomplished amateur who represented the United States in the 2016 Olympics in Rio, in addition to accumulating an impressive 132-14 record while becoming an 11-time National champion. Both Conwell and Steen are co-promoted by DiBella Entertainment and Holden Productions, and managed by David McWater’s Split-T Management.
Live from Buffalo Run Casino, in Miami, OK, and promoted by Holden Productions and DiBella Entertainment, click this link to watch tonight’s thrilling event (beginning at 8PM CT/9PM ET): http://www.ustream.tv/channel/aEtCnzeM7nJ.
ABOUT DIBELLA ENTERTAINMENT
In May of 2000, Lou DiBella launched DiBella Entertainment (DBE), a full-service sports and entertainment company, which has become one of the most successful promotional entities in boxing. Serving as matchmaker, television distributor, marketing advisor, and promoter, DiBella has developed an exciting stable of championship caliber, world-class fighters. DBE clearly established itself as an industry leader with the successful launch of its monthly-televised “Broadway Boxing” series in April 2004. Prior to becoming a promoter, DiBella held an 11-year tenure as the Senior Vice President of HBO Sports. He is also a well-known fixture in the film industry, having worked as an Executive Producer for the film “Love Ranch”, as an Associate Producer on “The Fighter”, and making his acting debut in “Rocky Balboa”. The President and Managing General Partner for the Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball team, DiBella proudly wears his 2010, 2012 and 2014 World Series rings, as his team is the class AA affiliate to the San Francisco Giants. In 2014, DiBella was inducted into the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame.
ABOUT HOLDEN PRODUCTIONS
Tony Holden, a former television producer, started in boxing in 1990 when he formed Holden Productions. Holden has promoted numerous world champions and stars, some of whom started their careers under his wing. They’ve fought on all of the major television outlets, both domestically and internationally. Currently, Holden Productions’ “Four State Franchise” is a major draw at the Buffalo Run Casino and their cards are always sold out. Current and former fighters include boxing greats Tommy Morrison, Johnny Tapia and Prince Naseem Hamed, Joe Mesi, Olympian Zahir Raheem as well as Trey Lippe-Morrison, and Ivan Baranchyk, among others.
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