Welterweights Mykal Fox vs.
Johnny Arellano Headlines Dec. 6 at The 2300 Arena In
World-Ranked welterweight Mykal Fox will take on Johnny
Arellano in the 10-round main event on Friday night,
December 6th at The 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.
The nine-bout card will be promoted by King's Promotions.
Fox of Forestville. Maryland is ranked number-15 by the WBA,
has a record of 21-1 with five knockouts.
The 24 year-old Fox is a five year professional and has
garnered his world ranking on the strength of wins over
Ricardo Garcia (14-1), Gonzalo Carlos Dallera (5-0), 2016
Olympic Gold Medal Winner Fazliddin Gainazarov (7-0) and in
his last bout, Fox won a 10-round unanimous decision over
Eudy Bernardo (25-4) on September 14th in Bethlehem, PA.
Arellano of Conroe, Texas has a record of 10-1 with nine
knockouts. The 27 year-old Arellano is a nine-year pro who
has wins over undefeated foes D'Angelo Keys (7-0) and his
bout when he won a decision over Xavier Wilson (10-0-1) on
March 28th in San Antonio.
In the eight-round co-feature, undefeated super middleweight
Kalvin Henderson will take on Genc Pllana.
Henderson of Fayetville, Arkansas has a record of 12-0 with
The 29 year-old is a three year professional, and has had a
meteoric climb up the super middleweight latter.
Henderson has wins over Bobby Taylor (4-0) and Brandon
Robinson in a bout that was voted Philadelphia Fight of the
Year for 2018. In his last bout, Henderson stopped Antowyan
Aikens on May 10th at the 2300 Arena.
Pllana of Hagerstown, Maryland has a record of 7-1 with four
The 25 year-old is a two-year professional who has defeated
Jason Bell (3-0) and in his last bout, Pllana stopped Alex
Lara in one-round on October 24th in Washington, DC.
A packed undercard has been assembled as some very talented
fighters will be on display.
In eight-round bouts, WBA Number-10 ranked super
bantamweight Marcus Bates (10-1-1, 8 KOs) of Washington, DC
battles Jesus Martinez (26-10, 13 KOs) of Hollywood,
Shinard Bunch (4-1, 4 KOs) of Trenton, NJ takes on an
opponent to be named in a six-round welterweight bout
Undefeated Devar Ferhadi (7-0, 6 KOs) of Frederick, Maryland
will square off with fellow undefeated Vincent Baccus
(4-0-1, 3 KOs) of Okmulgee, OK in a super middleweight bout.
In four-round bouts:
Ryan Umberger (3-0, 3 KOs) of Philadelphia battles an
opponent to be named in middleweight contest.
Brandon Mullins (6-0, 2 KOs) will box Juan Zapata (6-17-2, 4
KOs) of Bronx, NY in a super middleweight bout.
Martino Jules (7-0, 1 KO) of Allentown, PA will take on an
opponent to be named in a featherweight contest
Shamar Fulton (4-0-1, 3 KOs) of Alhambra, California takes
part in a lightweight bout,