New York – With fights in Pennsylvania, two Split-T Management fighters will attempt to maintain their undefeated records.
Unbeaten heavyweight Devon Young faces Lemir Riley on Friday night at the Wind Creek Event Center in Bethlehem.
Youthful, 24 years of age of Aiken, South Carolina is 3-0 with two knockouts .. He is falling off a first-round stoppage over Jurreal Simmons on February eleventh in Columbia, South Carolina.
Young competed as an amateur fighter and qualified for the 2020 Olympic Trials. He also won the Western qualifier in 2017 and 2018 and was the Youth Open Champion in 2015. Additionally, he won the Junior Olympic gold in 2014.
Young holds the distinction of being the last fighter to defeat Richard Torrez Riley, a New Cumberland, Pennsylvania, native and current United States Olympic Super Heavyweight. Young is 2-0 with one knockout.
He weighed 217.2 pounds. Riley weighed 217.4 pounds.
King’s Promotions promotes Young.
At 7 p.m. Eastern Time, you can watch the fight live on BXNGTV.com.
Oshae Jones, a 2021 Olympian from the United States, makes her second professional start against former world champion and 54-fight veteran Dahianna Santana on Saturday night at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.
Jones of Cleveland, Ohio is 1-0 which was a consistent choice over Sonya Dreiling on June 10, 2023 in Verona, New York.
Ohio started boxing when she was 12 years old, which led to a fantastic amateur career in which she competed all over the world and had a record of 60-9.
When Oshae returned home with her Olympic Bronze Medal, she was presented with the key to her hometown and celebrated with a parade.
She won a lot of prestigious tournaments, including the 2020 Stramdja, the 2020 Boxam International, the 2017 Eastern Elite Qualifier, the 2016, 2017, and 2018 Elite Nationals, the 2016 Youth Open, and the 2014 National PAL. She also dominated and won those tournaments.
Oshae won the Pan Am Games Gold Medal in 2019 and the United States Olympic Trials First Place in 2020, two of her most significant victories.
She is the principal female welterweight to address the US in the Olympics.
Brian Cohen is in charge of Jones’ management at Split-T Management.
Santana, who came to New York via The Dominican Republic, has a record of 40-14 and 16 knockouts. The 38 year-old battled for the world title on two events prior to bringing home the IBF Featherweight championship with a 10-round consistent over Stacy Reile on November 20, 2011. Santana defended her title four times before winning the WBA Interim Featherweight title by unanimous decision after 10 rounds on June 28, 2014. She then fought for two more world titles.