Mikenna Tansley Fights Brittany Sims for NABF and WBA Continental Americas Bantamweight Titles; James Bernadin Fights Ivan Jimenez for NABF Lightweight Crown; Plus Mouth watering Fights featuring James Martin against Courtney Pennington and Djamel Dahou against Estivan Falcao; Undefeated Junior Lightweight Julian Gonzalez and Welterweight Quadir Albright in Action on 10-bout card
PHILADELPHIA – In what could be the Philadelphia card of the year, two big title bouts headline a sensational night of action on Saturday night, May 20th at The 2300 Arena.
In an eight-round bantamweight battle, Mikenna Tansley (7-2, 2 KOs) will defend her NABF and WBA Continental Americas titles against Brittany Sims (3-3, 2 KOs).
Also in an eight-round fight, James Bernadin (10-0-1, 6 KOs) and Ivan Jimenez (7-1-2, 3 KOs) vie for the vacant NABF Lightweight title.
Tansley of Edmonton, has a win over Danielle Bennett (2-0). The 31 year-old won both the NABF and WBA Continental Americas Bantamweight Title on March 10th with an eight-round unanimous decision over Amy Salinas in Bethlehem, PA.
Sims of Salem, Oregon is 3-3 with two knockouts. The 32 year-old Sims is coming off a unanimous decision win over Alexis Araiza Mones on April 27th in Fort Worth, Texas.
Bernadin of Lancaster, PA is 10-0-1 with six knockouts. The 30 year-old Bernatdin has wins over Osvaldo Morales (4-0), Edgar Torres (8-2-1), Kenny Robles (9-1) and his last fight when he took a unanimous decision over Clay Burns on January 20th in Bethlehem, PA.
Jimenez of Naoles, Florida via Cuba is 7-1-2 with three knockouts. He was able to hold hot-prospect Julian Gonzalez to a draw on April 29, 2022 at The 2300 Arena.
A total of 5, eight-round bouts will be on the bill.
Also in eight-round bouts:
Brand new King’s Promotions sigenee Djamel Dahous of Las Vegas via Algeria (18-0, 16 KOs) takes on Estivan Falcao (11-2, 6 KOs) of Brazil in a lightweight bout.
James Martin (10-3-1) of Philadelphia takes on Courtney Pennington (16-6-3, 7 KOs) of Brooklyn, NY in a junior middleweight bout.
Ashley Sciscente (6-3, 2 KOs) of Charlotte, NC will battle Amy Salinas (4-4) of Las Cruces, NM in a flyweightt bout.
In six-round Bouts:
Julian Gonzalez (9-0-1, 9 KOs) of Reading, PA battles Cay Burns (10-17-2, 4 KOs) of Fort Worth, Texas in a junior lightweight contest.
Quadir Albright (7-1, 7 KOs) of Chester, PA battles Nathan Luyando (4-1, 2 KOs) of Champaign, Illinois in a welterweight fight.
Muhammad Robinson (5-0, 2 KOs) of Baltimore boxes Kevin Davila (5-9-3, 1 KO) of Lakewood, WA in a junior welterweight fight.
In four-round Bouts:
Ali Ellis (2-0, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia fights Ramsey McGraw (1-2) of Champaign, IL in a heavyweight bout.