Sims Jr.Takes on Batyr Akhmedov Saturday in Title Eliminator in Las Vegas Live on SHOWTIME®; Younan Takes on Alan Campa and Jones battles Marcello Williams Friday in Orlando
Roseland, NJ – GH3 Promotions fighters will be prominent in fights across the United States.
Saturday night at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas, junior welterweight Kenneth Sims Jr. takes on Batyr Akhmedov in a 12-round WBA Super Lightweight World Title Eliminator.
The bout can be seen LIVE on SHOWTIME (9 PM ET / 6 PM PT)
Sims of Chicago is 19-2-1 with seven knockouts. The 29 year-old Sims has wins over Jonathan Dinong (5-1), Emanuel Robles (15-1), Elvis Rodriguez (11-0-1), Keeshawn Williams (8-0-1), Cristian Rubio Mino (22-5-2) and his fight when Sims stopped Rock Dodler Myrthil (17-1) on December 17, 2022 at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas.
Akhmedov of Los Angeles via Kazakhstan is 9-2 with eight knockouts. The 32- year-old has defeated Levani Tisiklauri (7-0), world-title challenger Ismael Barroso (20-2-2), Viktor Plotnikov (33-5) and former world champion Argenis Mendez (25-6-3). Akhmedov has twice challenged for the WBA Super Lightweight titles as he dropped close decisions to Mario Barrios and Alberto Puello.
Friday night, super middleweight Junior Younan will take on Alan Campa in a eight-round bout, while lightweight Otha Jones III fights Marcello Williams at The Caribe Royale in Orlando, Florida.
Younan of Brooklyn, New York is 17-0-1 with 11 knockouts. The 27 year-old is a 10 year professional who has wins over Mike Guy (9-2-1) and his last bout when he took out Dauren Yeleussinov in the opening round on July 30, 2022 in Brooklyn, New York.
Campa of Sonora, Mexico is 18-7 with 12 knockouts. Campa, 31, has wins over Jesse Leyva Magallanes (1-0), Christian Solozano (4-1), Ramon Olivas Echevarria (11-1) and Paul Valenzuela Cuesta (15-1). Campa is coming off a loss to Aaron Silva on December 17, 2022 in Commerce, California.
Younan weighed 175 lbs. Campa was 172.4 lbs.
Younan is co-promoted with Amaury Piedra
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On the same card, lightweight Otha Jones III takes on Marcello Williams in a six-round bout.
A native of Toledo, Ohio, Jones is 6-1-1 with two knockouts, The 23 year-old Jones has wins over Giorgi Gelashvili (5-1) and is coming off a six-round unanimous decision over Raymond Chacon on February 25th in Orlando.
Williams of Orlando is 4-16-1 with one knockout. Williams has wins over two undefeated foes in Victoriano Gonzalez (5-0) and Hysom Sabet (1-0-1).
Both Jones and Williams weighed 134 lbs.
Jones is managed by Split-T Management.