Fight to be seen Live on ESPN+ at 6:30 PM ET
NEW YORK – Undefeated junior welterweight John Bauza will be in action on Saturday night when he takes on Christon Edwards in a bout scheduled for eight-rounds at The Virgin Hotel in Las Vegas.
Bauza is managed by Split-T Management
Bauza of North Bergen, New Jersey has a record of 14-0 with five knockouts.
The 23 year-old began boxing at the age of nine when he walked into a gym and loved the sport immediately.
That started a heralded amateur career that saw Bauza rack up an impressive record of 178-8. Bauza captured many tournament victories which included the USA Junior Olympic Qualifier, Diamond Gloves, Regional Golden Gloves and Ringside World Championships.
Bauza turned professional on April 23, 2016 with a 1st round stoppage over LeRoy Padilla in Caguas, Puerto Rico.
He is coming off an eight-round unanimous decision over Larry Fryers (11-2) on June 30th in Las Vegas.
Edwards of Houston is a very respectable 12-2 with six knockouts.
The 28 year-old Edwards has wins over Omar Reyes (1-0), Julius Dyis (9-2), and his latest outing when he won a unanimous decision over Jonathan Steele on March 4th in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Bauza weighed 140 llbs at Friday’s weigh-in; Edwards was 140.4 lbs.
Bauza is promoted by Top Rank.