DKP rebooks Broner fight for June 7th "if Broner shows up"

Edited Press Release


DKP rebooks Broner fight for June 7th "if Broner shows up"

Hall of Fame boxing promoter Don King has rescheduled his postponed show for Friday, June 7th at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. It wil be a a co-promotion with Kris Lawrence’s The Heavyweight Factory. The main event finds WBC cruiserweight champio Norair “The Dark Horse” Mikaeljan a/k/a Noel Gevor (27-2, 12 KOs) facing Ontario, Canada's Ryan “The Bruiser” Rozicki (20-1, 19 KOs) from Ontario, Canada. The press release states that troubled former four-division champion Adrien “The Problem” Broner (35-4-1 with 24 KOs) will battle Blair “The Flair” Cobbs (16-1-1 with 10 KOs) "if Broner shows up." In the heavyweight division, Connecticut's Cassius Chaney (23-1, 16 KOs) will battle Michael “The Bounty” Hunter (21-2-2, 15 KOs) of Las Vegas. [The second loss on Hunter's record reflects that he recently lost an IBA pro fight to Artem Suslenkov that is omitted from his official record].


Ian “The Young General” Green (18-2 with 12 KOs) will be in against Toledo’s Roy Barringer (10-4, 6 KOs).  The fan-favorite Green enters this bout on the strength of six straight victories...
Light heavyweight Ahmed “The American Pharoah” Elbiali (23-1, 18 KOs) is matched against Roamer Alexis Angulo (28-3, 23 KOs) of the Dominican Republic via Colombia...

Pennsylvania lightweight Antonio Perez (9-0, 5 KOs) will challenge local favorite Antonio Williams (16-0-1, 7 KOs) of Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
King is dedicating this great boxing card to the honor of the life and legacy of the late WBC president Jose Sulaiman in the spirit of fighting for world peace.  “Jose was at the forefront of always putting on great fights and we plan to honor him with this great card,” said King.



Rising hometown sensation De’von Williams (4-0, 4 KOs) of Ft. Lauderdale, FL will meet Travis Floyd of Douglasville, GA in a super lightweight attraction and Miami’s Michael Oliveira (21-2, 16 KOs) will be spotlighted in a super middleweight attraction for eight rounds.

Tickets are available through Ticketmaster for “Fist of Fury”.  Tickets are priced at $75, $100 and $200.  Ringside seats are $500 and tables are priced at $5,500.

All bouts are subject to change.