Former world title challenger Sulem Urbina (13-2-1, 2 KOs) will take her skills to New York for the primary time in her profession. This Wednesday, December 21, Sulem will probably be featured in a brilliant flyweight bout scheduled for eight rounds in opposition to Indeya Smith, at Sony Corridor, within the coronary heart of Instances Sq., Manhattan.
“Sulem Urbina just isn’t solely a superb fighter and championship contender, she’s probably the greatest individuals in boxing,” stated Lou DiBella, President of DiBella Leisure.
“She’s an excellent ambassador for ladies within the sport, utilizing her social media and creating model to raise boxing and different fighters. She deserves to be handled like an ‘A-side’ fighter. I am joyful that Larry agreed with me and that she’ll be on the terrific Boxing Insider present on Wednesday.”
The Bronx’s undefeated Andy Dominguez would be the principal occasion fighter for the primary time in his younger profession in a combat card tabbed “Vacation Battle Evening.” Additionally on the cardboard will probably be Nadim Salloum, the primary and solely skilled boxer born and raised in Lebanon, former WBA Intercontinental tremendous middleweight champion Anthony Sims Jr., undefeated Argentinian Alejandro Luis Silva and Elon de Jesus.
“I’m trying ahead to coming to New York, because it has been a dream of mine to combat there,” stated Urbina. “Indeya Smith is an efficient fighter. She’s fought nice opposition and she or he’s rugged. I simply know I’m there to win and this will probably be my Christmas current.”
Born in Mexico now residing in Phoenix, AZ, Urbina started her boxing life preventing on the Oxnard PAL as an newbie. She turned professional in 2016 and received her first 12 bouts (with one no contest combined in). Her first loss, on October 30, 2020, got here on factors in opposition to Marlen Esparza, who’s now the unified WBC/WBA flyweight world champion. On July 9, 2021, Sulem fought WBA flyweight champion Naoko Fujioka and misplaced a majority resolution.
Andy Dominguez (8-0, 6 KOs) from The Bronx and born in Mexico, knocked out his final opponent within the first spherical in entrance of lots of his household and mates. It was Andy’s fourth knockout win in a row. Andy turned professional in August 2020, in a bubble occasion in the course of the pandemic peak. On Wednesday, Dominguez will face Nicaraguan Marvin Solano (24-7, 8 KOs) in an eight-round flyweight bout.
Nadim Salloum (9-1, 4 KOs) is the primary and solely skilled boxer to be born and raised in Lebanon. Nadim now resides in Brooklyn and has a passionate following. The Lebanese devoted’s fandom didn’t go unnoticed at Nadim’s final combat on October 13 at Sony Corridor. On Wednesday, Nadim will battle Decarlo Perez (19-6, 6 KOs) in an eight-round tremendous middleweight bout.
Anthony “The Magician” Sims Jr. (22-1, 20 KOs), born in Indianapolis, IN, now residing in Los Angeles, CA, made his professional debut on April 9, 2014, following a stellar newbie profession. He rolled via his first 20 bouts, which earned him a WBO Latino tremendous middleweight title combat that he misplaced by cut up resolution in 2020. He would rebound in his subsequent combat, successful the WBA Intercontinental tremendous middleweight title on August 13, 2021, with a ninth-round stoppage. On December 21, Sims Jr. will combat Anthony Todd (14-6, 8 KOs) from Atlanta, GA, in an eight-round middleweight bout.
Elon “El Leon” de Jesus (4-1, 3 KOs), from Dunkirk, NY, made his skilled debut on December 18, 2020. Elon will combat in a six-round bantamweight bout in opposition to Jesus Arturo “Chucho” Guzman (8-10, 5 KOs).