PLYMOUTH, MASS. (October 29, 2014) – The greater Boston area is in for a Halloween Eve treat as Golden Boy Live! prepares to take Plymouth Memorial Hall by storm on Thursday, October 30 with the “Monster Brawl” brought to fight fans by Golden Boy Promotions and Murphys Boxing. FOX Sports 1 and FOX Deportes will feature three competitive bouts in the televised portion of the evening.
In the main event, former U.S. Olympic Team alternate Danny “Bhoy” O’Connor will square off against the rugged Andrew Farmer in a 10-round welterweight bout. In the 10-round lightweight co-feature, Sharif “The Lion” Bogere will enter the ring to fight the experienced Fernando Garcia. The televised opener will showcase Irish standout Jason Quigley in a four-round middleweight bout against Thomas Gifford.
While several of the exciting East Coast-based fighters have been announced, the full card slated to appear on October 30 has been set.
In the swing bout, hometown prospect Mark “The Italian Bazooka” DeLuca (11-0, 8 KOs) will have his work cut out for him as he faces St. Louis’ ring savvy Ryan Davis (24-14-3, 9 KOs) in a six-round middleweight bout.
Looking to recover from a majority decision loss in July, Hyannis, Massachusetts’ Paul Gonzalves (7-4, 4 KOs) eagerly awaits his return to the venue where his professional career began at Plymouth Memorial Hall. On October 30 he will face Sergio Cabrera (0-3) of Somerville, Mass. in a four-round super middleweight showdown between Massachusetts natives.
In a four-round contest, Dorchester favorite Michael McLaughlin (8-1-1, 4 KOs) will enter the ring seeking his seventh consecutive victory as he competes in a welterweight bout with Gardner, Massachusetts’ Wayne Harnois (0-1).
Brockton, Massachusetts’ undefeated heavyweight Julian Pollard (3-0, 3 KOs) will attempt to keep his winning streak alive when he makes his inaugural trip to Plymouth Memorial Hall. Pollard will face Kansas City, Missouri’s John Orr (1-3) in a four-round bout.
D’Mitrius Ballard (6-0, 5 KOs) of our nation’s capital Washington, D.C. will be putting his perfect record on the line when he laces up the gloves for his six-round light heavyweight contest against an opponent to be named.
In the opening bout, Lamont Roach Jr. of Washington, D.C. (3-0, 1 KO) will also be defending an undefeated record as he enters the ring for a four-round lightweight bout against Mayaguez, Puerto Rico’s Jose Sanchez (0-1).