Photo credits: Dave Swartz
Undefeated Minnesota-based middleweight Rob “Bravo” Brant (17-0, 11 KOs) says he’s nervous, but excited for his showdown against Louis “The Unknown” Rose (13-2-1, 5 KOs) of Los Angeles this Friday, Oct. 23.
The pair will meet in a 10-round main-event bout for the vacant WBC Continental Americas middleweight title, as part of a ShoBox: The New Generation quadrupleheader that matches eight young prospects against each other at the Celebrity Theatre in Phoenix, Arizona, and live on SHOWTIME® (10:30 p.m. ET/PT). In the televised co-features, unbeaten Filipino junior lightweight prospect Harmonito “El Huracan de Gensan” Dela Torre (16-0, 11 KOs) will make his U.S. debut against Angel “El Gato” Luna (12-1-1, 7 KOs), of the Dominican Republic; in a heavyweight scrap, undefeated Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller (14-0-1, 12 KOs), of Brooklyn, N.Y., will face Akhror “Aha” Muralimov (14-1, 11 KOs), of Houston, Texas via Uzbekistan; and Lavarn “Baby Bowe” Harvell (15-1, 8 KOs) of Atlantic City will face southpaw Samuel “The Main Event” Clarkson (16-3, 10 KOs), of Cedar Hills, Texas, in a light heavyweight match-up. All but Clarkson will be making their ShoBox debuts. All three co-featured bouts are scheduled for eight rounds.
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