New York, NY (April 29, 2022)-Two young talents under the Split-T Management banner will be in action this weekend.
On Friday night, junior lightweight Jeremy Adorno will take on Jason Vera in a six-round bout at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.
Adorno of Bethlehem, Pennsylvania is 6-0 with two knockouts, and is coming off his most impressive outing of his three-year career when he stopped Trayvion Butts in the opening round of their bout on February 18th in Orlando, Florida. Adorno also has a win over previously undefeated Ramiro Martinez.
Vera of Miami is 5-8 with three knockouts. Adorno will be Vera’s sixth undefeated opponent
At Thursday’s weigh-in, Adorno weighed 128.5 lbs. Vera was 130.8 lbs. Adorno is promoted by GH3 Promotions.
Saturday night at New York’s Madison Square Garden, undefeated light heavyweight Khalil Coe takes on William Langston in a bout scheduled for six-rounds.
Coe from nearby Flemington, New Jersey is 2-0-1 with two knockouts. The 26 year-old Coe has been a professional for just under a year, and will be making his fourth outing, and is coming off a first-round stoppage over undefeated Dylan O’Sullivan on February 5th in Phoenix, Arizona.
Despite just 34 amateur fights, Coe made the most of his opportunities as he was a member of the distinguished United States elite team. Coe gained his most prominence when he knocked out Olympic Gold Medal Winner and four-time world amateur champion Julio Cesar La Cruz.
Langston of Kenosha, Wisconsin is 6-2 with four knockouts. The 28 year-old Langston has a win over Devin Tomko (7-1), and has won three straight, with the latest being a sixth round stoppage over Josue Obando on February 18th in Jefferson, Wisconsin.
Coe weighed in at 174.6 lbs. Langston was 173.
The bout will be part of the big Katie Taylor – Amanda Serrano card, will be streamed live on DAZN at 4:30 PM ET. Coe is promoted by Matchroom Boxing and is co-managed with Keith Connolly.