Philadelphia, PA (July 28, 2023)-TONIGHT at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas, RDR Promotions lightweight contender Nahir Albright looks for a big win when he takes on former U.S. Olympian Carlos Balderos in an eight-round bout.
Albright of Sicklerville, New Jersey has a record of 15-2 with seven knockouts. The 27 year-old has wins over Danny Murray (1-0), Glenford Nickey (4-1-1), Roy Collins (6-1), Dante Cox (6-1), former world title challenger Cosme Rivera, Jeremy Hill (15-1) and his last bout when he won an eight-round unanimous decision over Estivan Falcao (11-0) on September 23, 2022 in Essington, PA.
Balderas of Santa Maria, California, was a 2016 Olympian and now has a pro record of 14-1 with 12 knockouts. The 26 year-old has defeated Rene Tellez Giron (13-1), Fidel Cerventes (9-1-1), Julio Cortes (15-3), Rubern Cervea (13-2) and an eighth round stoppage over Esteban Sanchez (18-2) on November 12, 2022 at The Palms in Las Vegas.
The bout can be seen live on ESPN+ at 7:30 PM ET.
Albright weighed 134.1 lbs. Balderas weighed 135.9 lbs.