Parker Takes on former world champion Erika Cruz Hernandez in Tijuana on DAZN
NEW YORK (September 15, 2023) – TONIGHT, two Split-T Management fighters will be in action in North America.
In Corpus Christi, Texas, undefeated junior welterweight Delante Johnson takes on Roberto Quiroz in an eight-round bout.
Johnson of Cleveland, Ohio is 9-0 with five knockouts. The 25-year-old has wins over Xavier Madrid (3-0), Esteban Garcia (15-1), Mike Ohan Jr, (16-1) and his last bout when Johnson took an eight-round unanimous decision over Jonthan Montrel (15-1) on July 1st in Toledo, Ohio.
Quiroz of Oxnard, California is 13-2 with seven knockouts. The 26-year-old has defeated Jose Antonio Marino (5-1), Martin Leon Morales (15-1), and is coming off a first-round stoppage over Gabriel Smith on April 21st in Santa Ynez, California.
Johnson, who is promoted by Top Rank, weighed in at 141.7 lbs. Quiroz was 141.6. The bout can be seen live on ESPN+ at 6:30 ET.
In Tijuana, Mexico, Melissa Odessa Parker takes on former world champion Erika Cruz Hernandez in a 10-round bout for the WBA Continental Americas Super Bantamweight title.
Parker of Spring, Texas is 6-1 with two knockouts. The 36-year-old has wins over three undefeated fighters in Kathryn Julia Paprocki, Brittany Sims and Mikenna Tansley.
Hernandez is 15-2 with three knockouts. The 33-year-old native of Mexico City has wins over Aida Rodriguez (5-0-2), Vissia Trovato (12-1) and Jocalyn Morales Torres (5-1-2).
On April 22, 2021, Hernandez won the WBA Featherweight title with a technical decision over Jelena Mrdjanovich. Hernandez made two defenses as he defeated Mrdjanovich in the rematch and defeated Melissa Esquivek (12-1).
Hernandez had a very spirited effort in losing a unanimous decision to Amanda Serrano for the undisputed title on February 4th in New York. The bout can be seen live on DAZN at 8 PM ET