Philadelphia Boxing Showdown: Tabiti vs. Wright & Ababiy vs. Pendarvis Lead Star-Studded Lineup

03/06/2024 - No comments

Philadelphia’s biggest name fighters and future stars will fill a loaded boxing card that takes place on Saturday, April 27 at Liacouras Center on the campus of Temple University, streamed live on BLK Prime. Tickets, priced from $75, are on sale and available at TicketMaster

Dominic Walton is stirring things up in Philadelphia’s boxing scene, aiming to sculpt local talents into global champs. With a nod to the Blue Horizon’s glory days, Walton’s debut at the Liacouras Center on April 27 is just the beginning of his grand plan to spotlight Philly’s boxers on a grand scale.

Jesse Hart couldn’t contain his excitement, declaring this event a monumental occasion for Philadelphia, showcasing both current talents and emerging stars, each capable of headlining their own night.

Hank Lundy sees this event as the dawn of a new era under Walton’s guidance, confident in Walton’s commitment to rejuvenating Philadelphia’s boxing legacy.

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Walton’s vision extends beyond the ring; he’s passionate about redirecting the city’s energy towards boxing and away from street violence, underlining the event’s motto, “LET’S SETTLE,” and hinting at significant community contributions to be announced soon.

The main event will see Andrew Tabiti and Junior Wright go head-to-head in a heavyweight clash scheduled for ten rounds. Tabiti, with a strong track record and championship experience, is eager to showcase his superiority in Philadelphia, a city with a rich boxing heritage. Wright, fueled by his own successes and challenges, relishes the opportunity to compete in Philly, confident in his preparation and aiming for victory.

The co-main event features Nikita Ababiy and Cleotis Pendarvis in a middleweight showdown, with both fighters eyeing a title shot post-victory. Ababiy is set to make a memorable Philly debut, promising an explosive performance against Pendarvis, a seasoned competitor with a decorated career, ready for his next big break.

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Local hero Jesse Hart, with a string of titles and close world title shots to his name, is on a mission to prove his prowess remains undiminished, while “Hank” Lundy, a Philly native known for his tenacity, aims to bounce back and make a statement.

Dylan Price and Joey Dawejko, both hailing from Philly, are looking to add to their winning streaks, with Price targeting a knockout and Dawejko eager for a comeback victory.

Emerging talents Tariq Green, Frankie Lynn, Richard Johnson, Shamsuddeen Justice, and Seifullah Jihad Wise are all set to demonstrate their skills, each aiming to climb the ranks and make their mark in the boxing world.