Former 154-pound Champ Erislandy Lara challenges unbeaten Brian Castaño for his WBA title March 2 on Showtime
Top heavyweight contender Luis "King Kong'' Ortiz battles Christian Hammer In the co-feature and hard-hitting super featherweight Ricardo Núñez clashes with former title challenger Edner Cherry as Cuban boxing stars take center stage at Barclays in Brooklyn.
Welterweight contender Jamal James gives fans in his hometown of Minneapolis an exciting victory over Abel Ramos in the main event of the first PBC on FS1 show of 2018.
A win over veteran Edner Cherry, would be the biggest victory on a sturdy resume for lightweight contender Dennis Galarza—but Cherry has his sights set on another title shot and that requires a victory tonight over the talented Galarza in the co-main event of PBC on FS1.
Edner Cherry is seeking another shot at a world championship, while Omar Douglas is looking to move into title contention.
Edner Cherry has earned a reputation in his 16-year professional career as a rugged competitor who won’t back away from any challenge. But while gaining respect has not been hard for him to achieve in the ring, winning a world title has been.
Edner Cherry fought for a world title before Omar Douglas even stepped in the ring as a professional, but now their careers have reached intersecting paths.
Edner Cherry trained in Florida with world champion Keith Thurman as he prepared for his fight against Lydell Rhodes, and the experience seems to have been beneficial for both stablemates.