Mike Tyson's Iron Mike Productions has announced its new monthly boxing series, "KO Kings of Tomorrow," starting February 22, at Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.
Tyson also announced that he will perform his acclaimed one-man show, "Undisputed Truth," on Feb. 20 at Sands Bethlehem Event Center.
The Feb. 22nd "KO Kings of Tomorrow" is loaded from top to bottom, featuring many of the top contenders and prospects in the world. World-rated featherweight Claudio "The Matrix" Marrero (14-1, 11 KOs) takes on Mexican invader Jose Angel "Pepe" Beranza (36-28-2, 28 KOs) in the 10-round main event.
The World Boxing Association (WBA) rates Marrero, a native of the Dominican Republic, as its No. 9 rated 126-pounder in the world. The slick southpaw lost a close 12-round decision (116-111, 115-112, 114-113) in his last fight (August 23, 2013) to Jesus Marcelo Andres Cuellar for the WBA Interim title.
Two-time Dominican Republic Olympian Juan Carlos Payano (14-0, 8 KOs) faces battle-...