The July 5 edition of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra will feature undefeated Light Heavyweight Eleider “Storm” Alvarez (12-0, 8 KOs) and former Super Middleweight world title challenger “Sweetness” Allan Green (32-4, 22 KOs) in the 10-round Light Heavyweight main event. Friday’s show from the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, Conn., will air live at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2.
Alvarez, a 2008 Colombian Olympian, who lives in Montreal, is coming off a third-round TKO win over Nicholson Poulard.
“Alvarez is a very, very disciplined kid who has all his focus on boxing,” Alvarez’s trainer Marc Ramsay said. “Green is a very gifted fighter, but with somebody who's very competitive, like Alvarez, it's going to be a tough night for him."
Oklahoma’s Allan scored a seventh-round TKO win over Renan St. Juste in his last fight.
“I'm pretty sure Alvarez hasn't fought a guy like Allan,” Green’s trainer Anthony Wilson said. “But this kid