Italy’s leading boxing promoter, OPI Since 82 operated by the Cherchi family and Top Rank will collaborate on on an October 28 show at the at the 3,000-seat Atlantico, one of the most popular concert venues in Rome. In the main event, 2016 Italian Olympian and undefeated heavyweight KO artist Guido Vianello (9-0-1, 9 KOs) will fight Jay McFarlane (13-6, 5 KOs) in a scheduled eight-rounder. All of Vianello’s previous pro fights have taken place in the United States. The card will stream live on ESPN+ in the U.S. and exclusively on Mola TV in Italy.
In other action, undefeated super welterweight Mirko Natalizi (12-0, 7 KOs) will defend his WBC Silver International title against Tony Dixon (13-3, 4 KOs). Also European female super flyweight champion Stephanie Silva (6-0) and her mandatory challenger faces Ewalina Pekalska (6-0). The third title bout will be a heated and local super welterweights Francesco Russo (11-2, 9 KOs) and Francesco Sarchioto (15-1, 5 KOs) for the
vacant Italian national title.