Matias-Ponce is official

Showtime today officially announced the February 25 clash for the vacant IBF junior welterweight title between popular knockout artist Subriel Matias (18-1, 18 KOs) and undefeated Jeremias Ponce (30-0, 20 KOs) from The Armory in Minneapolis, Minnesota. The Showtime telecast also includes welterweight Jamal “Shango” James (27-2, 12 KOs) in a ten-rounder against 2016 Argentine Olympian Alberto Palmetta (18-1, 13 KOs). Kicking off the telecast, super lightweight contender Elvis Rodriguez (13-1-1, 12 KOs) faces Joseph “Blessed Hands” Adorno (17-1-2, 14 KOs) in a ten-rounder.

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  • Jamal “Gang Banging” James will suffer his 3rd loss. I love watching this guy lose. He deserves it.

    I don’t expect Alberto Palmetta to win a world title. However, I expect Alberto to lay this guy out. Easy world for Palmetta.

  • Matias vs Ponce, a potential fight of the year. Hope to see Matias fighting for a 140 title this year.

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