Welterweight Blair "The Flair" Cobbs (9-0-1, 6 KOs), promoted by Golden Boy Promotions, returns to the ring on Thursday, March 21st at the Avalon Hollywood in Los Angeles. Cobbs will face fellow unbeaten Ferdinand Kerobyan (11-0, 6 KOs) in an eight-round bout. The main event that night is a ten-round fight between Filipino lightweight Mercito "No Mercy" Gesta (32-2-2, 17 KOs) and Mexico's Juan Antonio "El Mozo" Rodriguez (29-7, 25 KOs), initiating the new Golden Boy DAZN Thursday Night Fights series. Cobbs, a 29-year-old, has relocated to Las Vegas from Philadelphia.
"I am excited about this opportunity to face an undefeated fighter like Ferdinand Kerobyan." said Cobbs. "This is a major step up for me and I am ready to show why I am worthy of the praise. I'm entering the final days of training camp and I'll be ready to let my hands go come fight night."
"Blair Cobbs is a unique fighter, one that we're confident can make a run at a world title." said Cobbs' manager, Greg Hannely of Prince Ranch Boxing. "This fight is the start of great things to come for Cobbs moving forward if he is victorious."
At 5'10, Cobbs fights out of the southpaw stance with good lateral movement to go with his high punch output. Victory is on his mind as he looks to continue his march toward a world title.
"I turned professional so people would say...I want to see Blair Cobbs fight," Cobbs continued. "Now I have to put on performance and win these types of fights. On March 21st, I'll take another step towards me accomplishing my goals in boxing."