Super featherweights O’Shaquie Foster (17-2, 10 KOs) and Miguel Roman (62-13, 47 KOs) made weight on Wednesday ahead of their ten-round headliner Thursday on Ring City’s inaugural fight night airing live on NBC Sports Network at 9 p.m. EST/6 p.m. PST from Wild Card Boxing Club in Los Angeles. Foster returns to the ring carrying a seven-fight win streak to face Roman, who has proved durable and resilient in a spanning almost two decades. In the co-feature, Mexican lightweights William Zepeda (21-0, 19 KOs) and Roberto Ramirez (23-2-1, 16 KOs) meet in a ten-round contest. Nov. 19th marks Zepeda’s first professional fight in the U.S. He faces Ramirez, known for upsetting former WBC title holder Dejan Zlaticanin in 2018... Former two-time welterweight champion Shawn Porter will call the action alongside NBC Sports play-by-play commentator Bob Papa. Brian Campbell will serve as fight night analyst with Curran Bhatia reporting from ringside.
“I’ve got ice water in my veins and I’m here to SHOCK the world and show them I’m here to stay.”
“We defeated our first rival of fight week which is the scale. We look forward to tomorrow to when we will win the fight.”
About Ring City USA:
Ring City is boxing’s newest sports media platform. Working in tandem with a variety of promoters and talent, its new boxing series places an emphasis on competitive matchups that genuinely test the fighters and excite the fight fans. Ring City provides great fights in the ring and compelling shoulder programming outside of the ring. Ring City is the proving ground where up-and-coming talent can earn their stripes and launch themselves into the upper echelon of boxing stardom.