AUSTIN DULAY HEADLINES NASHVILLE SHOW
Press Release: Professional boxing returns to Nashville, Tennessee at a Tri-Star Boxing show on Friday, March 17th at the Tennessee State Fairgrounds Sports Arena. The eight bout card features four unbeaten fighters. Headlining is a six-round super featherweight bout between Hendersonville, TN’s Austin “The Dream” Dulay (8-0) and Micah Branch (2-18-1) of CincinnatI.
The 21-year-old Dulay is an amateur champion looking to build a reputation as a solid prospect.
Branch has never been stopped and fought a number of unbeaten foes including Mel Crossty, Nate Green, Titus Williams, Brandon Williams, Dimash Niyazov and Derrick Murray.
The co-feature pits Nashville-based Guatemalan Edwin Reyes against Lockhart, TX’s Richard Hernandez in an eight-round junior flyweight contest. The heavy-handed Reyes is 5-2-2 and all of his wins are by way of knockout. Hernandez, 4-8-1, looks for his third straight victory and is fighting for the first time in Tennessee.
Super middleweight Sena Agbeko (15-1 with 15 KOs) returns from a three-year layoff to challenge Timothy Hall (9-23). Originally from Ghana but now living in Nashville, Agbeko was featured as part of ESPN’s Boxcino Tournament in 2014. During his time away from the ring, Agbeko’s sparred with a number of notable fighters while also working as a trainer.
The Atlanta, GA based Hall’s gone the distance with a number of quality fighters including former world champion Jeff Lacy, Juan Ubaldo Cabrera, Morgan Fitch, Immanuwel Aleem and 2008 Olympian Lenin Castillo among others.
The undercard also features unbeatens Jovann Barnes, Winfred Harris and Mohamed Adam, cruiserweight spoiler Mike Bissett and heavyweight Rodricka Ray all in separate bouts.
“We’re happy to be in Nashville and showcase a number of very good prospects,” said Tri-Star Founder Matt Young. “Nashville’s one of America’s fastest growing cities and a fun place where people can enjoy themselves without spending a fortune. We had a great crowd last time out and tickets have been moving quickly for the 17th.”