On Saturday night June 2nd at the Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn, Sadam “World kid” Ali will take on Franklin Gonzalez in a scheduled ten round Welterweight bout that will be the main event of a big night of boxing that is promoted by Ali’s Worldkid Promotions.
This will be the 2008 U.S. Olympian’s Promotional debut.Gonzalez of the Dominican Republic has a record of 15-9 with ten knockouts.
Gonzalez has faced some of the best Welterweights in the world so this will be a test to gage where the twenty-three year old Ali stacks up.
Gonzalez is coming off an impressive four round unanimous decision over the regarded Eddie Hyland (16-1) on January 28th in Atlantic City.
Gonzalez has shared the ring with former world champion Luis Collazo as well as former world title challenger Dmitry Salita as well highly rated David Estrada, Antwone Smith and Danny O’Connor.
Ali of Brooklyn is perfect in his professional career as he has a record 14-0 with eight knockouts and that combined with his fan friendly style, is establishing himself as one of the best Welterweight prospects in the world.
He made a splashing pro debut on January 17th, 2009 with a first round destruction over Ricky Thompson in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Ali has appeared on major shows at Foxwoods in Connecticut and the Prudential Center in Newark where he was co-featured on ESPN and has been highlighted on HBO
In his last bout, Ali traveled to Poland where scored a fifth round stoppage over Boris Berg as a chief supporting bout to the Vitali Klitschko – Tomasz Adamek world heavyweight title bout in front of over 45,000 fans.
This will be Ali’s first bout in his hometown of Brooklyn.
A terrific undercard is taking shape and topping it will be undefeated nineteen year old Eddie Gomez taking part in a bout scheduled for six rounds.
The Bronx based Jr. Middleweight has compiled a record of 8-0 with six knockouts and already has produced some breath taking performances.
Gomez is coming off a six round unanimous decision over thirteen fight veteran David Lopez on February 25th.
Also seeing action in a six round Bantamweight bout will be one of New York’s top Prospects in Bantamweight Juan Dominguez (10-0, 7 KO’s) of Brooklyn. Dominguez will take on an opponent to be named.
Super Bantamweight Raul Lopez (6-1-1, 3 KO’s) of the Bronx will take part in a six round contest against an opponent to be named.
Cruiserweight Armin Mrkanovic (2-1, 1 KO) of Queens will take on debuting Daniel Pietch of Ohio in a four round bout.
Dinmukhamed Niyazov (1-0) of Staten Island will battle Omar Brown (1-3) of West Palm Beach, FL in a four round Jr. Welterweight bout.
Jennifer Santiago of Brooklyn will make her pro debut against Mikayla Nebal (0-1) of Hillard, OH in a four round female Bantamweight bout
Ryan Ramaya (1-0) of Queens, NY will take on debuting Charlie Corona in a four round Super Bantamweight bout.
Rounding out the card will be undefeated Jr. Middleweight Steven Gamache (2-0, 1 KO) of New York takig on an opponent to be named in a four round bout.