Winter Park, Florida’s own Daquan Arnett (13-1, 8 KOs) squares-off against Joshua Conley (11-0-1, 6 KOs) in a matchup of exciting super welterweight prospects as part of a full night of fights on Sunday, August 2 from Full Sail University.
This fight will lead into the inaugural installment of PBC: The Next Round On Bounce TV headlined by a 12-round bantamweight world championship fight between Juan Carlos “Baby Pacquiao”Payano (16-0, 8 KOs) and Rau’shee “Nuke” Warren (13-0, 4 KO).
Also on the telecast will be a two-fight tournament in the junior middleweight division featuring a 10-round matchup between Olympic Silver medalist Yudel Jhonson (17-1, 9 KOs) versus the knockout machine Jorge Cota (24-1, 22 KOs), and a 10-round showdown between Olympian John Jackson (19-2, 15 KOs) and Dennis Laurente (49-5, 30 KOs). The winners will meet in a matchup at a later date.
Further action from Full Sail University will include a 10-round super welterweight battle between Javier Maciel (29-3, 20 KOs) and Ayi Bruce (23-10, 15 KOs), an eight-round welterweight showdown between Fabian “TNT” Maidana (7-0, 6 KOs) and Peter Oluoch (9-9-2, 8 KOs) plus Bryant Parella (9-0, 8 KOs) taking on Eduardo Flores (21-17-3, 13 KOs) in an eight-round welterweight bout.
Rounding out the action-packed evening is 25-year-old prospect Miguel Cruz (9-0, 5 KOs) out of Lake Mary, Florida taking on 32-year-old Osborn, Missouri-native Travis Hartman (13-22-1, 10 KOs) in six rounds of welterweight action, 26-year-old Javontae Starks (12-0, 7 KOs) of Orlando facing 24-year-old Colombian Carlos Galvan (10-2-1, 9 KOs) in an eight-round welterweight showdown and the pro debut of Miami’s Aujee Tyler as he takes on San Juan, Puerto Rico’s Edwin Rosado (0-2) in a four-round bantamweight battle.
Arnett will be fighting in his own backyard on August 2 as he looks for his third straight win. The 22-year-old owns victories over previously unbeaten fights Jeremiah Wiggins and Brandon Quarles in addition to a 2009 Junior Olympic Championship. Standing in his way is the San Bernandino, California-native Conley, who is yet to be beaten in his young career. The 23-year-old will fight for the first time outside of California when he steps into the ring at Full Sail University.
Fighting for the second time in the United States, the 30-year-old Maciel is looking to build off of his triumphant U.S. debut when he defeated Jorge Melendez in June 2014. Born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, Maciel has won 11 of his last 12 fights. He’ll be challenged by the 29-year-old Bruce who was born in Ghana but now fights out of Albany.
Possessing the same furious style as his brother Marcos, the 23-year-old Maidana has stopped each of his opponents within two rounds since winning a unanimous decision in his pro debut. Representing Santa Fe, Argentina, he will take on the 36-year-old Kenyan Oluoch fighting out of Pahokee, Florida.
A 26-year-old fighting near his hometown of Fort Myers, Florida, Perrella hopes to pick up his third career victory in his home state. He squares-off against the experienced 29-year-old Flores of Salcido, Ecuador.