Extra Points: Boxing Back in A.C. Tonight
ATLANTIC CITY - Atlantic City's boxing resurgence continues tonight with another episode of Showtime's ShoBox: The New Generation series at Bally's Atlantic City.
The main event of the televised tripleheader features unbeaten Cleveland super-middleweight Isiah Steen (16-0, 12 KOs) facing Nashville's Sena Agbeko (26-2, 21 KOs) in a 10-round bout.
In other fights, Detroit super-welterweight Marlon Harrington (8-0, 7 KOs) will take on Marquis Taylor (12-1-2, 1 KO), of Galena Park, Texas, in an eight-rounder. Undefeated heavyweight prospects Moses Johnson (8-0-1, 7 KOs), of Huntington, New York, and Elvis Garcia (12-0, 9 KOs), of Mexico will square off in an eight-round fight.
Three other bouts are also scheduled for the card, which will be held in Bally's Event Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. with the first bout slated for 6 p.m. Tickets range from $40 to $150 and are available at the door and through Ticketmaster.com.
Tonight's card is the fifth held in Atlantic City this year with two more scheduled. The seven bouts will be the most held on the boardwalk since 2018, when there were 10 shows.
Pleasantville welterweight Anthony Young (23-2, 8 KOs) headlines a card at Showboat with an eight-round fight against Jose Zaragoza (9-5-1, 3 KOs), of Sedalia, Missouri. Young, 34, will be seeking his 13th straight victory.
On Nov. 14, Millville-based Rising Star Promotions returns for its third show of the year in Atlantic City with a card at Showboat. Egg Harbor Township super-middleweight DeCarlo Perez (19-6-1, 6 KOs) will taking on Brooklyn, New York's Frederic Julian (12-1, 10 KOs) in the eight-round main event. Mays Landing middleweight Isiah Hart (6-3-1, 4 KOs) and popular Atlantic City super-welterweight Justin Figueroa (1-0, 1 KO) are also scheduled to be on the card.
Figueroa, an Atlantic City lifeguard and former football and wrestling standout at Holy Spirit High School, made his pro debut two months ago with a spectacular, first-round knockout.