Posted on 12/20/2022Women’s boxing star and former world title challenger Sulem Urbina (13-2-1, 2 KOs) will take her skills to New York for the primary time in her profession. This Wednesday, December 21, Sulem will probably be featured in a brilliant flyweight bout scheduled for eight rounds in opposition to Indeya Smith, at Sony Corridor, within the coronary heart of Instances Sq., Manhattan.
“Sulem Urbina is just not solely a very good fighter and championship contender, she’s top-of-the-line folks in boxing,” stated Lou DiBella, President of DiBella Leisure. “She’s an awesome ambassador for girls within the sport, utilizing her social media and growing model to raise boxing and different fighters. She deserves to be handled like an ‘A-side’ fighter. I’m completely satisfied that Larry agreed with me and that she’ll be on the terrific Boxing Insider present on Wednesday.”
The Bronx’s undefeated Andy Dominguez would be the essential occasion fighter for the primary time in his younger profession in a struggle card tabbed “Vacation Combat Night time.” Additionally on the cardboard will probably be Nadim Salloum, the primary and solely skilled boxer born and raised in Lebanon, former WBA Intercontinental tremendous middleweight champion Anthony Sims Jr., and undefeated Argentinian Alejandro Luis Silva.
This will probably be Boxing Insider Promotions’ second struggle card. Their first, on October 13, additionally at Sony Corridor, had a raucous standing-room-only crowd.
Tickets for “Vacation Combat Night time” can be found at Ticketmaster Right here.
“I’m wanting ahead to coming to New York, because it has been a dream of mine to struggle there,” stated Urbina. “Indeya Smith is an effective fighter. She’s fought nice opposition and he or she’s rugged. I simply know I’m there to win and this will probably be my Christmas current.”
Born in Mexico now residing in Phoenix, AZ, Urbina started her boxing life combating on the Oxnard PAL as an novice. She turned professional in 2016 and gained her first 12 bouts (with one no contest blended in). Her first loss, on October 30, 2020, got here on factors in opposition to Marlen Esparza, who’s now the unified WBC/WBA flyweight world champion. On July 9, 2021, Sulem fought WBA flyweight champion Naoko Fujioka and misplaced a majority determination.
Andy Dominguez (8-0, 6 KOs) from The Bronx and born in Mexico, knocked out his final opponent within the first spherical in entrance of a lot of his household and mates. It was Andy’s fourth knockout win in a row. Andy turned professional in August 2020, in a bubble occasion through the pandemic peak. On Wednesday, Dominguez will face Nicaraguan Marvin Solano (24-7, 8 KOs) in an eight-round flyweight bout.
Nadim Salloum (9-1, 4 KOs) is the primary and solely skilled boxer to be born and raised in Lebanon. Nadim now resides in Brooklyn and has a passionate following. The Lebanese devoted’s fandom didn’t go unnoticed at Nadim’s final struggle on October 13 at Sony Corridor. On Wednesday, Nadim will battle Decarlo Perez (19-6, 6 KOs) in an eight-round tremendous middleweight bout.
Anthony “The Magician” Sims Jr. (22-1, 20 KOs), born in Indianapolis, IN, now residing in Los Angeles, CA, made his professional debut on April 9, 2014, following a stellar novice profession. He rolled by means of his first 20 bouts, which earned him a WBO Latino tremendous middleweight title struggle that he misplaced by break up determination in 2020. He would rebound in his subsequent struggle, successful the WBA Intercontinental tremendous middleweight title on August 13, 2021, with a ninth-round stoppage. On December 21, Sims Jr. will struggle Anthony Todd (14-6, 8 KOs) from Atlanta, GA, in an eight-round middleweight bout.