June twenty third, 2021
Tremendous welterweight contender Carlos Adames will tackle Mexico’s Alexis Salazar in a 10-round showdown on the SHOWTIME PPV undercard this Saturday, June 26 from the award-winning State Farm Area in Atlanta in an occasion offered by Premier Boxing Champions.
Adames vs. Salazar replaces the beforehand scheduled Julian Williams vs. Brian Mendoza combat, after Williams was compelled to withdraw due to an elbow harm.
The occasion is headlined by four-time world champion Gervonta “Tank” Davis as he seeks a title in a 3rd weight class in opposition to unbeaten WBA Tremendous Light-weight Champion Mario “El Azteca” Barrios in the primary occasion of a SHOWTIME PPV telecast that begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT.
Tickets for the dwell occasion at State Farm Area, which is promoted by Mayweather Promotions, GTD Promotions and TGB Promotions, are on sale now and might be bought at https://www.ticketmaster.com.
A local of Comendador, Dominican Republic, Adames (19-1, 15 KOs) fights out of New York Metropolis as he seeks to earn a second shot at a world championship. The 27-year-old defeated a slew of contenders on his option to a 2019 title shot that he misplaced by slender choice to Patrick Teixeira. Adames defeated former champion Carlos Molina, and contenders Frank Galarza, Joshua Conley and Alejandro Barrera to earn that chance at a title.
The 25-year-old Salazar (23-3, 9 KOs) rides a 15-fight successful streak into this matchup. Most lately, Salazar earned a unanimous choice over Ruben Barajas of their December 2020 conflict. Initially from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico and now combating out of Norwalk, Calif., Salazar will combat within the U.S. for the sixth time Saturday night time. His earlier stateside outing noticed him dominate Abraham Cordero to earn a unanimous choice in Might 2019.
The non-televised undercard will function Cuban contender Leduan Barthelemy (16-1-1, 8 KOs) assembly unbeaten Viktor Slavinsky (12-0-1, 6 KOs) in an eight-round tremendous featherweight combat, former title challenger Andres Gutierrez (38-2-1, 25 KOs) in an eight-round tremendous light-weight attraction, unbeaten prospect Dalton Brodie (1-0, 1 KO) competing in a four-round tremendous middleweight duel in opposition to fellow-unbeaten Trever Bradshaw (1-0) and undefeated Washington, D.C. born prospect Stacey Selby (2-0, 2 KOs) getting into the ring in a four-round tremendous light-weight bout.