Sonny Conto goes for tenth win on Could 13, faces Justin Rolfe in PA

Sonny Conto. Picture by Mikey Williams / High Rank

Unbeaten Sonny Conto will face Justin Rolfe on Could 13, Promoter Joe Hand introduced Tuesday.

The six-round bout will happen on the Parx On line casino in Bensalem, Pennsylvania, close to Conto’s hometown of Philadelphia. The Could 13 card will mark the primary boxing occasion to happen on the Parx On line casino since January 2020.

“The followers of Bucks County, Philadelphia, and New Jersey are captivated with their boxing, and we’ve got been bombarded with followers contacting us asking when we’re going to return to Parx On line casino,” stated promoter Joe Hand, Jr. “I’m excited to inform them – We’re again!”

Conto (9-0, 6 knockouts) is a heavyweight prospect with a big following within the space. Seven of his 9 professional fights have taken place within the Philadelphia space and in close by Atlantic Metropolis, New Jersey.

In his final bout on February 24, Conto scored a one-sided determination victory over Mike Marshall. The win over Marshall befell over three months after Conto stopped Joel Caudle within the third spherical.

The 26-year-old, who’s promoted by High Rank and managed by David McWater, has stopped 4 of his final 5 opponents.

Rolfe (7-3-1, 5 KOs), who resides in Fairfield, Maine, stopped Fabian Valdez within the third spherical of his final bout on March 19. He was stopped within the opening spherical by unbeaten Steven Torres in his earlier struggle on August 21.

Additionally on the cardboard would be the return of welterweight Daiyann Butt (10-2, 5 KOs) of Philadelphia. The 25-year-old additionally fought on the February 24 card, shedding by unanimous determination to once-beaten Bryce Mills, snapping a three-fight profitable streak. He’ll face an opponent to be decided.

Junior light-weight Jordon Murphy (2-0, 1 KO), who’s initially from Bensalem, and featherweight D’Angelo Fuentes (7-0, 4 KOs) of Coconut Creek, Florida will struggle in separate bouts.

Karl Wylie, a 2014 Pennsylvania Golden Gloves champion and a resident of close by Coatesville, will make his professional debut on the cardboard.

Francisco A. Salazar has written for Boxingsene since September 2012 and has coated boxing in Southern California and overseas since 2000. Francisco additionally covers boxing for the Ventura County (California) Star newspaper. He will be reached by electronic mail at [email protected] or on Twitter at FSalazarBoxing

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