Preview: Heather Hardy- Calista Silgado

Posted on 10/12/2022

By: Sean Crose

Heather “The Warmth” Hardy returns to the ring on Thursday night time after near a yr and a half out of motion. The pandemic and a hand harm prevented the now 40 yr previous former world featherweight titlist from plying her commerce. Now, nonetheless, Hardy might be headlining Boxing Insider’s “New Beginnings” card, which can go down at Sony Corridor in Time’s Sq. and which can even characteristic a plethora of New York primarily based expertise.

A preferred Brooklyn primarily based fighter, Hardy gained the WBO world featherweight championship in 2018 by defeating Shelly Vincent in a rematch of their thrilling 2016 battle. Hardy went on to lose her belt to pound for pound nice Amanda Serrano in 2019 earlier than dropping a call to Jessica Camara in 2021. The fighter generally known as “The Warmth” was imagined to return to face Terri Harper earlier this yr however the harm to Hardy’s hand saved that match from occurring.

Now, come Thursday night time, the 22-2 Hardy will lastly get the prospect to slide between the ropes to as soon as once more reply the bell. Though not significantly well-known, Hardy’s opponent, the 20-15-3 Silgado isn’t being underestimated. The 34 yr previous ring veteran has squared off towards the likes of Mikaela Mayer, in spite of everything, so she’s acquainted going through a properly regarded excessive profile opponent. The Hardy-Silgado bout is scheduled for six.

Welterweight Ivan Golub can even be showing on Thursday’s card. The 21-0 Brooklyn primarily based Ukrainian native might be battling the 15-3 Wesley Tucker in a scheduled 10 rounder. Golub was final seen besting Eric Walker by choice again in August of 2021. Tucker was final noticed knocking out Eric Palmer within the first spherical that very same month.

The ten-1 tremendous middleweight Nadim Salloum is scheduled to see motion Thursday night time, as properly. The colourful Lebanese fighter with a formidable fan base might be squaring off towards the 4-0 Leandro Capozucco in a combat scheduled for six. Salloum bested Elie Augustama through choice final Could whereas Capozucco decisioned Enrique Reyes in August. This might be every man’s 3’d combat in 2022.

Undefeated flyweight Andy Dominguez will likewise be showing on the “New Beginnings” card, going through Ricardo Caraballo in a match set for 8. The 7-0 Dominguez has knocked out all however two of his opponents…and the person’s final opponent wasn’t a kind of two. As for Caraballo, he’s coming off a call win over Austin Rivas final February. Caraballo’s lone loss got here in his first combat, and that was again in 2012.

Lastly, the 16-3-2 junior welterweight Petros Ananyan might be throwing down on Thursday with the 12-5 Cesar Galdino in a scheduled 8 spherical affair. Ananyan final noticed motion in January when he was defeated by Subriel Matias. Galdino, however, was final seen besting Daniel Gonzalez in Could. The “New Beginnings” card might be aired stay Thursday night time on the BXNG streaming service:

*Full Disclosure – Boxing Insider, the place this text has been revealed, is a promotional outlet behind Thursday’s New Beginnings card.

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