Frank DeAlba Returns for Fifth Time at Sands Bethlehem Tuesday
By: Ken Hissner
Reading’s southpaw super featherweight Frank DeAlba, 22-2-2 (9), returns for his fifth appearance at the Sands Bethlehem Event Center in Bethlehem, PA, Tuesday night. It’s a Marshal Kauffman King’s Promotions 10 bout event over USA FOX Sports 1. Doors open 6:30pm.
DeAlba will take on Ivan “Bam Bam” Najera, 17-3 (8), of San Antonio, TX, for the UBF International super featherweight title. “Everything is good. I put in a hard 8 week camp,” said DeAlba.
The co-feature will have unbeaten welterweight Mykal Fox, 14-0 (4), of Forrestville, MD, taking on Marlon Aguas, 9-1 (6), of Quito, ECU. Lightweight Victor Vasquez, 8-3 (3), of Yonkers, NY, takes on Ricardo Garcia, 14-0 (9), of the Dominican.
There will be about five boxers on the card from nearby Allentown. Top area prospect super featherweight Joseph Adorno, 4-0 (4), of Allentown looks to extend his knockout streak taking on Jahaziel Vasquez, 1-5, of Monterrey, MEX. Allentown featherweight Juan Sanchez, 3-0 (1), takes on James Early, 2-1 (0), of Seat Pleasant, MD. Allentown’s bantamweight Harold Lopez, 1-0-1 (1), takes on Jerrod Miner 1-0 (0), of Philadelphia, Allentown’s super bantamweight Hector Bayanila, 1-0 (1), takes on Jose Elizondo, 2-3-1 (0), of Reynosa, MEX. Allentown’s featherweight Martino Jules, 1-0 (0), takes on Weusi Johnson, 2-6 (0), of Wilmington, DE.
Featherweight Marcus Bates, 7-0-1 (6), of DC, takes on Antonio Rodriguez, 11-19-1 (5), of Durango, MEX. Heavyweight prospect from Brooklyn, NY, making his debut is Michael Polite Coffie who takes on Ralph Alexander, 0-1 (0), of Lanham, MD.