Bizzarro Boxing Promotions set Rumble on the Bay

Bouts slated Nov. 25 at Bayfront

By Austin Davis/

The Bayfront Convention Center will be host for a Bizzarro boxing promotion -- a 10-round headline title fight between Antonio Nieves and Tony Valdez for the WBC USNBC bantamweight title on Wednesday, Nov. 25.

Nieves, fighting out of Cleveland, Ohio, was the National Golden Gloves runner-up in 2011 and currently holds a record of 13-0-1 with eight victories by way of knockout.

The co-feature of the nine-fight lineup is an eight-round super welterweight fight featuring Wilkins Santiago fighting out of Lorain, Ohio, and holding a record of 12-0-2 with two knockouts against an opponent to be announced.

The four-round undercard events include:

- Lightweights Thomas Mattice (4-0) and Jeffery Hayslett (1-1).

- Welterweights Wilfredo Flores (2-0) and Lavell Hadley (2-1).

- Lightweights Alejandro Salinas (3-1) and Jamar Saunders (5-14-1).

- Cruiserweights Alexander Dedovets (1-0) and Derek Ntifo (0-2).

- Lightweights Ivan Hernandez (0-2) and Branden Sayler, who is making his pro debut.

Tickets are priced at $535 for 10-seat tables, $79.25 for ringside seats and $40.25 for general admission and are available at the Erie Insurance Arena box office or by calling 814-452-4857 or online at Doors open at 6 p.m. with a 7 p.m. bell time.