Posted by Press Releases on Apr 24, 2012
Sillakh vs Grachev on April 27 on ESPN2

Sillakh vs Grachev on April 27 on ESPN2

April 27, ESPN2- FNF Click-Boxingscene
Erwin Center-Austin, Texas
Ismayl Sillakh vs Denis Grachev | Main Event

AUSTIN, Texas – World-class professional boxing will return to the Frank Erwin Center Friday, April 27 when Roy Jones Jr.’s Square Ring Promotions brings two riveting 10-round feature bouts to be telecast live on ESPN Friday Night Fights.

NABF Light Heavyweight Champion Ismayl “The Black Russian” Sillakh will face unbeaten contender Denis “The Pirate” Grachev of Russia. Sillakh, 17-0 with 14 knockouts, is rated No. 2 in the world by the WBC, and is in line to meet the winner of the April 28 Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson WBC world title fight. He risks that title shot, his world rating and his NABF championship against danger man Grachev, 11-0-1 with 7 KO’s, a world champion kickboxer who trains in San Diego.

“These are two great matchups with some of the most exciting young talent in the sport today,” said Jones. “I can’t remember a time when the top two fights on ESPN featured four undefeated boxers putting it all on the line. They’re all stepping up because they want to be world champion.”

Sillakh, a Ukrainian living in Southern California, stormed to the top of the WBC ratings last year when he dominated fellow unbeaten contender Yordanis Despaigne on an ESPN main event. Grachev earned the reputation as a spoiler after his two most recent matches, scoring impressive wins in the backyard of previously unbeaten opponents.

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