Billy Dib will fight Luis Franco on an ESPN Friday Night Fights card on March 1, at MGM Grand at Foxwoods. In the main event, SMS (50 Cent) Promotions' IBF Featherweight Champion Billy “The Kid” Dib (35-1, 21KO's) looks to defend his title against Cuban Olympian and IBF #3 rated Luis Franco (11-1, 7KO's). In the televised co-feature, former amateur standout and now top-ten rated junior middleweight contender Willie Nelson (19-1-1, 11KO's), promoted by Lou DiBella, squares off against Michael Medina (26-3-2, 19KO's) in a 10-round showdown for Nelson's NABF junior middleweight title. The event on March 1st will mark 50's boxing promotional debut. Both bouts will be aired on ESPN's Friday Night Fights beginning at 9:00 p.m. ET


[url=] Virgil Hunter at the Ward-Kovalev 2 Round Tables - Andre Ward takes on Sergey Kovalev for a second time this coming Saturday night on HBO pay-per-view with the WBA, WBO and IBF world titles on the line and once again trainer Virgil Hunter will be in his corner. Ward will count on Hunter’s veteran presence in his corner, while Kovalev has been saying that he and his long time trainer John David Jackson over-trained for the first fight. Both men are veteran trainers with a lot of accolades but it can be said that Hunter and Ward represent a model of stability as they head into the biggest fight of Ward’s life. Andre Ward versus Sergey Kovalev 2 airs on HBO pay-per-view this Saturday night, check your local listings for start times.   Virgil Hunter at the Ward-Kovalev 2 Round Tables Wednesday afternoon during fight week is usually a hectic time and things were no different for trainer Virgil Hunter, who faced the press during the "round tables." Our roving cameraman Marcelino Castillo caught Hunter as he addressed the media this past Wednesday?(approx 5:00 minutes). Virgil Hunter at the Ward-Kovalev 2 Round Tables / Check out more boxing news and features at [url=]The Sweet Science, where the best boxing writers write.