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Monday, February 28, 2011

Salita to Fight in April

Dmitriy Salita is scheduled to fight on April 13 at the Oceana Ballroom in Brooklyn, New York. No opponent has yet been named.

Salita (32-1-1, 17 KOs) is coming off of a third round TKO of James Wayka this past December. He last fought at the Oceana Ballroom last September, when he pulled out a unanimous decision over Franklin Gonzalez.

Salita had been calling out some bigger names earlier in the year, so one would expect him to face a tough opponent if scheduling will allow. The welterweight has been vocal about wanting another title shot. This fight is tentatively marked down for ten rounds.

The event is dedicated to Salita's late mentor Jimmy O'Pharrow, who died a week ago.

1 comment:

  1. It seems like yesterday that former lightweight
    champ Greg Haugen accused the great Julio Cesar
    Chavez of fighting a bunch of Tijuana Taxi drivers;unlike Chavez,Salita specializes in fighting last second substitutes(outside of Amir Khan).Unlike Yuri Foreman,Salita has taken
    absolutely zero risks-and there are no shortage of better qualified guys to have been in there with Khan.