‘If people are looking to see big-time boxing, this is it’: JAB Promotions set to hold boxing event at FNB Field in Harrisburg on Saturday


Jason Bryant, the founder of JAB Promotions, says FNB Field at City Island is the place to be this Saturday.

That’s because he and his team are hosting the first-ever boxing event to be held at a venue as big as the Senators’ stadium in the capital, and he says this particular feature will set the standard for quality boxing. In the region. .

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“If people are looking to see successful boxing, this is it,” he said. “It’s probably the biggest stage you can have in the town of Harrisburg, and I just advise people to go out and have a great night.”

Some guys who Bryant thinks will perform well on Saturday are heavyweight Lemir Isom-Riley and 165-pound middleweight fighter Roudly Lolo, both undefeated in their professional careers. Isom-Riley is 2-0 while Lolo is 4-0-1.

“We’re very high on our heavyweight Isom-Riley,” Bryant said. “Our middleweight fighter, Roudly Lolo, is someone we trust enough too. The two guys got to work.

Other fighters who will compete at FNB Field are 135-pound lightweight Osvaldo Morales – who is returning to the boxing scene after a six-month layoff – super lightweight Boris Nde and 175-pound light heavyweight Carl Murphy.

Doors to the event are scheduled to open at 6 p.m. Saturday with the first fight starting at 7:30 p.m. Tickets can be purchased from the Harrisburg Senators box office on the day.

“This event is happening downtown on the island, the weather will be nice, and it’s something that will only happen once in a lifetime,” Bryant said. “The future is bright for boxing in Harrisburg.”

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