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Popular Bantamweight Christian Carto Headlines Against Hector Andres Sosa on Saturday, October 1st at The 2300 Arena in Philadelphia

PhilBoxing.com
Fri, 23 Sep 2022

Rising Atif Oberlton Takes on Christian Thomas in Battle of Undefeated Light Heavyweights

PHILADELPHIA (September 22, 2022)– A huge night of boxing comes to the 2300 Arena on Saturday, October 1st as Philly favorite, bantamweight Christian Carto takes part in the eight-round main event against once-beaten Hector Andres Sosa.

The eight-bout card is promoted by King's Promotions.

Carto of Philadelphia is 19-1 with 13 knockouts. The 25 year-old is in his sixth year as a professional, and has quality wins over Alonso Melendez (14-1) and James Smith (12-1). Carto has two consecutive first round knockouts, with his most recent being over Ernesto Sebastian Franzolini on April 22nd at The 2300 Arena.

Sosa of Buenos Aires, Argentina is 14-1 with eight knockouts. The former South American Bantamweight champion is 26 years-old and has wins over Gonzalo Roman Garay (1-0) & Ckari Cani Mansilla (15-1), Sosa is coming off a unanimous decision over Jose Armando Valdes Bernal on September 2nd in Sinaloa, Mexico.

The six-round co-feature will pit one of the top prospects in the sport as it will be a battle of undefeated light heavyweight Atif Oberlton and Christian Thomas.

Oberlton, 24, of Philadelphia boasts a mark of 6-0 with five knockouts. The fighter known as "Lord Pretty Calvo" has faced veteran competition in his early career. He has wins over Jasper McCargo (4-1-2), Erbest Amuzu (26-5) and his last bout when he took a unanimous decision over Robert Burwell on August 20th in Hollywood, Florida.

Thomas of Las Vegas is 11-0 with nine knockouts. Thomas has fought his whole career in Mexico, and will be making his American debut. Thomas is coming off a second round stoppage over Fernando Tamayo Alvarez January 29, 2021 in Tijuana, Mexico.

Six more bouts round out the undercard with some quality matchups featuring outstanding talent.

In eight-round bouts:

Kenny Robles (9-2, 3 KOs) of Staten Island, New York will fight Jerome Conquest (11-, 1 KO) of Philadelphia in a junior welterweight bout.

Colby Madison (10-3-2, 6 KOs) of Baltimore, Maryland takes on former world title challenger Junior Wright (18-4-1, 15 KOs) of Evanston, Illinois in a heavyweight contest.

In Six-Round Bouts:

Quadir Albright (6-0, 6 KOs) of Philadelphia fights Roberto Gomez (4-0, 4 KO) of Mexico City, Mexico in a junior welterweight bout featuring fighters with perfect knockout records.

Kashon Hutchinson (9-5, 2 KOs) of Reading, PA fights Rasheed Johnson (8-4, 3 KOs) of Philadelphia in a welterweight contest. This fight is a rematch of a 2019 fight where Hutchinson won a close unanimous decision.

James Martin (8-3-1) of Philadelphia takes on Alejando Munera (6-6-4) of Medellin, Colombia in a junior middleweight fight.

In a four-round bout, Erisnelsy Castillo of Las Vegas makes his professional debut when he takes on an opponent to be named in a flyweight bout.

Tickets are $75, $100 and $150 and can be purchased at the Following Link:

https://2300arena.showare.com/orderticketsvenue.asp?p=432



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