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SHOBOX BOXING NEWS: Dierry “Dougy Style” Jean Ready for Action

The undercard has been announced for tomorrow’s (Friday, May 10) ShoBox: The New Generation doubleheader (on SHOWTIME at 11 PM ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) at the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma.

Presented by Camille Estephan, of Eye of the Tiger and Greg Cohen, of Greg Cohen Promotions, in association with Pitbull Promotions, the night’s ShoBox-televised main event will pit Canada’s undefeated IBF #3-ranked Dierry “Dougy Style” Jean (24-0, 16 KOs) taking on Los Angeles’ IBF #7-rated southpaw Cleotis “Mookie” Pendarvis (17-3-2, 6 KOs) in a 12-round IBF eliminator for the mandatory #1 spot at 140 lbs.

In the televised co-feature, New Jersey middleweight John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson IV (11-0, 4 KOs) will face Trujillo Alto, Puerto Rico’s also-undefeated Giovany Rodriguez (8-0, 5 KOs) over eight rounds.

Tickets are priced at: Reserved: $25.00, Premium: $40.00 and Platinum: $60.00 and are available at www.buffalorun.com or by calling The Buffalo Run Box Office (918) 542-7140. On fight night, doors open at 7 pm.

The chief supporting bout will be a six-round welterweight scrap between talented, unbeaten Maryland product Cecil McCalla (15-0-0, 6 KOs) and Colorado Springs, Colorado’s capable veteran Abel Perry (18-6-0, 9 KOs).

Also featured that night will be an eight-round welterweight bout between Ahmad Cheiko (9-4-2, 5 KOs) of Montreal, Canada, and Russellville, Missouri’s Shad Howard (14-16-3, 6 KOs).

Undefeated middleweight Antoine Douglas (6-0-0, 4 KOs) of Richlands, Virginia, will face Coy Witt (2-3-0, 1 KO) of Burke, Virginia, over six rounds; and to start things off, Montreal, Canada’s undefeated newcomer Chris Plaitis (3-0) will face the winless Octavio Garay (0-6) of Muleshoe, Texas, in a junior welterweight four-rounder.

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