Orthodox Mark “Machete” Bernaldez of General Santos City will fight Ezequiel Alberto “Beto” Tevez of Argentina on Oct. 17 at the Manual Artime Community Center Theater in Miami.
The 24-year-old Bernaldez (20W-4L-0D, 14KO) lost to undefeated Albert Bell of the United States by a unanimous decision on July 2 in his first outing at The Bubble in MGM Grand, Las Vegas.
Tevez (13W-6L-0D, 4KO), on the other hand, lost by a knockout to undefeated Henry Lebron of Puerto Rico in the 3rd round on Nov. 9 last year.
Meanwhile, welterweight Jameson Bacon of Mandaue will face Gonzalo Carlos Dallera of Argentina in the undercard.
Bacon (23W-4L-OD, 15KO) last saw action against Darragh Foley of Australia on Nov. 16.
The 30-year old Bacon knocked down Foley in the first round but still lost the 8-round fight.
Dallera (6W-8L-0D, 4KO), on the other hand, recently lost to Branden Pizzaro of the US by a knockout in the third round on Feb. 8 in Florida.
The boxing match is being promoted by M & R Boxing Promotions headed by Laura Ching with Melvin Rivas as the matchmaker.
Source: Philippines News Agency