For Immediate Release
Split-T Management’s Chris Pearson Kicks Off a Big Vegas Fight Weekend Against Former Olympic Bronze Medal Winner, Yamaguchi Falcao, Tonight on Golden Boy Fight Night on Facebook Watch
NEW YORK (May 2, 2019) –Middleweight contender Chris Pearson will take on undefeated former Olympic Bronze Medal winner, Yamaguchi Falcao tonight as part of a Golden Boy Promotions card at The Joint at The Hard Rock Casino in Las Vegas.
The fight, which is a 10-round bout for the WBO Latino Middleweight title, will headline card on Golden Boy Fight Night on Facebook Watch.
Pearson, who is managed by Split-T Management, has a record of 16-2 with 12 knockouts.
The 28 year-old Trotwood, Ohio native is on a two-fight winning streak, who already holds a win over Falcao in The World Series of Boxing.
Since turning professional in 2011, Pearson has wins over Arturo Crespin (10-2-1), Acacio Ferreira (14-0-1), Steven Martinez (15-0-1), Said El Harrak (12-2-2) and Janks Trotter (9-1-1).
Falcao, who was a 2012 Olympic Bronze medal winner for Brazil, has a record of 16-0 with seven knockouts, has wins over four undefeated opponents, and is coming off a 10-round unanimous decision over Elias Espadas on July 21st, 2018 in Las Vegas.
Pearson checked in at 159.4 lbs at Wednesday’s weigh-in. Falcao was 159.8 lbs.