Triller Fight Club announced that strong candidate Jerry ‘The Slugger’ Forrest(26-4-2, 20 KOs), by Newport News, VA will face a two-time world title challenger Kubrat ‘The Cobra’ Pulev (28-2 14 KOs), more than ten rounds at ‘Great lineage’ event set up for Saturday, May 14 at the Forum in Los Angeles. The tough men’s pitcher, Forrest, replaced Andrey Fedesov, who had previously been scheduled to face Pulev.
Forrest returns to the battle after a bitterly contested split-decision draw against top-rated heavyweight Michael Hunter on December 2, 2021 at the Hammerstein Ballroom
in New York City titled TrillerVerz IV. Early last year, Forrest fought a majority draw against undefeated opponent Zhilei Zhang, a match played in Miami, FL at Hard Rock Stadium under the defeat of Canelo Alvarez / Avril Yildirim Super Middleweight world belt.
The Trillerverz 5′Great lineage’ including the legendary boxing families and the once glorious battle of VERZUZ between Cypress Hill and Onyx. This event at the Forum is the perfect night out for sport and entertainment, whether you’re in the arena or in the comfort of your home, streaming it with family and friends.
Ticket starting at $31.00 currently on sale through TrillerFightClub.com, TheLAForum.com and Ticketmaster.com at http://www.ticketmaster.com/trillerverz5
Full set of TrillerVerz V boxing cards including:
SERGEY KOVALEV VS. TERVEL PULEV (10 Rounds / Cruiser Class)
The last time Sergey Kovalev fought on par with current world No. 1 Pound-for-Pound boxer, ‘Canelo’ Alvarez, before stopping in round 11. His illustrious career includes previous victories. Bernard Hopkins, Eleider Alvarez (twice), Jean-Pascal (twice) and Isaac Chilemba. He also had two controversial losses to Andre Ward.
Heavyweight tennis player Tervel Pulev, 2012 Olympic bronze medalist, younger brother of two-time world heavyweight champion Kubrat Pulev, returns to the ring after his knockout victory over Vikapita Meroro on Jan. July 29, 2021. He is currently the holder of the WBA International Cruiserweight title.
KUBRAT PULEV VS. JERRY FOREST (10 Loops / Heavy)
Kubrat ‘The Cobra’ Pulev (28-2, 14 KOs) will clash with Andrey Fedosov (32-3, 26 KOs) in ten scheduled heavyweight rounds. Pulev will return to action after knocking out Frank Mir in the first round on November 27, 2021, at the first-ever Triad Combat event in Arlington, TX. Pulev defeated many heavyweight boxing contenders, including Samuel Peter, Hughie Fury, Dereck Chisora, Tony Thompson, Alexsandr Ustinov and Alexander Dimitrenko. His only losses went to heavyweight world champions Wladimir Klitschko and Anthony Joshua.
Two standout, evenly matched battles with top contenders Michael Hunter and Zhilei Zhang in 2021 have prepared Jerry ‘Slugger’ Forrest, (26-4-2 20 KOs) for the biggest fight of the season. his career against Kubrat Pulev.
SON OF A LEGEND EVAN HOLYFIELD VS. MAURICE WILLIAMS
Also featured on the lower card, Son of a Legend, Evan ‘Yung Holy’ Holyfield (9-0.6 KO), will compete in a scheduled six-round round in the junior middleweight division. He is the son of three-time Heavyweight World Champion Evander ‘The Real Deal’ Holyfield. He will face Maurice Williams, 7-2-0 (3 KOs).
FERNANDO ‘EL FEROZ’ VARGAS JR., AMADO ‘EL MALVADO’ VARGAS, AND PROFESSIONAL CALLS OF THE VARGAS EMILIANO
Rounding out the cards, the Fernando Vargas Dynasty continues with the highly-anticipated professional debut of seven-time Amateur Champion, lightweight Emiliano ‘El General’ Vargas. He will join his highly regarded and undefeated brothers on the card at the star-making site, junior middleweight Fernando ‘El Feroz’ Vargas, Jr. (5-0.5 KOs) and Amado ‘El Malvado’ Vargas (3-0 (2 KOs), in featherweight division, they are the sons of three-time young middleweight world champion Fernando ‘El Feroz’ Vargas All three matches will be played over four innings.
Launched less than two years ago, Triller Fight Club has sold over 3,000,000 views in the past year, making it one of the best-selling fighting sports/entertainment platforms. TrillerVerz’s widely acclaimed monthly series, which includes world-class professional Verzuz boxing and musicals, has consistently topped broadcasts viewed with an average of over 6,000,000 views. to watch.
TrillerVerz 5 signals Triller’s continued commitment to its legacy of innovation by recognizing ‘Great lineage,’ an iconic, once-in-a-lifetime cultural experience that showcases world-class boxers and global hip hop legends in an epic Verzuz rap battle. TrillerVerz 5 carries its legacy into this unique event, streamed globally, giving fans a new form of entertainment. TrillerVerz 5 opens doors and answers questions to those in the ring, on stage, in the arena and everyone watching around the world on their TVs and devices. Fans of what’s new, now and next, make sure you get your tickets or order PPV now to make sure you don’t miss a second of the epic clash between the this mind and action.
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This PPV Triller Fight Club event, priced at $29.99, will be held in North America across all traditional PPV TV platforms, including cable, satellite, and telecommunications PPV providers. , including Xfinity, Spectrum, Contour, Fios and Optimum (US), among others, as well as leading operators in Canada. It will also be made available to merchant stores through Joe Hand Promotions and globally via digital streaming to all major stores as listed below.
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