Nico Hernandez prepares for Saturday’s title fight


WICHITA, Kan. (KSNW) – Nico Hernandez has dominated in his first three professional fights. Saturday, he’ll try to make it four straight victories as he takes on Hungarian Jozsef Ajtai for the vacant IBA Americas Flyweight Championship.

Nico and his father Lewis stopped by the KSN studios to discuss how training has gone leading up to the fight, how big of a fight this is for him moving forward, and how he expects things to go on Saturday at Hartman Arena.

Here is some additional information for Saturday’s lineup:

WHAT:     “KO Night Boxing: Gold & Glory”
WHO:       Main Event – Vacant IBA Americas Flyweight Championship (8) — CBSSN
                 Nico Hernandez (3-0, 2 KOs), Wichita, KS
                 Jozsef “Little Red” Ajtai (19-9, 12 KOs), Budapest, Hungary
                 Co-Feature – Welterweights — (6) — CBSSN
                 Javonte Starks (13-2, 7 KOs), Minneapolis, MN
                 Cesar Soriano (28-36-1, 17 KOs), Iztacalco, Distrito Federal, Mexico
                 Junior Middleweights (4) — CBSSN
                 Akeem Black (3-1, 1 KO), Milwaukee, WI
                 Derrick Clayton (pro debut), Bakersfield, CA
                 Middleweights (4) – CBSSN Swing Bout
                 Jeff Strum (pro debut), Wichita, KS
                 Brian Clements (0-0-1), Topeka, KS
                 Junior Welterweights (4)
                 Chazz Macias (pro debut), Tehachapi, CA
                 Corey Roberts (0-3), Omaha, Nebraska
                 Heavyweights (6)
                 Maurice “Freight Train” Byarm (13-2-1, 9 KOs), Washington D.C.
                 Richard “Silverback” Carmack (15-12-1, 12 KOs), Kansas City, MO
WHEN:             Saturday, February 10, 2018
WHERE:           Hartman Arena, Park City, KS
PROMOTER:    KO Night Boxing LLC in association with Hartman Arena
SPONSORS:    Park City (KS), Twister City Harley-Davidson and Metro PCS.
TELEVISION:   Taped live for future airing (TBD) on CBS Sports Network
DOORS OPEN: 5:00 p.m. CT
FIRST BOUT:    6:00 p.m. CT
TICKETS:          $115.00 (VIP), $75.00, $50.00, $35.00, $25.00 and $20.00 (prices do not
                           include service fees).   Student tickets are available – kindergarten through
                           college – for $15.00 dollars but are only sold at the arena (buy in advance and
                           get a complimentary Nico Hernandez T-shirt and rally towel while available).
                           Student Identification is required. Available to purchase at the Hartman Arena
                           box office and
                           This is an all-ages show.

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