PROVIDENCE, RI (October 30, 2017) Evander Holyfield's The Real Deal Boxing, the promotional entity under his Real Deal Sports and Entertainment, presents 'Real Deal Championship Boxing V', an action-packed evening of world class professional boxing on Friday, December 1 at The Strand Ballroom and Theater in Providence, RI and telecast live on CBS Sports Network, it was announced today.
The Strand Ballroom and Theater is located at 79 Washington Street, Providence, RI, 02903. Doors will open on the evening of the event at 6:00 p.m. ET with the first bell at 7:00 p.m. ET.
With recent acclaimed events in Louisville, New York City and Atlanta, Holyfield is excited to promote in Providence, Rhode Island.
"Providence, Rhode Island has always had great fighters and very supportive boxing fans and I'm very excited to showcase my stable of fighters in competitive bouts on December 1."
Said Frank Manfredi Jr. of The Strand Ballroom and Theater, "We are looking forward to working with Evander Holyfield and The Real Deal Boxing in successfully bringing televised championship boxing back to Providence."
Featured at 'Real Deal Championship Boxing V' Featherweight Contender and Hometown Hero, TOKA KAHN CLARY, (23-1-0, 16 KO's) will fight in the 10-round main event against an opponent to be announced.
Clary is coming off an outstanding second round stoppage over David Berna on October 19 in front of a packed house and nationally televised audience in Atlanta, Georgia as Holyfield celebrated his 55th birthday in his hometown.
This will be Clary's first fight in Providence since his professional debut in June 2012. The 25-year-old will be making his fourth start of 2017 with prior victories this year against Angel Luna and Francisco Medel.
Also featured in his first fight in the United States is Undefeated Italian Cruiserweight Contender FABIO "Stone Crusher" TURCHI, (12-0-0, 9 KO's), of Florence, Italy in an eight round clash.
Fighting on the undercard in separate bouts will be Bronx, NY welterweight PETER DOBSON,(9-0-0, 5 KO's), heavy-handed welterweight KHIRY "TNT" TODD, (5-0-0, 5 KO's), of Lynn, MA, junior lightweight IRVIN GONZALEZ, (7-0-0, 6 KO's), of Worcester, MA, Cranston, RI's junior welterweight NICK DELOMBA, (11-2-0, 2 KO's), and others.
Further details on this exciting card will be announced shortly.