Julius Jackson’s Next Fight Set For October 6 in Washington State
Julius Jackson of St. Thomas
CHARLOTTE AMALIE – While the Premier Boxing Champions slate of 21 cards on Fox Sports 1 kicks off on Tuesday night (9 ET) in Hollywood, California, with former junior middleweight titlist Austin Trout (29-2, 16 KOs) taking on Joey Hernandez (24-3-1, 14 KOs) in the main event, two more bouts for upcoming cards have been announced.
On Oct. 6 at the Little Creek Casino Resort in Shelton, Washington, Virgin Islands super middleweight Julius Jackson (19-0, 15 KOs), one of the fighting sons of former world titleholder Julian Jackson, will face Mexican-based Venezuelan Jose Uzcategui (23-1, 19 KOs) in a world title eliminator for the right to become the mandatory challenger for titleholder James DeGale (21-1, 14 KOs).
Uzcategui has won his only fight since appearing on HBO in June 2014 and losing a 10-round decision to Matt Korobov in a middleweight bout.
The Oct. 13 card, which will take place at a site to be announced, will include Alhambra, California, heavyweight prospect Dominic Breazeale (15-0, 14 KOs), a 2012 U.S. Olympian, taking on Fred Kassi (18-3-1, 10 KOs), a native of Cameroon living in New Orleans. Kassi is coming off a spirited 10-round majority draw with former two-time title challenger Chris Arreola on July 18.