BATB has learned that Upper Marlboro, MD junior lightweight Lamont Roach, Jr. will be participating on a card at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, PA on Tuesday, January 20.
Roach (5-0, two KO's) will participate in his first scheduled six-round contest against an opponent to be determined and the bout will open a Fox Sports 1/Fox Deportes telecast.
The card is a Golden Boy Promotions card that will also celebrate the 50th birthday of company partner and future hall of famer Bernard "The Alien" Hopkins.
Also, we have learned that Kareem Martin has also been taken off the January 31st card in Chester, PA. Martin, along with Gervonta Davis, were both slated to be on the card. Both may compete in February.