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Former junior middleweight world titlist Erislandy Lara, coming off a close loss in the 2018 ESPN fight of the year, will return to challenge secondary titlist Brian Castano.
In the co-feature, Miami-based heavyweight contender Luis "King Kong" Ortiz (30-1, 26 KOs), also a Cuban defector, will face Christian Hammer (24-5, 14 KOs), 31, a Romania native fighting out of Germany, in a 10-round bout.
In the opening bout, junior lightweights Ricardo Nunez and Edner Cherry, a former world title challenger, will meet in a scheduled 12-rounder.