Fight Night At Austin Peay Featuring Ty Tomlin
One One Six Boxing Promotions and DiBella Entertainment are proud to present Fight Night At Austin Peay, Saturday, February 5. An evening of professional boxing featuring some of the most promising young boxers from the Southeast and beyond, Fight Nigh At Austin Peay will take place at the Winfield Dunn Center on the main campus of Austin Peay University.
Fight Night At Austin Peay has nine bouts on the card, including the main event, an exciting lightweight matchup between Charlie Serrano and Ty "Short Fuse" Tomlin. A 22-year-old from Ashland City, Tennessee, Tomlin comes into his bout on Saturday with a record of 12 wins, 0 losses, eight wins by knockout. Currently ranked 29th in the nation among lightweights, Tomlin is well known for his powerful punching ability, however, he has focused on other apsects of his game for his fight with Serrano.
“I've been doing less than weight training for this fight,” says Tomlin. “I've been working on a lot of bodyweight stuff and really working on my foot speed, so expect a faster, quicker, sharper version of me in February.”
Six of his eight knockouts and technical knockouts have come within the first two rounds, a statement of the natural power Tomlin possesses. However, Tomlin and his father and trainer Darryl Tomlin realize he needs to develop into a more well-rounded boxer as his career progresses. “I've always been known for my power and that comes naturally to me,” says Tomlin, “but when I put the speed and precision on it, it's going to be a beautiful thing to watch." Standing at five feet, eight inches tall, Tomlin - managed by DiBella Entertainment - will have a three-inch height advantage over his opponent, Serrano. Fighting out of Tampa, Florida, Serrano's record stands at 16-6 with, with five wins by knockout. The Tomlin-Serrano bout is scheduled for ten rounds.
Co-Main Event: Michael Cook vs. Ulisses Jimenez
The co-main event is an eight-round middleweight bout matching Ulisses Jimenez with Michael Cook, a 34-year-old from Memphis, Tennessee. Managed by Brandi McCain, owner and operator of One One Six Boxing Promotions, Cook sports a record of 19-0-1, 11 wins by knockout. A crowd favorite and One One Six events, Cook is excited to compete for the boxing fans of Tennessee.
“I am looking forward to fighting in front of a great crowd at Austin Peay University,” says Cook. “Brandi and the team at One One Six Boxing Promotions always puts on a show and I can’t wait to step into the ring and start 2022 off with a knockout win in my home state.”
“Michael is the definition of a professional, from the way he prepares for an upcoming bout to the way he carries himself in his daily life,” says McCain. “He is a fierce competitor who does not disappoint from the moment he steps into the ring until the final bell sounds.”
Alabama's only licensed boxing promotions company, One One Six Boxing Promotions is owned and operated by Brandi McCain, a native of Ragland, Alabama, and current resident of Gadsden, Alabmaa. A trailblazer in the boxing community, McCain is the first and only female boxing promoter in the state and one of the few nationwide. One One Six Boxing Promotions has held close to 10 professional boxing events and has hosted Money Powell IV, James De La Rosa, and Michael Williams Jr., undefeated prospect of Roy Jones Jr.
Fight Night At Austin Peay Fight Card