Split-T Management's Undefeated Heavyweight Sonny Conto in action TONIGHT in Philadelphia
Sat, 19 Oct 2019
Conto takes on upset-specialist Steve Lyons on Gvozdyk - Beterbiev undercard
Fight to be streamed on ESPN +
NEW YORK (October 18, 2019)--Undefeated Philadelphia Heavyweight Sonny Conto fights at home for the 4th time in five outings when he takes on Steve Lyons TONIGHT at The Liacouras Center on the campus of Temple University.
Conto is managed by Split-T Management and promoted by Top Rank.
The bout will be part of the Oleksandr Gvozdyk - Artur Beterbiev Light Heavyweight Unification fight.
Conto has a record of 4-0 with three knockouts, has been impressive in each of his fights as he continues to show different qualities of his game with each fight.
The 23 year-old with be fighting for the 5th time in eight months. Conto is coming off his 1st distance fight when Guillermo Del Rio on August 10th at the same building that Friday's fight will take place.
This past Sunday, Conto took part in the annual Columbus Day Parade in South Philadelphia.
"Everything is good, and camp went great, I love fighting in front of my fan base, the continue to support me. I feel like I am improving with each fight. I am just looking to stay behind my jab, don't rush anything and stay poised, and the knockout will come. My father instructs me and keeps me calm. We come up with a gameplan, and I execute it it. We always have a plan B if Plan A doesn't work. I am always ready for whatever happens in there.
Conto weighed in at 214.1 lbs. Lyons was 201.9
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