Zab Judah (42-9, 29KOs) is coming out of retirement and is taking on Hevinson Herrera (18-11-1, 12KOs) September 10 at The Space in Westbury (Long Island), NY. The fight will be televised on CBS Sports Network.
Judah is returning on the heels of back-to-back losses in 2013, to Danny Garcia & Paul Malignaggi at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. After the Malignaggi fight he announced his retirement. This will be the first time he fought in two years. It will be interesting to see how he shakes the ring rust off.
Herrera is coming off a TKO third round lost to Gilberto Gonzalez this past July @ Belasco Theater, Los Angeles, California, USA. Herrera is a a Colombian slugger now based in the Miami.
Also on the bill:
- Brooklyn's Amanda Serrano (24-1, 18 KOs) of Brooklyn will face South Carolina's Angel Gladney (8-11, 6 KOs) in the evening's co-feature, a scheduled six-round lightweight bout
- Queens-based middleweight "Mean" Joe Greene (26-1, 17 KOs) fighting for the second time in two months against a yet-to-be-named opponent
- Local favorite Tommy "The Razor" Rainone (23-6, 5 KOs) faces Mexico's Francisco Javier Reza (14-14, 11 KOs) in a six-round middleweight fight
- Jesus "Chuy" Gutierrez (13-0-1, 4 KOs) of Las Vegas enters a six-round super lightweight bout against a yet-to-be-named opponent
- Miami's Steve Geffrard (12-2, 7 KOs) versus Newark's Cory Cummings (18-9, 13 KOs), 8 rds, light heavyweight
- New York's Dave Meloni (3-1, 1 KO) versus Cincinatti's Micah Branch, 4 rds, super featherweight
- Prospect Bienvenido Diaz (2-0, 2 KOs) of Prospect Park, NJ versus Benjamin Burgos (2-12) of Mount Pocono, PA, 4 rds, super featherweight
- Philadelphia's Samuel Teah (6-1, 2 KOs) versus Newark's Rashad Bogar (4-5-1, 2 KOs), 4 rds, super lightweight
Tickets are priced at Golden Ringside: $150, Ringside: $125 and General Admission: $60 and are available at Ticketmaster.com and all Ticketmaster locations, thespaceatwestbury.com , the Space at Westbury Box Office: 516.283.5566, or by calling the GCP office: 212.851.6425.