Premiere Boxing Champions has released the details for the March 16th pay-per-view headlined by Errol Spence Jr. vs. Mikey Garcia. In addition to the main event and the previously announced co-feature between David Benavidez and J’Leon Love, the four-fight card will see Luis Nery fight McJoe Arroyo and Chris Arreola continue his latest comeback attempt against Jean Pierre Augustin.
Nery (28-0, 22 KO) signed with PBC late last month with the intention of challenging for the WBC bantamweight title he once held later this year. He’s picked up a pair of knockouts since coming in overweight against Shinsuke Yamanaka in their rematch last March.
Arroyo (18-2, 8 KO), the lesser-known McBrother, has fought just once a year since 2015, most recently edging the unknown Sander Diaz in Colombia last July. He’d previously lost wide decisions to Jerwin Ancajas and Rau’Shee Warren after defeating Arthur Villanueva for the IBF super flyweight belt in 2015.
Arroyo is a solid super flyweight, but going against a heavy-handed bantamweight who regularly struggles to make the 118-pound limit doesn’t sound like a recipe for success.
Arreola (37-5-1, 32 KO) will turn 38 two weeks before fight night and has just one fight since 2016, an RTD stoppage of Maurenzo Smith on the Wilder-Fury undercard. Augustin (17-0-1, 12 KO), a Haitian fighting out of Louisville, hasn’t fought since stopping Humberto Soto (no relation) in 2017.