PHILLY BOXING HISTORY - February 20, 2023  
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Press Release by Marc Abrams


Dylan Price remained unbeaten with a ten-round unanimous decision over gritty Jobert Alvarez to win the WBO Global and WBC Intercontinental bantamweight titles in front of a near-capacity crowd at the Elevations Event Center in Chester, Pennsylvania on Saturday night (February 20). The special two-fight card was promoted by Price Promotions.

Dylan Price, who had nine-time, four division world champion Nonito Donaire in his corner, was quick and started his flurries as he mixed up his attack by landing head and body shots. Alvarez was extremely game and often tried to land his own combinations in return. Price landed the much harder punches and snapped Alvarez’ head back on several occasions. Price was urged on by a supportive fan base. Alvarez kept Price honest with some solid combinations, but never put any fear into Price and the Sicklerville, New Jersey fighter continued to  pressure and punch effectively until the final bell.

The world-ranked Price won by scores of 100-90 (Justin Rubenstein) and 98-92 twice (Steve Weisfeld and Bernard Bruni) to raise his mark to 16-0, 10 KOs. Alvarez of Renton, Washington via General Santos City, Philippines fell to 20-5-2, 7 KOs.  

The co-feature opener saw the impressive pro debut of Dylan's 18-year-old brother Devin Price. Price stopped sixteen-fight veteran Matias Arriagada in the opening round of their junior welterweight fight. Price dropped Arriagada three times with two of them coming from body shots. The fight was halted at 2:07 by referee Shawn Clark. Price is now 1-0, with one knockout. Arriagada of Buenos Aires, Argentina is 6-11, 3 KOs. streamed the fight card, and was called by former world champions Paulie Malignaggi and Nate Campbell, as well as world class blow by blow announcer Marc Abrams. The show also featured a full night of entertainment that featured internationally renowned singers and comedy acts.




Marc Abrams - Chester, PA - February 20, 2023