On August 12, former world champion Tevin Farmer will take on Mickey Bey in a thrilling 10-round Main Event on Fite.
The fight was successfully rescheduled after the event was moved from Ghana to Dubai. The show had to be postponed after the death of the President of Dubai. The fight will take place at the Findlay Toyota Center in Prescott, Arizona.
Farmer, 31, of Philadelphia, is 30-5-1 with six knockouts. Farmer won the IBF Super Featherweight title on August 3, 2018 with a 12-round unanimous decision over former world champion Billy Dib. He then had four successful defenses against James Tennyson, Francisco Fonseca, Jono Carroll and Guillaume Frenois.
In his last fight, Farmer dropped his belt to Joseph Diaz Jr. on January 30, 2020.
Bey, 39 from Cleveland, Ohio, is 23-3-1 with 11 knockouts. A 17-year ring veteran, Bey won the IBF Lightweight title with a 12-round split decision over Miguel Vazquez on September 13, 2014 in Las Vegas.
He relinquished the title when he lost a split decision to Rances Barthelemy on June 3, 2016. Bey also has wins over Rashad Ganaway (10-1-1), Alejandro Rodriguez (12-3), Jose Herrera Garcia (32 -5) and Naim Nelson (12-0). In his last fight, Bey lost a split decision to current undisputed lightweight champion George Kambosos on December 14, 2019 in New York City.
The evening’s Co-Main Event features Lorenzo “Truck” Simpson vs. Tyi Edmonds in an 8-round battle.
Who will come out on top?
Tune in, order today and find out here. The action begins at 8:30 p.m. ET and has a purchase price of $29.99. Get it below.
* fight card subject to change
“American Idol” Tevin Farmer vs. “The Spirit” Mickey Bey
Lorenzo “Truck” Simpson vs. Tyi Edmonds
Mohammed Aryeetey vs Jeronil Borres
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