Heavy handed James Kirkland will take on “Madman” Marcos Hernandez in a 10 round middleweight main event on FS1 PBC Fight Night and on Fox Deportes Saturday, March 14th from MGM National Harbor in Maryland starting at 8PM/ET.
James Kirkland ( 34-2, 30KOs) is a hard hitting, explosive fighter who does not shy away from a gunfight. Kirkland has an outstanding record with one of his loses coming by the hands of Mexican superstar Canelo Alvarez. Touting an 83% knockout rate, Kirkland can make it a short night for anyone. He as notable wins over Carlos Molina and Alfredo Angulo.
Marcos Hernandez (14-3-1, 3KOs) has notable wins over then undefeated contenders Kevin Newman and Thomas Hill. He has shared the ring twice with current unified 154lb champion Jeison Rosario. Hernandez is on the rise and a putting a win against Kirkland on his resume would definitely raise his stock exponentially. Hernandez knows the stakes are high, this is a high risk high reward fight that can put him in line for a near future championship fight. Tune in and dont miss out on the action!