Bracero-Salita bout close

September, 26, 2013
A local grudge match is close to being finalized for Nov. 9 at the Aviation Complex in Brooklyn, pitting Brooklyners Gabriel Bracero and Dmitriy Salita against each other, a source tells NYFightBlog.

The card, which will feature the pro debut of Junior Younan, will be promoted by Lou DiBella.

Final monetary terms and max allowable weight are being finalized, the source said.

Sunset Park's Bracero (age 32), at 22-1, has been fighting at 140 pounds, while Flatbush resident Salita (age 31), with a 35-1 mark, fights at 147 pounds.
Michael Woods, a member of the board of the Boxing Writers Association of America, has been covering boxing since 1991. He writes about boxing for ESPN The Magazine and is the news editor for



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