Dallas, TX: Cuban heavyweight and 2008 Olympian Robert Alfonso winds down camp at Maple Avenue Boxing Gym for his upcoming IBF USBA Southern Region title fight vs southpaw Jason Bergman (26-14-2, 17 KOs) of Birmingham. Alabama on August 11th at the Belk Center in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Alfonso was previously scheduled to to face 2004 USA Olympian Devin Vargas of Toledo, Ohio who withdrew with an injury.
Formerly of Havana, Cuba and now residing in Dallas, TX, Alfonso (12-0, 5KOs) is a 2 time 2007 and 2008 National Cuban champion and the 2007 gold medalist at the Pan American Games champion in Rio. He was eliminated in the first round of the 2008 Olympic games by Ukrainian Vyacheslav Glazkov. Alfonso is managed by Jay Deas and is a frequent sparring partner to world champion Deontay Wilder.