INDIO, CALIF. (May 29, 2024) – The undefeated, blue-chip prospect Darius “DFG” Fulghum (11-0, 10 KOs) of Katy, Texas will headline his first-ever show against tough challenger Ronald “Flatline” Ellis (18-4-2, 12 KOs) of Lynn, Massachusetts in a 10-round super middleweight match on Golden Boy Fight Night on DAZN.  The event will take place at Fantasy Springs Resort Casino and worldwide on DAZN beginning at 6:00 p.m. PT. 

“I’m excited to be headlining my own card. Moments like this is what I’ve sacrificed and trained so hard for,” said Darius Fulghum. “I truly believe I’m ‘Destined for Greatness’ and on June 27th the DFG Army is going to show out strong!”

“I’m excited for the opportunity,” said Ronald Ellis. “I believe I have the experience and the skill-set to come out on top. I know perfect timing feels like I’m too late and I know I’m still great in spite of my mistakes, so be ready for a show on June 27.”

“With his combination of huge punching power and savvy ring intelligence, Fulghum is quickly rising up the ranks from exciting prospect to legitimate contender,” said Chairman and CEO of Golden Boy Oscar De La Hoya. “On June 27, he takes a giant step up, headlining a Golden Boy Promotions main event against Ronald Ellis, who has shared a ring with some of the top dogs in the super middleweight division. Is Darius ready? We absolutely think so.” 

Tickets for Golden Boy Fight Night on DAZNFulghum vs. Ellis are on sale tomorrow, Thursday, May 30, and are priced at $65, $55, $45, and $35 plus applicable fees. Tickets can be purchased at FantasySpringsResort.com or GoldenBoyPromotions.com.

Media interested in a credential for the fight must fill out a credential application by Monday, June 24. To apply, please visit https://forms.gle/dAHtW8UJd35ky4dbA

Darius “DFG” Fulghum is one of the hottest, must-watch prospects in Golden Boy’s stable. A former Team USA Member, he has a robust amateur career with a number of accolades including becoming a Golden Gloves winner in 2018. He was last seen securing a fourth-round technical knockout victory over the more experienced Cristian Olivas on the Haney vs. Garcia card last April 20. Not only a lover of the sweet science, he is also a Registered Nurse.

Ronald “Flatline” Ellis was born and raised in Lynn, Massachusetts. Standing at a lanky 6′, Ellis is a strong fighter with power in both hands; he’s capable of a one-punch knockout at any time. Managed by Sheer Sports and trained by Hall of Fame trainer Freddie Roach, he has stepped into the ring with some of the most dangerous world champions and contenders to date including David Benavidez and Christian Mbilli.

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