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Undefeated Bantamweight sensation Christian Carto to faces toughest test in Alonso Melendez on Friday night, September 29th at The 2300 Arena

Loaded card also features
Carlos Rosario taking on Jerome Conquest in Lightweight showdown

Junior Castillo takes on Gabriel Pham in 10-round Super Middleweight bout
Mykal Fox squares off with Marlon Aguas
David Gonzales battles Darius Ervin

Erik Spring fights Anthony Prescott

Plus Amir Shabazz and Robert Irizarry in action


Philadelphia, PA (September 11,  2017) -Undefeated bantamweight sensation, knockout artist, Christian Carto has been added to an already loaded night of boxing on Friday night, September 29th at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.
Carto (11-0, 11 KOs) is set to take on Alonso Melendez (14-1, 11 KOs) of Chihuahua, Mexico in a bout scheduled for eight-rounds.
The show is promoted by King’s Promotions.
The 20 year-old continues to step up in competition, and on  September 29th, he will be taking on his toughest foe in Melendez
Carto has kept extremely busy as he fought all eleven of his bouts  in a 13-month span, with his latest being a 2nd round stoppage over Phillip Adyaka on August 11th in front of a sold-out crowd at SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia.
He will making his 1st appearance at the 2300 Arena.
Melendez will making his United States debut.  He has won three in a row, and the five-year professional has a win over previously undefeated Edgar Garcia.  Alonso is coming off a 7th round stoppage over Jesus Limones on September 9, 2015 in Chihuahua, Mexico.
Carlos Rosario (7-2, 4 KOs) of Pennsuaken, New Jersey and Jerome Conquest (8-2, 1 KO) of Philadelphia will meet in a highly anticipated eight-round lightweight bout.
In a ten-round super middleweight attraction, Junior Castillo (14-1, 10 KOs) of theDominican Republic takes on Gabriel Pham (9-1, 4 KOs) of Atlantic City.
Mykal Fox (14-0, 4 Kos) of Forestville, MD will take on Marlon Aguas (9-1, 4 KOs) of Quioto Ecuador in a eight-round welterweight bout.
In six-round bouts:
Maynard Allison (9-1, 6 KOs) of Philadelphia meets Juan Rodriguez (7-7-1, 5 Kos) of Haymarket, Virginia  in a junior lightweight bout.
David Gonzales (8-2-2, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia battles Darius Ervin (4-1) of Los Angeles in a super lightweight bout.
Erik Spring (9-1-2, 1 KO) of Reading, PA will fight Anthony Prescott (6-7-2, 2 KOs) of Cherry Hill, NJ in a super welterweight fight.
In four-round bouts:
Robert Irizarry (3-1-1) of Cherry Hill, NJ fights Bryan Perez (2-7-1, 1KO) of Carolina, Puerto Rico in a super featherweight fight.
Rasheed Johnson (1-1) of Philadelphia battles Demetrius Williams (1-3) of Philadelphia in a welterweight tussle.
Sultan Zamir Ululu of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Christopher Burgos(0-1) of Philadelphia in a junior lightweight bout.
Amir Shabazz (4-1) of Philadelphia will square off with Alan Lawrence (1-0, 1 KO) of Newark, NJ in a light heavyweight bout.
Tickets for this great night of boxing can be purchased at www.2300arena.com for $100, $75 and $50

Christian Carto remains perfect with 2nd round stoppage in front of sold out crowd at SugarHouse Casino

Spring defeats previously undefeated Wilson

Montano remains undefeated with stoppage over Kirby
DuBose defeats Crespo in thriller

Taylor decisions Floyd

Sanchez stops Whitmore

Justice & Minor win pro debuts


Philadelphia, Penn. (August 14, 2017)–This past Friday night, Christian Carto thrilled a sold out SugarHouse Casino, and kept his perfect knockout streak in-tact as he stopped Phillip Adyaka in round two of their scheduled six-round bantamweight contest that headlined a terrific ten-bout card that was promoted by King’s Promotions.
The card was televised throughout the United States LIVE on Eleven Sports.
Carto of Philadelphia used his superior skills to dominate and swell the left eye of Adyaka.  As Carto continued to pummel Adyaka, referee Gary Rosato had no choice but to rescue Adyaka at 2:43 of round two.
Carto, 118.8 lbs of Philadelphia is now 11-0 with 11 knockouts.  Adyaka, 118.8 lbs of St. Paul, Minnesota is now 7-10.
“I took my time, and I did not want to rush anything,” said Carto.  “I am looking forward to being challenged.  I love performing in front of my fans that come to see,” finished Carto, who had a massive cheering section at SugarHouse Casino to root him to the victory.
In the televised main event, Erik Spring ran his unbeaten streak to six in a row as he took a six-round majority decision over previously undefeated David Wilson in a junior middleweight bout.
After a close opening two rounds, Spring was able to get his shots off 1st and won by scores of 58-56 twice and 57-57.
“It was a great fight,  He was a tough a opponent, and a great boxer.  I think I pulled it out in the last three rounds,” said Spring.  “I think I established the jab in the 1st round.  He wasaggressive in the next two rounds, and I took over in the last three rounds.  I defeated another undefeated fighter, and it was a good step-up, but I have things to work on.”
Spring, 153 lbs of Reading, PA is 10-1-2.  Wilson, 156 lbs of New Haven, CT is 5-1-1.
In a shocking upset, Elvin Sanchez came back after a three-year layoff to score a stunning 2nd round stoppage over Khalib Whitmore in a cruiserweight.
Sanchez dropped Whitmore with a vicious left hand that sent Whitmore face-first bouncing off the canvas.  Somehow Whitmore was able to get to his feet, but a hard combination sent Whitmore to the ropes, and the bout was called off at 1:54,
Sanchez, 195.9 lbs of Paterson, NJ is 8-3-1 with six knockouts.  Whitmore, 202,5 lbs of Philadelphia is 6-2.
Antonio DuBose used a 2nd round knockdown to springboard himself to a tough six-round unanimous decision over Josh Crespo in a super featherweight bout.
DuBose, 127 lbs of Philadelphia won by scores of 60-53 twice and 58-55 to raise his mark to 9-2-1.  Crespo, 126.4 lbs of New Haven, CT is 7-5-3.
Marquis Taylor pitched a shutout and won a six-round unanimous decision over Vincent Floyd in a welterweight bout.
Taylor, 147.6 lbs of Houston, TX win by scores of 60-54 on all cards, and is now 7-1.  Floyd, 147.8 lbs of Philadelphia is 3-3-1.
Brandon Robinson scored a vicious 2nd round stoppage over Shane Pearson in a scheduled six-round super middleweight bout.
Robinson landed a booming right hand that sent Pearson down and out at 25 seconds of the 2nd frame.  Robinson, 166.6 lbs of Philadelphia is 5-1 with four knockouts,  Pearson, 166.7 lbs of Statesville, NC is 2-2.
Shamsuddeen Justice made a successful pro debut by stopping late-replacement Tito Gosalves in the final round of their four-round super lightweight bout..
The time of the stoppage was 2:11 for Justice, 145.5 lbs of Philadelphia.  Gosalves, 148 lbs of Philadelphia is 0-3.
Kashon Hutchinson of Reading, PA won a four round unanimous decision over Demetrius Williams in a super lightweight bout.
Hutchinson, 142.9 lbs won all cards 39-37, and is now 3-3.  Williams, 143.8 lbs of of Philadelphia is 1-3.
Jerrod Minor stopped Steven Lopez in the 4th and final round of their bantamweight bout.
The time of the finish was 2:34 for Minor, 116.5 lbs of Philadelphia, and is now 1-0.  Lopez, 113.2 lbs of Philadelphia is 0-2.
Christian Montano scored three-knockdowns en-route to a 1st round stoppage over Dameron Kirby in their light heavyweight bout.
The time was 2:25 for Montano, 181.4 lbs of Houston, TX, and is now 2-0 with two knockouts.  Kirby, 178.6 lbs of Washington, DC was making his pro debut.
KIng’s Promotions will have shows on Tuesday, September 19th at The Sands Bethlehem Event Center .
Friday, September 29th at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.
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Undefeated Bantamweight Christian Carto to appear in new main event on Friday, August 11th at The SugarHouse Casino

Carto to battle Phillip Adyaka


Philadelphia, Penn. (July 26, 2017)–Undefeated bantamweight knockout artist, Christian Carto will headline a nine-bout card at the SugarHouse Casino on Friday, August 11th.
The show is promoted by King’s Promotions.
Carto, will take on Phillip Adyka (7-9, 4 KO’s) of St. Paul, Minnesota in the six-round featured bout.
Carto of Philadelphia has a record of 10-0 with all of his wins coming via knockout.
The 20 year-old continues to step up in competition, and he has looked more impressive with each outing.
Carto has kept extremely busy as he fought all ten of his bouts in under a year, with his latest being a 1st round stoppage over Juan Guzman on June 30th in Atlantic City.
“I don’t know much about Adyka.  I know he likes to come forward,” said Carto, who has been training in Los Angeles at the Wild Card Gym and has been sparring with world champions.
When asked about his knockout streak, Carto said he does not go in looking for the early stoppage.
“I don’t go in looking for the knockout.  I just go out there to box and pick my shots, and if the stoppage comes, it comes.”
When Carto gets back to Philadelphia, he will be performing in front of a fan base that is one of the best in the Philadelphia region.
“It’s good to get a ton of support, and I enjoy performing in front of them.”
When asked about the busy schedule, Carto leaves it up to his team, which includes his his father Frank and brother Frankie.
“I just train for one fight at a time, and my team tells me that when I am going to fight, I just go back in the gym, but I do want to stay active.”
In six-round bouts:
Erik Spring (9-1-2, 1 KO) of Reading, PA will take on David Wilson (5-0-1, 1 KO) of New Haven, CT in a junior middleweight bout.
Brandon Robinson (4-1, 3 KO) of Philadelphia, PA will fight Shane Pearson (2-1,  2 KOs) of Staesville, NC in a super middleweight affair.
Khalib Whitmore (6-1, 5 KOs) of Philadelphia returns in a cruiserweight fight against Elvin Sanchez (7-3-1, 5 Kos) of Paterson, NJ
Antonio DuBose (8-2-1, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia battles Josh Crespo (7-4-3, 3 KOs) of New Haven, CT in a super featherweight tussle.
Marquis Taylor (6-1) of Houston, TX takes on Vincent Floyd (3-2-1, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia in a welterweight contest.
In four-round bouts:
Shamsuddeen Justice of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Jack Grady (0-6-1) of Buffalo, NY in a super lightweight bout.
Demetrius Williams (1-2) of Philadelphia will take on Kashon Hutchinson (2-3, 1 KO) of Reading, PA in a super lightweight fight.
Jerrod Minor of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against fellow Philadelphian Steven Lopez (0-1) in a bantamweight fight.
Tickets are on sale for $100, $75, $50, and can be purchased at SugarHouseBoxing.eventbrite.com