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Undefeated cruiserweight Darnell Pierce comfortable fighting on the road

Pierce takes on Luther Smith this Saturday night
Mykal Fox – Tre’Sean Wiggins headline this Saturday night at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland

Also seeing action will be undefeated,  Patrick Rivera, Marcus Bates, Justin Hurd, Greg Outlaw, Jr. and Tyrek Irby
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Fort Washington, MD (February 9, 2017)– Despite having a perfect record, cruiserweight Darnell Pierce doesn’t mind fighting in hostile territory.  In fact a boxing ring is almost walk in the park compared to some of the tasks that this United States Army veteran has endured.
Pierce takes on Luther Smith in the 6-round co-feature bout this Saturday night at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland.
In the main event, undefeated junior welterweight Mykal Fox takes on Tre’Sean Wiggins in a bout scheduled for 8-rounds.

The show is promoted by King;s Promotions.

Pierce of Austin, Texas has a record of 5-0 with 1 knockout, and has been working hard in Houston with some big name fighters to get ready for this important fight.
Pierce had a brief amateur career going 9-2, but that due to Army duties, that was spread out over 5 years.
“The military opened up a lot of doors for me.” 
“I have been working hard.  I was in camp with (WBO Cruiserweight champion) Oleksandr Usyk and this cam has been spent with Travis Kauffman and Steve Cunningham,” said Pierce.
In Smith, Pierce has not done much studying, but he is ready for anything on Saturday night.
“I really don’t know much about him.  We fought on the same card, but I really did not pay much attention to his fight.”
Despite having the undefeated record, Pierce will be fighting in the hometown of Smith, but that doesn’t faze the 30 year-old Army vet.
“I have had 5 fights, and I have been the opponent in all of them.  I know he will have the fans there, but that doesn’t bother.  I am not fighting his fans.”
“I am not too concerned by not having the fan support.  When I started fighting, I did that on my own, and this is no different.  I spent a little time in Maryland, but I am from Texas.  Because my promoter (King’s Promotions) is located on the East Coast, I will be fighting on the East Coast a lot, so until I can build up a fan base, this is how it will be.”
“I go about my business.  I just enjoy the sport and competing.”
Because of his mindset, Pierce just goes about his training,  and with success the supporters will be behind him.
“I just plan on winning and the rest will take care of itself.”
In 6-round bouts:
Marcus Bates (5-0-1, 4 KO’s) of Washington, DC will take on
Alec McGee (2-0) of Reno, Nevada in a super bantamweight bout.
In 4-round bouts:
Tyrek Irby (1-0, 1 KO) of Washington, D.C. battles Lamont White (0-5) of Washington, DC in a junior welterweight bout.
Patrick Rivera (2-0, 1 KO) of Edgewood, Maryland tangos with Gregory Clark (0-1) of Washington, DC in a super middleweight bout.
Justin Hurd (1-0) of Accokeek, Maryland boxes Dawond Pickney (1-3-1) of Hot Springs, Arkansas in a junior middleweight bout.
Greg Outlaw Jr. (1-0) of Bowie, Maryland takes on Kashon Hutchinson (2-0, 1 KO) of Brooklyn, NY in a junior middleweight bout.

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Mykal “The Professor” Fox:  “Tre’Sean Wiggins is a dangerous opponent”

Fox – Wiggins headlines this Saturday night at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland

Luther Smith takes on undefeated Darnell Pierce

Also seeing action will be undefeated,  Patrick Rivera, Marcus Bates, Justin Hurd, Greg Outlaw, Jr., Tyrek Irby and Malik Jackson

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Fort Washington, MD (February 6, 2017)– Undefeated junior welterweight prospect, Mykal “The Professor” Fox will take on hard-punching Tre’Sean Wiggins in the eight-round main event of a big night of boxing on This Saturday night, February 11th at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland.

The show is promoted by King’s Promotions.
Fox, 21 years old of Forestville, Maryland is coming off a good 2016, where he went 4-0 and became a main event fight in the Maryland area.

Mykal Fox
The 3-year pro is coming off a 7th round stoppage over Juan Rodriguez on November 5th in the same venue.
Fox is wrapping up training camp in the D.C. area, and he believes that Wiggins could be the toughest test of his young professional career.
“Training camp has been great.  It has been another good camp,” said Fox.
“Wiggins is a dangerous opponent.  I have fought opponents that may have had more experience, but Wiggins has a lot of power in both hands.  He is left handed like I am.”
Fox has been progressing up the ladder, and now he is considered to be on some prospects lists on the East Coast.  A win over the heavy handed Wiggins would solidify his status as 2017 progresses.
“I think fighting him is the next step in my progression.  I wanted to be tested, and Wiggins is a guy who has power.  I am not looking to take those punches, bit if I do, I will be ready for what he has.”
Fox doesn’t have to look far for motivation, as he brother, talented middleweight Alantez Fox has a bout on February 25th for the NABF title, and the two train side by side with each other under the guidance of their trainer, who also happens to be their father, Troy Fox,
“We are both very motivated.  We are there for each other.  We feed off each other in the gym and it is a great motivator to train next to him every day.”
A win over Wiggins will keep Fox moving towards his short term goal for 2017.
“I am looking to get in a few more eight-round bouts, and then be able to get some some television bouts.  As long as I continue to stay busy, I see that happening.”
Wiggins of Newbergh, New York has a record of 7-2 with six knockouts.
The 26 year-old southpaw scored knockouts in his first three bouts by knockout which was highlighted by a 1st round destruction of current WBA Super Featherweight world champion Jason Sosa.
The 7-year professional is coming off a six-round split decision defeat to Benjamin Whitaker on April 15, 2016 in Verona, NY.
In 6-round bouts:
Luther Smith (6-1, 5 KO’s) of Bowie, Maryland will take on Darnell Pierce (5-0, 1 KO) of Austin, Texas in a cruiserweight bout.
Marcus Bates (5-0-1, 4 KO’s) of Washington, DC will take on Alec McGee (2-0) of Reno, Nevada in a super bantamweight bout.
In 4-round bouts:
Tyrek Irby (1-0, 1 KO) of Washington, D.C. battles Lamont White (0-5) of Washington, DC in a junior welterweight bout.
Patrick Rivera (2-0, 1 KO) of Edgewood, Maryland tangos with Gregory Clark (0-1) of Washington, DC in a super middleweight bout.
Justin Hurd (1-0) of Accokeek, Maryland boxes Dawond Pickney (1-3-1) of Hot Springs, Arkansas in a junior middleweight bout.
Greg Outlaw Jr. (1-0) of Bowie, Maryland takes on Kashon Hutchinson (2-0, 1 KO) of Brooklyn, NY in a junior middleweight bout.

Malik Jackson (2-0, 2 KO’s) of Accokeek, Maryland takes on an opponent to be named in a super bantamweight bout.

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Undefeated junior welterweight Mykal Fox takes on hard punching Tre’Sean Wiggins in headlining on Saturday February 11th at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland

Luther Smith takes on undefeated Darnell Pierce

Also seeing action will be undefeated Sam Crossed, Christopher Warden, Patrick Rivera, Marcus Bates, Justin Hurd and Greg Outlaw, Jr.

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Fort Washington, MD (January 9, 2017)– Undefeated junior welterweight prospect, Mykal “The Professor” Fox will take on hard-punching Tre’Sean Wiggins in the main event of a big night of boxing on Saturday night, February 11th at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland.

The show is promoted by King’s Promotions.
Fox, 21 years old of Forestville, Maryland is coming off a good 2016, where he went 4-0 and became a main event fight in the Maryland area.

Mykal Fox
The 3-year pro is coming off a 7th round stoppage over Juan Rodriguez on November 5th in the same venue.
Wiggins of Newbergh, New York has a record of 7-2 with six knockouts.
The 26 year-old southpaw scored knockouts in his first three bouts by knockout which was highlighted by a 1st round destruction of current WBA Super Featherweight world champion Jason Sosa.
The 7-year professional is coming off a six-round split decision defeat to Benjamin Whitaker on April 15, 2016 in Verona, NY.
In 6-round bouts:
Luther Smith (6-1, 5 KO’s) of Bowie, Maryland will take on Darnell Pierce (5-0, 1 KO) of Austin, Texas in a cruiserweight bout.
Sam Crossed (5-0, 3 KO’s) of Washington, DC will battle Hafiz Montgomery (3-1, 2 KO’s) of Toms River, NJ in a cruiserweight bout.
Marcus Bates (5-0-1, 4 KO’s) of Washington, DC will take on Jose Elizondo (2-2) of Nuevo Laredo, Mexico in a super bantamweight bout.
In 4-round bouts:
Christopher Warden (2-0, 2 KO’s) of Lusby, Maryland battles Lamont White (0-5) of Washington, DC in a junior welterweight bout.
Patrick Rivera (2-0, 1 KO) of Edgewood, Maryland tangos with Gregory Clark (0-1) of Washington, DC in a super middleweight bout.
Jarrett Hurd (1-0) of Accokeek, Maryland boxes Dawond Pickney (1-3-1) of Hot Springs, Arkansas in a junior middleweight bout.
Greg Outlaw Jr. (1-0) of Bowie, Maryland takes on an opponent to be named in a junior middleweight bout.
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Mykal Fox ready for Juan Rodriguez on Saturday, November 5th at Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland

Plus undefeated Mike Marshall, Jordan White, Kent Cruz,  Patrick Rivera & Marcus Bates
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Fort Washington, Maryland (October, 28, 2016)–Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Mykal “The Professor” Fox is ready for his next challenge against veteran Juan Rodriguez  in an eight-round bout that will headline eight-bout on Saturday, November 5th at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland.
The card is promoted by King’s Promotions.
Fox of Forestville, Maryland has a record of 11-0 with three knockouts and this will be his fourth bout of 2016.
The 20 year-old Fox turned professional in 2014 and has been kept busy as this will be his 12th contest in 29 months.
In his last bout, Fox stopped Somner Martin in three rounds on August 19th in Washington, DC.
Fox has been working hard in camp with his father/trainer Troy.
“Camp is winding down, and it has been real good.  Coming off my last win, I got right back in camp.  I took a week off and I all that I had to do was get in fight shape,” said Fox.
When trying to scout Rodriguez, Fox was not able to get much information, but he will be ready for what the veteran has to offer.
“I could not find anything on him. I just have to go in there and be the best of me.”
At just 21 years-old (Turned 21 today) Fox continues to mature physically, and the improvement is evident in his performances.
“As long as I learn something from every fight, I am happy.  My power is coming around and I would not consider myself a knockout puncher, but it’s getting better.  People forget, I turned pro at age 18, and now I think my power has become respectable.”
This being his 12th fight and most likely last of 2016, Fox sees 2017 as a moving year in his career.
“In 2017 I am looking for big things.  I just want to keep winning and get some television time, but I know for that to happen, I must get past Rodriguez on November 5th.  Just remember that main event Myke is coming to a boxing ring near you.”
Rodriguez of Haymarket, Virginia has a record of 6-5-1 with five wins coming via stoppage.
The 26 year-old Rodriguez is an eight year professional and he won his first four fights.  He has a fifth round stoppage win over previously undefeated Nathaniel Rivas (5-0).
Fox will be Rodriguez’ fourth undefeated opponent.  Rodriguez is coming off a six-round unanimous decision defeat to Anthony Young (11-2) on April 29th in Atlantic City.
In a six-round bouts:
Luther Smith (5-1, 4 KO’s) of Bowie, MD will fight Mike Marshall (3-0, 3 KO’s) of Bronx, NY in a cruiserweight bout.
Jordan White (3-0, 3 KO’s) of Washington, D.C. will take on Jose Elizondo (2-1) of San Antonio, TX in a junior featherweight bout.
Kent Cruz (11-0, 6 KO’s) of St. Louis, MO will square off with Darius Ervin (3-0) of Los Angeles in a battle of undefeated junior welterweights.

Marcus Bates (4-0-1, 4 KO’s) of Washington, D.C. will fight Franisco Muro (3-4, 1 KO) of Tucson, AZ in a junior featherweight affair.
In four-round bouts:
Greg Outlaw, Jr. of Bowie, MD will make his pro debut against Lamont White (0-4) of Waldorf, MD in a junior welterweight bout.

Just Hurd of Accokeek, MD will make his pro debut against Hector Mercado (2-8, 1 KO) of Veracruz, MX in a junior middleweight bout.
Patrick Rivera (1-0, 1 KO) of Edgewood, MD will square off with pro debuting Jared James Wells of Charlottesville, VA in a middleweight bout.
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Mykal Fox headlines against Juan Rodriguez on Saturday, November 5th at Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland

Plus undefeated Jordan White, Kent Cruz, Christopher Warden, Patrick Rivera & Marcus Bates
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Fort Washington, Maryland (September 27, 2016)–Undefeated junior welterweight prospect Mykal “The Professor” Fox will take on Juan Rodriguezin an eight-round bout that will headline nine-bout on Saturday, November 5th at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland.
The card is promoted by King’s Promotions.
Fox of Forestville, Maryland has a record of 11-0 with three knockouts and this will be his fourth bout of 2016.
The 20 year-old Fox turned professional in 2014 and has been kept busy as this will be his 12th contest in 29 months.
In his last bout, Fox stopped Somner Martin in three rounds on August 19th in Washington, DC.
Rodriguez of Haymarket, Virginia has a record of 6-5-1 with five wins coming via stoppage.
The 26 year-old Rodriguez is an eight year professional and he won his first four fights.  He has a fifth round stoppage win over previously undefeated Nathaniel Rivas (5-0).
Fox will be Rodriguez’ fourth undefeated opponent.  Rodriguez is coming off a six-round unanimous decision defeat to Anthony Young (11-2) on April 29th in Atlantic City.
In a six-round bouts:
Cruiserweight Luther Smith (5-1, 4 KO’s ) of Bowie, Maryland,  super Bantamweight Jordan White (3-0, 3 KO’s) of Washington, DC & junior welterweight Kent Cruz (11-0, 6 KO’s) of St. Louis, MO will take on an opponents to be named.
Appearing in four-round bouts will be junior welterweight Christopher Warden(2-0, 2 KO’sO of Lusby, Md; middleweight Patrick Rivera (1-0, 1 KO) of Edgewood, Maryland; super bantamweight Marcus Bates (4-0-1, 4 KO’s) of Washington, DC; junior middleweight Justin Hurd of Accokeek, Maryland will make his pro debut.
Greg Outlaw of Bowie, Maryland will make his pro debut against Lamont White(0-4) of Washington, DC in a junior welterweight bout.
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After finishing 3rd year of medical school, It’s back to boxing for undefeated super middleweight Devar Ferhadi

Mykal “The Professor” Fox headlines against Somner Martin fight this Friday, August 19th at the Crystal City Hilton in Crystal City, Virginia
Undefeated heavyweights Luther Smith battles Malogun in co-feature

Plus undefeated Jordan White, Sam Crossed & Colby Madison to see action
Crystal City, Virginia (August 18, 2016)–One of the best stories in boxing will have another chapter written this Friday night as Devar Ferhadi takes on  Christopher Petty in a four-round bout at the Crystal City Hilton in Crystal City, Virginia.
In the main event, Undefeated Mykal Fox will make his 2nd headlining appearance this Friday night when he takes on  Somner Martin in a junior welterweight bout scheduled for eight rounds
Ferhadi, of Frederick, Maryland has a perfect mark of 6-0 with five knockouts, just completed his third year of medical school in his native Kurdistan.
Because he finished up school at the end of June, the 21 year-old started his training camp in Kurdistan, before heading back to the states to spar with the likes of undefeated middleweight Immanuwel Aleem, undefeated junior middleweight Jarrett Hurd and recent light heavyweight world title challenger Thomas Williams.
“This has been a long camp, but I am ready to fight,”  said Ferhadi.  “I started over there and I came back home to finish camp off.”
Ferhadi, who will pursue General or internal medicine when his fight days are complete, is ready for what the unknown Petty will bring.
” He is a last-minute replacement and a southpaw, But I have prepared hard and I prepared to win.”
There were several opponents that were offered the fight with Ferhadi and due to his amateur pedigree combined with the world class sparring that Ferhadi consistently gets when he is home in Maryland, he is looking to step up the competition.
“We are always looking to fight better opponents and we have no problem stepping up.”
This will be Devar’s first fight since February, where he was home from school long enough to stop Travis Davidson in one round in Roanoke, Virginia.  But between training and a heavy school load, Ferhadi is grateful for the time off from the ring.
“The time off actually helps me.  It’s tough jumping from one camp right into another one, but I am ready to go and expect me to put on a show.”
Said Ferhadi’s manager, Jason Boyer, “Devar has three more years of medical school and when he is completed that, he will be come a full-time boxer.  At that point, he will just be about 24 years-old, so I know the best boxing years have yet to come.”
In a six-round heavyweight co-feature of undefeated heavyweights, Luther Smith(5-0, 4 KO’s) of Bowie, Maryland will take on Mike Balogun (6-0, 5 KO’s) of Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
In four-round bouts:

Jordan White (2-0, 2 KO’s) of Washington, DC will take on Sergio Aguilar (0-4) of Homestead, Florida in a bantamweight bout.

Marcus Bates (3-0-1, 3 KO’s) of Washington, DC will fight Daniel Hernandez(0-1-1) of Queens, NY in a featherweight bout,
Sam Crossed (3-0, 1 KO) of Greenbelt, Maryland will take on Mike Estus (0-3) of Ames, Iowa.
Colby Madison (2-0, 1 KO) of Owings Mills, Maryland will tangle with an Bryson Haubrick (Pro debut)s) of Lewistown, Pennsylvania, in a heavyweight bout.
Patrick Rivera of Edgewood, Maryland will make his pro debut when he fights Dustin Caplinger (2-8, 1 KO) of Columbus, OH  in a junior middleweight bout.
Phillip Hooker of Washington, DC will make his pro debut against David Rohn(0-6-1) of Villa Park, IL in a middleweight bout.

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Mykal “The Professor” Fox takes on Somner Martin on Friday, August 19th at the Crystal City Hilton in Crystal City, Virginia

Luther Smith battles Mike Balogun in battle of undefeated heavyweights

Plus undefeated Jordan White, Sam Crossed, Devar Ferhadi & Colby Madison to see action
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Crystal City, Virginia–On Friday night, August 19th, undefeated Mykal Fox will take on Somner Martin in a junior welterweight bout scheduled for eight rounds which will be the main event of a card that will originate from the Crystal City Hilton in Crystal City, Virginia.
The card is promoted by King’s Promotions.
Fox of Forestville, Maryland has a record of 10-0 with two knockouts.
The 20 year-old will be making his 3rd appearance in 2016 and is coming off a six-round unanimous decision over Jose Valderrama on June 28th in Bethlehem, PA.
Martin of Martinsville, Virginia has a record of 5-2 with three knockouts.  This will be Martin’s 3rd fight of 2016.  Fox will represent the 3rd undefeated for for Martin.  The 29 year-old Martin is coming off a six-round unanimous decision defeat to Kareem Martin (7-0-1) on April 1st in Washington, DC.
In a six-round heavyweight co-feature of undefeated heavyweights, Luther Smith(5-0, 4 KO’s) of Bowie, Maryland will take on Mike Balogun (6-0, 5 KO’s) of Upper Marlboro, Maryland.
In a six-round super middleweight bout, Antowyan Aikens (10-2, 1 KO) of Atlantic City, NJ will fight an opponent to be named.
Also seeing action in a six-round bout will be super middleweight Devar Ferhadi(6-0, 5 KO’s) of Frederick, Maryland taking on an Zachariah Kelly (5-15, 5 KO’s) of Earlsboro, Oklahamoa
In four-round bouts:

Jordan White (2-0, 2 KO’s) of Washington, DC will take on an opponent to be named in a bantamweight bout.

Marcus Bates (3-0-1, 3 KO’s) of Washington, DC will fight Daniel Hernandez(0-1-1) of Queens, NY in a featherweight bout,

Sam Crossed (3-0, 1 KO) of Greenbelt, Maryland will take on Mike Estus (0-3) of Ames, Iowa.
Colby Madison (2-0, 1 KO) of Owings Mills, Maryland will tangle with an Randy Easton (3-9-2, 3 KO’s) of Sunbury, PA in a heavyweight bout.
Patrick Rivera of Edgewood, Maryland will make his pro debut when he fightsDustin Caplinger (2-8, 1 KO) of Columbus, OH  in a junior middleweight bout.
Phillip Hooker of Washington, DC will make his pro debut against David Rohn(0-6-1) of Villa Park, IL in a middleweight bout.

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Unbeaten Prospect Antonio Russell Battles Jamaica’s Rudolph Hedge On On Premier Boxing Champions TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 & BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday, June 28 From Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, PA.

 
Plus! Unbeaten Prospects Chris Colbert & Antonio Dubose Meet as Part Of Full Undercard of Action
 
BETHLEHEM, PA. (June 21, 2016) – Unbeaten prospect Antonio Russell (6-0, 5 KOs) will take on Jamaica’s Rudolph Hedge (10-3-3, 4 KOs) in a six-round super bantamweight showdown as part of Premier Boxing Champions ­TOE-TO-TOE TUESDAYS on FS1 and BOXEO DE CAMPEONES on FOX Deportes Tuesday, June 28 from Sands Bethlehem Events Center in Bethlehem, Pa.
The June 28 event is headlined by a lightweight showdown between former title challenger Edner Cherry and quick-fisted contender Lydell Rhodes. Televised coverage begins at 9 p.m. ET/6 p.m. PT with unbeaten featherweight Omar Douglas taking on Cuba’s Alexei Collado.
Tickets for the live event, which is promoted by King’s Promotions, are priced at $100, $75 and $50, not including applicable service charges and taxes and are on sale now. Tickets are available at www.ticketmaster.com. To charge by phone call Ticketmaster at(800) 745-3000.
Additional undercard action features unbeaten Brooklyn-prospect Chris Colbert taking on fellow unbeaten Antonio Dubose of Philadelphia in a six-round super bantamweight bout, unbeaten Philadelphia-prospect Milton Santiago against veteran Osumanu Akaba in an eight-round super lightweight attraction, local heavyweight Eric Newell in a four-round bout against Randy Easton and the pro debut of Philadelphia’sYurik Mamedov in a four-round welterweight bout.
Rounding out the night of fights Maryland-prospect Mykal Fox in a six-round super lightweight bout against Puerto Rico’s Jose Valderrama Yonkers-native Victor Vasquez against Philadelphia’s Seifullah Jihad Wise in a six-round lightweight battle and unbeaten Washington, D.C. prospect Marcus Bates in a bantamweight bout against Bennie Culpepper.
 
Twice a National Golden Gloves runner up, Russell won the national championship in 2013 and he now looks to follow in the footsteps of his older brother and current 126-pound world champion Gary. The 23-year-old fighting out of Washington, D.C. turned pro in 2015 and delivered five victories before making his 2-16 debut in April with a stoppage of Alberto Serna. He will take on Kingston, Jamaica’s Hedge who made his U.S. debut in May.
 
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Undefeated Lightweight Mykal Fox continues to step up against veteran Claudinei Lacerda

Ty Barnett battles former world title challenger Daniel Attah in Main event on TOMORROW NIGHT at Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Jordan Shimmell battles Willis Lockett in co-feature

Plus beltway stars Demond Nicholson M Sam Crossed, Patrick Harris,  Antonio Magruder and Luther Smith to see action
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Washington, D.C.. (February, 26, 2016) – TOMORROW NIGHT, February 27th,King’s Promotions returns to our nation’s capital of Washington, D.C with a big night of boxing at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
In the main event, Ty Barnett take on former world title challenger Daniel Attah in a Super Lightweight battle scheduled for 8-rounds.
In one of the chief support bouts, undefeated Lightweight, Mykal Fox will look to stay perfect when he takes on veteran Claudinei Lacerda in a bout scheduled for 6-rounds.
Fox is promoted by King’s Promotions.
Fox of Forestville, Maryland has a record of 8-0 with two knockouts while Lacerda of Brazil has considerably more experience as he is 17-13-1 with 12 knockouts.
“My training has been great.  I have had great sparring with different looks.  I have been in there with puncher, boxers and even some MMA fighters, so I am ready for anything,”said the 20 year-old Fox.
Lacerda is a grizzled veteran, who has been a Brazilian Super Welterweight champion as well as the WBO Latino Interim Lightweight champion.
“My opponent has more than 30 fights.  He has been a champion, but this is nothing new.  My last opponent (Adam Mate, 18-6) had twenty-four fights, so I feel it’s a great opportunity for me to continue fighting quality opponents.”
Fox, along with his father/trainer Troy, doe not believable that fighting such veteran fighters is too-much, too-soon for the fighter known as “The Professor”.
“My father believes in me and what I am capable of doing.  I work hard and am always trying to move forward. I am on a great pace.  Is it too fast?  I don’t think so, because I also know what I am capable of. “
Fox has been building his name in the local market as every fight of his career has been in the greater Maryland/D.C area and he embraces the opportunities to please the home fans.
“It is always a pleasure to fight at home.  I always have a huge turnout and it is a good way to build my fan base.  I am thankful and excited.  Camp is the hard part and that is done.  I can’t be more excited to put on a great performance on Saturday night.”
A terrific nine bout card is now set that will feature many up and coming stars in the Beltway region.
In the 8-round co-feature, Jordan Shimmell will battle the upset-minded Willis Lockett in a Cruiserweight bout.
In a 6-round Middleweight bout, knockout artist, Demond Nicholson (15-1, 15 KO’s) of Laurel, Maryland will take on Jose Valderrama (4-12, 3 KO’s ) of Miami, FL.
In a 4-round Cruiserweight affair, Sam Crossed (1-0, 1 KO) of Greenbelt, MD. will battle Martez Williamson (1-9) of Akron, OH.
In a 6-round Super Lightweight contest, Patrick Harris (7-0, 4 KO’s) fights Christopher Russell (3-15-1, 2 KO’s ) of Shattuck, OK.
Antonio Magruder (3-0, 2 KO’s) of Washington, D.C. will fight Terrell James (1-2-1) of Philadelphia in a 4-round Super Lightweight bout.
Luther Smith (3-0, 3 KO’s) of Bowie, MD. will look to keep his perfect knockout record intact when he squares off with Charlemagne Jones (2-4-1, 2 KO’s) in a 4-round battle of Beltway based Heavyweights
Wesley Triplett (2-0, 1 KO) of Youngstown, OH.  will fight Alando Pugh (1-6-1, 1 KO ) of Washington, D.C. in a 4-round Heavyweight bout.
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The fights will be streamed live on GFL.TV for $14.99

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located at 801 Mt. Vernon Pl. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

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Ty Barnett “Attah is just a steppingstone to bigger fights”

Ty Barnett battles former world title challenger Daniel Attah in Main event on THIS SATURDAY NIGHT at Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Jordan Shimmell battles Willis Lockett in co-feature

Plus beltway stars Demond Nicholson Mykal Fox, Sam Crossed, Patrick Harris,  Antonio Magruder and Luther Smith to see action
For Immediate Release
Washington, D.C.. (February, 25, 2016) – This Saturday night, February 27th,King’s Promotions returns to our nation’s capital of Washington, D.C with a big night of boxing at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
In the main event, Ty Barnett take on former world title challenger Daniel Attah in a Super Lightweight battle scheduled for 8-rounds.
Barnett of Washington, D.C. has a record of 22-4-1 with 14 knockouts.
Attah of Washington, D.C via Nigeria has a record of 28-21-1 with 11 knockouts.
Barnett is excited and honored to be headlining in front of his hometown fans against a former world title challenger.
“Everything is going great in training.  Attah is a cagey veteran, who is a southpaw that fights everyone.  He has gone the distance with a lot of good fighters such as “Chop Chop” Corley.  He was an Olympian in 1996, but he is no threat to me,” said Barnett.
“It means a lot to me to headline at home here in Washington.  I can fight in front a lot of my family and friends.”
Barnett knows that with a couple wins, a big opportunity can arise in the 140-pound division.
“This is just a steppingstone fight for me.  I am not a guy who picks and chooses opponents.  I want to fight anybody.  It does not matter.”
“Come February 27, I will be back in action and all my fans and people in boxing will know that I am back and big things are ahead of me.
A terrific nine bout card is now set that will feature many up and coming stars in the Beltway region.
In the 8-round co-feature, Jordan Shimmell will battle the upset-minded Willis Lockett in a Cruiserweight bout.
In a 6-round Middleweight bout, knockout artist, Demond Nicholson (15-1, 15 KO’s) of Laurel, Maryland will take on Jose Valderrama (4-12, 3 KO’s ) of Miami, FL.
King’s Promotions promoted Super Lightweight, Mykal Fox (8-0, 2 KO’s) of
 Forestville, MD will fight Claudinei Lacerda (17-13-1, 12 KO’s) of Sombrio, Brazil in a bout scheduled for 6-rounds.
In a 4-round Cruiserweight affair, Sam Crossed (1-0, 1 KO) of Greenbelt, MD. will battle Martez Williamson (1-9) of Akron, OH.
In a 6-round Super Lightweight contest, Patrick Harris (7-0, 4 KO’s) fights Christopher Russell (3-15-1, 2 KO’s ) of Shattuck, OK.
Antonio Magruder (3-0, 2 KO’s) of Washington, D.C. will fight Terrell James (1-2-1) of Philadelphia in a 4-round Super Lightweight bout.
Luther Smith (3-0, 3 KO’s) of Bowie, MD. will look to keep his perfect knockout record intact when he squares off with Charlemagne Jones (2-4-1, 2 KO’s) in a 4-round battle of Beltway based Heavyweights
Wesley Triplett (2-0, 1 KO) of Youngstown, OH.  will fight Alando Pugh (1-6-1, 1 KO ) of Washington, D.C. in a 4-round Heavyweight bout.
Tickets are on sale now for $100, $75 and $50 and can be purchased atwww.beltwayboxing.com

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located at 801 Mt. Vernon Pl. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

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