NAIM NELSON TO FIGHT FOR PA STATE LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE
Press Release: On Friday September 14th at Harrahs in Chester, PA, Victor Vasquez will step up to face undefeated Naim Nelson in a ten rounder for the Pennsylvania State Lightweight championship. Vasquez, who lives in Philadelphia has a record of 15-6-1 with 7 KOs and a solid fan base. In his last bout, Vasquez scored a six-round unanimous decision over Paul Fernandez in a rematch, also at at Harrahs in Chester. Nelson of Philadelphia has a record of 7-0 with 1 KO. The twenty-two year old Nelson turned pro in 2011 and has been very active by fighting seven times in thirteen months. In his last bout, he scored a six-round unanimous decision over Esteban Rodriguez (5-1-1) in Atlantic City, NJ.
In the six round co-feature, Tony Ferrante (12-4, 7 KOs) takes on Taneal Goyco (4-3-1, 2 KOs) in a battle of Philadelphians.
The card is promoted by Joey Eye Boxing Promotions & David Feldman. Tickets and can be purchased at http://www.webtix.net/.
SCHEDULED UNDERCARD: In a six-round junior welterweight bout, Emanuel Taylor (14-1, 10 KOs) of Edgewood Arsenal, MD battles Dillet Frederick (8-6-3, 5 KOs) of Fort Myers, FL.
U.S. Olympic team reserve Jesse Hart (2-0) of fights Lekan Byfield (2-1-1) of Yonkers, NY in a four-round super middleweight affair.
The big boys will be in action as John Mercurio (5-0) will battle Lonnie Kornegay (1-6-2) of Baltimore in a four-round heavyweight bout.
Todd Unthank-May (4-0, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia battles Ahmad Mickens (1-2-1) of Stamford, CT in a four-round light heavyweight bout.
Heavyweight Mark Rideout (1-0) of Philadelphia boxes Calbert Lewis (0-1) of Gary, Indiana in a four rounder.
Dan Grafton (1-0) of Philadelphia returns to the ring against Aaron Braxton (pro debut) of Maryland in a four-round heavyweight bout.
Mario Carosella of Philadelphia will debut asgainst Arthur Parker (1-7) of Lancaster, PA in a four-round bantamweight bout.
In a battle of pro debuting welterweights Edson Soto of Dover, NJ will square off with Joshua El Guerrero of Philadelphia.
In a four round lightweight bout, Joey Tiberi (7-1) will take on an opponent to be named... In a six-round junior welterweight bout, Julio DeJesus (5-3-2) of Chester, PA via Millville, NJ will take on an opponent to be named... Wahid Raheem (3-0) of Philadelphia takes on an opponent to named in a four-round light heavyweight bout.