HARRAH'S PHILADELPHIA HOSTS SHOW THIS FRIDAY
Press Release: This Friday night at Harrahs Philadelphia, a ten-round bout will decide the Pennsylvania light heavyweight championship with Dhafir Smith (26-23-7, 4 KOs) defending against Anthony Caputo Smith (13-1, 10 KOs). Also on the show, lightweight Damon Allen is set to make his pro debut against Joseph Ahaamid in a bout scheduled for four rounds. Allen, from Philadelphia, competed in over 160 amateur bouts and looks forward to his debut. “I am feeling good. I just came back from the USA Championships and I am anxious to turn pro,” said Allen.
The twenty was a top-two junior and then went on to win the bronze in the United States Championships which gained him an automatic qualifier for the 2012 Olympic Trials. In an eight round junior middleweight bout that will also take place Friday, DeCarlo Perez (9-2-1, 3 KOs) of Atlantic City takes on Julius Kennedy (7-4-1, 3 KO’s) of Windsor Mill, MD. Tickets are now on sale and can be purchased at http://www.webtix.net/