Teon Kennedy vs Joselito Collado on August 24
On Saturday night August 24th, former world title challenger Teon “The Technician” Kennedy returns to the ring when he takes on upset minded Joselito Collado in a ten round Super Featherweight bout that will originate from Ballys Atlantic City and will be streamed LIVE all over the world on www.pandafeed.tv
Kennedy of Philadelphia has a record of 18-2-2 with seven knockouts and will be looking for his 2nd consecutive win after falling short in his bid to win the WBA Super Bantamweight title against Guillermo Rigindeaux.
The 27 year-old Kennedy went 17-0-1 in his first 18 bouts with wins over undefeated Thomas Snow, Andre Wilson (11-1-1), Francisco Rodriguez (14-2-to capture the USBA Super Bantamweight title) and Jorge Diaz (15-0).
Kennedy is coming off a ten round unanimous decision over Carlos Vinan on June 1st.
Collado of Queens, New York 13-2 with three and knockouts and he won his first 12 bouts.
He has wins over Jules Blackwell and Rafael Lora and is coming off a eight round unanimous decision to then undefeated Jerry Belmontes (16-0) on September 8th.
In the eight round co-feature, rising Jr. Middleweight prospect DeCarlo Perez will squaring off with once-beaten Jamar Freeman.
The twenty-two year old Perez has a record of 10-2-1 with four knockouts.
The Atlantic City native has won four in a row as he has greatly stepped up the competition with wins over Shamone Alvarez (21-5); Dante Moore (8-0-2) and his bout when he stopped the granite chinned Julius Kennedy in five round on April 19th in Chester, PA.
This will be Perez’s sixth bout in Atlantic City.
Freeman of Wilson, NC has a record of 9-1-2 with five knockouts and is looking ti get back in the win column after tenth round stoppage defeated to highly regarded Samuel Rogers that took place on December 16th, 2011 in a bout that was contested for the WBCFecarbox Jr. Middleweight championship.
Freeman has two wins over tough Omar Sims.
The eight bout card features some of the top prospects in the area:
Jose Javier Calderon (4-2, 4 KO’s) of Puerto Rico fights Rafael Montalvo (2-4, 2 KO’s) of Puerto Rico in a six round Welterweight bout. Montalvo has a knockout win over DeCarlo Perez.
Undefeated Ismael Garcia (5-0, 2 KO’s) of Vineland, NJ takes on an opponent to be named in a six round Jr. Middleweight bout.
In a four round Welterweight bout featuring pro debuter’s, Nathaniel Rivas of Berlin, NJ takes on Julio Rivera of Springfield, MA.
Undefeated Super Featherweight prospect Anthony Burgin (4-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia battles Jose Del Valle (1-2-2) of Corozal, Puerto Rico in a four round bout.
The big boys will get it on as undefeated Heavyweight Mark Rideout (3-0) of Philadelphia fights Jon Bolden (6-6, 5 KO’s) of New York in a four round bout.
Undefeated Cruiserweight Dan Valykeo (2-0) of Neptune, NJ boxes Brian Donahue (2-4-1) of Philadelphia in a bout scheduled for four rounds.
The Card is promoted by Peltz Boxing.
Said Pandafeed.tv co-founder and Blow by Blow announcer, Marc Abrams, “This is a terrific card and Peltz Boxing always puts on tremendous shows. We are excited about this main event, both guys need wins and Teon Kennedy is a heck of a fighter who is always in action fights. DeCarlo Perez has looked great lately and I know his team wants big fights, so he has to look good on August 24th to make that happen.”
The Kennedy-Collado fight tops a seven-bout card at Bally’s Atlantic City. First fight is 7.30 pm. Tickets are priced at $50 and $75 and they are on sale at the offices of Peltz Boxing (215-765-0922) and all Ticketmaster outlets (800-745-3000). Tickets also are on sale at www.peltzboxing.com and www.ticketmaster.com. The card is being promoted by Peltz Boxing Promotions, Inc., in association with BAM Boxing and Bally’s Atlantic City