Willie Monroe Jr. vs Michael Walker this Friday
PHILADELPHIA, PA (October 8, 2013)—This Friday night at the historic New Daisy Theater in Memphis, Tennessee Willie Monroe Jr. will take on grizzled veteran Michael Walker in a eight round Middleweight that will headline a night of boxing that will be streamed LIVE all over the world on www.pandafeed.tv
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Monroe Jr. of Ithaca, New York has a record of 14-1 with six knockouts. He comes from a great lineage of boxing as his father Willie Monroe Sr. was a Middleweight for 15 years who compiled a record of 24-4 and his great uncle Willie “The Worm” Monroe was one of the great Middleweights of the 1970’s who was 40-10-1.
Monroe Jr. is carving out his own identity as he won his first ten fights with victories over Wilson Montero (1-0-1); Chris Aucoin (1-0-1); Troy Artis (2-0-1); Ibahiem King (7-1).
After suffering a controversial split decision loss to perennial spoiler Darnell Boone, Monroe has won four in a row with his latest win coming via third round stoppage over Toris Smith on September 7th in Biloxi, Mississippi.
Walker of Chicago, Illinois has a deceptive record of 19-19-3 with 12 knockouts and has fought a “Whose Who” of the Middleweight divisions.
Walker was undefeated in his first twenty bouts by going 18-0-2 and had wins over the likes of Jimmy Gonzalez (2-0); Anthony Shuler (18-3-1); Dave Saunders (9-2); Former U.S. Olympian Dante Craig (17-6-1) as well as a draw with former world title challenger Antwun Echols (31-7-3). Walker later scored a decision win over Echols.
Walker has been in the ring with former world title challengers David Lopez, Daniel Jacobs, Fernando Guerrero, Andy Lee. Walker also faced former world champion Ricardo Mayorga and undefeated Prospects Matt Korobov, DonYil Livingston, and Lennox Allen.
Walker will be looking to get even as in his last bout, he was stopped in one round by Monroe Jr.
In a six round co-feature, Malcom Terry (6-1, 6 KO’s) will take on Anthony Woods (0-5) in a Welterweight bout.
Undefeated Paul Gutierrez (4-0, 3 KO’s) battles Toris Smith (3-36, 3 KO’s) in a four round Middleweight bout.
Mike Bissett (4-3, 4 KO’s) will fight Marvin Hunt (12-31-1, 5 KO’s) in a four round Cruiserweight bout.
In a four round Cruiserweight bout, Javonta Charles (2-0, 2 KO’s) will look to stay perfect when he boxes Emanuel Wrght (5-2, 5 KO’s)
Welterweight Ali Eljahmi will make his pro debut against DeMarcus Rogers (1-1) in a four round Welterweight bout.