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Tarvis Simms Impressive In Ring Return

11.03.07 - After a 23 month absence from the ring, "Marvelous" Tarvis Simms returned to the ring Saturday night, looking impressive en route to a unanimous eight round decision over tough Daniel "Danny Zee" Stanisavljevic of Los Angeles. The two middleweights faced off in an entertaining and crowd-pleasing main event at the packed Riveredge Hotel in Reading, PA. Though Stanisavljevic proved to be a formidable and game opponent, Simms overpowered him with his speed and ring experience. Simms improved his record to 21-0-1 (11 KOs)..

In the night’s co-feature, heavyweight prospect Travis Kauffman of Reading improved his record to 8-0 (6 KOs) with a third round TKO over tough, but outclassed, Joe Stofle. Local light heavyweight favorite Jeremy Stauffer (6-2-1, 6 KOs) suffered a first round knockout when William Prieto (5-1, 2 KOs) caught him with a left hook behind the ear. In other action, lightweight prospect Darnell Jiles (6-0, 3 KOs) stopped Damon Antoine in round four of a scheduled six rounder. Reading junior welterweight Jason Cintron (5-0, 1 KO) scored a unanimous four round decision over John Lipscomb, and Reading cruiserweight Erik Faust knocked out Lamar Jones in the first round.

King’s Promotions along with the Riveredge Hotel & Restaurant promoted the fight card. Special guests in attendance included former heavyweight champ Hasim Rahman, current IBF welterweight champ Kermit Cintron, and current WBA light middleweight champ Travis Simms.

Article posted on 11.03.2007



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