Marques takes on Leonidas Fowlkes, makes pro debut against Juan Bryand
Brothers, Marques and Dominic Valle of will be in action on Friday night at KO Addiction Boxing and Fitness Center in Plant City, Florida.
Marques, a 22 year-old welterweight is 1-0 with one knockout. He is coming off a 1st round stoppage over Jernato Harris on September 4, 2020, will be taking on fellow undefeated Leonidas Fowlkes (2-0) of Winchester, Virginia.
Fowlkes has a win over undefeated Adrian Diaz (1-0).
As an amateur, Marques won Silver Medal at the 2018 Men’s Nationals as well as fighting in the 2020 United States Olympic Triasl
Marques checked in at 148.4 lbs, while Fowlkes was 146.8 lbs.
Dominic, a 20 year-old featherweight, will be fighting 13 fight-veteran Juan Bryand.
Dominick won the 2016 National Silver Gloves and in 2018, he was a National Junior Olympics champion.
At Thursday’s weigh-in, Dominic weighed 126 lbs. Bryand was 127.4 lbs.
The Valle’s are managed by Split-T Manageent under the guidance of Tim VanNewhouse and are promoted by ProBox Promotions.
Photos: Damon Gonzalez – All Star Boxing
Heralded prospects, brothers Marques and Dominic Valle each weighed in successfully on Thursday evening in Plant City, FL ahead of their fights on Friday night, March 12 at the ProBox Center on All-Star Boxing’s TELEMUNDO undercard.
Twenty-two-year-old Marques, (1-0, 1KO) weighed in at 148.4lb. while his opponent in the scheduled four round clash, Leonidas Fowlkes, (2-0), of Winchester, VA hit the scales at 146.8lb.
Younger brother Dominic making his professional debut at the age of 20, weighed in at 126lb., while his opponent Juan Bryand, of Laredo, TX was 127.4lb. for their four rounder.
Both brothers fight under the ProBox Promotions’ banner headed by Garry Jonas and are managed by Split-T Management under Tim VanNewhouse.
The 22-year-old Marques Valle, (1-0, 1 KO), stands 6’1” tall and competes as a professional in the welterweight division. Among his accolades through his 45 amateur bouts were a Silver Medal at the 2018 Men’s Nationals in addition to being a 2020 Team USA Olympic Trials Participant.
Marques made his successful pro debut on September 10, 2020 with a first-round knockout of Jernato Harris in Kissimmee, FL.
Standing 5’11”, Dominic Valle, twenty years old, will be fighting in the featherweight division as a professional. In the amateur ranks, he was a winner at the 2016 National Silver Gloves and 2018 National Junior Olympics while boasting a record of 43-3 with all three losses coming by split decision.