CHESTER, PA (APRIL 3, 2013)—On Friday night April 19th, a great night of boxing will be presented at Harrahs Philadelphia and is promoted by Joey Eye Boxing Promotions and David Feldman.
In the main event, it will be a ten round battle for the Pennsylvania State Light Heavyweight title when Dhafir Smith battles Anthony Caputo Smith.
Smith of Upper Darby, PA has the most deceiving record of 26-23-7 with four knockouts but that doesn’t even begin to tell the story.
To say Smith has faced top flight competition is an understatement. He has taken on the likes of Dennis Sharpe (13-0-1); Ian Gardner (12-1); Shaun George (8-0-1); Artur Shekhmurzov (10-0-1); Chuck Cavallo (2-0); Max Alexander (2-0); Wayne Johnsen (8-0); Henry Buchannan (11-0); Nick Cook (14-1); Mike Paschall (10-0); Curtis Stevens (14-1); Andre Ward (11-0); Adonis Stevenson (10-0) ; Kingsley Ikeke (23-3); Jerson Ravelo (18-3); Jesus Gonzalez (25-1); Cornelius White (16-1); Marco Antonio Periban (14-0)
He has victories over Henry Mayes (5-0); Brandon Mitchum (25-4-1); Jonathan Reid (34-6); John Johnson (12-1); Former world Super Middleweight champion Jeff Lacy (25-3).
Smith won the Pennsylvania state title with a ten round unanimous decision over Tony Ferrante on May 4th, 2012. In his last bout, Smith dropped a ten round unanimous decision to Umberto Savigne (9-1) on November 30, 2012.
Caputo Smith Kennett Square, PA has a record of 13-1 with ten knockouts is a fan favorite in the Delaware area. He turned pro in 2009 and the twenty-seven year old won his first thirteen bouts before being stopped by Kevin Engel on August 31, 2012.
In a six round Co-Feature, Victor Vasquez (16-7-1, 7 KO’s) of Philadelphia takes on Chazz McDowell (6-3, 1 KO) of New York in a Lightweight contest.
In an eight round Jr. Middleweight affair, DeCarlo Perez (9-2-1, 3 KO’s) battles Julius Kennedy (7-4-1, 3 KO’s) of Windsor Mill, MD
In a six round Jr. Welterweight bout, Julio DeJesus (7-3-3, 4 KO’s) of Chester, PA will battle Ariel Duran (7-3-1, 4 KO’s) of New York
Undefeated Javontae Starks (6-0, 5 KO’s) of Minneapolis, MN takes on an opponent to be named in a six round Jr. Middleweight affair.
In a four round Welterweight bout, Anthony Prescott (1-1-1, 1 KO) of Cherry Hill, NJ squares off with Terrell Boggs (0-5) of Philadelphia, PA
Althea Saunders (3-0-1) of Atlantic City, NJ will take on an opponent to be named in a four round Jr. Welterweight bout.
Tyrone Crawley Jr. (3-0) of Philadelphia meets Korey Sloane (2-6-2) of Philadelphia in a four round Welterweight bout.
Arthur Parker (1-8-1, 1 KO) of Lancaster, PA takes on debuting Drew Aguillar of Philadelphia in a four round Super Bantamweight tilt.
Alex Barbosa (4-1-1, 1 KO) of Philadelphia, PA will box Jose Del Vale (0-1-2) of Corozal, Puerto Rico in a four round Super Bantamweight bout.
Rounding out the card will be the much anticipated pro debut of amateur standout Damon Allen taking on fellow debuting Lightweight Joseph Ahaamid of Philadelphia
Tickets are now on sale for $85 (VIP); $70 (Ringside) and $50 (General Admission) and can be purchased at the Harrahs Philadelphia Gift Shop; By calling Joey Eye (267-304-9399); David
Feldman (610-291-0806); 800-480-8020 or on http://www.webtix.net/