The full card has been announced for Warrior’s Boxing’s huge 14-fight “Holiday Boxing Bash” event at the UIC Pavilion in Chicago on Friday, December 12.
In the main, featured bouts, popular local prospect, and Warriors Boxing signee, Jose Felix Quezada (4-0, 3 KOs) of Alsip, Illinois will face Marlon Lewis Memphis, Tennessee (6-5-2, 3 KOs) in a lightweight six-rounder; undefeated Warriors Boxing prospect Eddie Ramirez will face 34-fight veteran Dedrick Bell of Memphis in a super lightweight six-rounder; and Warriors Boxing’s promising Patryk Szymanski (11-0, 6 KOs) of Warsaw, Poland, will take on Tuscaloosa, Alabama’s more experienced Gundrick King (18-13, 11 KOs) in a super welterweight eight-rounder.
In the night’s main event, three-time Olympian and 2007 World Amateur flyweight champion Rau’shee Warren (12-0, 3 KOs) of Cincinnati will take on Buena Park, California’s Javier Gallo (21-10-1, 12 KOs) in a scheduled-for-10 bantamweight duel.
Tickets for “Holiday Boxing Bash” start at $31 and are available at Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or call: 1-800-745-3000, the Warriors Offices: 312-622-7668 or the UIC Pavilion Box Office: 312-413-5740, or visit the UIC Box Office (Thursday or Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM). They can also be purchased the night of the event.
Topping the supporting bouts in a six-round middleweight battle, “son of a legend” Ronald “The Chosen One” Hearns (26-5, 20 KOs) of Southfield, Michigan, will take on Tabasco, Mexico’s hard-punching Roberto Ventura (15-10, 14 KOs).
In other featured undercard bouts, 2008 Olympian and 2007 world amateur championships bronze medalist Sergiy Derevyanchenko of Brooklyn, via Ukraine, (25-1, 18 KOs) will face Kansas veteran Raul Munoz of Topeka (23-16-1, 16 KOs) in a super middleweight eight-rounder; Hudsonville, Michigan’s 2007 World Golden Gloves Champion Jordan Shimmell (17-1, 14 KOs) will go 10 or less in the cruiserweight division against hard-hitting Minneapolis slugger Philip Williams (14-6-2, 13 KOs) in a fight that probably won’t last long; in a lightweight 10-rounder, undefeated Robert Easter (11-0, 9 KOs) will go against McAllen, Texas’s Angel Hernandez (8-3, 4 KOs); and In another 10-rounder, promising light heavyweight Thomas Williams of Fort Washington, Maryland (17-1, 12 KOs) will take on durable 37-fight veteran Michael Gbenga of Accra, Ghana.
Also in action, are Cincinnati, Ohio’s Jamotay Clark (3-0, 3 KOs), who will face Dominique Foster (2-5-1) of Hilliard, Ohio in a four-round welterweight bout; undefeated lightweight Raynell Williams of Cleveland (5-0, 3 KOs) appearing in a six-round fight against an opponent still TBA; in an eight-round super bantamweights contest, undefeated Juan Dominguez (16-0, 11 KOs) of Brooklyn will take on German Meraz (47-32-1, 25 KOs) of Agua Prieta, Mexico; in an eight-round lightweight contest, undefeated Jamel Herring (9-0, 6 KOs) of Cincinnati face on Corozal, Puerto Rico’s Jose Del Valle (4-9-3) and unbeaten super welterweight Javontae Starks (10-0, 7 KOs) of Minneapolis will face off agaisnt 14-fight Puerto Rican veteran Jonathan Garcia in a scheduled-for-eight battle.
On fight night, doors open at 5:30 PM and the first fight is at 6:00 PM. The UIC Pavilion is located at 525 S Racine Avenue in Chicago. For more information and updates, visit www.warriorsboxing.com