Washington, D.C.. (February, 27, 2016) – TONIGHT, February 27th,King’s Promotions returns to our nation’s capital of Washington, D.C with a big night of boxing at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center.
A solid nine bout card that will feature Super Lightweight contender Ty Barnett battling former world title challenger Daniel Attah in a bout scheduled for 10-rounds.
The entire card will be streamed LIVE on GFL.TV at 6 PM ET for $14.99 by CLICKING HERE
Barnett of Washington, D.C. has a record of 22-4-1 with 14 knockouts.
He turned professional in 2005 and went 16-0-1 in his first 17 bouts.
The 33 year-old has wins over Deon Nash (3-0), Pavel Miranda (17-1); Jose Leonardo Cruz (13-3-2); Johnnie Edwards (14-2-1); Tyrese Hendrix (18-1-1); Barnett is looking to get back in the win column following his 9th round stoppage defeat to former world title challenger Cosme Rivera on May 31, 2014 in Washington, D.C.
Attah of Washington, D.C via Nigeria has a record of 28-21-1 with 11 knockouts.
Attah, 37 years-old is a 20 year veteran who has some terrific wins on his resume.
He has wins over Miguel Figueroa (4-0-1), Elvis Ortiz (1-0-1), Brian Adams (7-0-1), Juan Carlos Suarez (14-2-2), Hicklet Lau (10-2-2), Kareem Braithwaite (6-1).
He won the WBO-NABO Super Featherweight championship with a 12-round unanimous decision over Aldo Valtierra on February 25, 2000. After winning the title he had three more quality wins over Keylang Umana (19-2), Ariel Nestal (24-2-4) and former world title challenger Ever Beleno (38-8) to set up a shot at undefeated WBO Super Featherweight champion Acelino Freitas.
Attah showed his toughness by going the distance with the Brazilian knockout artist, but fell short by losing a 12-round unanimous decision.
The loss to Freitas did not dissuade Attah as in his next bout he defeated Toncho Tonchev (27-1). Attah also has wins over Isidro Granados (14-1-2) & Marvin Quintero (20-2).
Attah has fought 6 world champions and 7 men who have fought for world titles.
In an 8-round bout, Jordan Shimmell (19-1, 16 KO’s) of Hudsonville, MI will take on upset minded Willis Lockett (14-15-5, 5 KO’s) of Takoma Park, MD in a Crusierweight bout.
Shimmell of Hudsonville, Michigan has a record of 19-1 with 16 knockouts and is looking to rebound after suffering his first professional defeat.
The 27 year-old turned professional in 2012 after completing a successful amateur career.
He won his first nineteen bouts which included wins over Brad Johnson (2-0) & Damon McCreary (15-1).
In his last bout, Shimmell dropped a 10-round unanimous decision to undefeated Isiah Thomas in a nationally televised bout.
Lockett of Takoma Park, Maryland has a record of 14-15-5 with five knockouts and has shown he will take on all comers from 168 pounds on up.
The 39 year-old is a fifteen year veteran of the squared circle and has sprung many upsets over the course of his career.
Those big wins include triumphs over Tyrone Tate (5-1), Glenn Turner (3-0-1), Willie Williams (6-1), former world title challenger Larry Marks, Joe McCready (10-2-1) & John Lennox (13-3). In his last bout, Lockett dropped a 6-round split decision to Ed Latimore (10-0) on January 8th in Royal Oak, Michigan.
In a 6-round bouts:
Super Middleweight Demond Nicholson (15-1, 15 KO’s) of Laurel, MD battles Jose Valderrama (4-12, 3 KO’s) of Manati, Puerto Rico.
King’s Promotions signee Mykal Fox (8-0, 2 KO’s) of Forestville, MD battles Claudinel Lacerda (17-13-1, 12 KO’s) of Sombrio, Brazil in a Jr. Welterweight bout.
In 4-round bouts:
Patrick Harris (7-0, 4 KO’s) of Hyattsville, MD takes on Christopher Russell (3-15-1, 2 KO’s) of Shattuck, OK in a Jr. Welterweight bout.
Sam Crossed (1-0, 1 KO) of Greenbelt, MD will fight Martez Williamson (1-9) of Akron, OH in a Cruiserweight bout.
Antonio Magruder (3-0, 2 KO’s) of Washington, DC will fight Terrell James (1-2-1) of Philadelphia, PA in a Jr. Welterweight affair.
Luther Smith (3-0, 3 KO’s) of Maryland will look to remain perfect when he takes on Charlemagne Jones (2-4-1, 2 KO’s) of Washington, DC in a Heavyweight bout.
Wesley Triplett (2-0, 1 KO) of Youngstown, OH will box Alando Pugh (1-6-1, 1KO) of Washington, DC in a Heavyweight bout.