Alycia Baumgardner (8-1, 5 KOs) will be looking to put on an emphatic performance when she appears in the headlining bout against Christina del valle Pacheco (11-12-2, 2 KOs) this Saturday night at The Zembo Shrine in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
The card is promoted by King’s Promotions.
Baumgardner, 25 years old of Fremont, Ohio, has a record of 8-1 with five knockouts, and has been working hard as she prepares for this coveted main event spot.
“My training camp has been amazing. This probably the best camp that I have had so far,” said Baumgarder.
Baumgardner knows that being the headliner is a chance to raise her profile, and that is something she is not taking lightly.
“It is an awesome opportunity to be the main event. Not only does it showcase me, but it showcases women’s boxing. I want to show everybody who I am and what I represent.”
She knows that she has a tough foe in the native of Argentina, Pacheco, but Baumgardner is ready for the challenge.
“My opponent is a veteran fighter who fought for a world title and she is very experienced. so I have prepared very hard for this fight.”
Baumgardner believes that when the calendar turns to 2020, she will make a breakthrough and be recognized as one of the top fighters in the world.
“2020 will be a fruitful year. I think the public will get a good look on who I am, and since signing with King’s Promotions, I have been promoted well. I am keeping busy and getting the fights that I need to get. I am ready for anybody, and that’s facts. You will have to tune in on Saturday to see “The Bomb””
Fresh off her win on November 2nd, lightweight Alycia Baumgardner will be right back in action on Saturday night, December 14th when she headlines against former world title challenger Christina del valle Pacheco an eight-bout card at the Zembo Shrine in Harrisburg, PA.
The card is promoted by King’s Promotions.
Baumgardner, 25 years old of Fremont, Ohio, has a record of 8-1 with five knockouts, has been a professional for over two years, and is coming off a six-round unanimous decision over Annette Pabello on November 2nd in Tampa, Florida.
Pacheco of Cordoba, Argentina has a record of 11-12-2 with two knockouts.
The 39 year-old Pacheco is a 13 year-professional who in her last bout lost to Yazmin Rivas for the WBA Bantamweight title on November 10, 2018 in Tijuana, Mexico.
New King’s Promotions signee Carlos Vidal will also be in action in an eight-round lightweight bout.
Vidal of North Las Vegas, Nevada has a record of 15-0 with 14 knockouts. The 29 year-old is a three-year professional, and who owns a knockout win over Antonio Castro (5-1). Vidal is coming off a 2nd round stoppage of 54-fight veteran Jesus Ricardo Armenta on May 25th. Vidal’s opponent will be named shortly.
Undefeated heavyweight Michael Coffie (7-0, 5 KOs) of Brooklyn, New York will be in action against an opponent to be named in six-round bout.
Also in six-round bouts:
Angel Rivera (5-1, 4 KOs) of Harrisburg, PA fights an opponent to be named in a cruiserweight bout.
In four-round bouts:
Luis Morales (2-0) of Harrisburg, PA will take on an opponent to be named in a lightweight fight.
Carl Murphy (2-2, 2 KOs) of Harrisburg, PA boxes Khainell Wheeler (3-0, 2 KOs) of Behemoth, PA in a super middleweight fight.
Brent Oren (2-2) of Harrisburg, PA takes Dillon Kasprzak (1-2, 1 KO) of Philadelphia in a middleweight bout.
Stafford Weddeburn of Harrisburg makes his pro debut against Lawrence Gabriel (3-2-1, 2 KOs) of Syracuse, NY in a heavyweight contest.
King’s Promotions Signs Alycia Baumgardner
King’s Promotions has announced the signing of super featherweight Alycia Baumgardner to an exclusive promotional contract.
Baumgardner, 25 years-old of Fremont, Ohio has a record of 7-1 with five knockouts.
Baumgardner will be in action on Saturday night when she takes on Annette Pabello at The Sun Dome in Tampa, Florida.
“It’s a great step in my career, and I am excited about this opportunity,” said Baumgardner. “I will get consistent fights, and people can see me and what I am capable of, and that is being a world championship caliber fighter. King’s Promotions will give me that platform.”
“We are very excited to add Alycia to our roster. She is one of the top fighters in the world, and she will be in many meaningful and world championship fights. She will be a world champion. It’s not if she will be, but when she will be, and that will be very soon,” said King’s Promotions CEO, Marshall Kauffman.
“This signing was spearheaded by Andrew Foy. Andrew has joined forces with King’s Promotions and like me, he believes in Alycia’s ability to become a star in boxing.
Foy, who was a successful promoter in the Harrisburg area with his Titans Promotions, has joined the King’s Promotions team and has high aspirations for the company’s new signing.
“Alycia’s talent as a boxer and as an athlete is top-notch but even more importantly, she has personal attributes that I believe will make her a star in the sport and beyond,” said Foy.
Baumgardner started boxing at the age of eight. She was a wrestler at age five, and was introduced to boxing by her father.
She had an 165 fight amateur career where she was a National PAL champion and a Ringside World Champion.
She turned professional on March 4, 2017 with a 1st round stoppage over Britain Hart. After winning her first six-bouts, she lost a controversial split decision to Christina Linardatou. (Linardatou will face Katie Taylor for WBO Super Lightweight title on Saturday).
Baumgardner, who describes her style as being a boxer-puncher, is coming off a 1st round stoppage over Gabriella Mezei on May 10th in Philadelphia.
In her downtime, Baumgardner writes a motivational and lifestyle blog for her hometown newspaper. She is signed to Adidas Boxing and is part of their women’s campaign. Baumgardner has spoken at a lot of schools and school boards.
She is managed by Nelson Lopez Jr.