Tonight at the Turner Hall Ballroom in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Gary Shaw Productions undefeated rising stars, Kenneth Sims Jr. (1-0) and Eduardo Martinez (1-0) will make the second appearances’ as professional fighters when the both go to battle in separate 4-round bouts.
Sims Jr. who campaigns a Jr. Welterweight, will take on Michigan’s Jose Araguz (0-1). As an amateur, Sims was recognized as one to the top fighters in America. He looks to add to his winning ways with a stellar performance tonight when he faces Araguz.
“Tonight I want to come out and really bring the heat to my opponent,” said Sims Jr. “This is my second pro fight and I want to make my promoter’s Gary Shaw and Antonio Leonard proud. I have a bus load of fans coming out tonight to see me fight so they will be the priority. I want to bring them a great night of boxing and be electrifying tonight.”
Martinez, who fights at Super-Bantamweight, will face Michigan’s Mateo Soto (0-4). Martinez who was an amateur champion, will seek to keep the momentum going after winning his first pro fight.
“My goal for tonight is to get my first knockout,” said Martinez. “I won’t go out headhunting but will take my time and throw hard shots. If the knockout comes then my goal will be accomplished. If the fight goes the distance then I’ll be satisfied with the victory. I want to thank Gary Shaw, Antonio Leonard and James Prince for giving me this opportunity. I want to make them happy with a great performance.”
The future is bright for Sims Jr. and Martinez who are managed by James Prince and fight out of the Chicago area.
This fight card is presented by Ibom Stars Promotions LLC, FedEx Smart Post Inc of New Berlin Wisconsin, Dameon Okposio promotions of Canada and Bryan Drake Inc of Teutonia Wine and Liquor, in association with Gary Shaw Productions.