Dawson to turn professional this Saturday night against Roque Zapeda in Washington, Pennsylvania
New York (August 25,2016) -Split-T Management is pleased to announce the signing of amateur standout Mark Dawson to an exclusive managerial contract.
Dawson, 19 years-old of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania will make his professional debut on Saturday night when he takes on Roque Zapeda (1-1-2) of Virginia in Washington, Pennsylvania.
Dawson had a distinguished amateur career that culminated in participating in the Olympic trials. Dawson never lost in the trials and was unlucky to suffer a cut after winning his first contest.
Dawson competed in 75 amateur fights and won the 2015 Youth National Championship, 2013 National Junior Olympics championship, 2013 Nation Silver Gloves championship, 2012 Junior National Silver Gloves championship & 2012 Junior National PAL championship. Dawson has competed in several major international tournaments.
“I feel good to finally sign professional and to be part of Split-T Managements stable of fighters,” said Dawson. “This is the next big chapter of my life and the beginning of my boxing legacy. I look forward to a shut out performance and showcasing my talent in the state of PA.”
Said Split-T Management CEO David McWater, “I’m incredibly excited about signing Mark Dawson. I’ve been watching him for the last couple of years and felt he was one of the very elite amateurs in the USA”.