Antowyan Aikens Hopes Win Friday Springboards Him Into High Profile Fights
Philadelphia , PA (November 19, 2015)–This Friday night, November 20, King’s Promotions will present a big night of professional boxing at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.
In the main event, Frank De Alba (16-1-2, 6 KO’s) of Reading, PA will take on Jesus Lule (7-14-1, 1 KO) of Fort Myers, FL in a 6-round Jr. Lightweight bout.
In the 6-round co-feature, undefeated Super Middleweight prospect, Antowyan Aikens of Atlantic City, NJ will take on fellow undefeated Tahir Thomas (4-0, 3 KO’s) of Salisbury, Maryland.
Aikens, who has had several occurrences of being inactive, will be making his first start under the King’s Promotions banner.
“This is a big opportunity to fight for King’s Promotions. I know I will keep active and in the next year I expect four to five fights and hopefully end up with a ShoBox kind of fight,” said 26 year-old Aikens.
“I look forward to a good fight on Friday as it will be my first in Philadelphia.”
Said King’s Promotions Marshall Kauffman, “Antowyan is a interesting prospect. He is tall and is already a good boxer. We feel that he will grow into his power and he has a chance to do a lot of great things in his career.”
A packed undercard of local talent has been assembled.
In 4-round Bouts:
Christopher Brooker (4-1, 4 KO’s) of Philadelphia, PA will fight Jade Ealy (1-2, 1 KO) of Atlanta, GA in a Super Middleweight bout.
Terrence Williams (4-0, 1 KO) of Harrisburg, PA will take on veteran Edgar Perez (6-16, 3 KO’s) of Chicago, IL in a Super Middleweight bout.
Ryan Bivins (0-1) of Philadelphia battles pro debuting Daryl Bunting of Vineland, NJ in a Super Middleweight bout.
Hafiz Montgomery (1-0) of Toms River, NJ will fight Devon Mosley (0-3-1) of Capitol Heights, Maryland in a Cruiserweight affair.
Tyrell Colston of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Hector Perez (2-1, KO’) of Atlantic City, NJ in a Cruiserweight fight.
Ely Mendez (1-1) of Reading, PA will take on Derrick Bivins (1-3-2) of Philadelphia, PA in a Featherweight contest.
Corey Morley of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Brian Donahue (3-13-2) of Philadelphia in a Heavyweight fight.
Scott Kelleher (2-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia will box Jack Grady (0-1-1) of Buffalo, NY in a Lightweight contest.