This Saturday Washington DC’s Best Boxing Featuring Former World Title Challenger Daniel Attah v Ty Barnett

February 24, 2016 by
Filed under: Boxing News 

Ty Barnett battles former world title challenger Daniel Attah in Main event at Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. this Saturday Night.

Jordan Shimmell battles Willis Lockett in co-feature

Plus beltway stars Demond Nicholson Mykal Fox, Sam Crossed, Patrick Harris, Thomas Snow, Antonio Magruder and Luther Smith to see action

Washington, D.C. (February, 15, 2016) – On Saturday night, 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.

In the main event, Ty Barnett take on former world title challenger Daniel Attah in a Super Lightweight battle scheduled for 8-rounds.

Barnett of Washington, D.C. has a record of 22-4-1 with 14 knockouts.

Attah of Washington, D.C via Nigeria has a record of 28-21-1 with 11 knockouts.

A terrific ten bout is now set that will feature many up and coming stars in the beltway region.

In the 8-round co-feature, Jordan Shimmell will battle the upset-minded Willis Lockett in a Cruiserweight 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 Middleweight bout, knockout artist, Demond Nicholson (15-1, 15 KO’s) of Laurel, Maryland will take on Victor Kpadenou (10-10, 5 KO’s) of Cotonou, Benin.

King’s Promotions promoted Super Lightweight, Mykal Fox (8-0, 2 KO’s) of Forestville, MD will fight Claudinei Lacerda (17-13-1, 12 KO’s) of Sombrio, Brazil in a bout scheduled for 6-rounds.

In a 4-round Cruiserweight affair, Sam Crossed (1-0, 1 KO) of Greenbelt, MD. will battle Devon Mosley (0-4-1) of Capitol Heights, MD.

In a 6-round Super Lightweight contest, Patrick Harris (7-0, 4 KO’s) fights Korey Sloane (2-8-2, 1 KO) of Philadelphia.

Thomas Snow (18-2, 12 KO’s) of Washington, D.C., takes on Stephon McIntyre (2-17-2 of Atlanta, GA.

Antonio Magruder (3-0, 2 KO’s) of Washington, D.C. will fight Terrell James (1-2-1) of Philadelphia in a 4-round Super Lightweight bout.

Luther Smith (3-0, 3 KO’s) of Bowie, MD. will look to keep his perfect knockout record intact when he squares off with Charlemagne Jones (2-4-1, 2 KO’s) in a 4-round battle of Beltway based Heavyweights.

Wesley Triplett (2-0, 1 KO) of Youngstown, OH. will fight Alando Pugh (1-6-1, 1 KO ) of Washington, D.C. in a 4-round Heavyweight bout.

Tickets are on sale now for $100, $75 and $50 and can be purchased at www.beltwayboxing.com

The Walter E. Washington Convention Center is located at 801 Mt. Vernon Pl. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001

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