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Philadelphia, Penn. (October 9, 2018)–Undefeated bantamweight Christian Carto will once again look to thrill the fans at SugarHouse Casino when he takes on an opponent to be announced in a ten-round bout that will headline a big night of boxing on Friday night, November 9th.
The card is promoted by King’s Promotions.
Carto of Philadelphia has a record of 16-0 with 11 knockouts, and is widely regarded as the most popular fighter in Philadelphia.
The 21 year-old Carto has been a professional since 2016, and is one of the top prospects in the bantamweight division.
Carto has signature victories over Alonso Melendez (14-1) and James Smith (12-1). Carto is coming off a eight-round unanimous decision over Javier Gallo on August 18th in Atlantic City, New Jersey.
Carto, who will be making his 4th start of 2018, will be entering a SugarHouse Casino ring for the eighth time.
Seeing action in the six-round co-feature will be 2017 National Golden Gloves champion, Poindexter Knight, Jr.
Knight of Philadelphia has a record of 5-0 with two knockouts.
Knight is coming off a six-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Gregory Averil Young (4-0) on August 10th at SugarHouse Casino.
Knight will be making his 3rd appearance at SugarHouse Casino.
Knight’s opponent will be announced shortly.
In an intriguing six-round junior welterweight bout, Ricardo Garcia (14-3-1, 9 KOs) of Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic will take on Tyrone Crawley, Jr. (7-1-1) of Philadelphia.
Rasheed Johnson (4-2, 1 KO) of Philadelphia will face Vincent Floyd (3-5-1, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia in a six-round welterweight clash.
In four-round bouts, undefeated fighters James Martin (2-0) of Philadelphia squares and Denis Okoth (2-0-1, 1 KO) of Siaya, Kenya square off in a middleweight contest.
Pro debuter’s will get it on as Maurice Burke of Philadelphia fights Brandon Bey of Bronx, NY in a junior welterweight affair.
Frankie Trader (10-2-1, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia will see action against an opponent to be named in a lightweight fight.
Tickets are on sale for $100, $75, $50, and can be purchased at SugarHousecasino.com
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