Anthony Caputo Smith to meet Pedro Martinez for Pennsylvania Heavyweight title on May 9 at Harrahs Philadelphia

Plus Tony Ferrante as well as undefeated fighters Robert Irizarry, Antonio DuBose, John Mercurio and Patrick O'Connor


CHESTER, PA (APRIL 22, 2014)–On Friday, May 9, Anthony Caputo Smith will take on Pedro Martinez in a scheduled 10-round bout that will be for the Pennsylvania State Heavyweight title.

The card is promoted by Joey Eye Boxing Promotions.

Smith of Kennett Square, PA has a record of 15-2 with 10 knockouts and is a 2-time state title holder in both the Light Heavyweight and Cruiserweight divisions.

He won the Light Heavyweight title with a 10-round majority decision over Dhafir Smith. After being stopped by undefeated Seanie Monaghan on the Timothy Bradley – Juan Manuel Marquez Pay Per View card in Las Vegas, Caputo Smith came back to win the Pennsylvania Cruiserweight title with a 10-round split decision win over Tony Ferrante on January 31 at Harrahs Philadelphia.

Martinez of Philadelphia has a record of 7-7 with 3 knockouts, has quality wins over previously undefeated Reshawn Scott (1-0) and Elvin Sanchez (4-1). Martinez is coming off a 6-round unanimous decision over Ferrante on March 21 at Harrahs Philadelphia.

Ferrante of Philadelphia will take part in the 6-round co-feature when he takes on Brian Donahue in a battle of Philadelphia based Cruiserweights.

Ferrante of Philadelphia has a record of 12-6 with 7 knockouts will be looking to get back in the win column against the hard nosed Donahue who has a deceiving record of 2-8-2 with many of those losses being of the controversial variety.

In for round bouts:

Featherweight Roberto Irizarry (1-0-1) of New Jersey, Jr. Middleweight Anthony Prescott (3-3-1, 1 KO) of Cherry Hill, NJ, Featherweight Antonio Dubose (4-0, 2 KO’s) of Philadelphia and Heavyweight Patrick O’Çonner (2-0) will see action against opponents to be named.

John Mercurio (6-0, 4 KO’s) of Philadelphia will take on Aaron Bratton (1-2) of Baltimore, MD in a four round Heavyweight bout.

Tickets are now on sale for $100 (VIP); $75 (Ringside) and $50 (General Admission) and can be purchased at the Harrahs Philadelphia Gift Shop; By calling Joey Eye (267-304-9399); David Feldman (610-291-0806); 800-480-8020 or on

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