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Mykal Fox takes on Anthony Mercado in main event on Friday, May 11th at The SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia


Philadelphia, Penn. (April 13, 2018)–Undefeated junior welterweight Mykal Fox will continue his towards being a top contender when he takes on Anthony Mercado in the eight-round main event of a card that will take place on Friday, May 11th at the SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia.

The card is promoted by King’s Promotions.

In the eight-round co-feature, junior welterweight’s Tyrone Crawley, Jr. will take on Zack Ramsey

Fox of Forestville, Maryland has a record of 16-0 with four knockouts.

The 22 year-old Fox is a four-year professional, who has been a min event fighter for the better part of two years.

Fox is coming off an eight-round unanimous decision over Ricardo Garcia (14-1) on February 13th in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania.

Mercado of Arecibo, Puerto Rico has a record of 11-3 with 10 knockouts.

The 23 year-old Mercado is a six-year professional, who is coming off a 3rd round stoppage over Crawley (7-0) in a bout that took place on March 2nd at The SugarHouse Casino.

Crawley of Philadelphia has a record of 7-1.

The 32 year-old son of former world title challenger Tyrone “Butterfly” Crawley is a six-year professional, who will be looking ti get back in the win column after being forced to retire in his bout with Mercado with a wrist injury.

Ramsey of Springfield, Massachusetts has a record of 8-3 with 4 knockouts.

The 28 year-old Ramsey is a six-year professional who has wins over undefeated fighters Edwin Soto (9-0-2) and Divante Jones (9-0).

Ramsey is coming off being stopped by Josue Vargas on March 10th in Brooklyn, New York.

In a six-round heavyweight bout, undefeated heavyweight’s Colby Madison (6-0-2, 4 KOs) of Owings Mills, Maryland takes on Michael Coffie (2-0, 1 KO) of Brooklyn, New York.

Returning to the ring will fighter-turned ring announcer, Alex Barbosa (5-3-1, 1 KO) of Philadelphia in a four-round super bantamweight bout.

Also scheduled to appear will be bantamweight Romuel Cruz (1-0, 1 KO) in a four-round bout.

A full undercard will be announced shortly.

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


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SugarHouse, which opened in September 2010 as Philly’s casino, features 1,891 slots, 103 table games, a 28-table poker room, fun and unique dining options, riverfront views and free on-site parking. The casino employs approximately 1,700 people, and for six consecutive years has been voted a “Best Place to Work” by the Philadelphia Business Journal and for five straight years a “Top Workplace” by Philly.com. For more information, visit www.sugarhousecasino.com.

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