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