With new promoter, Aikens looks for big win on Friday night to springboard into high profile fights in 2016

Frank De Alba and Jesus Lule headline at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia


Philadelphia , PA (November 19, 2015)–This Friday night, November 20, King’s Promotions will present a big night of professional boxing at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.

In the main event, Frank De Alba (16-1-2, 6 KO’s) of Reading, PA will take on Jesus Lule (7-14-1, 1 KO) of Fort Myers, FL in a 6-round Jr. Lightweight bout.

In the 6-round co-feature, undefeated Super Middleweight prospect, Antowyan Aikens of Atlantic City, NJ will take on fellow undefeated Tahir Thomas (4-0, 3 KO’s) of Salisbury, Maryland.

Aikens, who has had several occurrences of being inactive, will be making his first start under the King’s Promotions banner.

“This is a big opportunity to fight for King’s Promotions. I know I will keep active and in the next year I expect four to five fights and hopefully end up with a ShoBox kind of fight,” said 26 year-old Aikens.

“I look forward to a good fight on Friday as it will be my first in Philadelphia.”

Said King’s Promotions Marshall Kauffman, “Antowyan is a interesting prospect. He is tall and is already a good boxer. We feel that he will grow into his power and he has a chance to do a lot of great things in his career.”

A packed undercard of local talent has been assembled.

In 4-round Bouts:

Christopher Brooker (4-1, 4 KO’s) of Philadelphia, PA will fight Jade Ealy (1-2, 1 KO) of Atlanta, GA in a Super Middleweight bout.

Terrence Williams (4-0, 1 KO) of Harrisburg, PA will take on veteran Edgar Perez (6-16, 3 KO’s) of Chicago, IL in a Super Middleweight bout.

Ryan Bivins (0-1) of Philadelphia battles pro debuting Daryl Bunting of Vineland, NJ in a Super Middleweight bout.

Hafiz Montgomery (1-0) of Toms River, NJ will fight Devon Mosley (0-3-1) of Capitol Heights, Maryland in a Cruiserweight affair.

Tyrell Colston of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Hector Perez (2-1, KO’) of Atlantic City, NJ in a Cruiserweight fight.

Ely Mendez (1-1) of Reading, PA will take on Derrick Bivins (1-3-2) of Philadelphia, PA in a Featherweight contest.

Corey Morley of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Brian Donahue (3-13-2) of Philadelphia in a Heavyweight fight.

Scott Kelleher (2-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia will box Jack Grady (0-1-1) of Buffalo, NY in a Lightweight contest.

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