Thursday, May 31, 2012

Mitchell Faces Banks July 14 in Las Vegas!'s Dan Rafael is reporting that undefeated Brandywine, MD heavyweight and NABO Heavyweight champion Seth "Mayhem" Mitchell will take on Johnathon Banks of Detroit, MI in a 10-round contest on Saturday, July 14 at Mandalay Bay in Las Vegas, NV.  The bout will be televised on HBO as the co-feature to the bout between Amir Khan and Danny Garcia.

Mitchell (25-0-1, 19 KO's) is coming off a third-round TKO of Chazz Witherspoon on April 28 in Atlantic City, NJ.  Mitchell has knocked out his last nine opponents and 11 of his last 12.

Banks (28-1-1, 18 KO's) is a former cruiserweight contender who suffered his only loss to Tomasz Adamek for the IBF title on February 27, 2009 in Atlantic City.  Banks was stopped in the eighth round.  Banks is undefeated as a heavyweight (8-0-1, four KO's).  His only blemish is a 12-round draw against Jason Gavern in May of 2010 for the NABF title in Germany.

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