There will be an amateur boxing show at Michael's Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, MD on Thursday, January 31 beginning at 8 PM. Scheduled to appear on the card will be Baltimore middleweight and Maryland State titlist Jerome Featherstone. Tickets are $30 and $50.
Two local pros will be on a card at the Hilton Garden Inn in Staten Island, NY on January 31. Veteran super middleweight Norman "The Shadow" Allen will take on Dennis Sharpe of Bayonne, New Jersey in a six-round contest. Allen (6-6, three KO's) will step in to the ring for the first time since losing by second-round knockout to Lenwood Dozier on November 19, 2011 at the Show Place Arena in Upper Marlboro, MD. Sharpe (17-9-4, four KO's) is winless (0-9-3) in his last 12 bouts.
Also on the card will be Landover, MD junior welterweight Cornelius Whitlock who will take on the debuting Shakur Jackson of Newark, NJ. Whitlock scored a draw in his pro debut to Mikkel Lespiere on December 19 in New York City.
IBF Light Welterweight champ Lamont Peterson was a guest of Dave Ross on Fox News This Morning earlier this week. Here was the conversation.
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Peterson will be a guest of "The Coach" Butch McAdams on "In and Out of Sports" on WOL-AM 1450 this Sunday, February 3 at 11:30 AM.