First, some catchup info. DC light heavyweight Greg Newby won his first six-round contest this past Saturday earning a six-round unanimous decision over Mark Anderson of South Carolina at the Civic Center in Bamberg, SC.
Newby scored a shutout on all three judges's scorecards (60-54) to remain undefeated at 7-0, four KO's. Anderson falls to 3-12-1, two KO's.
There are two amateur boxing cards coming up in the next two weeks. This Saturday, May 4 is the PVA (Potomac Valley Association) Junior Olympic Boxing Championships at the Sugar Ray Leonard Boxing Center in Palmer Park, MD. The event begins at 2 PM.
Then on Saturday, May 11, there will be an amateur boxing card that will honor the legacy of Calvin Woodland, a former coach and mentor in the DC Department of Recreation. The first annual Calvin R. Woodland Memorial Boxing Event will be held at the Academies at Anacostia (formerly Anacostia High School). The time is 5 PM.