Undefeated DC welterweight Dusty Hernandez Harrison will face another experienced foe when he battles "The Congo Soldier" Ben Ankrah of Ghana on Saturday, June 29 at the MGM Grand at Foxwoods in Mashantucket, CT. The bout is slated for six rounds and will be on the undercard of the world title bout between WBA/IBO Middleweight champ Gennaday Golovkin and Matthew Macklin.
Harrison (15-0, nine KO's) is coming off perhaps his most impressive outing of his young career, scoring a fifth-round TKO over Eddie Soto on May 18 at the UDC Sports Complex. Ankrah (17-15, eight KO's) has faced some impressive competition in his career including Thomas Dulorme, Patrick Allotey, Steve Upshur Chambers and Mike Arnaoutis. Ankrah will be trying to break a four-bout losing streak.