Two locals started their pro careers in quick fashion scoring first-round TKO's on a card on Saturday, September 21 in Greensboro, NC.
Temple Hills, MD light heavyweight Joe Jones III scored his first pro TKO against Vashon Allen (0-3) of Wilson, NC. Jones is a former DC and regional Golden Gloves champion. Here is a photo of Jones and his camp:
(left to right) Trainer Danny Akers, manager Chris Cosper, Jones, and cutman Rick Marsh. Photo by Heidi Tufte, courtesy of Gar1680 North Carolina Boxing Talk
Also, DC welterweight Stephon "The Flash" McDonald won his bout against Tevin Parker of Wilson (1-2). Here is McDonald with his team from the Young Titans Gym. (courtesy of Stephon McDonald)