Undefeated DC heavyweight Danny "Smooth" Kelly takes a step up in competition when he faces veteran David Long of Cincinnati, OH on Saturday, November 30 at the Duke Energy Center in Cincinnati. The bout will be Kelly's first six-round contest.
Kelly (4-0-1, four KO's) is coming off the four-round draw he participated in against Jamal Woods on September 13 in Newark, NJ. Long (12-2-2, eight KO's) scored a first-round knockout over Quincy Palmer on September 7 in Cincinnati. Prior to that win, Long lost to undefeated Deontay Wilder via first-round knockout in November of 2011.