Eldersburg, MD light heavyweight Mark "TNT" Tucker returns to action with a 10-round bout against Paul Vasquez of Martinez, CA on Friday, February 21 at the Carroll County AG Center in Westminster, MD.
Tucker (16-1, seven KO's) made a successful return to the sport after an absence of more than two years and won an eight-round unanimous decision over Rayford Johnson on November 15 at the AG Center.
Vasquez (9-4-1, three KO's) will be trying to break a two-bout losing streak featuring losses to Elvir Muriqi and undefeated Lavarn Harvell.
Also slated to be on this card in separate bouts are undefeated Beltway middleweights Demond "D Best At It" Nicholson of Laurel, Maryland and Baltimore's Jeremy Trussell along with featherweight Tyrel "Da Show Shock'A" Samuel of Baltimore and cruiserweight Mario "Bazooka" Flores of Woodbridge, VA.
The card will also have the pro debut of Ashburn, VA junior welterweight Seth Billups.
One other bout has been signed for this card --undefeated Lancaster, PA junior welterweight Rolando Chinea (5-0-1, three KO's) will take on Raphael Luna of Albany, NY (4-6-1, three KO's) in a scheduled six-round contest. This will be Chinea's second straight appearance in the Beltway region and fourth of his young career. Chinea scored a fourth-round TKO over Benjamin Olinga on November 23 in Baltimore. Luna is winless in his last five (0-3-2), however, he has never been stopped inside the distance.