This year, the Beltway Boxing scene may have outdone itself. We have a lot going on in April including three local pro cards in the span of one week (April 12-19). As of right now, here is the schedule:
Friday, April 4 – Liacouras Center, Philadelphia, PA – Larry “Hitman” Pryor of DC (7-8, four KO’s) returns after a two-year absence to face undefeated Sullivan Barrera of Miami, FL by way of Cuba (10-0, six KO’s) in a six-round light heavyweight battle.
Friday, April 4 – Parsippany PAL, Parsippany, NJ – Antoine “Action” Douglas of Burke, VA (12-0, seven KO’s) is in a scheduled 10-round main event against Luca Messi of Bergamo, Italy (37-9-1, 13 KO’s). Also, “The King’s Son” Jerry Odom of Bowie, MD (8-0, eight KO’s) squares off against Douglas Otieno Okola of Nairobi, Kenya (24-8, 12 KO’s) in a six-round contest.
Saturday, April 12 – Hardwork Promotions card at the Patapsco Arena in Baltimore, MD.
Saturday, April 12 – Bally’s Event Center, Atlantic City, NJ – Sherman Artis, Jr. of Severn, MD (2-0) takes on Antowyan Aikens of Atlantic City (8-0, one KO) in a six-round bout.
Friday, April 18 – Keystone Boxing Promotions card at Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, MD
Saturday, April 19 – Golden Boy Promotions card at the DC Armory in Washington, DC televised on Showtime and Showtime Extreme.
Thursday, April 24 – Aqua Caliente Casino, Rancho Mirage, CA – Thomas Williams, Jr. (16-0, 11 KO’s) of Fort Washington, MD will meet Enrique Ornelas of La Habra, CA (34-8, 22 KO’s) in a 10 round contest on ESPN2. Also hearing word that Gervonta Davis will also be on this card.
Saturday, April 26 – ABC Sports Complex, Springfield, VA – Jeter Promotions/RBA Promotions card
Saturday, April 12 – Ham AC Old School Boxing Reunion – DC vs. NJ Rematch – Merrick Center, 4275 4th Street, SE
Saturday, April 26 – Golden Gloves Regional Championships – DC/Baltimore vs. VA/NC – Waldorf Jaycees, Waldorf, MD.