There will be a pro card coming to the ABC Sports Complex in Springfield, VA on Saturday, March 15 at 7 PM.
Headlining the card will be Virginia State Middleweight champion Brandon Quarles who will take on "The Carolina Kid" Jeremy Yelton of Forest City, NC in an eight-round encounter. Quarles (11-2-1, four KO's) is coming off his first-round TKO of Zain Shah for the Virginia State title on the last card at the ABC Sports Complex on November 9.
Yelton (17-15, eight KO's) will try to bounce back from a second-round knockout loss to Thomas LaManna on August 17 in Charlotte, NC. Yelton is a veteran who has some notable names on his resume including Paulie Malinaggi, Harry Joe Yorgey and Henry Crawford.
The undefeated Thomas "Cornflake" LaManna of Millville, NJ (13-0, seven KO's) will be in the co-feature bout on this card that is being promoted by his father. No word yet on his opponent. LaManna won a six-round unanimous decision over Joshua Robertson in his last outing on September 28 in Atlantic City, NJ.
The card marks the hometown return of Fairfax, VA's "Money" Mike Sawyer who will take on Montrail Speight of Wilson, NC in a four-round undercard bout. Sawyer (5-3, three KO's) has not fought in a Virginia ring since scoring a first-round TKO over Jimmy Lundy in June of 2007 at the ABC Sports Complex. Sawyer, who now lives in Winter Park, FL, recently made a return to boxing after a two-year absence and has fought in the Cayman Islands and in the Bahamas.
Speight (0-1) lost his pro debut by first-round TKO to Carlos Lopez on August 24 in Wilson.
Also slated to be on this card are undefeated Bowie, MD super middleweight "The King's Son" Jerry Odom (8-0, eight KO's) and undefeated junior welterweight Edgar "The Tiger" Torres of Springfield, VA (4-0-1, three KO's). No word on their opponents.