January will find a number of young Beltway Boxers attempting to take upward steps in their careers.
The month will end with two more trying to move forward at Harrah's Casino in Chester, PA on Saturday, January 31.
Baltimore featherweight Gervonta "Tank" Davis will be in the co-feature contest in his first scheduled eight-rounder against Israel Suarez of Luquillo, Puerto Rico. The undefeated Davis (9-0, eight KO's) is coming off a six-round unanimous decision over German Muraz on October 8 in Biloxi, MS. Suarez (4-4-2, one KO) lost an eight-round split decision to Frank Santos De Alba on April 18 in Allentown, PA.
Also on the card, DC welterweight Kareem "Reemo" Martin (3-0-1, two KO's) will compete in his first scheduled six-round contest when he faces James Robinson of York, PA. Martin last fought on October 10 and won a four-round unanimous decision over Dominique Foster in Highland Heights, KY. Robinson lost a six-round unanimous decision to Fred Jenkins, Jr. on December 13 in Philadelphia, PA. Robinson fought in Cockeysville, MD on November 6 and scored a second-round TKO over Joshua Robertson.