Pro boxing returns to Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, MD on Friday, December 4 with a King's Promotions card that will not have one boxer on the card with a losing record.
In the main event, undefeated Forestville, MD super lightweight Mykal "The Professor" Fox will make his King's Promotions debut in a six-round contest against Adam "Bad Boy" Mate of Sopron, Hungary. Fox (7-0, two KO's) is coming off a six-round unanimous decision win over Juan Carlos Castillo on July 18 in Washington, DC. Fox signed with King's Promotions in October. Mate (18-6, 11 KO's) has won three of his last four bouts and makes his second appearance in the United States. On July 25, Mate lost by fifth-round TKO to William Silva on a nationally-televised (UniMas) card in Hollywood, CA.
Capitol Heights, MD super flyweight Thomas "KO" Snow will be on the card facing Tibor Nadori of Nagykanizsa, Hungary in a six-round encounter. Snow, who is also a recent King's Promotions signee (17-2, 11 KO's), last fought on March 6 and scored a first-round TKO over Christopher Sanchez in Charleston, SC. Nadori (6-2-1, three KO's) makes his US debut and looks to build of a first-round knockout of his own over Roland Rafael on November 17 in Budapest, Hungary.
Also on the card, rookie Rockville, MD super welterweight Shynggyskhan Tazhibay will be in a four-round bout against James Robinson of York, PA. Tazhibay, a native of Karaganda, Kazakhstan (2-0, two KO's), scored a second-round TKO over Coleman Phelps on the last King's Promotions card on August 28 in DC. Robinson (3-3-2, one KO) will be looking to break a two-bout losing streak. Robinson makes his second appearance in the Beltway region. Last time, Robinson stopped Joshua Robinson in the second round in November of 2014 in Cockeysville, MD.
Lusby, MD super lightweight Chris "The Rock" Warden will take on the debuting Bernardo "Benny" Rodriguez, Jr. of Miami, FL in a four-round contest. Warden (1-0, one KO) made his pro debut on March 14 and scored a second-round TKO over Marshawn Hughes in Washington, DC.
The card will also mark the pro debut of Greenbelt, MD cruiserweight "The Vanilla Gorilla" Sam Crossed who will battle the equally-debuting Hampton Miller of Norwalk, CT. Crossed had a relatively short amateur career but made headlines in 2013 when he scored a four-second knockout. Miller fought a number of amateur contests in Alaska in his career.
In other bouts on the card, "Mr. Hollywood" Charles Natal of Cleveland, OH returns to the region for a six-round encounter with Grayson Blake of State College, PA. The undefeated Natal (6-0-2, two KO's) is coming off a first-round stoppage of Allen Torres on October 17 in Louisville, KY. This will be Natal's fourth appearance in the Beltway and his third at Rosecroft Raceway. Blake (6-4, two KO's) last fought on April 18 and lost an eight-round unanimous decision to David Grayton in Valley Forge, PA. Blake makes his second trip to Rosecroft. Blake lost a six-round unanimous decision to Larry Recio in July of 2014.
Two super welterweight boxers making their United States debuts will square off in a six-round bout. Undefeated Junior Castillo of the Dominican Republic will take on once-beaten Roland Nagy of Budapest, Hungary. Castillo (7-0, seven KO's) has not fought since August of 2014 when he scored a first-round TKO over Jesus Pascual in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic. Nagy (6-1, four KO's) is coming off an eight-round decision win over Janos Hatos in Budapest on November 5.
In a four-round super welteweight encounter, Santario "Too Handsome" Martin of Philadelphia, PA will battle Nicholas Hernandez of Reading, PA. Martin, a native of Gainsville, FL (1-1), bounced back from suffering a loss in his pro debut by winning a four-round unanimous decision over Fitzgerald Johnson on September 19 in Chester, PA. Hernandez (2-1) last fought on September 22 in Bethlehem, PA and won a four-round unanimous decision over Ricky Nuno.