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Frankie De Alba to take on Jesse Carridine on Saturday, October 4 at Valley Forge Casino Resort

On Saturday night, October 4, King’s Promotions returns to the Valley Forge Casino Resort with a big night of boxing that will be headlined by rising Jr. Lightweight Frankie De Alba appearing in the 8-round Jr. Lightweight bout when he takes on Jesse Carradine for the UBF All America’s Super Featherweight title.

The show is promoted by King’s Promotions and Peltz Boxing.

In the 8-round co-feature, undefeated Jr. Welterweight Naim Nelson will take on Delaware favorite Ryan Belasco for the UBF Jr. Welterweight America’s All America’s title.

DeAlba of Reading, PA will compete in an 8-round bout. He has won 11 consecutive fights and is unbeaten in his last 15 that has raised his record to 13-1-2 with 5knockouts.

During the streak he has defeated two undefeated fighters in Benjamin Burgos and Andrew Bentley. On November 30, he scored a thrilling 4th round stoppage over Osnel Charles. In his last bout, DeAlba scored 5th round stoppage over Pablo Batres on a body shot that took place on June 28 in Reading, PA.  That win earned DeAlba the UBF All America Super Featherweight title

Carradine of Las Vegas Nevada has a record of 8-3-2 with 4 knockouts.

The 27 year-old turned professional in 2009 and was undefeated in his first seven bouts going 6-0-1 which includes a win over undefeated Oswaldo Lopez Escobedo (2-0).  His only losses are to undefeated fighters in current Featherweight world champion Evgeny Gradovich, Karl Dargan and his last bout when he dropped an 8-round unanimous decision to Omar Douglas on May 9 in Dover, Delaware.

Nelson of Philadelphia is unblemished going 12-0 with 1 knockout.  He has faced good competition with wins over previously undefeated Korey Sloane (1-0) as well as Esteban Rodriguez (5-1-1), Victor Vasquez (15-6-1) to win the Pennsylvania State Lightweight title and in his last bout, the 24 year-old Nelson scored an 8-round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Jerome Rodriguez (6-0-3) om May 16 in Philadelphia.

Belasco of Wilmington, Delaware has a record of 18-6-3 with 3 knockouts.  Like Nelson, Belasco has faced terrific competition.  He has quality wins over Vasquez (7-1), Jesus Barbosa (4-1-1) & Tyrell Samuel (14-4-1).   He also has draws with undefeated fighters Linwood Hurd and Brian Miller.  In his last bout, Belasco dropped a 10-round unanimous decision to Rod Salka (17-2) in a bout for the NABA USA Lightweight title on October 12, 2013 in Salka’s hometown of Pittsburgh.

A terrific undercard has been assembled as Heavyweight Maurice Byarm of Washington, DC (13-2, 9 KO’s) will take on Jon Bolden (6-9, 5 KO’s) of New York in a bout scheduled for six rounds.

In 4-round bouts:

Christian Molina (2-0, 1 KO) of Allentown, PA will fight Josue Rivera (2-5, 2 KO’s) of Philadelphia in a Welterweight bout.

Anthony Prescott (3-3-2, 1 KO) of Cherry Hill, NJ will do battle with Shawn Sutton (0-2-1) of Norristown, PA in a Jr. Middleweight bout.

Travis Thompson (5-11-3, 3 KO’s) of Pottstown, PA will square off with Benjamin Burgos (1-8-1) of Mount Pocono, PA.

Sultahn Staton (3-0, 2 KO’s) of Philadelphia will take on an opponent to be named in a Lightweight bout.


Tickets for this great night of boxing are priced at $125 (Which includes food and 2 drinks), $75 and $45 and can be purchased at

http://www.vfboxing.eventbrite.com/ or by calling King’s Promotions at 610 587-5950 or Peltz Boxing at 215 765 0922