On Friday night, May 6th, a terrific night of boxing returns the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia as King’s Promotions presents a nine-bout card.
In the main event, rising super middleweight Christopher Brooker takes on Antowyan Aikens in a bout scheduled for eight-rounds.
Brooker of Philadelphia has a record of 8-1 with five knockouts.
The 23 year-old Brooker has turned a lot of heads in the boxing industry after winning two consecutive high-profile, nationally televised bouts against previously undefeated prospects.
On December 29, 2015, Brooker won over Leo Hall (8-0) on FS1 and followed that up with a eight-round majority decision over John Magda (11-0) on ShoBox on February 19th in Atlantic City.
Aikens of Atlantic City has a record of 10-1-1 with one knockout.
The 26 year-old won his first ten bouts which included a win over previously undefeated Sherman Artis.
Aikens will be looking to get back in the win column after being stopped by Lanell Bellows on February 16th in Las Vegas.
In an eight-round co-feature, former world welterweight champion Kermit Cintron returns against Eduardo Flores in a junior middleweight bout.
Cintron of Reading, PA has a record of 35-5-2 with 28 knockouts.
Cintron won his first twenty-four bout and established himself as one of the most feared welterweight’s in the world.
Of those twenty-four wins were stoppages over Said Ouali (7-0), Omar Davila (12-2), Ian Mackilop (14-1), Elio Ortiz (25-6) and Teddy Reid (22-5-1).
After coming up short against WBO world champion Antonio Margarito, Cintron stopped David Estrada (18-2), which set up a title opportunity against Mark Suarez.
On October 28, 2006, Cintron stopped Suarez in five founds ton win the title in Palm Beach, Florida.
Cintron made two defenses of his crown with stoppages over Walter Matthysse (26-1) and Jesse Feliciano, before losing to Margarito for a second time.
Since then, Cintron has posted many quality wins over the likes of Lovemore N’dou (46-10-1), Juliano Ramos (15-2), Antwone Smith (20-2-1), Jonathan Batista (14-1) and his last bout, which took place on March 15, 2014,when won a ten round unanimous decision over Ronald Cruz (20-2).
Flores of Quito, Ecaudor has a record of 23-20-3 with 15 knockouts.
The 29 year-old Flores is a ten year professional who has fought for regional titles on five occasions.
He has shared the ring with Diego Chaves, Wale Omotoso, Brad Solomon, Alex Saucdo, Junior Castillo and his last bout when he dropped a 10-round unanimous decision to Khiary Gray Pitts on February 19th.
In eight-round super lightweight bout, undefeated David Gonzales (7-0-2, 2 KO’s) takes on Sammy Quinones (9-4, 4 KO’s)
In a six-round super welterweight bout, Erik Spring (6-1,1 KO) of Reading, PA will fight Justin Johnson (6-11-4) of Pittsburgh, PA.
In four-round bouts:
Scott Kelleher (4-0, 2 KO’s) of Philadelphia will fight Robert Ramos (1-4, 1 KO) of Allentown, PA in a super lightweight fight.
Tyrone Crawley Jr. (4-0) of Philadelphia will square off with Korey Sloane (2-8-2) of Philadelphia in lightweight bout.
Amir Shabazz (3-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia fights Tahlik Taylor (1-3) of Freeport, NY in a light heavyweight affair.
Tyrell Colston (0-1) of Philadelphia battles Derek Ntifo (0-2) of Atlanta, GA in a light heavyweight bout.
Aaron Brooks of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Ryan Bivins (0-1-1) of Philadelphia in super middleweight bout.
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