Alantez “Sly as A” Fox vs. Julius Kennedy on January 12th in Fort Washington, Maryland
January 8, 2013 – Undefeated junior middleweight prospect and Maryland native, Alantez “Sly as A” Fox (8-0-1, 4 KOs), will try to carry the successful momentum from his last outing into his next as he squares off against fellow Maryland native Julius Kennedy (7-2-1, 3 KOs) in his first main event attraction. The bout will serve as the headliner for a card which takes place on January 12th, 2013 at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland, in front of a crowd that will surely appreciate an event that matches up two of its very own in-state combatants against one another.
Fox is a superb boxer who possesses a substantial height and reach advantage over the average 154 pounder. Fox is able to utilize his 6’5″ stature and maintains the kind of well-rounded game that allows him to fight both inside and out. Promoted by Boxing 360, Fox is confident that he’ll shine in his first main event bout.
“My handlers are giving me the opportunities and it’s up to me to capitalize on them,” Fox said. “My career is in the best hands, but this is boxing and at the end of the day it’s on me to do the right things inside the ring and out. This is a benchmark fight on the road to my ultimate goal and I can’t overlook the importance of each outing and the lessons I can gain from them. It’s an honor to headline a fight in my home state and ticket buyers will be treated to a very entertaining night of boxing.”
“There are a lot of talented prospects in boxing and Fox is one of them, but what separates him from the rest is his desire to outwork the competition,” said Boxing 360′s Mario Yagobi. “This kid has an insatiable appetite for hard work and if you couple that with his maturity it’s easy to see what makes Fox so special. On January 12th the Maryland fight fans will get the chance to see a future star on his way to the top.”
Tonight on “The Pugilist KOrner”: Robert Garcia, Mikey Garcia, K-9 Bundrage, Dmitriy Salita, Curtis Stevens, and Hank Lundy
Blog Talk Radio’s “The Pugilist KOrner” is proud to present current Trainer Robert Garcia, WBO Heavyweight Title Challenger Mikey Garcia, IBF Junior Middleweight Champion Cornelius “K-9” Bundrage, Welterweight Contender Dmitriy Salita, Middleweight Prospect Curtis Stevens, and Lightweight Contender Hank Lundy.
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“The Pugilist KOrner” is honored to welcome back Ring Magazine’s 2011 & 2012 Trainer of the Year, Robert Garcia. The Oxnard fight trainer will discuss the current status of his large stable of champions, prospects, and contenders, which include Nonito Donaire, Brandon Rios, Mikey Garcia, Marcos Maidana, and Kelly Pavlik.
Making his return to “The Pugilist KOrner” will be WBO Featherweight title challenger Mikey Garcia (30-0, 26 KOs). The undefeated contender will be competing against reigning champion Orlando Salido in an HBO main event on January 19th, at the Mecca of boxing, Madison Square Garden.
“The Pugilist KOrner” is privileged to welcome back current IBF Junior Middleweight Champion Cornelius “K-9” Bundrage (32-4, 19 KOs). The reigning 154 pound title holder will be defending his IBF strap against Ishe Smith at the world renowned Joe Louis Arena in Detroit, Michigan, on February 23rd. The always entertaining puncher will be discussing his future in the packed 154 pound weight division as well as his plans for possible unification in 2013.
Also making his debut to“The Pugilist KOrner” will be current Welterweight contender Dmitriy Salita (35-1-1, 18 KOs). The crafty ring veteran will be taking on Hector “Macho” Camacho Jr. at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York, on February 9th, on the undercard of the Golden Boy Promotions event. Mr. Salita will discuss his future in the talent enriched 147 and 154 pound weight divisions, as well as his career path up to this point.
“The Pugilist KOrner” is also proud to feature Lightweight contender Hank Lundy (22-2-1, 11 KOs). The talented boxer/puncher will talk about his future in the Junior Welterweight and Lightweight divisions, and also discuss possible opponents in both respective weight classes.
Making his way to “The Pugilist KOrner” for the first time will be Middleweight prospect Curtis Stevens (22-3, 16 KOs). “Showtime” will be taking on the always formidable Elvin Ayala on January 19th in the co-main event of a Sho-Box fight card. The 27 year old fighter will discuss his plight to compete in the packed 160 pound weight division.
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