Tyrone Brunson & Brandon Quarles Chime In On Their
March 11 Showdown At The Sugarhouse
Middleweight's Tyrone Brunson is ready for his bout with
Brandon Quarles that will be the eight-round main event on
Saturday, March 11th as King's Promotions will stage it's
first show at the SugarHouse Casino in Philadelphia.
Brunson of Philadelphia has a record of 23-6-2, with 22
The 32 year-old Brunson turned professional in 2005, and
started his career with 19 consecutive 1st round knockouts.
Included in that streak was a stoppage over James Morrow
(8-1-2). In his last bout Brunson and Ismael Garcia fought
to a 10-round draw on October 14, 2016 in Philadelphia.
"My camp has been great," said Brunson. "I don't know much
about Quarles, but I am coming to work. I don't know if he
will be putting in the work that I will on March 11."
Brunson, who a decade ago was destined for greatness,
believes a win will put him right back in the mix for a
"This win would put me closer to my dream. Weather it is
fighting for the USBA title or the NABF, I know something
big will come after this."
"It is great to fight at home. It puts me in a comfort zone
to fight in front of my home crowd. I want to thank King's
Promotions for believing in me, and also want to thanks the
fans of Philadelphia and around the world for sticking by
Quarles of Alexandria, Virginia has a record of 18-3-1 with
The 30 year-old Quarles is a 7 year veteran, and has won 5
straight fights, with the latest being 6-round unanimous
decision over Marcos Primera on June 25, 2016 in Greensboro,
"My training has gone really well," said Quarles. "I have
seen Brunson fight on Showtime, and I haven't seen anything
from him that is over my head. This is a good fight for me.
I am going into his hometown as the B-Side on his promoters
card, so I know what I have to do,"
Quarles realizes what a win would do to kickstart his
"A win would boost my career. I am not just an opponent, I
am a guy who comes to win. I am ready for a solid fight, and
show the people what I am all about. I don't run my mouth, I
let my fighting do the talking."
"He knows how to lose, and so do I, so we will see who wants
it more on March 11."
In six-round bouts:
David Gonzales (8-1-2, 2 KO's) of Philadelphia, PA takes on
Juan Rodriguez (6-6-1, 5 KO's) of Haymarket, Va. in a junior
Carlos Rosario (6-1, 3 KO's) of Pennsauken, NJ will take on
Rocco Espinoza (6-12, 2 KO's) of Las Vegas in a lightweight
Tyrone Crawley, Jr. (6-0) of Philadelphia battles Victor
Vasquez (6-2, 2 KO's) of Yonkers, NY in a lightweight bout.
In four-round bouts:
Daquan Johnson (2-0, 2 KO's) of Cherry Hill, NJ will take on
Vincent Floyd (1-2-1) of Philadelphia in a Welterweight bout
Tyree Crowder of Philadelphia will make his pro debut
against Randy Hedderick (1-7-1, 1 KO) of Gulfport, MS in a
junior middleweight bout.
Brandon Robinson (1-1) of Philadelphia battles pro debuting
Lamont McLaughlin of Philadelphia in a light heavyweight
Sam Orapeza of Philadelphia will make his pro debut in a
cruiserweight bout against an opponent to be named.