Anthony Young To Take On Jorge Martin Garcia
In Co-Feature March 7 At Ballys Atlantic City
Local favorite Anthony "Juice" Young will take on Jorge
Martin Garcia in the eight-round welterweight co-feature
bout, this Saturday night, March 7th at Ballys Atlantic City
Hotel and Casino.
The show, which is promoted by Hard Hitting Promotions will
be headlined by a eight-round South Jersey Super
Middleweight Showdown between Derrick Webster (28-2, 14 KOs)
of Glassboro and Gabriel Pham (11-2, 5 KOs) of Atlantic
Young has a record of 21-2 with eight knockouts. The 32
year-old Young is a nine-year professional who has wins over
Jose Javier Calderon (4-1) and his last bout when he burst
into contendership when he stopped former junior
middleweight world champion Sadam Ali (27-2) in three rounds
on May 4th in Las Vegas.
Young will be making his 13th appearance in Atlantic City.
Garcia of Buenos Aries, Argentina, has a record of 13-7-1
with three knockouts. The 35 year-old Garcia is a 14 year
veteran who has shared the ring with two-time world title
challenger Fernando Saucedo and former world title
challenger Juan Jose Velasco. Garcia is coming off a
unanimous decision victory over Dario Baigorria on October
19th in Buenos Aries. This will be Garcia's 1st fight
outside of Argentina.
This will be 1st card staged by Hard Hitting Promotions as
part of a series of boxing events at Ballys Atlantic City
Hotel and Casino. Hard Hitting Promotions has grown into one
of the biggest promotions in the Tri-Sate Area as they have
been the 1st to promote fights at SugarHouse Casino, The
Filmore and Met Philadelphia. Hard Hitting Promotions also
was the last promoter to host fights at The Tropicana in
Atlantic City and spearheaded the 1st ShoBox: The Generation
card in Philadelphia.
In six-round Bouts:
Jeremy Cuevas (12-1, 9 KOs) of Philadelphia takes on Nestor
Hugo Paniagua (26-9-2, 17 KOs) of Santa Fe, Argentina in an
Christian Tapia (10-0, 9 KOs) of Coamo, Puerto Rico fights
Carlos Colon (5-2, 2 KOs) of Hatillo, Puerto Rico in a super
Thomas Velasquez (9-0-1, 5 KOs) of Philadelphia squares off
with Gustavo Molina (24-21, 9 KOs) of Tlaxcala, Mexico in a
Isiah Seldon (13-3-1, 4 KOs) of Atlantic City fights Darryl
Bunting (4-6-2, 2 KOs) of Asbury Park, NJ in a six-round
super middleweight fight.
In four-round bouts:
Benny Sinakin (5-0, 3 KOs) of Philadelphia takes on Leroy
Jones (3-7, 2 KOs) of Saint Louis in a light heavyweight