On Friday night August 12th, boxing returns to the beautiful Harrahs in Chester, Pennsylvania where crowd favorite Victor Vasquez will headline for a third time in a eight round Lightweight bout.
The card is promoted by Joey Eye Boxing and David Feldman.
Vasquez of Philadelphia has built up one of the biggest fan bases in Philadelphia due to his exciting style which always has him in the fight of the night whenever he steps into the ring.
Vasquez twenty-eight years old has a record of 13-5-1 with seven knockouts and has been in some memorable fights in his young career.
In his last bout, Vasquez was impressive in disposing of Gustavo Dailey (4-11) in round four to headline "Round 3" at Harrahs in Chester on June 3rd.
Vasquez waged a terrific back and forth war with Osnel Charles before dropping a six round majority decision as part as "Round 1" at Harrah’s in Chester.
He holds victories over undefeated Thomas McCuiston (1-0); Tyric Robinson (9-4-1) as well as an exciting six round split decision over Bryne Green (5-3) on October 8th in Philadelphia.
Vasquez opponent will be named shortly.
In the six round co-feature, Tony Ferrante of Northeast Philadelphia taking part in a six round Light Heavyweight bout bout
Ferrante, 27 years old, has a record of 11-2 with six knockouts, won his first nine bouts which included wins over Anthony Pietrantonio (6-1) and he won the WBF United States title with a eight round majority decision over Billy Bailey.
Ferrante lost that title when he dropped a ten round unanimous decision to Chuck Mussachio (15-1-2).
Ferrante will be looking to make it three in a row after disposing of Joe Park as part of ROUND 3 at Harrah’s in Chester in the fourth round on June 3rd.
In his last bout, Ferrante stopped grizzled veteran Andre Hemphill in seven rounds on July 15th. Ferrante will take on an opponent to be announced.
In a six round Lightweight bout, Angel Ocasio will see action against an opponent to be named.
Ocasio has a perfect mark of 5-0 with one knockout and is coming off a four round unanimous decision over Randolph Scott on June 3rd as part of ROUND 3 at Harrahs in Chester.
Former world amateur champion, Joey Dawejko will be back in action as he takes on an opponent to be announced in a four round Heavyweight bout. Dawejko of Philadelphia has a record of 4-0 with one knockout.
The twenty-one year old is coming off a four round unanimous decision over Taffo Asongwed as part of "Round 1" at Harrahs in Chester that took place on January 22nd.
Popular Lightweight Joey Tiberi will be back in action in a four round bout. Tiberi has competed on the previous three boxing events as Harrahs in Chester has a record of 5-1 with four knockouts.
He is coming off a first round knockout over Nicholas Morris on June 25th in Virginia Beach, Virginia.
The card will be rounded out by returning Jr. Welterweight Oscar Vazquez of New Castle, Delaware.
Vazquez, 4-1 will be making his first ring appearance since scoring a four round split decision over Manuel Jimenez on July 24, 2009.
Tickets are now on sale for $100 (VIP); $60 (Ringside) and $45 (General Admission) and can be purchased at the Harrahs Chester Gift Shop; By calling Joey Eye (267-304-9399); David Feldman (610-291-0806); 800-480-8020 or on www.webtix.net.
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