Undefeated super bantamweight Teon “The Technician” Kennedy, of Philadelphia, PA, will box Robert DaLuz, of Providence, RI, in a scheduled six-round contest Friday evening, September 19, at the Hockessin Police Athletic League (PAL), 7259 Lancaster Pike, Hockessin, DE 19707. First of seven fights is 7pm.
Topping the card are a pair of eight-round light-heavyweight contests featuring Richard Stewart, of New Castle, DE, vs. Andre Hemphill, of Philadelphia, PA, and Chuck Mussachio, of Wildwood, NJ, vs. Willis Lockett, of Tacoma Park, MD.
Kennedy, 22, is 9-0 (5). Last time out July 18 he knocked out previously unbeaten Thomas Snow, of Washington, DC, in two rounds of the scheduled eight-round main event at the New Alhambra in Philadelphia, PA.
A pro less than two years, Kennedy won the 2004 National Golden Gloves at 112 pounds and he is considered one of the best 122-pound prospects in the country. He also scored an eight-round decision this year over Castulo Gonzalez, of Lowell, MA, at the New Alhambra.
DaLuz, 30, is 11-13-2 (9), but has boxed some of the best super bantamweights and featherweights along the East Coast and has only been stopped once.
He also has beaten Castulo Gonzalez along with Allen Litzau, Jason’s brother, who was 12-2 at fight time.
Other bouts on the card: Anthony Flores, Philadelphia, PA, vs. Jason Rorie, Winston-Salem, NC, 6 rounds, junior lightweights; Oscar Va squez, Wilmington, DE, vs. Kywame Hill, Philadelphia, PA, 4, junior welterweights; Bryne Green, Vineland, NJ, vs. Luis Esquillin, Philadelphia, PA, 4, junior lightweights; Pedro Martinez, Philadelphia, PA, vs. Ogi Daivii, Tacoma Park, MD, 4, cruiserweights.
The sveen-bout card is being promoted by Dave Tiberi Boxing. Tickets are priced at $50, $30 and $20 (students). They can be purchased by calling 302-994-3040