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Blue Horizon Boxing: Yusaf Mack Headlines June 4 Fight Card

On Friday night, June 4th boxing returns to The Legendary Blue Horizon with a great night of professional boxing as well as a celebration of Vernoca L. Michael’s sixty-fifth birthday.

The card is promoted by Blue Horizon Boxing Promotions LLC and SAM Promotions.

In the main event, world ranked Light Heavyweight Yusaf “Mack Attack” Mack will see action against an opponent to be named in an eight round bout. Mack, of Philadelphia has a record of 28-3-2 with seventeen knockouts and is ranked number eleven in the world by the IBF.

Mack will be looking to get back in the win column and climb back up the rankings after his sixth round stoppage defeat to former world champion Glen Johnson on February 5th in Miami.

That fight was an IBF elimination bout and a win would have catapulted Mack into a world title opportunity with reigning champion Tavoris Cloud.

Before that setback, Mack had won five consecutive bouts which included an impressive decision over the highly regarded Chris Henry on February 6th, 2009. This will be Mack’s first appearance in Philadelphia since September 26th, 2008 when Mack took out Omar Pittman at the Philadelphia Armory.

Mack is undefeated at The Legendary Blue Horizon (7-0, 4 KO’s) and in his last appearance at “The Blue” Mack won the USBA Super Middleweight title with an eighth round stoppage over Shannon Miller.

In the co-feature, hot prospect, Coy “Pretty Boy” Evans will take on an opponent to be named. Evans of Philadelphia has a record of 8-0-1 with two knockouts and is quickly becoming one of the hottest fighters in the city.

After not recording a stopping his first six bouts, Evans has scored explosive knockouts in two of his last three outing which includes his most recent outing when Evans annihilated Morris Chule in three rounds on April 9th at The Arena in Philadelphia.

In a six round Super Middleweight fight, undefeated Farah Ennis (13-0, 7 KO’s) of Philadelphia will be looking for his second consecutive victory at The Legendary Blue Horizon he took out Frankie Santos in two rounds. Ennis, who is the brother of currant USBA Jr. Middleweight Derek Ennis, will be taking on an opponent to be named.

Van Oscar Penovaroff (5-0, 4 KO’s) of Kailua Kona, Hawaii will take on Gustavo Dailey (4-8, 1 KO) of Philadelphia in a four round Lightweight bout.

In a four round Ladies Jr. Middleweight bout, the popular Olivia “The Great” Fonseca (3-2-2, 2 KO’s) battles undefeated Akima Stocks (3-0, 3 KO’s) of Newark, NJ in a bout scheduled for four rounds.

In a four round Super Featherweight bout, Keenan Smith (1-0) of Philadelphia will take on Alex Monte, 1-0. In a four round Jr. Middleweight bout, Ismael Garcia (1-0) of Milville, NJ takes on debuting Tyrone Rivera of Allentown, PA.

Legendary Blue Horizon favorite, Darrell Jones (3-0, 1 KO—all at The Legendary Blue Horizon) will take on Marcus Hall (3-1, 2 KO’s) of Rochester, NY.

Tickets for this great night of boxing are scaled at $45, $55, $65, $125, and $200 and are available at The Legendary Blue Horizon (215) 763 0500 and the Muhammad Ali Boxing Gym (267) 979 2163.

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