Irizarry to fight Kuhn in Mainliner
March 26, 2012
Photo: Addy Irizarry
(MAR 26) On Saturday, April
14, 2012, pro boxing returns to Hartford, Connecticut, at the
Connecticut Convention Center as Ring Promotions, in association
with Big Six Entertainment, presents "Stepping Up."
In the mainliner, the event will feature female boxers, when
Hartford fan favorite Addy Irizarry will be fighting Sarah Kuhn
(4-1-1 (1KO), in an eight round bout. In an undercard
bout, Bridgeport female
welterweight Marva Dash will be fighting. Opponent has not
been named at this time.
Past video news coverage of Addy
Also fighting on the card: Jair
Graceski, Tylon Burris, Chazz McDowell, Ramiel Shelton, Jose Angel Ortiz, Bridgeport female
welterweight Marva Dash, and New Haven super middleweight
"I'm looking forward to working with Dr. Roland Estrada and
Artie DePinho from Big Six Entertainment to bring an exciting,
competitive show to Hartford," Ring Promotions president Bob
Duffy said. "Connecticut has a rich boxing tradition dating back
to the great Willie Pep, through the Marlon Starling days, and
more recently Chad Dawson. We plan to give young fighters like
those fighting on the April 14 card a chance to box more often
at home. Other promoters have come and gone, not really giving
them a fair shake, but we plan to give young fighters from
Hartford and throughout Connecticut opportunities to develop
Tickets: priced at $40.00, $50.00 and $75.00, are
available to purchase by calling 401-241-3490, or 617-312-5059, at BareBones Gym in East Hartford and the
Connecticut Convention Center box office.
Doors open at 6 PM/ET with the first bout scheduled for 7 PM/ET.
Source/Press Release (edited by WBAN)