Baltimore, MD (June 10, 2014) –
Undefeated multi-division world champion Tori “Sho Nuff” Nelson
will defend her WIBA welterweight belt against longtime
contender Nicole Woods Saturday, June 28 in the main event a
Ponytail Promotions card at the Du Burns Arena.
$30 general admission, $50 floor
seats, $75 VIP seats and $750 VIP tables of 10 are available by
calling 410-499-5361 or going to Ponytailpromotions.com.
One of the top female boxers,
Nelson is 9-0-1 with one win by knockout. Hailing from Ashburn,
VA, the popular Nelson’s fresh off a second round stoppage of
ring legend Mia St. John in May. The 37-year-old captured titles
at welterweight and middleweight, traveling to Trinidad and
Tobago in 2011 to win the latter. A true world champion, Nelson
twice battled to controversial draws against Teresa Perozzi in
her native Bermuda.
An Atlanta, GA native, Woods has
one of the most impressive resumes in the sport. Dubbed as
“Notorious”, Woods shared the squared circle with a number of
top fighters, often fighting on the road. She’s fought the likes
of Cecelia Braekhus, Melissa Hernandez (twice), Erica Farais,
Belinda Laracuente and Kimberly Connor amongst others. In 27 pro
fights, she’s been stopped just once.
The Woods-Nelson bout is
scheduled for 10 rounds.
In the co-featured bout of the
evening, Baltimore’s Willie “For Real” Williams, 13-7-2 (4
KO’s), battles Norfolk, VA’s Frankie “Freight Train” Filippone,
15-4-1 (2 KO’s), in an eight round light heavyweight contest.
Williams and Filippone, who is a police officer in Virginia,
meet for the vacant USBU championship.
Rising welterweight star James
“Keep’Em Sleepin” Stevenson looks to go 22-0 when he faces an
opponent to be announced in an eight rounder. One of the many
talented fighters in the Baltimore-Washington metropolitan area,
Stevenson’s inching closer to a major fight in the near future.
In separate undercard bouts,
prospects Demond “Dbestatit” Nicholson, Jeremy Trussell,
Tyriesha Douglas, Seth Billups, Glenn Dezurn, Alexandru Marin
and Andrew Farmer along with surging lightweight Tyrell “Da Show
Shocka” Samuel, Travis Reeves and Kevin Womack Jr. will face
opponents to be named.
“June 28 is going to be one of
the best local cards in recent memory,” said Ponytail Promotions
CEO James Hogan. “We’ve got many of the top male and female
fighters in the Baltimore, Maryland, DC area under one roof.
From the Nelson-Woods bout to Stevenson, Williams-Fillippone and
all of the upcoming prospects, ticketholders are guaranteed to
get their money’s worth and then some!”
Doors for this excellent evening
of boxing open at 6 pm with the first bout scheduled for 7.
Popular radio station 92Q and DJ Squirrel Wyde will be on hand
from 6-8 PM with prizes and special giveaways.”
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