It has been almost two years since Baltimore, MD super featherweight Glenn Dezurn has been away from competition. Dezurn got his opportunity to get back to work and scored a third-round knockout over Aaron Hollis of Cincinnati, OH on Friday night as part of the undercard of heavyweight main event Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller vs Fred Kassi on ShoBox The New Generation.
Boxing Bob Newman at ringside
Lightweights Glenn Dezurn (Baltimore, MD) and Aaron Hollis (Cincinnati, OH) could’ve fought this one in a phone booth for the first two rounds. Dezurn took it to Hollis right away in the third and landed a titanic right hand, dropping Hollis near his own corner for the count at 0:16. Dezurn improves to 7-0, 5 KOs, while Hollis drops to 4-2, 2 KOs.
King's Promotions Brings Boxing To the Hilton Crystal City in Arlington, Virginia.
The undefeated Forestville, MD super lightweight Mykal "The Professor" Fox 10-0, two KO's takes on Somner Martin of Martinsville, VA 5-2, three KO's in a scheduled eight-round contest.
In a battle for hometown bragging rights two undefeated Beltway heavyweights Luther "Lights Out" Smith of Bowie, MD 5-0, 4 KO's will take on Mike "Silverback" Balogun of Upper Marlboro, MD 6-0, 5 KO's in a six-round contest.
Luther Smith says he's ready for the heavyweight local showdown.
Undercard stacked with local talent
Opening the card will be Owings, Mills, MD heavyweight Colby Madison taking on Randy Easton of Sunbury, PA in a four-rounder. Washington, DC's Phillip Hooker will face David "Rock Steady" Rohn of Villa Park, IL. Greenbelt, MD cruiserweight "The Vanilla Gorilla" Sam Crossed will be in a four-round contest against Mike Estus of Ames, IA. The 6-0, 5 KO's of Frederick, MD super middleweight Devar "Jengawar" Ferhadi looks to remain undefeated when he takes on Zachariah Kelley of Earlsboro, OK. Al Haymon super bantamweight Jordan White 2-0, KO's will be making his hometown debut taking on Sergio Aguilar, Homestead, FL. Featherweight Marcus Bates returns to action after a long layoff will to face Daniel Hernandez of Queens, NY in a 4 round bout. Also on his professional debut, Patrick Rivera of Edgewood, MD will take on Dustin Caplinger of Akron, OH.