Featured Bouts Announced for Beltway Battles: Round Two Returning to DC on Saturday, May 28

Boxing returns to Washington, D.C. on Saturday, May 28 with Greg “Sharp Shooter” Outlaw, Jr. (10-1, 5 KOs) of Glenarden, Md. facing battle-tested Wilfrido Buelvas (22-15, 16 KOs) of Barranquilla, Colombia in the Main Event, Washington, D.C.’s Anthony Peterson (38-1-1, 24 KOs) going toe-to-toe with Saul Corral (30-18, 13 KOs) of Douglas, Ariz. in the Co-Main Event and Baltimore’s Domnique “Dimes” Crowder (12-0, 8 KOs) will take on Yeison Vargas (20-9, 15 KOs) of Cartagena, Colombia for the vacant WBA-NABA Gold Super Bantamweight Championship in a special attraction bout. The featured bouts are part of Beltway Battles: Round Two, the highly-anticipated pro boxing series making its return to the District at the Entertainment & Sports Arena. The main and co-main event are scheduled eight-round super lightweight contests.

Outlaw, a Bowie State University graduate who trains out of DreamTeam Boxing in nearby Clinton, Md., will make his debut in the nation’s capital as the headliner on May 28. Meanwhile, Peterson, now trained by his brother, Lamont, a retired former World Champion, is making his first appearance in the District since 2016. This will be the second appearance for Crowder, trained by the legendary Mark Breland and Jose Guzman, in the Beltway Battles series and his first shot at championship gold. The rest of the action-packed, 13-bout line-up will showcase the top prospects from the Washington, D.C. region in addition to national and international prospects in a variety of weight classes. See below for the card updates.

Beltway Battles: Round Two is presented by Legacy DC, La Tingeria, City-State Brewing, Chacho Spirits, City Renewables, Maketto, Gas Guide, Art & Co, Scrofano Law PC, the DC Office of Television, Film, Media and Entertainment (OCTFME), the Office of the Deputy Mayor for Planning and Economic Development (DMPED), and the Executive Office of the Mayor, Muriel Browser, District of Columbia.

Tickets, priced at $51, $78, $132 and $200 plus taxes and applicable fees, are now on sale and can be purchased at all Ticketmaster locations including Ticketmaster.com, and at the Entertainment & Sports Arena Box Office. Event promoters are New Jersey-based Rising Star Promotions led by middleweight contender and World Title challenger Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna, DHH Promotions headed by undefeated D.C. contender Dusty Hernández Harrison and Mike Walters’ TCMFB Boxing in association with Events DC.

Ernesto Mercado Returns August 25th at The Hanger in Costa Mesa, California

Fight card (as of May 18, 2022)

Main Event

Super Lightweight – 8 Rounds

Greg “Sharp Shooter” Outlaw, Jr. (10-1, 5 KOs) of Glenarden, Md. vs. Wilfrido Buelvas (22-15, 16 KOs) of Barranquilla, Colombia

Co-Main Event

Super Lightweight – 8 Rounds

Anthony Peterson (38-1-1, 24 KOs) of Washington, D.C. vs. Saul Corral (30-18, 13 KOs) of Douglas, Ariz.

WBA NABA USA Gold Championship

Super Bantamweight – 8 Rounds

Domnique Crowder (12-0, 8 KOs) of Baltimore, Md. vs. Yeison Vargas (20-9, 15 KOs) of Cartagena, Colombia

Heavyweight – 4 Rounds

Chris “The Machine” Arnold (4-1, 4 KOs) of Fredericksburg, Va. vs. Lamarco Ellis (2-7-1, 1 KO) of Wilson, N.C.

Super Featherweight _ 4-Rounds

Donnell “Blood Stripe” Poe (1-0, 1 KO) of Washington, D.C. vs. Weusi Johnson (3-20-1) of Wilmington, Del.

Welterweight – 4/6 Rounds

“Bazooka” Joe Veazey (6-0, 4 KOs) of Baltimore, Md. vs. Corey Champion (2-4, 2 KOs) of Louisa, Va.

Super Bantamweight – 4 Rounds

Jay Stancil III (2-0, 1 KO) of Clinton, Md. vs. Andre Donovan (1-1, 1 KO) of Coshocton, Ohio

Welterweight – 4/6 Rounds

Crisanto “El Chingon” Lucio (5-0, 3 KOs) of Waldorf, Md. vs. Zack Kuhn (10-10-1, 5 KOs) of Welch, W.Va.

Featherweight – 4 Rounds

La’Vay Lawrence (pro debut) of Washington, D.C. vs. Hugh Hinds (1-3) of Washington, D.C.

Super Middleweight – 6 Rounds

Nadium Salloum (7-1, 3 KOs) of Jounieh, Lebanon vs. Elie Augustama (6-17, 3 KOs) of Miami, Fla.

Super Middleweight – 6 Rounds

David Stevens (9-0, 6 KOs) of Reading, Pa. vs. Colby Courter (14-17, 10 KOs) of Saint Joseph, Mo.

Heavyweight – 4 Rounds

Ricardo “Ric” Volcin (2-0, 2 KOs) of Washington, D.C. vs. TBD

Welterweight – 4 Rounds

Max Garland (1-0, 1 KO) of Washington, D.C. vs. TBD

All bouts are subject to change.


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