On Saturday night, August 26th, the ring at The Showboat Hotel will ignite with action as Joe Frazier Jr. and Mis Downing Promotions present a night of championship boxing. T
In the main event, two seasoned warriors will face off in a 10-round battle that promises to have fists flying and the crowd roaring. Derrick “The Hammer” Webster of Glassboro, New Jersey, comes into this bout with a record of 29-4, boasting 14 knockouts. At 41 years old, this 14-year professional isn’t here to play games; he’s here to fight. His wins over the likes of Obodai Sai, Thomas Awimbono, Frankie Filippone, and Francisco Cordero speak to his experience and skill.
Standing across the ring will be Christopher Pearson of Selma, Texas. With a record of 17-3, including 12 knockouts, Pearson’s resume is just as impressive. Wins over opponents like Arturo Crespin, Acaclo Jose Fereira, and world title challenger Yamaguchi Falcao showcase his capabilities. Pearson’s fists have a tale to tell, and he’s looking to write the next chapter.
The co-feature brings together Shinard Bunch and Abraham Afful in an eight-round super lightweight contest that’s sure to keep fans on their feet. Bunch, the Trenton, NJ native with a 20-2-1 record, packs a punch with 16 knockouts. Afful, hailing from Accra, Ghana, comes in with a record of 12-5-1, with all his wins coming via knockout. Both fighters have a taste for finishing the bout before the final bell, so expect fireworks!
The undercard is packed with rising stars and hard hitters. From the six-round super bantamweight bout featuring Devin Gantt of Sicklerville, NJ against Kevin Traynor of Denny, Scotland, to the junior welterweight contest with Nimal Farmer of Lindenwold, NJ squaring off against Nelson Morales of Scranton, PA, there’s no shortage of action.
In four-round bouts, keep an eye on Khaalid Billings as he takes on Aaron Nemones in a welterweight clash, and don’t miss the heavyweight scrap between Stanley Johnson and Charles Johnson. These bouts are sure to be sizzling preludes to the main events.
Tickets are on sale now, and they’re going fast! Grab a seat, whether it’s Premium Floor, Premium Balcony, General Floor, or General Balcony, and prepare for a night where the sweet science takes center stage.