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Pictured: Maurice Hooker winding down training for Aug 19 bout

Undercard 15/08/2017

Stacey Verbeek

Top undefeated prospect and NABO junior welterweight champion Maurice “Mighty Mo” Hooker (22-0, 16 KOs) held an open media workout last weekend as he wound down camp for his upcoming title defense vs Courtney “Lion Heart” Jackson at the Omni Dallas Hotel on August 19th.

The undercard fighters in attendance at the workout included super featherweight Carlos Adame, Jr (Dallas), lightweight David Fabela (Fort Worth) and flyweight Ernesto Delgadillo (Dallas).

The Undercard Promotions’s Manuel Rey Rojas, Fernando Garcia and Shurretta Metcalf were in attendance after having recently fought in Waco, TX as was heavyweight Robert Alfonso, hours after having captured the IBF USBA Southern title the previous night.

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Promoted by The Undercard Promotions LLC, in association with Roc Nation Sports, Hooker vs Jackson will be a 10 round NABO Jr. Welterweight Championship title fight. Currently ranked #2 with the World Boxing Organization and #4 with the International Boxing Federation, Hooker will be making his 5th title defense vs the undefeated Jackson of Homestead, Florida who brings a very solid record of 17-0, 10 KO’s.

“A Knock-Out Affair” Round XXV is the annual black tie fundraiser for the Mid-Cities (TX) chapter of the Links Incorporated, one of the oldest and largest volunteer service organizations of extraordinary women who are committed to enriching, sustaining and ensuring the culture and the economic survival of African Americans and other persons of African ancestry.

Proceeds from the event benefit community service projects and scholarship funds.

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