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2019

King’s Promotions snap up four undefeated fighters on co-promotional deals

RINGSIDE 12/02/2019

King’s Promotions is pleased to announce that it has entered into co-promotional agreement’s with four highly touted undefeated fighters, WBO number-three ranked bantamweight Duke Micah undefeated welterweights Janelson Figueroa Bocachica & Poindexter Knight, Jr. and super lightweight Greg Outlaw.

“I am very excited to sign these future stars in boxing and to be working side by side with Eric Bentley in developing these 4 future champions,” said Marshall Kaufffman of King’s Promotions.

“Each boxer has their own unique qualities and each one I believe has what it takes to go on to be a World Champion.”

“One of the things we’ve learned now that we’ve hit our two-year mark as a promotional entity is the importance of working with others. Our biggest successes have come in joint ventures with other promoters and I don’t think we’ve had a better ally than Marshall and Kings Promotions since we started. This is the first step in our company getting its bearings back and making sure we put the fighters first, and this partnership with Kings Promotions will open up a lot of doors to work with various networks and platforms as well as maintain a high activity level. Hopefully this is the start of a much bigger venture together,” said Eric Bentley, COO of Real Deal Sports and Entertainment.

Micah of Accra, Ghana has a record of 22-0 with 18 knockouts. The 2012 Olympian is a seven year professional. Micah has climbed the rankings based on wins such as a 3rd round stoppage over previously undefeated Ekow Wilson (14-0) to win the WBO African Bantamweight title; Another stoppage win over Wilson 21 months later; A win over undefeated Matthew Chanda (7-0) to win the Commonwealth Bantamweight title; Jonathan Aguilar (23-4) to win the WBC International Bantamweight title; Jose Gonzalez (23-4) and his last bout which was decision win over Thomas Snow (19-3) on June 9th in Brooklyn.

Bocachica, 20 years-old of Detroit has a record of 13-0 with nine knockouts. Bocachica began boxing at the age of eight, and started winning amateur tournaments such as the 2011, 2012, 2013, and 2014 Ringside Championships, 2012 National PAL Championships, and 2015 Detroit Open-class Golden Gloves. He was ranked number one in his division in the United States from 2013 to 2015, and sixth on the 2016 Independent Worldwide Amateur Boxing rankings. Bocachica is a three-year professional, and has wins over Pablo Sanchez (10-2), and his last bout which was a 1st round stoppage over Victor Abreu that took place on January 19th in Puerto Rico.

Knight of Philadelphia, has a record of 6-0 with three knockouts. Knight, of North Philadelphia, won the National Golden Gloves while competing in the middleweight division.

The 23 year-old compiled an amateur record of 45-5 with 15 knockouts, and before winning the National Golden Gloves, was a two-time Pennsylvania State Golden Gloves winner. He has continued to step up the competition; in his last two bouts he has wins over Gregory Averil Young (4-0) & a 1st round knockout win over Travis Castellon (16-4) on November 9th in Philadelphia.

Outlaw of Bowie, Maryland, has a record of 7-0 with two knockouts. The 25 year-old Outlaw is a four-year professional, who is stepping up with each fight. In his last bout, Outlaw defeated Mack Allsion IV (8-1-1) on December 8th in his hometown of Bowie, Maryland. A former amateur standout, Outlaw has developed a massive following in the DMV-area, a thriving community in the world of boxing.

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