R&B Promotions is pleased to announce a unique and new professional boxing series that will take place on The Battleship New Jersey in Camden, New Jersey on Friday, August 12th.
R&B Promotions is headed by former bantamweight fighter and current owner of the highly regarded TKO Fitness, Alex Barbosa.
“We are very excited to jump into pro boxing promotion. We have done several successful amateur shows, and having fights on the Battleship New Jersey is a different experience that the fans will really enjoy. We are featuring young and hungry fighters, and I could not be happier about the show on August 12th,” said Barbosa.
Heading up the event will be undefeated welterweight Tahmir Smalls taking on Andres Viera in a six-round bout.
Smalls of Philadelphia is 8-0 with five knockouts. Just 23 years-old, Smalls is coming off a first-round stoppage over Roque Agustin Junco on June 24th in Philadelphia.
Smalls is a frequent sparring partner of top ranked welterweight Jaron “Boots” Ennis
Viera of Montevideo, Uruguay is 11-5 with eight-knockouts.
Viera, 38 years-old, is a six-year professional.
In a six-round co-feature bout, Danny Murray (5-6, 4 KOs) of Lanoka Harbor, NJ takes on Michael Gibbons of Atlanta (0-0-1) in a junior welterweight contest.
IN FOUR-ROUND BOUTS:
Leonidas Soprandis (1-1, 1 KO) of Kilkis, Greece takes on Eliezer Olmeida (1-1) of Camden, NJ in a junior welterweight bout.
Terrick Maven (0-1) of Vineland, NJ takes on debuting Brandon Trollinger of North Charleston, South Carolina in a heavyweight fight.
Tyrone Arzeno (0-1) of Philadelphia takes on an opponent to be named in a super bantamweight bout
Anthony Dill of King of Prussia, PA fights Ramses Brown of Bellmawr, NJ in a battle of pro debuting junior middleweights
Timothy Tyler (0-1) of Camden, NJ will take on Tyrone Lewis (0-2) of Philadelphia in a welterweight contest.