In the main, featured bouts, popular local prospect, and Warriors Boxing signee, Jose Felix Quezada (4-0, 3 KOs) of Alsip, Illinois will face Marlon Lewis Memphis, Tennessee (6-5-2, 3 KOs) in a lightweight six-rounder; undefeated Warriors Boxing prospect Eddie Ramirez will face 34-fight veteran Dedrick Bell of Memphis in a super lightweight six-rounder; and Warriors Boxing’s promising Patryk Szymanski (11-0, 6 KOs) of Warsaw, Poland, will take on Tuscaloosa, Alabama’s more experienced Gundrick King (18-13, 11 KOs) in a super welterweight eight-rounder.
In the night’s main event, three-time Olympian and 2007 World Amateur flyweight champion Rau’shee Warren (12-0, 3 KOs) of Cincinnati will take on Buena Park, California’s Javier Gallo (21-10-1, 12 KOs) in a scheduled-for-10 bantamweight duel.
Tickets for “Holiday Boxing Bash” start at $31 and are available at Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com or call: 1-800-745-3000, the Warriors Offices: 312-622-7668 or the UIC Pavilion Box Office: 312-413-5740, or visit the UIC Box Office (Thursday or Friday 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM). They can also be purchased the night of the event.
Topping the supporting bouts in a six-round middleweight battle, “son of a legend” Ronald “The Chosen One” Hearns (26-5, 20 KOs) of Southfield, Michigan, will take on Tabasco, Mexico’s hard-punching Roberto Ventura (15-10, 14 KOs).
In other featured undercard bouts, 2008 Olympian and 2007 world amateur championships bronze medalist Sergiy Derevyanchenko of Brooklyn, via Ukraine, (25-1, 18 KOs) will face Kansas veteran Raul Munoz of Topeka (23-16-1, 16 KOs) in a super middleweight eight-rounder; Hudsonville, Michigan’s 2007 World Golden Gloves Champion Jordan Shimmell (17-1, 14 KOs) will go 10 or less in the cruiserweight division against hard-hitting Minneapolis slugger Philip Williams (14-6-2, 13 KOs) in a fight that probably won’t last long; in a lightweight 10-rounder, undefeated Robert Easter (11-0, 9 KOs) will go against McAllen, Texas’s Angel Hernandez (8-3, 4 KOs); and In another 10-rounder, promising light heavyweight Thomas Williams of Fort Washington, Maryland (17-1, 12 KOs) will take on durable 37-fight veteran Michael Gbenga of Accra, Ghana.
Also in action, are Cincinnati, Ohio’s Jamotay Clark (3-0, 3 KOs), who will face Dominique Foster (2-5-1) of Hilliard, Ohio in a four-round welterweight bout; undefeated lightweight Raynell Williams of Cleveland (5-0, 3 KOs) appearing in a six-round fight against an opponent still TBA; in an eight-round super bantamweights contest, undefeated Juan Dominguez (16-0, 11 KOs) of Brooklyn will take on German Meraz (47-32-1, 25 KOs) of Agua Prieta, Mexico; in an eight-round lightweight contest, undefeated Jamel Herring (9-0, 6 KOs) of Cincinnati face on Corozal, Puerto Rico’s Jose Del Valle (4-9-3) and unbeaten super welterweight Javontae Starks (10-0, 7 KOs) of Minneapolis will face off agaisnt 14-fight Puerto Rican veteran Jonathan Garcia in a scheduled-for-eight battle.