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Philadelphia’s Jaron Ennis faces Raymond Serrano in the main event of ShoBox, live tonight on Showtime at 9:35 ET. Promoted by Victory Promotions and Hard Hitting Promotions, the event is being held at 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, PA.
Ennis(21-0, 19 KOs) states, “When you’re a boxer from Philly, it means you have to put on a show. I love fighting at home, that’s the best feeling ever. People let the crowd get to them, I just feel at home. I feel comfortable and relaxed. I get to show out on Showtime in Philly, get a win and look good doing it”. His goal is to be a world champion and set a good example for the kids. “I want to unify, get all the belts, move up in weight and keep going, and keep going. Watch out all 147’s. A young animal is on the way!”, says Ennis.
Raymond Serrano (25-5, 10 KOs) doesn’t mind being the underdog. He says, “I know what people think. I like when people doubt me. I love when everyone is against me.”
Two additional fights from the undercard are also being televised this evening. Arnold Khegai (13-0-1, 9 KOs) vs Jorge Diaz (19-5-1, 10 KOs) are fighting in an 8 junior featherweight bout. Following are super lightweights Samuel Teah (14-2-1, 7 KOs) vs Kenneth Sims Jr. (13-1, 4 KOs) in an 8 round junior welterweight bout.
In the first undercard bout, highly touted cruiserweight David Stephens, a native of Reading, PA and winner of several national titles as an amateur, turned pro with a first-round stoppage of Dustin Long (0-2-2), Johnson City, Tenn., in a scheduled four-rounder.
Light heavyweight Benjamin Sinakin (2-0, 1 KO), Philadelphia, also needed only one round to put away Darren Gibbs (1-6, 1 KO), Ferndale, Mich.
Popular lightweight Christian Carto (7-0, 6 KOs) was having his way with Darnell Pettis (3-13), Cleveland, Ohio, when referee Gary Rosato, on the advice of the ring physician, stopped the bout at the end of three in the scheduled four-rounder.
It was one punch and lights out when light heayweight Gledwin “Chico” Ortiz (6-2, 5 KOs) landed flush with an overhand right that sent Philly’s Kieran Hooks (3-2-1, 1KO) crashing to the canvas, out cold. Referee Benji Esteves Jr. didn’t bother with the formality of a count.
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