WHITEHALL, NY TO HOST AUGUST 3RD SHOW
Press Release: It will be Troy, New York vs. Brooklyn, New York when Shawn Miller takes on Yasin “The Assasin” Rashid in a light heavyweight bout on August 3rd. The show will be promoted by Greg Gross at the Whitehall Athletic Club in Whitehall, NY. Miller, who played college baseball at West Virginia University, turned pro in 2009 and has gone 10-1-1, while Rashid is 7-4 in a career that began in 2004. The sole loss was a first-round stoppage on a body shot at the hands of Steven Tyner. While clearly the underdog in this fight, Rashid has been in with better fighters than Miller: his four defeats were to Will Rosinsky (12-0), Andy Mejias (9-0), Joe Smith Jr. (10-1) and Antowyan Aikens (6-0).