PARSIPPANY, NJ TO HOST BOXING ON AUG. 9TH
Press Release: Welterweight Michael “Slick” Anderson (13-2-1) of Newark, NJ faces hardcore Rogelio Castaneda (26-20-3) on Saturday, August 9th in the eight-round main event of “Lights Out” at the Parsippany Police Athletic League in Parsippany, NJ. Tickets are available by calling 732-859-4183.
Fighting for the first time since a grueling eight-round split decision win over George Sosa last November, Anderson is the President of “Show Off Riders” Motorcycle Club and regularly supports community related causes. As a boxer, his best asset is his hand speed.
Castanada’s [lost five in a row but is] willing to fight anybody, any time, any place and anywhere. The Sacramento, CA based Mexican’s challenged the likes of Lucas Matthysse (twice), Konstantin Ponomarev, Lamont Peterson, Francisco Bojado, Demetrius Hopkins and Sirimongkol Singwancha amongst others. The 37-year-old has boxed 267 more professional rounds than Anderson.
Cruiserweight Dave Valykeo (4-1) of Neptune, NJ will attempt to get back on track following the first setback of his career when he squares off in a six rounder against fellow New Jerseyan Tracey Johnson (1-2) of Camden.
Light heavyweight prospect Yunieski Gonzalez of Cuba via Miami, Florida will face an opponent to be named. Cominf off a first-round stoppage of Jaison Palomeque, Gonzalez came from the famed Cuban amateur program and is 14-0 with 10 knockouts as a pro.
“August 9th will be a great evening for boxing fan” said Michael Daugherty, CEO of All Out Promotions. “There are some very talented fighters on the card and I’m excited to see everybody in action.”
In separate undercard bouts, locals Godson “Soldier Boy” Noel, Frank Jordan, Joseph Williams and Bienvenido Diaz will appear in four-round contests.