SOUTH PHILLY TO HOST TUESDAY NIGHT SHOW ON SEPT. 16TH
Press Release: On Tuesday, September 16th, boxing returns to the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia with a pro-am show. Headlining the professional portion of the card will be super middleweight Derrick Webster battling Taneal Goyco in a six rounder. Webster of Glassboro, New Jersey has a record of 17-0 with 8 knockouts. To say Goyco (6-7-1 with 3 KOs) has been matched tough is an understatement. In his 14 pro fights, he has taken on eight fighters that were undefeated at the time.
Webster has fought between middleweight and light heavyweight but has settled into the 168-pound division. He has solid wins over Romaro Johnson, Darnell Boone and Lester Gonzalez. In his last bout, he won a six-round unanimous decision over Michael Gbenga on May 30th in Philadelphia.
Goyco has wins over Dennis Morris (1-0); Frankie Filippone (14-2-1) and Jeremy Trussell (8-0). In his last bout the native of Philadelphia was stopped by John Magda (6-0) in four rounds on June 27th in Las Vegas.
Fresh off his pro debut in the first Tuesday Night Fight's card, Avery Sparrow (1-0) of Philadelphia will square off with Pedro Andres (1-3, 1 KO) of Bridgeton, NJ in a four-round featherweight bout...
Dante Wright of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Lionel Charles (0-3) of New York in a four-round junior middleweight bout. Wright was a 4-time Philadelphia District Golden Gloves and National PAL Tournament champion...
Jerome Conquest of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against William Harris (0-3) of Darby, PA in a 140-pound contest...
There will be 7-amateur bouts that will be a prelude to the professional card that will be headlined by National Golden Gloves champion Christian Carto and Eric Gordon in a 3-round bout in the 110-pound weight division.
Tickets can be purchased online at www.2300arena.com or by calling 215 364 9000.