Press Release: Split-T Management has signed super middleweight Anthony Barnes of West Bloomfield, Michigan. The 27 year-old Barnes (10-0 with 8 KOs) will be back in action this Friday, July 13th, when he takes on Dwayne Williams (6-8-1 with 3 KOs) in a six-round bout on a show that is promoted by Carlos Llinas' CLIP Promotions at The MotorCity Casino Hotel in Detroit.
Barnes began boxing at the age of 15, and racked up an amateur record of 62-10 with 25 KOs. He was a five-time Michigan Golden Gloves Champion.
He turned professional on October 12, 2012 with a third-round stoppage of Steve Wofford. Barnes has continued to win, and is coming off a first-round stoppage over Lenwood Dozier on April 13th in Detroit.
Barnes, who is trained by Javan "Sugar" Hill, has juggled his career with being a process server. "I signed with David McWater because he was a straight shooter," said Barnes. "What you see is what you get. I asked people I know he manages and people who know him. Everyone says good things to about him, which confirmed by what I thought."
Said Split-T Management CEO, David McWater, "Anthony has movie star looks, and one-punch power that can knock any super middleweight out. We share similar thought and a plan on how he can become champion in three years. I see him not only as a champion, but one of the big attractions in boxing."