Saturday, August 04, 2007
DORAVILLE, Ga. - The popular fistic series ShoBox: The New Generation delivered an exciting night of boxing on Friday, August 3 with heavyweights Kevin “The Kingpin” Johnson and Damian “Bolo” Wills in a fast passed, highly entertaining battle that had the near capacity crowd at Far West Rodeo on their feet for part of the evening. Johnson won a unanimous decision with two judges scoring the bout 99-91 and one judge 100 – 91.
In the co-feature, stylish super bantamweight Eric Hunter scored a unanimous decision victory against the much bigger Tyrell Samuel. Two judges scored the bout 79-73 and one 78 -74.
Monday, July 16, 2007
NEW YORK - Two up and coming heavyweight prospects, Kevin “The Kingpin” Johnson (15-0-1, 6 KOs) and Damian “Bolo” Wills (22-1-1, 16 KOs), will have their chance to make a mark on the American heavyweight picture when they meet on the renowned Showtime series – ShoBox: The Next Generation, Friday, August 3, from Atlanta, Ga. In the featherweight co-feature, Eric Hunter (7-1, 3 KOs), of Philadelphia, Pa., will take on Joel Santiago (8-0, 2 KOs) of Mexico City, Mexico.
The exciting doubleheader, promoted by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing will air on Showtime (11 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the west coast) from the Far West Rodeo, Doraville, Ga.