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Boxing back in Philadelphia on April 19

On April 19th, a boxing card will be presented promoted by Joey Eye Boxing Promotions and David Feldman at Harrahs Philadelphia. The main event will be a ten round battle for the Pennsylvania state light heavyweight title when Dhafir Smith (26-23-7, 4 KOs) battles Anthony Caputo Smith (13-1, 10 KOs). Despite his less than stellar record, Smith has skills, as evidenced by wins over Former IBF super middleweight champion Jeff Lacy and former “Contender” participant Jonathan Reid. He is the reigning state titleholder. Caputo Smith is a fan favorite in the Delaware area.

In a six round Co-Feature, Victor Vasquez (16-7-1, 7 KO’s) of Philadelphia takes on Chazz McDowell (6-3, 1 KO) of New York in a lightweight contest.

In an eight round jr. middleweight affair, DeCarlo Perez (9-2-1, 3 KO’s) battles Julius Kennedy (7-4-1, 3 KO’s) of Windsor Mill, MD

In a six round jr. welterweight bout, Julio DeJesus (7-3-3, 4 KO’s) of Chester, PA will battle Ariel Duran (7-3-1, 4 KO’s) of New York

Undefeated Javontae Starks (6-0, 5 KO’s) of Minneapolis, MN takes on an opponent to be named in a six round jr. middleweight affair.

In a four round welterweight bout, Anthony Prescott (1-1-1, 1 KO) of Cherry Hill, NJ squares off with Terrell Boggs (0-5) of Philadelphia, PA

Althea Saunders (3-0-1) of Atlantic City, NJ will take on an opponent to be named in a four round jr. welterweight bout.

Tyrone Crawley Jr. (3-0) of Philadelphia meets Korey Sloane (2-6-2) of Philadelphia in a four round welterweight bout.

Arthur Parker (1-8-1, 1 KO) of Lancaster, PA takes on debuting Drew Aguillar of Philadelphia in a four round super bantamweight tilt.

Alex Barbosa (4-1-1, 1 KO) of Philadelphia, PA will box Jose Del Vale (0-1-2) of Corozal, Puerto Rico in a four round super bantamweight bout.

Rounding out the card will be the much anticipated pro debut of amateur standout Damon Allen taking on fellow debuting lightweight Joseph Ahaamid of Philadelphia

Tickets are now on sale for $85 (VIP); $70 (Ringside) and $50 (General Admission) and can be purchased at the Harrahs Philadelphia Gift Shop; By calling Joey Eye (267-304-9399); David Feldman (610-291-0806); 800-480-8020 or on

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