By Kurt Wolfheimer
Undefeated lightweight prospect Antonio “Tony The Tiger” Espinosa (10-0) will face the toughest test of his professional career in the six round co feature on Saturday night at the Woodlands Inn and Resort in Wilkes-Barre, PA, when he faces Ron “Teflon” Boyd (6-6, 2KO’s) of Washington, DC. Espinosa knows he must defeat the former Maryland super featherweight title challenger, if he is to continue his run for a possible world title. Boyd recently defeated Dean White (14-10-1, 7KO’s) and is primed and ready to pull the upset on Saturday night. In the main event of the exciting professional boxing card promoted by Andre Kut of KEA Boxing Promotions, will be former Scranton, PA Police Officer, Jason Gavern (17-5-3, 8KO’s), who will be challenged by Willie Perryman (10-19, 7KO’s) in a six round heavyweight scrap.
5’5” super featherweight Anthony Cusumano (3-2-1, 2KO’s) of nearby Old Forge PA, will face 6’3” Nathan Francis (2-5, 1KO) in a four round affair.
Lightweight, Clinton “Pretty Boy Douglas (2-3-2) will look to rebound from an upset loss last month at the very same arena, when he swaps punches over four rounds with Jean Ramos (0-2).
April “Hollywood” Richards (0-1) will tangle with Natoya Ervin (0-3) in a special four round female middleweight attraction. Richards went toe-to-toe with Julie “The Irish Fury” Albanese in last month’s card that had the crowd on their feet throughout. Richards, who took that fight on the late notice minute, promises an even better effort on Saturday night as she looks to even her record at 1-1.
Two other exciting bouts are expected to be added.
The Woodlands in Wilkes-Barre, PA offers a restaurant, four bars and a Hotel that is the ideal setting for fans looking to enjoy a great night at a reasonable price. This is world class boxing in an intimate setting that is hosted by the owners who are boxing enthusiasts. A combination like this will bring many nights of quality action packed entertainment to those KEA BOXING fans, which have enjoyed the extras and have come to expect nothing less.
The Woodlands Inn and Resort is located in the foothills of the beautiful Pocono Mountains and is easily accessible from the Pennsylvania Turnpike and Interstates 80, 81 and 84.
For more information contact the Woodlands Inn and Resort at 574-824-9831
Doors open: 7PM
First Bout: 7:30PM
Tickets pricing as follows: VIP-$100, Reserved-$60, General Admission-$40