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Kennedy, Becerra finish sparring

Undefeated super bantamweight Teon “The Technician” Kennedy is wrapping up his training for his NABA title fight with Alex Becerra, scheduled for Sept. 25, in the Grand Ballroom at Bally’s Atlantic City. Kennedy, 24, of North Philadelphia, works out nightly under the guidance of trainers Randy and Wade Hinnant at Joe Hand’s Gym in the Northern Liberties section of Philadelphia. The gym is owned by Joe Hand, who co-manages Kennedy with Doc Nowicki. Now ranked No. 6 in the world by the IBF, Kennedy is 15-0-1, 6 K0s. This will be his fourth fight at Bally’s, where he has beaten Lucian Gonzalez and Jose Angel Berranza and boxed a draw with Lante Addy. Kennedy also holds the USBA super bantamweight title. Becerra, 29, finishes up his sparring this week in his El Paso, TX, hometown with handlers Ruben Garcia and Adan Hernandez. He will arrive in Atlantic City on September 22. Tickets are $50 and $75. Call 215-765-0922.

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