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Kennedy headlines in AC!

By Rick Scharmberg

Teon Kennedy (12-0, 5 KOs), of Philadelphia, PA will face Lucian Gonzalez (9-5-1, 1 KO), of Reading PA in the eight round super bantamweight main event this Saturday night at Bally’s Atlantic City in Atlantic City, NJ. Kennedy, who is on the cusp of a world ranking, was the 2004 National Golden Gloves flyweight champion. The co-main event will feature a rare battle of unbeaten prospects. Latif Mundy (8-0, 3 KOs), of Philadelphia will face Patrick Majewski (10-0, 7 KOs), of Somers Point, NJ in an eight round middleweight battle. Peltz Boxing Promotions is promoting the show.

Other bouts:

“Big” John Poore (20-3, 18 KOs) returns to the ring after nearly a year to face veteran Jermell Barnes (18-20-2, 4 KOs) in a six round heavyweight bout.

Garrett Wilson (3-2, 1 KO) will face Louis Robinson (2-2-1, 1 KO) in a four round light heavyweight bout.

Luquan Lewis (0-1) will face Osnel Charles in a four round lightweight bout. Charles will be making his pro debut.

Rashad Bogar (2-1, 1 KO) will meet Ardrick Butler (2-1) in a four round welterweight bout.

Eliud Torres (2-0-1, 1 KO) takes on Jose Guzman (4-4-1) in a four round lightweight bout.

Tickets, priced at $45 and $65, can be purchased by calling 215-765-0922 or 800-745-3000.

First bout: 7:30 PM.

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