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WV boxing scene heats up

Worldwide attention will be focused on the big January 22 PPV clash between ring legend Evander Holyfield and Sherman “The Tank” Williams at the Greenbrier America’s Resort in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia. But the “Mountain State” will also start the year off strong with no less than six boxing shows within the first three months of 2011 presented by WV boxing promoter Jerry Thomas.

The schedule kicks off on January 15 at the Big Sandy Arena in Huntington, West Virginia. The main event is a six round cruiserweight clash between Bobby Thomas Jr (7-1, 5 KOs) and Collin Rogers (10-28-2, 6 KOs). The co-feature is a battle between unbeaten heavyweights as Jason Pettawy (6-0, 3 KOs) meets Jason Pauley (5-0, 1 KO) in a scheduled six.

Thomas returns on January 29th at the Nathan Goff Armory in Clarksburg, WV, the West Virginia cruiserweight belt will be on the line in a clash between Justin Howes (12-1, 10 KOs) and Mike Sheppard (15-12, 8 KOs). Also Jamel Hicks (3-0, 3 KOs) meets John Colvin (3-10, 3 KOs) in a four round jr middleweight battle.

On February 5, at Parkersburg High School in Parkersburg, WV, heavyweight Jason Pauley returns against Joe Paintiff (5-1-1, 1 KO) in a six rounder, while unbeaten cruiserweight Keith Barr (4-0, 2 KOs) faces Jermiah Williams (0-6).

The action continues February 26th at the Berkley Rec Center in Martinsburg, WV where cruiserweight Danny Shull (2-12, 1 KO) is scheduled to meet Rocky Burch (1-1, 1 KO).

On March 12th at the WesBanco Arena in Wheeling, WV, unbeaten heavyweight”All-Lee” McGinnis (5-0, 3 KOs) tops the bill.

Finally on March 26 at the Beckley Convention Center in Beckley, WV, cruiserweight Bobby Thomas Jr. is slated to face TBA.

For tickets for any of these events, call 304-623-0832.

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