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Yorgey-Kennedy rematch set for June 15th

On June 15th, Marshall Kauffman’s Kings Boxing Promotions will returns to the Valley Forge Casino and Resort with an intriguing rematch between local favorite Harry Joe Yorgey (26-2-1, 12 KPOs) and Julius Kennedy (7-5-1, 3 KOs) in a jr middleweight bout scheduled for 10 rounds. On March 15th, Yorgey and Kennedy battled to a disputed six round split decision for which Yorgey’s hands were raised in victory. Many in the crowd disagreed. This will be Yorgey’s first fight since facing Kennedy, however after losing to Yorgey, Kennedy was stopped by DeCarlo Perez in five rounds on April 19th.

The eight round co-feature, it will be a lightweight Philadelphia turf war between Tevin Farmer (10-4-1, 1 KO) and Victor Vasquez (16-7-1, 7 KOs).

In other action, Frankie De Alba (7-1-2, 3 KOs) of Bayamon, PR will take on Jamell Tyson (3-9-2, 1 KO) of Rochester, NY in a six round Lightweight bout.

In a six round Cruiserweight bout, Jeremey Stauffer of Reading, PA (7-2-2, 6 KOs) takes on returning Kamarah Pasley (5-6, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia, PA

Returning Lightweight Anthony Flores (9-4-1, 6 KOs) of Philadelphia battles Ramon Ellis (4-8-2, 2 KOs) in a six round bout.

Todd Unthank-May (6-0, 2 KOs) will see action in a six round Light Heavyweight bout against an opponent to be named.

Jovantae Starks (6-0, 5 KOs) of Minneapolis, MN will take part in a six round Jr. Middleweight bout against an opponent to be named.

In a four round Lightweight bout, Travis Thompson (4-9-2, 3 KOs) of Pottstown, PA will take on an opponent to be named.

Also in a four round Lightweight bout, Damon Allen (1-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia will take on an opponent to be named.

In a four round Featherweight bout it will be a battle of pro debuter’s as Tony DuBose will take on John Portillo.

Khalib Whitmore of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Brian Donahue (2-4-1) of Philadelphia in a four round Light Heavyweight bout

Tickets are $125 (VIP); $75 (Ringside); $45 (General Admission).

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