FRIDAY, MARCH 15 (RALEIGH): Walter Johnson’s boxing promotional company will feature boxing in Raleigh on March 15, 2013 at The Ritz venue. Fighters expected on the cards: Noel “Shut-Up” Echevarria (Winston-Salem, N.C.), John Willoughby (Atlanta, Georgia), and Bobby "The Kid Bam" Hornsby (Ellenwood, Georgia). Further details of the event will be posted when it becomes available.
FRIDAY, MARCH 22 & SATURDAY, MARCH 23 (CHARLOTTE): Former North Carolina heavyweight champion James “Bonecrusher” Smith will be in Charlotte on a book-signing tour for his book: M.A.D. (Make A Decision). The dates are not confirmed and the location is unknown. Further details will be posted when it becomes available.
SATURDAY, APRIL 13 (GREENSBORO): Walter Johnson is also promoting an event to take place at the Holiday Inn Airport in Greensboro, N.C. on Saturday, April 13, 2013 billed as Ballroom Brawl 5 and will feature undefeated fighters Joshua "Too Tuff" Tufte of Kernersville Jovan Francois (5-0) of Trinidad And Tobago, Noel “Shut-up” Echevarria (8-0) of Winston-Salem, and Steven Matthews (3-0) of Greensboro. Also, Christian Dominguez (4-1) of Winston-Salem is scheduled.
SATURDAY, APRIL 20 (CHARLOTTE): Tommy Hill Boxing and Red Leather Sports will feature boxing in Charlotte, North Carolina on April 20, 2013. DETAILS: CLICK HERE
SATURDAY, APRIL 27 (WINSTON-SALEM): The Ring of Dreams boxing promotional company will feature boxing in Winston-Salem on April 27, 2013. The venue is unknown, but is likely to be the Benton Convention Center. Earl "Chocolate Drop" Ladson (14-19-1) of Winston-Salem will be making his comeback in the ring. Other North Carolina boxers scheduled are super-middleweight Derek “The Black Lion” Edwards (26-2-1) and welterweight Tony Morris, who will be making his pro debut. It is not yet known who the opponents will be. Further details of the event will be posted when it becomes available.
NORTH CAROLINA BOXERS OUT-OF-STATE FIGHTS
JUNE 8, 2013: Winston-Salem heavyweight, Roberto White (5-5) vs. TBA, Civic Center, Biloxi, Mississippi
APRIL 11-13, 2013: Southern Regional / Southern Golden Gloves Tournament: April 11-13 in Knoxville, Tennessee, Ace Miller Golden Gloves Arena. GAR1680 Boxing Talk Blog will report results of North Carolina boxers that advanced to the regional and competing in this event.
|Paco Rivera of GAR1680 North Carolina Boxing Talk Radio & Blog with|
John "Spidey" Williams of Charlotte, who will be fighting on April 20, 2013.