This Saturday night, RDR Promotions will stage its inaugural event at The Yeisha Center’s Grand Yeisha Ballroom in South Philadelphia.
The card dubbed “Young King’s” will feature some of the top emerging talent in the Philadelphia area. The card will be a Pro-Am that will feature the top amateur fighters in the city of Philadelphia.
In the featured six-round bout, undefeated Isaiah Johnson will battle William Parra Smith in a junior welterweight bout.
Johnson of Sicklerville, New Jersey has been perfect as a pro as he has amassed a record of 5-0 with five knockouts. The 20 year-old Johnson is coming off a first round stoppage over Rondale Hubbert on July 9th in Philadelphia.
Smith of Anchorage, Alaska is 4-11-1 with three knockouts. The 25 year-old Smith has faced six undefeated fighters plus Johnson’s brother Nahir Albright. Smith is coming off a unanimous decision win over Daniel Robles (7-2-1) on August 13th in Melrose, Massachusetts.
In Four-Round Bouts:
Rashan Adams (3-0, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia takes on Kelvin Smith (3-3, 2 KOs) of Pittsburgh, PA in a super featherweight bout.
Eliezer Olmeda (2-2) of Gloucester City, NJ fights Rahiem Cooke (1-2) of Philadelphia in a welterweight clash
Nimal Farmer (1-0, 1 KO) of Lindenwold, New Jersey fights Leonidas Flowers (2-10-1) of Winchester, Virginia in a welterweight fight.
Marvelous Corbin (1-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia battles Joshua Zimmerman (0-9) of Baltimore in a super lightweight contest.
Ghandi Romain of Union City, NJ makes his pro debut against Jeremiah Kendrick (1-2, 1 KO) of Philadelphia in a super welterweight fight,
The Pro-Am will feature all Top Amateurs from Philadelphia, Washington, Newark & New York plus Olympians from around the world.
There will be a bout between the number one against the number two ranked fighters at 125-pound open class females.
Also featured will be:
Salim Bey 110 number-one ranked in the country
Jadden Kane — PA state 139 lb Elite GG Golden Gloves Champion
Christian Ortiz–132 number 3 at 132 lbs
Suave Downs – Multiple time USA National champion at 106 lbs.
Tyreem “MooMoo” Haywood – over 100 amateur fights
Plus More top amateurs to be featured
Tickets are $65, $75 and $100 and can be purchased at RDRboxing@yahoo,com
The Yeisha Center is located at 2301 Snyder Avenue in Philadelphia.