In the main event, undefeated Lightweight Naim “The Dream” Nelson will take on Georgi Kevlishvilli.
Nelson, 22 years old of Philadelphia has a record of 9-0 with 1 knockout.
Nelson turned pro on June 3rd, 2011 with a unanimous decision over Kywayne Hill. The win set off seven victories which included wins over Korey Sloane (1-0) and Esteban Rodriguez (5-1-1). Nelson then won the Pennsylvania Lightweight championship as he had to get off the deck and fight through a bad cut to score a unanimous decision over Victor Vasquez. In his last bout, Nelson scored eight round unanimous decision over Naim Nelson on December 28th as part of the Tomasz Adamek – Steve Cunningham II card in Bethlehem, Pa.
Kevlishvilli, 31 years old of Philadelphia via Gori, (Republic of) Georgia has a recod of 12-4 with 3 knockouts.
Kevlishvilli turned pro in 2004 and won his first eleven fights in Europe which included a win over undefeated Saichon Sotornpitak (10-0) before losing to Ayup Arsaev (8-0) for the WBC Baltic Featherweight title. Kevlishvilli then came to America and scored a split decision victory over Anthony Flores (9-2-1). He has continued to face top competition such as Ronny Rios (13-0); Casey Ramos (13-0) and in his most recent bout, Kevlishvilli dropped a split decision to Frankie Trader (8-1) on October 10, 2012.
In a eight round co-feature, Jr. Middleweight Harry Joe Yorgey (25-2-1, 12 KO’s) will face an opponent to be named.
In an six round co-feature, Angel Luis Ocasio (7-0-2, 2 KO’s) will take part in a six round Lightweight bout against an opponent to be named.
In a six round Cruiserweight rematch, Elvin Sanchez (5-2-1, 4 KO’s) of Paterson, NJ will take on Jeremy Stauffer (7-2-2, 6 KO’s) of Reading, Pa. Sanchez and Stauffer fought to a four round draw on November 10, 2012.
In a six round Super Featherweight bout, Jason Sosa (8-1-3, 4 KO’s) of Camden NJ will take on an opponent to be named.
In a four round Jr. Welterweight bout, son of the former Heavyweight champ, Tim Witherspoon Jr. (8-3-1, 2 KO’s) takes on Kywayne Hill (1-10, 1 KO) in a rematch of Philadelphian’s. Witherspoon scored a six round unanimous decision over Hill on January 28, 2011.
Travis Thompson (4-9-1, 3 KO’s) of Pottstown, PA will see action in a four round Lightweight bout against an opponent to be named.
Sulthan Staton of Philadelphia will make his pro debut in a four round Lightweight bout against an opponent to be named.
Tickets for this historic evening cost $125 (VIP); $75 (Ringside); $45 (General Admission) and can be purchased at the following locations:
440 Elm Street
Reading, PA 19601
Valley Forge Casino Resort
1160 1st Ave.
King of Prussia, PA 19406
Empire Surplus Home Center
2741 Bernville, RD
Leesport, PA 19533