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UNITED BOXERS Finalizes Card

United Boxers - Boxing Poster

WINCHESTER, VA (October 18, 2012) This “Saturday Night Will Be Alright For Fighting” as UNITED BOXERS presents an evening of action packed professional boxing “LIVE from the Winchester Sportsplex in the Wells Fargo Multi-Purpose Arena”.

Featured on the card are some of the brightest and best prospects in the sport of boxing from the DMV area and national scene.

Headlining the action will be a six round welterweight bout between Baltimore’s James “Keep Em Sleepin” Stevenson and Puerto Rican veteran Angel “The White Tiger” Rios.

Undefeated with a record of 16-0-0 with 11 knockouts, the heavy handed Stevenson will return to action following his devastating first round stoppage of Dontre King on SEPTEMBER 22.

With a record of 9-14-0 (6KO’s), Bronx, NY native Rios is boxing’s true ROAD WARRIOR having battled numerous acclaimed contenders and prospects in their hometowns. Despite his relatively high loss total, Rios has never been stopped!

Also featured on Saturday is undefeated cruiserweight contender and CORPORATE LAWYER Venroy July, originally from Jamaica, now residing in Suitland, Maryland.

With a record of 11-0-2 and four knockouts, July is coming off a career best win on JUNE 16, dominating the highly regarded Justin Howes in an eight round unanimous decision win in Baltimore.

July will square off with veteran Cullen Rogers, 10-36-2 (6KO’s), of Akron, Ohio, in a scheduled four rounder.

Also this Saturday night, local favorite Ritchie Andrews, 4-2-3 (1KO), of Stuarts Draft, Virginia will battle Curtis Morton, 1-2-2, of Harlem, New York.

The 21-year-old Andrews is coming off a four round decision win over Harold Parker on AUGUST 25 in Washington, D.C.

In three special attraction bouts, sensational national prospects Trevor McCumby, Ronald “Akeem” Ellis and Vic Pasillas will hit the Winchester Sportsplex. All three, trained by the highly regarded Robert Garcia, were featured on the undercard of the HBO televised doubleheader this past Saturday night, OCTOBER 13 in Carson, California featuring the Brandon Rios/Mike Alvarado and Nonito Donaire/Toshiaki Nishioka battles.

Just 20-years-old, McCumby is already one of the brightest prospects in the sport. The heavy-handed Chicago native, now based in Glendale, AZ, has blasted through the competition in his first seven bouts, all knockouts, five in the first round. On Saturday night, McCumby drilled Mexican veteran Eliseo Durazo to the canvas twice in the first round earning the stoppage.

McCumby will square off against local Winchester fan favorite and upset minded Danny Shull, 3-17-1 (1KO) in a scheduled four round light heavyweight bout.

Super middleweight Ellis, originally from Puerto Rico, sports a record of 4-0-0 (3KO’s), having pitched a four round shut out victory over Katrell Strauss this past Saturday night.

Now fighting out of Lynn, MA, the 22-year-old Ellis will clash with Akron, Ohio native Tierre King, 0-6-1, in a four round tilt.

Also looking to stay undefeated East Los Angeles resident Pasillas, 3-0-0 (1KO) will fly cross-country to face Quincy Johnson, 0-6-1, in a four round junior lightweight battle.

The 20-year-old Pasillas won a four round unanimous decision over Jazzma Hogue in Carson, CA this past Saturday night.

Rounding out the card, in the welterweight division Oxnard, California’s Andy Ruiz, 2-0-1, will clash with pro debuting Tobias Molina.

Advance tickets priced at $50/VIP Ringside and $30/General Admission may be purchased online through EventBrite. Doors on the evening of the event will open at 6PM with the first bell at 7PM.

For more information on the Winchester Sportsplex, located at 221Commonwealth Court in Winchester, VA, visit their website at WinchesterSportsplex.

United Boxers was founded in 2010 by Chris Middendorf. The goal of the company is to develop world-class professional fighters and promote them to the championship level. For further information or to be added to their mailing list, go to their website,


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