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Livingston-Colvin Added to 10/15 Hopkins-Dawson Card

By Ryan Maquiñana

A pair of unbeaten middleweight prospects will clash in Los Angeles on October 15 when Donyil Livingston fights Kurtiss Colvin in a six-rounder on the Bernard Hopkins-Chad Dawson undercard.

“It’s going to be a step up in competition,” Livingston said.

After a well-decorated amateur career that included a subsequent long hiatus, the 27-year-old Livingston from Palmdale, Calif., started his pro career 5-0 with three knockouts before incurring a split draw with Roberto Yong three weeks ago.

Meanwhile, the 27-year-old Colvin (6-0, 5 KOs), from Austin, Tex., has racked up six straight wins since turning pro 18 months ago, with the last one being a second-round knockout of Cleven Ishe in July.  This bout will mark his first six-rounder.

The card will be promoted by Golden Boy in association with Gary Shaw.

Ryan Maquiñana is the boxing correspondent at Comcast SportsNet Bay Area.  He’s a member of the Boxing Writers Association of America and The Ring’s Ratings Advisory Panel.  E-mail him at rmaquinana@gmail.com, check out his blog at www.maqdown.com or follow him on Twitter: @RMaq28.

User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by Mr. Philadel on 09-15-2011

never heard of them but I guess its cool when 2 UNBEATEN diaper dandies go at it :boxing:

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