Atlantic City, NJ – Dee Lee Promotions, Inc., in association with Resorts Casino Hotel present ‘The Next Generation,’ an evening of boxing where legends live on and history will be made, Fri., March 4, 2011 in Atlantic City. Several of the sport’s greatest families will be on hand to witness their pugilistic legacy continuing at Resort’s Ballroom. Nine bouts are slated showcasing Foreman, Tiberi, and Seldon with the 10-round main event featuring USBA junior middleweight champion Derek “Pooh” Ennis.
At the new Resorts’ inaugural boxing event, the electrifying USBA junior middleweight champion and Philadelphia, PA native, Derek 'Pooh' Ennis (22-2-1/13 KO's) will square-off against the hard hitting Hialeah, FL native, Giorbis Barthelemy (24-8-2/9 KO’s). A featured fight of the evening pits George “Monk” Foreman (10-0-0/9 KO's), the son of former heavyweight champion Big George Foreman and a rising young heavyweight from Houston, TX, against Wayne Hampton (5-5-0/3 KO’s) who fights out of Cheverly, MD.
Joey Tiberi (2-1-0/2 KO's), a promising featherweight and a proud member of the fighting Tiberi clan from Newark, DE will battle Shawn Hudson (1-5-0/1 KO) of Norfolk VA. Atlantic City’s own super middleweight and son of former heavyweight champion Bruce Seldon, Isiah Seldon (3-0-0/1 KO) will step in the ring against Kenneth Moody (1-2) of Virginia Beach, VA. Jaywon Woods (8-1-1/KO's) of Danville, VA, the son of former top heavyweight contender and Atlantic City favorite Darrol Wilson, will face an opponent yet to be announced.
Rounding out the evening’s card are Ismael Garcia (3-0) from Millville, NJ vs. Stanley Harvey (0-1) of Norfolk, VA; James Countryman (14-1-0/8 KO’s) vs. Yasin Rashid (7-1-0/2 KO’s) hailing from Brooklyn, NY; Thomas Lamanna (1-0/1 KO) of Vineland, NJ vs. an opponent yet to be announced. And the only female fight slated for the evening features local crowd favorite, Atlantic City, NJ’s own Althera “Lady thunder” Saunders (2-0) vs. Lisa Bolin (4-4-0/2 KO’s) of Charlotte, SC.
Doors open at 7:00 p.m., with the first bout slated for 8:00 p.m. Tickets are currently on sale and are priced at $40, $55, $75 and $100. Tickets can be purchased at Resorts Box Office, through Ticketmaster at 1.800.745.3000 www.ticketmaster.com or Dee Lee Promotions Inc., at 1.856.692.1206
Stay the night at the new Resorts with two hotel packages around the event. The room and event package is priced at $200 and includes an overnight stay on Fri., March 4 and two tickets to the fight, mention code PNEXT when booking. The room, show and party package includes an overnight stay on Fri., March 4, two tickets to the fight and entrance into Boogie Nights after party for $300, mention code PNEXTB when booking. Call 1.800.322.7469 Tags: Monk Foreman