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Photos: Glen Tapia, Jesse Hart Ready For A.C. Battles

By Ed Keenan

Atlantic City, NJ - The 'Jersey Boy' Glen Tapia is back in action, taking on Keenan Collins at Bally's Atlantic City on Saturday, June 14.

The Jersey Boy, fighting at junior middleweight, has a record of 20-1 with 12 KOs. Collins is 15-8-3, 10 KOs. The main event is scheduled for 10 rounds. This will be Tapia's first bout since he took on and lost to James Kirkland in December here in Atlantic City.

Tapia, from Passaic, NJ, trained for weeks with 'Trainer of the Year'  Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym and then at the Trinity Gym in New York during fight week of Cotto vs Martinez.

The Top Rank card will be in the Grand Ballroom. Tickets are $75, $50 plus applicable fees and are available now at the Bally's box office and at Ticketmaster.com

Also appearing on the card will be unbeaten middleweight puncher Jesse Hart, the fighting son of Philadelphia legend Eugene 'Cyclone' Hart.  Hart has a record of 13-0, 10 KOs.

MAIN EVENT - Glen Tapia weighs 154.8 vs Keenan Collins weighs 156

Jesse Hart (below) weighs 169.6

Angel Figueroa (below left) 142.2 & Julian Rofriguez (below right) weighs in at 140.8

Other featured boxers include:

//Toka Khan Clary (127.4 vs Jose Haro 127.8 lbs), a tremendously skilled and action 11-0, 8 KOs, featherweight contender from New England.

//Olympian Egidijus Kavaliaukas, a hard punching 5-0, 4 KO, welterweight from Lithuania.

//Michael Reed, a 9-0, 6 KO, (140.8 vs Alberto Morales 142.9 lbs) junior welterweight from Washington DC.

//Julian Rodriguez, an unbeaten 3-0 junior welterweight from Hasbrouck Heights, N.J.

First Bell is 7 pm.

Tags: Glen Tapia image   Jesse Hart image  
User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by ELPacman on 06-14-2014

Tapia should eat this dude for breakfast. Nice comeback fights after that brutal Kirk Johnson loss.

Comment by Hougigo on 06-14-2014

I'd love to see Derek Edwards vs Jesse Hart next. He gave a good account of himself in his last two. Nearly knocking out Korobov in the first and knocking out Badou Jack in the first

Comment by LAPete on 06-14-2014

Wishing Glen the best! Great guy with wonderful skills. I'm expecting this warrior to move past his lost to Stevenson and learn from that experience. Happy that Freddie has a watchful eye over him as well. Go Glen!!!:boxing:

Comment by chepe009 on 06-14-2014

[QUOT his ballE=Pound4PoundStud;14660229]Mayweather Sr is known for being a defensive trainer, is he not? Floyd Sr's work with Floyd Jr is enough to convince any reasonable man of that. In the area of defense I'll take Floyd Sr over Roach…

Comment by Hougigo on 06-14-2014

I thought Hart was moving up..... fought a good opponent earlier in Findley....guess we going slower than I thought

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