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William Joppy-Cory Cummings Rematch on March 12
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FAIRFAX, VA --- After earning a majority draw last November in a crowd-pleasing, back-and-forth contest, former D.C. world champion William Joppy (39-6-2, 30 KOs) and dangerous veteran Cory “Black Ice” Cummings (17-4-1, 13 KOs) of Baltimore, MD will look to settle Beltway bragging rights when they return to the Patriot Center on March 12 as the 10-round Co-Main Event on the Jimmy Lange Boxing card. The show is an Ice Promotions event presented by Valcourt Building Services.

Each fighter believed he won three months ago in their 10-round showdown where one judge scored in favor of Joppy, 96-94, while the other two saw it even at 95-95.

Joppy, a popular trainer at LA Boxing in Northern Virginia, continues to look for his elusive 40th career win after being stopped by World Boxing Association (WBA) / International Boxing Association (IBA) Light Heavyweight Champion Beibut Shumenov in Shymkent, Kazakhstan on January 10, 2011.  Originally scheduled to fight Gayrat Ahmedov on the undercard, Joppy took the last-minute upgrade and title shot opportunity when Jürgen Brähmer pulled out days before the fight due to illness. During his illustrious career, Joppy has faced the super middleweight division’s best: Bernard “The Executioner” Hopkins, Felix “Tito” Trinidad, Roberto Duran, Howard Eastman, Lucian Bute, Jermain Taylor and Julio Cesar Green

Meanwhile, Cummings looks to prevent the former three-time world titleholder from reaching his milestone victory, while defeating his second straight D.C. fighter in the process.  In May 2009, he captured the Maryland State Super Middleweight crown with a ninth-round TKO win over D.C.’s Demetrious Davis. Cummings has more than held his own against top opponents including former world champions Montell Griffin and top D.C. fighter Keith Holmes.

Hometown fighter and former Contender star Jimmy Lange (34-4-2, 24 KOs) of Great Falls, VA headlines his 12th Patriot Center show with a 10-round bout against Jimmy Holmes (19-1, 10 KOs) of Demotte, IN. The undercard features undefeated Todd “White Lightning” Wilson (9-0, 3 KOs) of Fairfax, VA vs. Dean “Pitbull” White (15-10-2, 3 KOs) of Smithsburg, MD; knockout artist Tony “Mo Better” Jeter (10-2-1, 9 KOs) of Stevensville, MD vs. TBD; a heavyweight collision between Ron “Heavy Duty” Gamble (1-0, 1 KO) of Arnold, MD and Abodurin “Bo” Akinyanju (3-1, 3 KOs) of Landover, MD; and Charlottesville, VA middleweight George “Wartime” Rivera (11-6, 4 KOs) vs. Shakir Ashanti (16-9, 4 KOs) of Greensboro, NC.

Tickets, priced at $35, $50, $75, $125, $200, $300 and $500 (plus applicable service charges), can be bought through all Ticketmaster outlets including the Patriot Center box office, online at www.ticketmaster.com/ and via phonecharge at 703-573-SEAT, 202-397-SEAT and 410-547-SEAT. Accessible seating is available for patrons with disabilities by calling 703-993-3035.

Tags: Williams Joppy , Cory Cummings , Joppy-Cummings , Joppy vs Cummings


 

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comment by cooper5, on 02-01-2011
I laughed that Joppy got a title shot at light heavy after going 0-2-1 in his last three matches and never beating anyone alive at 174. Now that Joppy has no wins in his last four fights and will probably get another title shot, I find it hard to laugh.

comment by lebrick, on 02-01-2011
[QUOTE=kadyo]Joppy is still fighting? Some boxing itch that needs some boxingscratch I guess or maybe a money problem. Damn...[/QUOTE] same question here.. and he is also fighting a veteran? what's the point except for money? i'll understand if he was fighting an up-and-coming boxer..:nonono:

comment by kadyo, on 02-01-2011
Joppy is still fighting? Some boxing itch that needs some boxingscratch I guess or maybe a money problem. Damn...

comment by giacomino, on 01-31-2011
Joppy was never a champion, any more than Sturm, Zbik, Slyvester or any of the other pretenders at middleweight today. He held a paper title at middleweight but BHOP showed who was champion when he won a near shutout over him. Joppy has been shot for nearly a decade. Sad that he's still fighting

comment by mr cartoon, on 01-31-2011
damn joppy hung them up already

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