BALTIMORE, MD (March 31, 2009) Super middleweight fan favorite, Mike “THE PERSECUTOR” Paschall wrapped up his training for fans and media on Tuesday afternoon just two days prior to his showdown on Thursday night with Sam “THE PUNCHING POLICEMAN” Hill at Michaels’ Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie, Maryland, just outside of Baltimore.

“We’ve trained hard and now we’ll fight hard. I’m in great shape and ready for whatever Hill brings to the ring on Thursday night” said Paschall after his workout.

The Paschall/Hill bout headlines an outstanding evening of world class professional boxing presented by Las Vegas based TKO BOXING Promotions, home of the nationally acclaimed “HOMETOWN HEROES TO WORLD CHAMPIONS” series..

Tickets, starting at $35.00, can be purchased in advance, by calling the Ballroom Boxing box office at 410-766-7474.. Doors on the evening of the event will open at 6:30pm with the first bell at 7:30pm. Michael’s Eighth Avenue is located at 7220 Grayburn Dr., in Glen Burnie, MD.

Paschall, 18-1-1 (4KO’s), is coming off a terrific six round decision win over James Johnson on November 20th at Michael’s Eighth Ave. On August 2nd, Paschall lost a Showtime broadcast battle to Andre Dirrell when the bout was stopped in the fourth round due to a bad cut.

Hill, 17-10-1 (10KO’s), an active member of the St. Louis police force, has faced numerous world champions and contenders in his twelve year career including Jermain Taylor, Rico Hoye, Sebastien Demers, Prince Badi Ajamu, Maselino Masoe and most recently Travis Simms. In 2001, he scored a ninth round TKO of former junior middleweight champion David Reid.

Also featured this Thursday at Michaels’ Eighth Avenue is sensational featherweight prospect Matt Remillard, undefeated Nigerian contender Albert Onolunose, highly regarding junior lightweight prospect and former amateur standout Mickey Bey Jr. along with Baltimore fan favorites Tyrell Samuel and Julius Kennedy.

Formed in early 2008, Chet Koerner’s Las Vegas based TKO BOXING Promotions, originator of the “HOMETOWN HEROES TO WORLD CHAMPIONS” national boxing series, stable includes; heavyweight Lenroy Thomas, super middleweight Joey Gilbert, middleweights Elvin Ayala, Albert Onolunose and James Countryman, junior middleweights Bastie Samir and Anthony Thompson, welterweights Juan Buendia and Raul Tovar, junior welterweights Jonathan Gover, Francisco Contreras and Hastings Bwayla, lightweights Cortez Bey, Rolando Reyes and Terrance Crawford, junior lightweight Mickey Bey Jr., featherweights Matt Remillard, Carney Bowman, Delvin Plascencia, Rafael Lora and Maxwell Awaku, super bantamweights Rafael Valenzuela and Carlos Reyes.

Further information on TKO Boxing Promotions can be viewed at their newly remodeled website,

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