PROFESSIONAL BOXING RETURNS TO
WINCHESTER’S SPORTSPLEX ON SATURDAY MAY 9TH; ANDREW FARMER AND BAYAN JARGAL IN FEATURE BOUTS
WINCHESTER, VA (April 8, 2009) World class professional boxing will return to the Sportsplex in Winchester, Virginia, as “TRIPLE THREAT: TOMORROW’S CHAMPIONS 11” hits on Saturday, May 9th.
Presented by Reno based “Let’s Get It On” Promotions, TKO BOXING Promotions of Las Vegas, Left Hook LLC and Pro-Motion Sports, advance tickets starting at $40 will go on sale this Friday, April 10th and can be reserved by calling 540-379-1532 or 540-868-2200.
The Sportsplex is located at 221 Commonwealth Court in Winchester, Virginia. Doors on the evening of the event will open at 6:30pm with the first bell at 7:30pm.
Said Terry Lane of “Let’s Get It On” Promotions and Chet Koerner of TKO BOXING Promotions in a joint statement, “We’re very excited to co-promote our first event in the Winchester area. We’ve got a huge night of boxing planned for the great fight fans at the Sportsplex on May 9th and having Andrew and Bayan on the card truly exemplifies our “HOMETOWN HEROES TO WORLD CHAMPIONS” theme.
Featured in the main event will be 23 year old junior welterweight prospect Andrew “THE DOO MAN” Farmer. With a record of 11-1-0 with seven knockouts, Farmer has won his last seven in a row, most recently sweeping all eight rounds against Cesar Vega on August 9th at the Civic Center in Salem, Virginia.
Combining his outstanding boxing skills with his huge heart, Farmer has become a must see attraction on the East Coast amongst fight fans.
The co-main event will showcase rising lightweight prospect Bayan “THE MONGOLIAN MONGOOSE” Jargal. Since turning professional two and half years ago, Jargal has thrilled fight fans across the country with his devastating power.
Jargal is coming off a third round knockout of Reggie Nash on March 14th which followed a first round KO of Walberto Gaxiola on January 23rd in Las Vegas.
Jargal is managed by J.D. Brown who has managed former world champions William Joppy and DeMarcus Corley and also worked as an advisor for Sugar Ray Leonard.
Further details including an outstanding undercard will be announced shortly.
Reno, Nevada based "Let's Get It On" Promotions was founded in 2000 by legendary boxing referee Mills Lane. In early 2005 he was joined by sons Terry and Tommy in the operations of the company. Along with super middleweight contender Jesse Brinkley, "Let's Get It On" Promotions also promotes lightweight prospect Bayan Jargal and highly regarded brothers Tyler and Derek Hinkey. They have consistently promoted world class boxing events on a national basis.
Further information on "Let's Get It On" Promotions can be viewed at www.letsgetitonboxing.com
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, www.tkoboxingpromotions.com