Tickets are now on sale as Chet Koerner’s TKO BOXING Promotions, originators of the nationally acclaimed “HOMETOWN HEROES TO WORLD CHAMPIONS” boxing series presents “THE BATTLE OF YORK 4” on Saturday, August 1st at the Sovereign Bank Baseball Stadium, home of the York Revolution.

Said Koerner, “This is our fourth show in the last year in York and we’re thrilled to present this most unique event along with our partners at the York Revolution. We’re planning a terrific family style event around an evening of world class professional and amateur boxing.”

‘The passion displayed and support we’ve received from the fans, media and business community in the York area really has driven this promotion.”

“For this event we will be setting up the ring in the home plate area with seats available at ringside and also in the stands ensuring terrific sight lines for the fans.”

Said Matt O’Brien, General Manager of the York Revolution, “Boxing is one of those sports that you need to see live. Live from home plate at Sovereign Bank Stadium.”

Tickets, starting at $20 for general admission in the grandstand of the stadium, can be purchased in advance through the York Revolution Box Office (717-801-HITS, ). Ringside table seating is also available through the box office.

Featured at “THE BATTLE OF YORK 4” will be the favorite sons of Central Pennsylvania boxing; Carney “BEEPER” Bowman, Eric Nemo and Stevie Weimer along with world ranked contender Anthony “THE MESSENGER” Thompson of Philadelphia, PA.

Born and raised in York, PA, the 26 year old Bowman, 13-0-0 (5KO’s), has headlined all three of the TKO BOXING Promotions cards at the Valencia Ballroom, most recently thrilling the packed house on March 7th with an outstanding eight round decision win over Columbian veteran Jesus Perez. The all action Bowman will look to stay undefeated as he continues his path towards a world ranking.

Returning from an almost two year layoff, the 25 year old Nemo, 7-1-1 (3KO’s), returned to action on the March 7th Valencia Ballroom card with a brutal third round knockout of Ricky Alexander, a bout that had the fans on their feet throughout the fight chanting for Nemo.

Exciting young prospect Stevie Weimer has gotten his professional career off with a bang, winning all three of his bouts in 2008 to start off with a 3-0-0 (2KO) record. The
19 year old native has impressed fight fans in York and Baltimore with his aggressive style and heavy hands.

Fighting for the first time in York, PA, Anthony “THE MESSENGER” Thompson will look to stay on the winning track as he displays his vast array of world class skills and fan friendly style.

The 27 year old world ranked junior middleweight sporting a record of 24-3-0 with 18 knockouts, is coming off a destructive first round knockout of Luis Lopez on May 2nd in Johnstown, PA.

Additional information on these and other professional and amateur bouts will be released shortly.

Sovereign Bank Stadium is operated by the York Revolution Professional Baseball Club, a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Sovereign Bank Stadium is located at 5 Brooks Robinson Way, York, PA 17401. For more information, please call 717-801-HITS (4487), or visit the Revolution online at

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 and Fedor Chudinov, middleweights Peter Manfredo Jr., Elvin Ayala, Albert Onolunose, James Countryman and Dmitry Chudinov, junior middleweights Bastie Samir and Anthony Thompson, welterweights Juan Buendia and Raul Tovar, junior welterweights Francisco Contreras and Hastings Bwayla, lightweights Rolando Reyes and Terence Crawford, 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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