REMILLARD VS. LORA HEADLINES IN HARTFORD THIS SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 19TH
Matt “THE SHARP SHOOTER” Remillard will face hard hitting undefeated Dominican Rafael Lora on Saturday, September 19th at “A WARRIORS HOMECOMING” it was announced today by Chet Koerner, President of TKO BOXING Promotions.
Tickets for “A WARRIORS HOMECOMING” at Nomads Adventure Quest in South Windsor, CT, start at $45 and can be purchased in advance by calling 860-290-1177 or 860-508-6431.
The ten round NABF featherweight title fight between Remillard and Lora headlines an outstanding evening of world class professional boxing.
Said Koerner, “We wanted to make a statement with our first event in the New England area and this featherweight showdown speaks volumes for our commitment to the local boxing fans. Remillard and Lora are both undefeated, all action fighters which should provide fireworks from the opening bell.”
“In the last eighteen months TKO BOXING has promoted terrific events all over the country and the bottom line is always that the fans want to see great fights and that’s what we’re bringing to Hartford on Saturday, September 19th.”
The 23 year old Remillard, 18-0-0 (10KO’s), will be making his first local New England appearance this year, having scored huge knockout wins in Reno and Baltimore earlier this year, a first round stoppage of Tyler Ziolkowski on July 10th and a third round halting of Jesus Perez on April 2nd.
Also 23 years old, Lora, now living in Irvington, New Jersey, made his North American debut on August 1st taking a six round decision over Carlos Diaz in an action packed war that had the huge crowd at the Sovereign Bank Baseball Stadium in York, Pennsylvania cheering every punch. The win improved his record to 11-0-0 (5KO’s).
Further details on “A WARRIORS HOMECOMING” will be announced shortly.
Nomads Adventure Quest is located at 100 Bidwell Road in South Windsor; CT. Doors on the evening of the event will open at 6pm with the first bell at 7:30pm.
ABOUT TKO BOXING PROMOTIONS
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, cruiserweight Andres Taylor, super middleweights Joey Gilbert and Fedor Chudinov, middleweights Peter Manfredo Jr., Elvin Ayala, Albert Onolunose, James Countryman and Dmitry Chudinov, junior middleweights Bastie Samir, welterweights Juan Buendia and Raul Tovar, junior welterweights Francisco Contreras, Joseph Elegele and Hastings Bwayla, lightweights Rolando Reyes, Mickey Bey Jr., and Terence Crawford, featherweights Matt Remillard, Carney Bowman, Dat Nguyen, Delvin Placencia, Rafael Lora, Maxwell Awaku and Robert Rodriguez, super bantamweights Rafael Valenzuela, bantamweight Leo Santa Cruz and flyweight Rayonta Whitfield.
Further information on TKO Boxing Promotions can be viewed at website, www.tkoboxingpromotions.com