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Boxing: November 11th card Presented by GH3 Promotions and Victory Boxing Promotions

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Philadelphia, PA (October 13, 2016) – DUE TO A SCHEDULING CONFLICT, World ranked super bantamweight Adam Lopez will take on Carlos Valcarcel on Friday, November 11h at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia.  The broadcast is slated to begin at 9:00 PM ET.

 The scheduled eight-round bout will be the featured bout of the inaugural broadcast on

ONE World Sports.

The card is promoted by GH3 Promotions and Victory Boxing Promotions.

Lopez of San Antonio, Texas is ranked 4th by the WBA and has a record of 15-0-1 with seven knockouts. The 25-year-old Lopez is a four-year pro and has wins over Pablo Cruz (11-0), Eliecer Aquino (17-0-1), former world champion Erik Aiken & Mario Munoz (16-0-1). In his last bout, Lopez fought to a ten-round split draw with Roman Reynoso (18-1-1) on July 22nd in Mashantucket, Connecticut.

Valcarcel has a record of 14-8-4 with five knockouts.  The 34-year-old native of Miami, Florida has wins over Jovanny Soto (15-2-1), Rodolfo Garay (14-2-1) & Leivi Brea (16-4-3). The 12-year veteran also has fought former world champion Eric Morel and future world title challenger Jessie Magdaleno. Valcarcel is coming off a 6th round stoppage defeat to undefeated Erick DeLeon on June 25th in Dallas, Texas.

Seeing action in the eight round co-feature will be undefeated welterweight Ed Brown. The 24-year-old native of Chicago has a record of 18-0 with 15 knockouts, and has established himself as one of the top welterweight prospects in boxing. Brown is coming off a six-round unanimous decision over Gilbert Venegas on July 30th in Hammond, Indiana.

In an eight-round super middleweight bout, hard-punching Jerry Odom will take on Taneal Goyco. Odom of Washington, DC has a record of 14-2-1 with 13 knockouts, and is a four-year professional.  The 23-year-old Odom won his first twelve bouts, which included a thrilling come from behind stoppage over previously undefeated Vilier Quinonez (9-0) on July 25, 2014 in a nationally televised bout on ShoBox: The New Generation. Odom avenged a controversial disqualification defeat by destroying previously undefeated Andrew Hernandez (8-0) in one round.   In his last bout, Odom stopped Julius Jackson (19-1)in three rounds.

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Goyco of Philadelphia has a record of 8-9-1 with three knockouts. Goyco has upset the apple-cart on several occasions.  He has wins over undefeated Dennis Morris (1-0), Jeremy Trussell (8-0) & Devin Butcher (5-0) plus upset victories over Frankie Filippone (14-2-1) and Dennis Hasson (16-1).  Goyco is coming off a eight-round unanimous decision defeat to Tony Hirsch on June 11th in Oakland, California.

Opening up the ONE World Sports television broadcast will be talented prospect Jaron Ennis of Philadelphia. Ennis, 19 years old has a record of 6-0 with five knockouts.  In his last bout, he was taken the distance for the first time, but pounded out a four-round unanimous decision over Eddie Diaz on September 15th.

In off-television action and appearing in six-rounds bouts will be super welterweight Arturo Trujillo (8-0, 5 KO’s) of Easton, PA, super lightweight Keenan Smith (9-0, 3 KO’s) of Philadelphia will fight Steve Belmontes (2-1) of Corpus Chrsti, Texas;  junior lightweightJohn Joe Nevin (8-0, 4 KO’s) of Mullinger, Ireland; Derrick Webster (20-1, 10 KO’s) of Willingboro, New Jersey will compete in a middleweight bout.

In four-round bouts:

Junior featherweight Emmanuel Folly (7-0, 5 KO’s) of Philadelphia; lightweight Joshua Jones (2-0-1, 2 KO’s) of Philadelphia and bantamweight LeRoy Davila (3-0, 2 KO’s) of New Brunswick, NJ. will take on pro debuting Bennie Culpepper of St. Louis, Missouri.

Tickets for this great evening of boxing are $100, $75, $50 and $40 and can be purchased by calling 267-273-0945 and www.2300arena.com

Robert D. Cobb
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