Atlanta, GA - July 19, 2021 - Hard-hitting boxing is heading to the Georgia World Congress Center on August 14th, as Empreus presents ‘Battle of the South II’. For a limited time only, fight fans are encouraged to take advantage of the 50% off code by following @OfficialOneEmpreus on Instagram.
Hosted by Shawty the Comedian, the card contains a host of well-known names, topped by a headline showdown between Anthony Peterson [37-1-1, 24 KOs] and Cameron Krael [18-19-3, 5 KOs].
An exemplary 17-year pro, Peterson has mixed with some top-quality names and is the brother of two-weight world champion Lamont. Meanwhile Krael, is a tough competitor who rarely gets stopped. The Las Vegas resident has gone the distance with Maurice Hooker and Egidijus Kavaliauskas.
In the co-main event, Brian Norman, Jr. takes on Keandre Gibson. Unbeaten Norman Jr [20-0, 17 KOs] is a savage finisher, closing in on a major title opportunity. Gibson [19-3-1, 8 KOs] will be a solid adversary for the “Assassin” to deal with.
The card also features rising super-welterweight prospect Sharif Rahman [4-0, 3 KOs] and promising heavyweight Hasim Rahman [11-0, 5 KOs]. Brooklyn-based Kazakh Dimash “Lightning” Niyasov [14-1-3, 6 KOs], Maryland’s former world title challenger Dominic Wade [20-1, 14 KOs], who once fought Gennady Golovkin, and heavy-handed southpaw Noel Echevarria [18-7, 12 KOs] add to the stacked line-up.
Donnis Reed, Nathan Bedwell, Sean Charleston and Shawn Martin are included on the bill.
“We are expecting an excellent night of action. There will be 50-50 fights, hot prospects, and plenty of leather thrown. Whether you join us in the arena or watch at home, it’s going to be spectacular,” said promoter Bobby Batts.
General tickets are available @ www.oneempreus.com - priced at $50 with ringside tickets for $85. There will also be a live stream of the event. Fans can catch every punch at www.BabyDon.tv with two former heavyweight stars, Gerry Cooney and Hasim Rahman, providing live stream commentary.
The event will take place at the Georgia World Congress Center, 285 Andrew Young International Blvd NW, Atlanta, GA 30313A. Doors open at 6:00pm.
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