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Tapia Headlines June 14 Card in Atlantic City

Tapia Headlines June 14 Card in Atlantic City

07/03/2014

Atlantic City, NJ - The 'Jersey Boy' Glen Tapia is back in action, taking on Keenan Collins
at Bally's Atlantic City on Saturday, June 14.

The Jersey Boy, fighting at junior middleweight, has a record of 20-1 with 12 KOs. Collins is 15-8-3, 10 KOs. The main event is scheduled for 10 rounds. This will be Tapia's first bout since he took on and lost to James Kirkland in December here in Atlantic City.

Tapia, from Passaic, NJ, trained for weeks with 'Trainer of the Year'  Freddie Roach at the Wild Card Gym and then at the Trinity Gym in New York during fight week of Cotto vs Martinez. 

The Top Rank card will be in the Grand Ballroom. Tickets are $75, $50 plus applicable fees and are available now at the Bally's box office and at Ticketmaster.com

Also appearing on the card will be unbeaten middleweight puncher Jesse Hart, the fighting son of Philadelphia legend Eugene 'Cyclone' Hart.  Hart has a record of 13-0, 10 KOs. He will take on Shujaa El Amin, 12-5, 6 KOs, of Flint, Michigan. Hart is one of the best young contenders at Top Rank.

Other featured boxers include: 

//Toka Khan Clary, a tremendously skilled and action 11-0, 8 KOs, featherweight contender from New England. 

//Olympian Egidijus Kavaliaukas, a hard punching 5-0, 4 KO, welterweight from Lithuania. 

//Michael Reed, a 9-0, 6 KO, junior welterweight from Washington DC. 

//Julian Rodriguez, an unbeaten 3-0 junior welterweight from Hasbrouck Heights, N.J. 

First Bell is 7 pm. 

About Bally's Atlantic City:

At Bally's Atlantic City, guests can choose their experience from two casinos: Bally's Park Place, the Wild Wild West Gaming Hall. With multiple dining destinations, four hotel towers, an unrivaled hotel spa, a beach bar, big name entertainment, and champions hip fights, Bally's certainly defines being in The Center of The Action. Bally's is located at the famed address of Boardwalk and Park Place in At lantic City, New Jersey. For more information, call 609-340-2000 or visit www.ballysac.com.


Contacts 

Lee Samuels, Top Rank lee@toprank.com  (702) 732-2717

Media Credentials

Ed Keenan, EMC Events  keenan@emcevents.com

 

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