Joey Dawejko Takes on Former U.S. Olympian in Main Event on Friday, June 25th at The 2300 Arena in Philadelphia
Mike Hilton takes on Joe Jones in Cruiserweight Clash
Garrett Wilson Battles Joel Caudle
Plus undefeated Isaiah Johnson, Tahmir Smalls and much more
PHILADELPHIA (June 7, 2021)–An intriguing 10-round heavyweight clash between Philly-Favorite Joey Dawejko and former U.S. Olympian Devin Vargas will headline a big night of professional boxing at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.
The show is promoted by RDR Promotions.
Dawejko of Philadelphia has a 21-8-4 with 12 knockouts. The 30 year-old Dawejko was a former world junior amateur champion, and turned professional on September 26, 2009 with a six-round unanimous decision over Royphy Solieau. Over the length of his career, Dawejko has racked up wins over John Lennox (6-0), Derric Rossy (28-7), Mark Rideput (4-0-2), Enobong Umohette (9-2), Natu Visina (11-1), Demetrius Banks (9-1), Kelvin Nunez (15-0), and In his last bout, Dawejko needed just one round to take out Joe Jones on April 3rd at The 2300 Arena.
Vargas of Sylvania, Ohio had a stellar amateur career where he was a two-time national champion and represented the United States at the 2004 Summer Olympics.
Vargas turned professional on November 26, 2004 with a 1st round stoppage over Adam Smith. That led to a pro record that stands at 22-7 with nine knockouts. He has wins over Ed Perry (6-1-1), David Saulsberry (5-1), Boris Shishporenak (6-0), Niall Kennedy (13-0-1) and Victor Bisbal (23-4). Vargas is coming off a loss to Zhang Zhilei on November 7, 2020 in Hollywood, Florida.
In an eight-round bout, former National Golden Gloves champion Mike Hilton of Trenton, NJ fights Joe Jones (11-4, 8 KOs) of Jersey City, NJ.
Hilton, 34 years-old, has a record of 11-0 with seven knockouts. He is coming off of a unanimous decision over Twon Smith on April 3rd at the 2300 Arena.
Jones has a record of 11-4 with eight knockouts, and is a eight-year professional. He has a win over Montez Brown (8-0). He is coming off of being stopped by Dawejko on April 3rd at The 2300 Arena.
Also taking part in an eight-round bout will be Derrick Whitley Jr. taking on Isaac Luna in a welterweight bout.
Whitley of Springfield, MA is 6-1-1 and is a four-year professional. He is coming of a no-contest against Jermaine Corley, as Whitley suffered a cut before the fourth round.
Luna of San Elizaro, Texas, has a 5-3 with one knockout.
The 26 year-old Luna is a three-year professional and has wins over Ronnie Baca (4-0-1)ad Matthew Esquibel (12-0-1). he is coming off a decision loss to Kenny Robles on March 19th in Tampa, Florida.
In a six-round heavyweight tilt, Garrett Wilson (18-17-1, 8 KOs) of Philadelphia fights Joel Caudle (8-5-2, 5 KOs) of Raleigh, NC.
In four-round Bouts:
Ryan Umberger (4-0, 4 KOs) of Bensalem, PA takes on Ryan Schwartzberg (0-1-1) in a junior middleweight fight.
Afunwa King (3-1, 1 KO) of Bronx, NY takes on Clarence Whitehead (0-2 of Philadelphia in a light heavyweight fight.
Tommy Avelar Romero of Baltimore, Maryland makes his pro debut in a featherweight contest against an opponent to be named.
Isaiah Johnson (1-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia fights Burnell Jenkins (1-1, 1 KO) of New Orleans, LA in a super lightweight contest.
Rashan Adams of Philadelphia makes his pro debut in a junior lightweight bout.
Tahmir Smalls (4-0, 3 KOs) of Philadelphia will see action in a welterweight bout.
Tickets are $75, $100, $150 and $250 for VIP Box, and can be purchased from the fighters or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
1st Bell is at 7 PM