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Collins to Face Rivera in Rematch on Feb. 9 in Pennsylvania

Fight Network Staff / January 4, 2013 - 10:24am

ALLENTOWN, PA (January 3, 2013)—On Saturday night February 9th, boxing returns to the Rodeway Inn in Allentown, PA, Marshall Kauffman's King's Promotions presents a Pro-Am show.

In the eight round main event, Jr. Middleweight Keenan Collins will take on George Rivera in a rematch of their hotly contested draw that took place on April 27, 2012.

Collins of York, PA has a record of 14-7-3 with nine knockouts.

Collins is known as a quality boxer with good power and has only been defeated by the best such as former world title challenger Delvin Rodriguez as well as contenders Gabriel Rosado and Charles Whittaker.

Rivera of Charlottesville, VA is similar to Collins as his record reads 13-7-1 with four knockouts.

Rivera has signature wins over undefeated Lawrence Jones and Jesse Nickelow (19-0-1) as well as former Contender Season 1 contestant Jonathan Reid.

A quality undercard has been assembled that will feature three fights scheduled for six rounds.

In a Heavyweight fight, popular William Miranda (6-5-2) of Allentown will square off with Aaron Kinch (4-0-1, 1 KO) of Newark, NJ

In a rematch of a draw that took place on November 10th, 2012 Jeremy Stauffer (7-2-2, 6 KO's) will take on Elvin Sanchez (5-2-1, 4 KO's) of Paterson, NJ in a Cruiserweight bout.

In a Super Featherweight fight, Frank De Alba (5-1-2, 2 KO's) of Bayamon, Puerto Rico takes on Bryan Acaba (3-2, 2 KO's) of Brooklyn, NY

In four round bouts, Pennsylvania native Samuel Quinones (0-1) looks to get in the win column when he fights Charles Mack (0-0-1) of Philadelphia, PA

Also seeing action in a four round Middleweight bout, former amateur sensation and undefeated Middleweight Antoine Douglas (2-0, 2 KO's) of Washington, DC will take on an opponent to be named

Tickets are priced at $60 (Ringside); $35 (General Admission) with tickets being $5 more at the door and can be purchased at:

King's Boxing
440 Elm Street
Reading, PA    (610-687-5950)

Rodeway Inn
1151 Bulldog Drive
Allentown, PA (610-298-1629)

Empire Surplus-Home Center
2741 Berneville Road
Leesport, PA 19533 (610-926-0500)

Hammer Fitness
420 Allentown Drive
Allentown, PA 18109 (484-554-8804)

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