Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Pro Boxing Set To Invade Pittsburgh This Saturday

Made Men Promotions will once again bring professional boxing back to the River Casino's Outdoor Amphitheater this upcoming Saturday, June 24th. 

The six bout card being promoted as Rivers Rumble VI will be headlined by Pittsburgh native Bill Hutchinson, 28, who will be taking on Robbie Cannon, 31, of St. Louis.  Hutchinson who will come into the bout with a 12-2 record will be looking to capture his first championship belt as this bout against the 16-12 Cannon will be for the vacant UBF All-American super lightweight championship.  

In the co-main event Justin Steave, 30, of Weirton, West Virginia will put his perfect 6-0 record on the line when he faces Roque Zapata.  Zapata, 21, of Culpeper, Virginia by way Panama City, Panama will bring a 3-1-3 record and wealth of experience for his young age into the ring for this middleweight clash.

Pittsburgh native and rising 21-year-old star super lightweight Matt Conway will also be in action. Conway, who holds a perfect 8-0 record will be taking on Corpus Christi, Texas native John David Charles.  Charles, 30, has lost his last three bouts and holds a 9-10 record.

Heavyweight Mike Ream, 30, of West Palm, Florida will put his perfect 3-0 record on the line against 42-year-old Solomon Maye.  Maye who hails from New Haven, Connecticut brings a 4-8-2 record into the ring.

A pair of Pittsburgh boxers will round out the card as welterweight Mark Daley (1-0-1), 34, takes on 26-year-old journeyman Eric Palmer (10-11-4) of Fair Cance, Pennsylvania, and 37-year-old cruiserweight Dan Cucuta (1-0) takes on Donelei Bendetto of Locust Grove, Virginia who will me making his pro debut.  

The first bout is slated to begin at 7:00 PM with the doors opening at 5:00 PM.  Ticket information can be found at www.mademenboxing.com




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