Chazz Witherspoon waiting for right opportunity but first must get past Marrone this Saturday
Chazz “The Gentleman” Witherspoon is ready for a big fight against a top heavyweight, but first, he must get past Mike Marrone On Saturday night, as D & D Promotions and Silver Spoon Promotions will present “Rumble at the Rink II” at the Grundy Arena in Bristol, Pennsylvania.
Witherspoon (34-3, 26 KO’s) of Paulsboro, New Jersey is ready for the former world title challenger and he has taken him as a serious challenge for this Saturday’s main event.
“Training has been good. I am ready to fight on Saturday,” said Witherspoon.
“I know Marrone from the amateurs. We have spoken before at tournaments. He seems like a nice guy, and I know he will come to fight. He won’t lay down and I am expecting a good fight.”
Witherspoon has won four in a row by knockout knows that with another win or two, he will have a big opportunity at one of the top names in the heavyweight division.
“I am waiting for the right opportunity. It has to make sense. I am willing to take stay busy fights and continue to hone my craft. If the opportunity isn’t next, then I will continue to stay busy.”
Witherspoon knows that it will take one big win to become a major player in the suddenly wide-open heavyweight division.
“I think the division is exciting again. Different guys have belts and all roads do not lead to one person. I know I will fit somewhere in there when I get a shot at one of these titles.”
In the meantime, Witherspoon will continue and promote the sport. Along with D & D Promotions, he is the co-promoter of Saturday’s fight.
“We have been trying to get the word out to the area. It’s a good surrounding area with Neshaminy and Bensalem and just over the bridge, you have Burlington, Florence and Willingboro.”
Seeing action in the eight-round co-feature will be junior welterweight Emanuel “The Tranzforma” Taylor (19-4, 13 KO’s) battling Carlos Aguilera (10-16, 4 KO’s) of Chiapas, Mexico.
With a win, Taylor is earmarked for a September fight with WBO number-two ranked Jose Zepeda.
The Taylor – Aguilera bout is promoted in association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing.
In a six-round bout, Alvin Vermall Jr. (10-0-1, 8 KO’s) of Catskills, NY will take on James Jones (2-8, 1 KO) of Nashville, NJ in a cruiserweight bout
In four-round bouts:
Cruiserweight Mike Hilton (2-0, 2 KO’s) of Trenton, NJ will take on an opponent to be named.
Middleweight Elijah Vines (2-0, 2 KO’s) of Philadelphia will battle Julian Valerio (3-3, 2 KO’s) of Atlanta, GA
Junior welterweight Sam Teah (7-1-1, 2 KO’s) of Philadelphia will all see action against Samuel Amoako (21-12, 15 KO’s) of Silver Spring, MD.
LeShawn Rodriguez (3-0, 2 KO’s) of Shirley, NY will fight Jason Wahr (4-12-3, 1 KO) of Virginia Beach, VA. in a middleweight bout.
Jaron Ennis (4-0, 4 KO’s) of Philadelphia will take on Matthew Murphy (1-3-1, 1 KO) of St. Louis, MO. a junior welterweight bout.
Luis Perozo (1-1, 1 KO) of New York will battle Alberto Martinez (0-1) of Tifton, GA
Tickets for this night of boxing are $150 VIP with food and soft drinks; $100; $50; $25 (for children under 17) and can be purchased by calling 856-842-7577 or [email protected] or www.dboysboxing.com
The Grundy Arena is located at 475 Beaver Street in Bristol, PA.