Rising Star Promotions returns to Atlantic City
By: Orlando Lozada
Atlantic City has long been a staple in the community. Rising Star Promotions looks to keep that tradition alive bringing a card loaded with talent from the surrounding area including one of the top prospects coming out of Philly.
In the main event of this stacked card, Jaron “Boots” Ennis takes on Mike Arnaoutis for the WBU Welterweight Title. Ennis is an impressive 19-0 with 17 ko’s. Ennis is a 2015 National Gold Glove champ and looks to keep Philly’s rich boxing history going. Arnaoutis is 26-10-2 with 13 ko’s including his last 2 opponents. He is a tough veteran that has stepped in the ring with the likes of Danny Garcia, Victor Ortiz, Kendall Holt, Josesito Lopez and others. This will be Boots toughest test to date against the savi vet as he looks to make the next step in his career.
Fighting for the vacant New Jersey State Heavyweight title will be Daniel Pasciolla (9-3-3) and Quian Davis (4-0-2 2 ko’s). Davis is coming off back to back wins following a majority draw with Solomon Maye. Pasciolla was stopped in his last bout against Jermaine Franklin and fought to a drew in the 2 bouts previous to the TKO loss.
In the 3rd title fight of the night you have Chris Thomas taking on Darryl Bunting for the New Jersey State Middleweight Title. Thomas has stopped his last 2 opponents improving to 8-0-1 with 5 ko’s. Bunting is coming off of back to back loses and lost 3 of his last 4. His record stands at 3-3-2 with 1 ko.
The action starts at 7pm Friday night. For tickets and more details visit www.RSPBoxing.com.
Full Bout Card
Jaron “Boots” Ennis vs Mike Arnaoutis WBU Welterweight Title
Daniel Pasciolla vs Quian Davis New Jersey State Heavyweight Title
Chris Thomas vs Darry Bunting New Jersey State Middleweight Title
Yurik Mamedov vs Kashon Hutchinson
Joel De La Paz vs Tahlik Taylor
Michael Lee vs Derron Lawson
Angel Pizarro vs TBA
Donald Smith vs TBA
Nahir Albright vs TBA