Eric Hunter to fight for NABA belt

PHILADELPHIA (September 3, 2013)—On Friday night, September 13th at Harrahs Philadelphia, Eric “Outlaw” Hunter will headline a big night of boxing promoted by Joey Eye Boxing.


Hunter of Philadelphia will take on an opponent to be named for the vacant NABA United States Featherweight title in a bout scheduled for ten rounds.


Hunter of Philadelphia has a record of 17-2 with 9 knockouts and he has won two straight.


The 2004 Olympic Alternate had a stellar amateur career and turned pro in 2005 and won his first five professional bouts.  After suffering his first professional loss, Hunter won ten straight which included wins over Tyrell Samuel (9-1); Jules Blackwell (7-0-2); Wilshaun Boxley (5-1); Leon Bobo (18-5-1) & Andre Wilson (11-4-1) before losing via eighth round disqualification to undefeated Cuban star Luis Franco on a bout that was televised on SHO BOX.


Since that defeat, Hunter has a win over Jason Rorie and in his last bout he scored a ten round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Jerry Belmontes (17-0) on December 8th in a bout that was nationally televised by NBC Sports Network.


A formidable opponent for Hunter will be announced shortly.


In the eight round co-feature, Julio DeJesus (8-3-3, 4 KO’s) of Chester, PA takes on Hassan Young (3-1-1, 1 KO) of Philadelphia in a Jr. Welterweight bout.


In a four round Welterweight bout, Anthony Prescott (1-2-1, 1 KO) of Cherry Hill, NJ battles debuting Carlos Moore of Virginia.


Richard Irizarry of Philadelphia makes his pro debut against Joshua Arocho (3-7-3, 2 KO’s) of Vineland, NJ in a four round Featherweight bout.


Undefeated Lightweight Tyrone Crawley Jr. (4-0) of Philadelphia takes on an opponent to be named.


In a four round Lightweight bout, Josue Rivera (1-2, 1 KO) of Philadelphia takes on pro debuting Jesus Barbosa of Philadelphia.


Tickets are now on sale for $85 (VIP); $70 (Ringside) and $50 (General Admission) and can be purchased at the Harrahs Philadelphia Gift Shop; By calling Joey Eye (267-304-9399); David

Feldman (610-291-0806); 800-480-8020 or on

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