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Jesse Hart Back In Action In Philly

Jesse Hart Back In Action In Philly

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Jesse Hart Back In Action In Philly

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Jesse Hart Back In Action In Philly

Two-time world title challenger Jesse Hart will be back in action on Saturday, December 11th at the 2300 Arena when he takes on David Murray in the eight-round super middleweight main event in the latest card promoted by RDR Promotions.

Hart of Philadelphia has a record of 27-3 with 21 knockouts. The 32-year-old has twice battled for the super middleweight championship of the world only to fall just short to Gilberto Ramirez in fights that were decided by just a couple of points.

After a stellar amateur career, Hart turned professional on June 9, 2012, with a 1st round stoppage of Manuel Eastman in Las Vegas. That led to Hart winning his first 22 fights (20 by knockout), with victories over Tyrell Hendrix (10-2-2), Samuel Clarkson (10-2), Roberto Acevedo (8-2), Mike Jimenez (17-0), Andrew Hernandez (16-4-1), Alan Campa (16-2). Hart also has victories over Demond Nicholson (18-2), Mike Gavronksi (24-2-1), and Sullivan Barrera (22-2).

Murray of Wilmington, Delaware, has a record of 10-2-1 with six knockouts.

Murray is an eight-year professional, and is riding a three-fight winning streak with his latest win being a six-round unanimous decision over Austin Marcum on February 29, 2020 in Hockessin, Delaware.

A massive undercard features RDR Promotions fighters, Shynguskhan Tazibay (9-0, 2 KOs) of Washington, DC takes on an opponent to be named in a six-round middleweight fight and lightweight Isaiah Johnson (3-0, 3 KOs) of Sicklerville, NJ against an opponent to be named.

Also in six-round bouts:

Undefeated Nafear Charles (7-0-1, 7 KOs) of Philadelphia fights Jonathan Hernan Godoy (5-11) of Miami, Florida in a junior welterweight tussle.

Joshafat Ortiz (7-0, 4 KOs) of Reading, PA takes on Rondale Hubbert (13-18-3, 8 KOs) of Fargo, North Dakota in a super featherweight bout.

Steven Pichardo (8-1,2 KO) of Gardena, California fights DeWayne Williams (3-4, 3 KOs) of Philadelphia in a middleweight bout.

Romuel Cruz (6-0-1, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia takes on an opponent to be named in a super bantamweight fight.

Nelson Perez (5-0, 2 KOs) of Marlboro, Massachusetts fights an opponent to be named in a lightweight contest.

Derrick Whitley Jr. (6-2-1) of Springfield, Massachusetts fights Raekwon Butler (3-1, 2 KOs) of Brooklyn, NY

In four-round bouts:

Boimah Karmo (1-0-1) of Sharon Hill, Pa fights Denzel Fudd (0-1) of Barrington, PA in a welterweight affair.

Jerod Miner (2-12-2, 1 KO) of Philadelphia takes on debuting Edwin Cortes of Millville, NJ.

featherweight Felix Parrilla (2-0, 2 KOs) of New Haven, Connecticut will take on an opponent to be named.

Tickets for this great night of boxing ae $50, $75, $100 and $150 and can be purchased at

Marquis Johns is a unknown humorist and avid boxing fan. His love for the sweet science goes back to when matches were 15 rounds and has been covering fights since closed-circuit pay-per-views. Everybody has a plan until they get punched in the mouth is not only a quote by Mike Tyson, it's also a pretty good reminder to keep your guard up.

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