Upcoming Boxing Event: December 18th at Grand Casino Hinckley

What to watch for:  Jessie Nicklow tries to get his groove back after tallying a loss and a draw in his last two fights – to do it he’s got to beat hot prospect Fernando Guerrero.  For Guerrero’s part, a win against Nicklow would be the biggest of his career so far.  Philadelphia fighter Lanard Lane meets up with soft-tossing Morroccan Said El Harrak.  Jamar Patterson, who bailed on a match with Mohammed Kayongo back in July, gets another Minnesota chance against slugging Ohioan Shawn Porter.  Cerresso Fort has a date with another tough brawler – this time it’s Mike Davis of Minot, North Dakota.  Davis, a former welterweight, hasn’t been seen in the ring since his brutal KO of Jesse Barbot at Shooting Star Casino in October.  Javontae Starks, the next big thing in Minnesota boxing, looks to build himself up some more against tough Mike Culbert of Wisconsin.  Derek Winston gets a second chance to make a good first impression against winless Taide Torres of Milwaukee.  Winston’s pro debut was much anticipated, but he was unable to put away David Laque in his pro debut, thanks in part to an injured right hand.  Jeremy McLaurin faces undefeated Texan Darryl Hayes in his first match since signing a promotional deal with Midwest Sports Council.

  • Fernando Guerrero (16-0 with 13 kayos) -vs- Jessie Nicklow (19-1-2 with 7 kayos), middleweights, scheduled for 10 rounds
  • Said El Harrak (8-0 with 3 kayos) -vs- Lanard Lane (9-0 with 6 kayos), welterweights, scheduled for 8 rounds
  • Shawn Porter (11-0 with 9 kayos) -vs- Jamar Patterson (8-0 with 4 kayos), light middleweights, scheduled for 8 rounds
  • Cerresso Fort (8-0 with 7 kayos) -vs- Michael Davis (4-6 with 4 kayos), middleweights, scheduled for 6 rounds
  • Javontae Starks (1-0 with 1 kayo) -vs- Mike Culbert (1-0 with 1 kayo), light middleweights, scheduled for 4 rounds
  • Derek Winston (1-0 with no kayos) -vs- Taide Torres (0-1), featherweights, scheduled for 4 rounds
  • Jeremy McLaurin (5-0 with 4 kayos) -vs- Darryl Hayes (3-0 with 1 kayo), lightweights, scheduled for 4 rounds
  • Brad Patraw (6-1 with 4 kayos) -vs- TBA, bantamweights, scheduled for 4 rounds
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2 responses to “Upcoming Boxing Event: December 18th at Grand Casino Hinckley

  1. get your facts straight JACKASS! Julius Long loss in a 6 round decision i was at the fights and Julius Long is the one who dropped Kelvin Price in round 2 check the stats before you post shit..before you start rumors

  2. From the report on Minnesotaboxing.com: “Kelvin Price (6-0, 5 KOs) over came an early knockdown to win a unanimous decision over Julius Long (15-14, 13 KOs) in a battle of towering heavyweights.”

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