Two of the three Simon Pures who will represent Guyana at the South American Youth Games in Peru, in September, Tefon Green and Travis Fraser will highlight the amateur segment of the 29th edition of the Guyana Fight Night Pro Am card.
The monthly card, which comprises four professional and four amateur bouts, will box off Saturday at the Cliff Anderson Sports Hall.
Green, of Harpy Eagles Boxing Gym will match gloves with Junior Henry of Forgotten Youth Foundation (FYF) Gym in the 110lbs-114lbs affair while Fraser will headline the amateur card against Guyana Defence Force (GDF) Gym product, Linden Daniels.
Daniels and Fraser of Tiger Eye Gym are both lightweights.
The amateur segment will also see Tyron Lashley (Rose Hall Jammers) taking on Michael April (Tiger Eye Gym) in a junior flyweight bout and Kelroy Evelyn (GDF) against Jason Barker (Republican Gym) in a heavyweight match up.
Joel Williamson is the other pugilist that will represent Guyana at the Youth Games.
Meanwhile, the professional segment of the card is scheduled to be headlined by undefeated Caribbean Boxing Federation (CABOFE) featherweight, junior welterweight and local featherweight and lightweight champion, Clive ‘The Punisher’ Atwell and Barbadian Shurwyne ‘The Mauler’ Marshall.
Atwell (10(5)-0-1) will match gloves with Marshall (5 (3)-10(6)-1) in an eight-round lightweight contest.
Organizers of the event will pit former world-rater and European champion, Howard ‘Battersea Bomber’ Eastman (46(37)-12(2)-0) against national light middleweight titlist, Mark ‘The People’s Choice’ Austin (9(1)-5(2)-1) in a 154-pound fight scheduled for eight rounds in the co-feature.
The undercard wills also include Laured Stewart and Richard Williamson.
Stewart, fresh off his dominant debut victory against Anson Green last month, will take on journeyman Eversley Brown in a four-round junior middleweight bout while match makers of the event have pitted Williamson against Green in a lightweight affair also scheduled for four rounds.
Tickets for Saturday’s card costs $1500 (ringside) and $1000 (stands), bell time is 20:00hrs.