TWO TITLE BOUTS HIGHLIGHT HUGE CARD IN READING, PA ON SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30TH

FOR  IMMEDIATE RELEASE

READING, PA (October 30, 2013)—On Saturday  night, November 30th at the  Santander Arena, King’s Boxing presents at gigantic night of boxing that will  feature two title bouts.

In the  main event, Harry Joe Yorgey will  take on Irishman Lee Mertagh in a  bout scheduled for 12 rounds for the WBU Middleweight  championship.

In the  10 round co-feature, Travis Kauffman will take on Manuel Quezada for the WBU Intercontinental Heavyweight title.

Yorgey  of Bridgeport, PA has a record of 27-2-1. The popular Yorgey started his career  by going 22-0-1 and had big wins over Billy Johnson (1-0); Ronnie Warrior Jr.  (11-1-1); Jason LeHoullier and a signature 9th round stoppage over Ronald Hearns  (21-0).

The  Hearns victory set up an HBO Televised fight with Alfredo Angulo for the WBO Jr.  Middleweight title. Unfortunately Yorgey came up short. Yorgey then went on to  win three in a row which included a 1st round stoppage over undefeated Zain Shah (5-0). Since dropping a bout to undefeated Jermell Charlo, Yorgey has won two in a row over Julius Kennedy with the latest being a 10 round majority decision on June 15th in Valley Forge,  PA.

Mertagh of  Leeds, England has a record of 33-15-1 with 1 knockout. Mertagh has been a  professional for 18 years as he turned pro on June 12, 1995 with a decision over  Dave Curtis.

Mertagh  has wins over Jason Rushton (13-0); Graham Deleheady (9-2); Darren Cruise (3-0) & Joe Hillerby (7-0). Mertagh made his American debut when he gave away over  12 pounds in dropping a close decision to Hector Camacho Jr. on August  8th.

Kauffman of  Reading, PA has a record of 26-1 with 19 knockouts.

He has risen  to Number-ten by the WBA.

He won is his  first 18 bouts with wins over William Shahan (7-1) and Malachy Farrell (16-1)  before his only blemish to Tony Grano.

Kauffman is  riding an eight bout winning streak with wins over Chris Koval (24-6) and his  last bout when he stopped Stacy Frazier in two rounds on September 21 in  Winston-Salem, NC.

Quezada of  Wasco, California has a record of 29-7 with 18 knockouts.

The 36  year-old Quezada turned pro in 2001 and has faced top competition.

He holds wins  over Rick Dyer (13-1); Galen Brown (29-5-1); Teke Oruh (14-1); Eric Bppse  (14-3-1); Travis Walker (31-2).

Quezada is  looking to get back in the win column after losing his last three bouts which  include efforts against former world title challenger Chris Arreola and his last  outing when Quezada was stopped in 7 rounds by Bowie Topou (20-1) on May 14,  2011 in Carson, California.

A terrific  seven bout undercard has been assembled.

In a six  round Jr. Lightweight bout, Frankie De  Alba (9-1-2, 3 KO’s) of Reading, PA will take on Osnel Charles (9-6-1, 1 KO) of  Atlantic City, NJ.

In an  eight round Middleweight bout, Keenan  Collins (15-8-3, 10 KO’s) of Reading, PA battles George Rivera (13-8-1, 4 KO’s) of  Charlottesville, VA.

Pro  debuting Featherweight Wilfredo Morales of Brooklyn, NY will fight Ronnie  Jordan (1-3-1) of Cleveland, OH in a four round  bout.

The son  of the former Heavyweight champion of the world, Hasim  Rahman Jr. of Las Vegas will make his pro debut against Glyn Thomas (1-1) of Stroudsburg,  PA in a four round Cruiserweight bout.

In a  four round Light Heavyweight bout, Khalib “Big Foot” Whitmore (2-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia will square off  with Mark Baltimore (1-2) of  South Carolina.

In a  four round Heavyweight bout, Randy Easton (0-2-1) of Williamsport, PA takes on pro debuting David Vasquez of Stroudsburg,  PA.

Rounding  out the card will be hard punching Welterweight Rafael  Montalvo (3-4, 3 KO’s) of St. Claire, PA will box Irihim Shabazz (1-2-1) of  Paterson, NJ in a four round bout.

Tickets range  from $100, $75, $50 and $35. Tables of 8 cost $750 and be purchased by logging  on to ticketmaser.com or calling 610 587-5950.

Kings Boxing  would like to thank: Reading Eagle, GMI First, Empire Surplus, Ran’s Flooring,  and Dino’s Wings & Things.