Salisbury Slugfest – Where the Fist Meets the Face
In what is being billed as the Salisbury Slugfest, Boxer Alexis Guerrero, 8-0 (5 KO's) will fight his first main event right in his hometown of Salisbury, Maryland at the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center (WY&CC) as he faces Elvin Sanchez of Atlantic City, New Jersey. The night of action packed fights will take place Friday, April 12th at 8:00pm.Doors will open at 6:30pm. The bell is scheduled for 8:00pm.
This will be Guerrero’s fifth fight in his hometown, and his fourth at the WY&CC. In Guerrero’s last visit to the ring he stopped a very tough Harvey Jolly of Michigan while fighting in Atlanta, GA. Guerrero is expected to fight for a belt sometime this summer. Guerrero trains under Coach Hal Chernoff at the Main St. Gym.
Guerrero, residing in Delmar, has one daughter. He is the brother of middleweight contender Fernando Guerrero, who will fight for the WBO world Championship on April 27th at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, NY.
"I'm so excited about fighting here at home again," said Alexis Guerrero. "It's not something you get to do often and I appreciate the opportunity to help bring good entertainment to my hometown. They will understand what I mean when they watch me in the ring."
The card features:
Alex Guerrero (Salisbury, MD, Cruiser Weight, 8-0)
v Elvin Sanchez (Atlantic City, NJ, Cruiser Weight, 7-2)
AJ Williams (DE, Middle Weight, Pro Debut) v Issa Coulibaly (DC, Middle Weight, 0-2)
Frankie Filippone (VA) v TBA
Demont Giddins (Salisbury, MD) v Kerry Brewster (Baltimore, MD)
Duane Mobley (DC) v Lonnie Kornegay (Baltimore, MD)
Remondo Elliott (Baltimore, MD) v Terron Grant (DC)
Nuwan Jacoby (Alexandra, VA) v Hugh Hines (DC)
Tickets are on sale now and range from $20-$90. Tables of ten are also available for $500 each. Additional taxes/fees may apply to all ticket prices. A 20% discount is offered to all military with valid ID at the WY&CC Box Office. For tickets and additional information go to www.WicomicoCivicCenter.org, call the box office at 410-548-4911 or visit in person.The box office is open Monday through Friday from 8am-6pm.