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BOXING: Tsetsi Davis bows into action today in Contender Series

Published:Wednesday | April 16, 2014 | 10:44 AM

The 2013 beaten finalist Tsetsi Davis will begin his campaign in the Wray & Nephew Contender 2014 series when action resumes today at the Chinese Benevolent Association auditorium.

Davis from Jamaica will take on Derrick ‘Dangerous’ Richmond from Guyana in the main bout, starting at 8:30 in the evening.

The main bout is over six rounds.

Before the main fight there will be two amateur bouts with the first one set to start at 8:30 in the evening.

This is the fifth week of preliminary fights, and the Jamaica team now leads 3-1.

The winner of today’s bout will join Jamaicans Ramel Lewis, Sakima Mullings and Richard Holmes along with Barbadian Christopher ‘Shacka’ Henry in the quarter-final.

Sixteen welterweight boxers, including eight from other Caribbean countries, are contesting the series.

The boxers are fighting for a top prize of 2 million dollars, with the runner-up earning $500,000, third place $250,000 and fourth $200,000.


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