2 Title Fights Highlight “BATTLE IN THE BALLROOM XIV” On Jan. 31ST
WHAT: Live Amateur Boxing
WHEN: Sat. Jan. 31, 2015
WHERE: Historic Slovenian Nat’l Ballroom
(6417 St. Clair Ave. / Cleveland, OH 44103)
Cleveland, OH – January 13, 2015 – After 13 straight packed to the rafters, standing room only crowds, boxing returns to Cleveland with “BATTLE IN THE BALLROOM XIV”, on Saturday, January 31st.
The 10-bout card will take place at the Historic Slovenian Nat’l Ballroom, located at 6417 St. Clair Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio. Built by immigrants in 1924, the ballroom was designated a Cleveland landmark in 1984.
“The Historic Slovenian Nat’l Ballroom is an amazing venue to showcase Cleveland’s top talent and we’re thrilled to be back for this event. The crowd is electrifying, and the intimacy of the venue makes everyone feel a part of the show,” said Kincaid.
NE OHIO TITLE BOUTS:
- HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: Alante Green (3X champion) vs. Jordon Roussos (challenger)
- MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP: Jamar Watkins (challenger) vs. Craig Kido (challenger)
In a “NE OHIO HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP” bout, Empire Boxing Club’s Alante Green puts his title on the line against Pittsburgh’s Jordon Roussos from the Conn-Greb Boxing Club. The explosive Green captured the title on January 19, 2013 in a thrilling 3-round war. He then defended the title with a crunching 2nd round KO on September 23, 2013. And he defended the title with a bruising 1st round KO on November 1, 2014.
In a “NE OHIO MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP” bout, PAL-Thurogood’s Jamar Watkins meets up with Pittsburgh’s Craig Kido from the Boyce A.C. Boxing. Watkins was the 2014 Cleveland Golden Gloves champion, while Kido was the 2014 Pennsylvania Golden Gloves champion.
Doors on the evening of the event will open at 6PM with the first bell at 7PM. Adult beverages, food, and refreshments will be available. FREE secure parking is located directly behind the venue.
A limited number of tickets for “BATTLE IN THE BALLROOM XIV”, starting at $25, can be purchased through the Kincaid-Godhard Promotions box office at 440-223-7409 or online at www.ProBoxingOhio.com.
Bouts for 1/31/15 “BATTLE IN THE BALLROOM XIV"
Note: This is NOT the bout order.
HEAVYWEIGHT: *** NE OHIO HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP ***
- Novice: Alante Green (Empire BC/Cleveland) vs. Jordon Roussos (Conn-Greb BC/Pittsburgh, PA)
- Sub-Novice: Isaiah Brewer (Wrestling Factory/North Ridgeville) vs. Joseph Davis (BulaBoxing/Ashtabula)
- Novice: Marcus Washington (Wrestling Factory/Elyria) vs. Tony Groys (Chagrin Valley BA/?)
- Sub-Novice: Logan Urban (GriffonRawl MMA/Mentor) vs. Robbie Taylor (TNT Strength/Atwater)
MIDDLEWEIGHT: *** NE OHIO MIDDLEWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP ***
- Novice: Jamar Watkins (PAL-Thurogood) vs. Craig Kido (Boyce A.C. Boxing/Pittsburgh, PA)
- Novice: Antonio Leek (WSBC/Cleveland) vs. Elvis Torres (Giachetti’s WCB/Cleveland)
- Novice: Ahmad Douglas (GriffonRawl MMA/Mentor) vs. Branson Price (Independent/Akron)
- Novice: Mike Glennon (Team Energetics/Massillon) vs. David Wingfield (All Star Martial Arts/Maple Hts.)
- Sub-Novice: Justin Asad (Valley Forge BC/Parma) vs. Kelley Mellinger (Bare Knuckle Barbell/?)
- Novice: Roger Blankenship (Wrestling Factory/Cleveland) vs. Ryan Arce (Evolve MMA/Akron)
- Sub-Novice: Kyle McIntyre (WSBC/Lakewood) vs. Troy Davis (Wrestling Factory/Cleveland)
- Female: Shannon Farnworth (Evolve MMA/Lakewood) vs. Stevie Theoharidis (Pittsburgh, PA)
- Open: Frank Brown (WSBC/Cleveland) vs. Niko Froce (Foundation Boxing/New Castle, PA)
NOTE: This is not the bout order, that will be determined at the weigh-in.
Cleveland, OH - March 5, 2011 - Kincaid-Godhard Boxing Promotions in association with the West Side Boxing Club has signed an exclusive deal to promote boxing shows at the "Hisotric" Slovenian Nat'l Ballroom in Cleveland.
“The “Historic” Slovenian Nat’l Ballroom is a high-class atmosphere venue, with free parking and great food. We’re thrilled to reach an exclusive deal there. The crowd is electrifying, and the intimacy of the venue makes everyone feel a part of the show,” said Kincaid.
Boxing fans today want to see great, entertaining fights at a place where they know these shows will be held on a consistent basis. Shows will be held every January, May, and October. It’s convenient to get to and tickets are reasonably priced, too.
For years we’ve been trying to find a venue like this. The sports fans in Cleveland want a venue to watch boxing on a regular basis. Boxing needs a home in Cleveland and we have it in the Slovenian Nat'l Ballroom.
“BATTLE IN THE BALLROOM III” will be held Saturday, May 14, 2011. Tickets will go on sale April 2, 2011. For more info go to www.wsBoxingClub.com
West Side Boxing Club is a nonprofit 501C tax-exempt club that works with underprivileged teens and young adults to use boxing as a tool to build character, enrich social development, and gain athletic achievements.