Hank Lundy vs. DeMarcus Corley: Face to Face at the 2300 Arena Friday, January 12th @ 5:30 PM
Hard Hitting Promotions presents Face to Face
FREE TO THE PUBLIC
Hosted by the “Pope of Pugilism” George H. Hanson Jr.
OFFICIAL: This Friday, January 12th world title challenger Hank Lundy (28-6-1)(14 KO’s) of CES Boxing will go face to face with former world champion DeMarcus Corley (50-28-1)(28 KO’s) for the first time.
The two fighters are scheduled to meet in a eight round battle on Saturday night Febuary 12th at the 2300 Arena.
This fight has only been offically annonced this week but already is creating a stir among the boxing world. As the organic interest continues to grow over social media with supporters of both fighters vocing their opininons across various outlets. Friday will present the first opportunity for fans to see both warriors in person as they will go face to face to discuss the upcoming fight during a 30 minute long interview.
Supporters of both Hank Lundy and DeMarcus Corley are encouraged to make their way to the 2300 Arena to watch the interaction live in person. This event will be FREE TO THE PUBLIC with the 2300 Arena Bar providing refreshment opportunities for all spectators.
Hosting this event is five-time “Philadelphia Boxing Writer of the Year” George H. Hanson Jr. Hanson is a well known and respected member of the Philadelphia boxing media. If there is anyone that will be able to get the most out of these two warriors and how they view this upcoming battle it’s George H. Hanson.
Hank Lundy and DeMarcus Corley are two of the most vocal fighters in recent memnory. Neither fighter is ever shy about voicing their opinion on both the boxing business and other fighters. With fireworks guarnteed on fight night in Febuary. Face to Face this Friday afternoon will be the beginning of the upcoming show.
ABOUT THE FIGHTERS:
Hank Lundy of Philadelphia and CES Boxing has won two consecutive fights (including a victory last summer at the 2300 Arena), since his last defeat in early 2016 to current pound for pound king Terence Crawford. Although Lundy fell short in capturing the super lightweight championship, his valiant effort did not go unnoticed since he was fighting on an injured leg. Many believe to this date it is still the toughest test that Crawford has faced. Aside from Crawford, Lundy has also battled the likes of: Raymundo Beltran, John Molina Jr., Viktor Postol, Mauricio Herrera, and David Diaz. Lundy is known for never shying away from a stiff challenge and for always delivering a fan friendly fight regardless of the outcome. This fight with Corley should be no different.
DeMarcus “Chop Chop” Corley a native of Washington D.C. has been a professional since 1996. His close to eighty fight resume reads as a whose who of the best that the super lightweight and welterweight divisions has had to offer. Corley a former super lightweight world champion has faced the past generations best including future Hall of Fame fighters Floyd Mayweather Jr. and Miguel Cotto. While Corley came up short in both fights, he more than held his own as he stunned Mayweather on several occasions early and had Cotto severally hurt. Corley has remained active including victories in his last two fights with one coming against Vivian Harris. Corley and Lundy share two common opponents, Viktor Postol and Thomas Dulorme.
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