Stephen “Scooter” Fulton to take on Eric Gotay this Saturday at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia
Philadelphia, PA (January 26, 2015)–This Saturday night at the 2300 Arena, undefeated Super Bantamweight Stephen “Scooter” Fulton will look to remain perfect when he takes on Eric Gotay in a 4-round bout on a show promoted by King’s Promotions.
The main event will see undefeated Prichard Colon (12-0, 10 KO’s) of Orocovis, Puerto Rico taking on Hector Munoz (23-13-1, 15 KO’s) of Albuquerque, New Mexico in the 8-round Jr. Middleweight fight.
Fulton of Philadelphia has a record of 3-0 with 1 knockout and he has had a good camp as he prepares for his 2nd consecutive hometown appearance.
“Everything has been great. I been working on a strength and conditioning. I have been getting great pad work and my trainers have been pushing me real hard. We are looking to fight 6-rounds but I am preparing for more,”said the 20 year-old Fulton.
Fulton has been trying find out about Gotay but has only found very little information on his opponent.
“The only thing I really know about him is that he has long arms and he likes to jab.”
Fulton, who made his Philadelphia debut with a 4-round unanimous decision over Benjamin Burgos on December 5 enjoy his hometown but he prefers to fight out of town.
“I enjoy fighting away from here. There is more pressure fighting home, but I am very focused.”
That pressure is nothing to new to Fulton as the decorated amateur was a National Silver Gloves champion, a Ringside champion and competed in the World Series of boxing where he went 2-1.
Fulton has been hailed by some as a future star of boxing and he wants to appeal to the fans.
“I want to make sure people notice me and enjoy my fighting style. A lot of people will notice me by the end of the year and hopefully I can get some television time. Take a good look at me and see where I am, because i a few years, I will be a world champion.
In 6 round bouts:
Raynell Williams (5-0, 3 KO’s) of Cleveland, OH will battle Ryan Picou (2-4) of Las Vegas in a Lightweight bout.
Grayson Blake (5-3, 2 KO’s) of State College, PA will fight Anthony Prescott (5-4-2, 2 KO’s) in a Welterweight bout.
Kyrone Davis (5-0, 3 KO’s) of Wilmington, DE will take on Jonathan Garcia (4-11, 1 KO) of Aguada, PR in a Middleweight bout.
In 4 round bouts:
Earl Newman (3-1, 3 KO’s) of Brooklyn, NY will do battle with Yuwshua Zadok (2-2-1) of Atlanta, GA in a Cruiserweight fight.
Caleb Plant (5-0, 4 KO’s) of Ashland City, TN will square off with David Lopez (4-11-3, 1 KO) of Caldwell, ID in a Middleweight bout.
Jamatay Clark (3-0, 3 KO’s) of Cincinnati, OH will fight Dominique Foster (2-6-1) of Las Vegas, NV in a Welterweight fight.
Robert Irizarry (2-0-1) of Cherry Hill, NJ will take on Luis Acevedo (1-0-1) of Bethlehem, PA in a Super Bantamweight bout.
Willie Jones (4-0, 2 KO’s) of Tampa, FL will fight Moises Rios (5-2, 4 KO’s) of Arecibo, PR in a Welterweight fight.
Antonio Russell of Capitol Heights, MD will make his pro debut against Gabriel Braxton (2-7, 1 KO) of Red Oak, GA in a Bantamweight fight.
Tickets for this great night of boxing cost $100, $75 and $50 and can be purchased by calling 610-587-5950 or www.hboxing.eventbrite.com