Kronk Boxing Returns This Month To Joe Louis Area

DETROIT (WWJ) – Tickets are now on sale for “Kronk: The New Generation” — a seven bout program featuring Detroit Middleweight Tony Harrison in downtown Detroit.

Kronk Boxing creator Emanuel Steward says Harrison took on his upcoming opponent last month in California. Steward said that fighter is the first one to go past two rounds with Harrison, who was wobbling a bit by the end of the 7th round.

“It was such a great, exciting fight that instead of having the regular opponent that we had scheduled for this — I said let’s see if we can make that re-match,” Steward  said. “So, he’s fightin’ the guy who, I think, is close to 30 fights …. Calvin Odom. And , so, he and Calvin Odom will fight the main event fight.”

Harrison is 9-and-0 with eight knockouts. Odom is 15-and-12 with 11 knockouts.

Here is the complete lineup for the August 25 event at Joe Louis Arena:

8 rounds/Light Middleweight — Tony Harrison, 9-0, 8 KO’s, Detroit versus – Calvin Odom, 15-12, 11 KO’s

4 rounds/Welterweight — Jacob Bonas, 2-0-1, 1 KO – versus: Anthony Willis, 1-1-1

4 rounds/Welterweight — LeAndre White, 2-0, 1 KO – versus: TBD

6 rounds/Light Welterweight — Chris Hazimihalis, 9-0, 7 KO’s – versus: TBD

4 rounds/Middleweight — Wade Tolle Jr., 5-0, 4 KO’s – versus: Julius Bunda, 4-1-2, 2 KO’s

4 rounds/Super Middleweight — Anthony Barnes, debut  – versus: TBD

4 rounds/Bantamweight — Anthony Gallerani, debut – versus: TBD

Get ticket information at this link.

Detroit’s historic Kronk Gym produced champions including Thomas “The Hitman” Hearns and Oscar De La Hoya.  The building itself has been closed since 2006 after it was vandalized to the point it could not be used anymore.
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