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Dusty-Hernandez-Harrison KOs James Wayka

On Saturday, September 26, Dusty-Hernandez-Harrison earned his 15th knockout against James Wayka (16-14-1, 8 KO’s) of Green Bay Wisconsin at the Masonic Temple in Norfolk, Virginia. Hernandez-Harrison stopped Wayka at 1:18 of the first round with a flurry of body punches that followed a knockdown.

Hailing from Washington, D.C. with an undefeated professional record of 28-0 (15 KO’s), Hernandez-Harrison is the number 15 rated welterweight in the world by the WBC and the reigning WBC Continental Americas Welterweight Champion. At the time of his first pro bout at the age of 17, Hernandez-Harrison had compiled an amateur record of 167-30, winning several Ringside World Championships, National Silver Gloves Championships and three straight National Golden Gloves Championships from 2007 to 2009.

Also, on Saturday, September 26, Dustin “The White Tiger” Fleischer took on Ira Frank (1-0, 1 KO) of Milwaukee, Wisconsin in a four-round welterweight bout at Veteran’s Memorial Park in Beach Haven, New Jersey. Fleischer secured his fourth knockout in four professional outings, preserving his perfect record at 2:53 of the first round with a viscous right hand to the head.

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New Jersey native and Two-Time State Golden Gloves Champion Fleischer is on a quest to become the first grandson of a Holocaust survivor to be crowned world champion. With an amateur record of 112-18, Fleischer is a protégé of 1996 Olympic Head Coach Alfred Mitchell and the youngest graduate of the U.S. Olympic Education Center for boxing at the age of 16. Fleischer made his professional debut on January 9, 2015 at The Theater at Madison Square Garden during Roc Nation Sports’ inaugural throne boxing event, scoring a second round technical knockout victory over Frank Jordan in a fight that was televised live on FOX Sports 1.

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