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Indy boxers Sims Jr. & Holbrook make pro debuts 

click to enlarge 1550 - Reggie Sanders and DeWayne Wisdom going toe to toe at the weigh-in. - PAUL QUIRKE/PHOTOTAYLOR
  • 1550 - Reggie Sanders and DeWayne Wisdom going toe to toe at the weigh-in.
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CBA promotions brought in some of the best boxing talent in Indiana, as well as surrounding states, for 10 four-to-six-round bouts Saturday at McGowan Hall - Knights of Columbus, in Downtown Indianapolis.

click to enlarge Budweiser ring girls. - PAUL QUIRKE/PHOTOTAYLOR
  • Budweiser ring girls.
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The evening began with the announcement of a forfeit for Indianapolis native Tony Mahomes. Tony clearly was disappointed as his opponent failed to show up.

click to enlarge Benito Tover (red trucks) vs. Allan Moore III.  Tover won by TKO in 2nd round. - PAUL QUIRKE/PHOTOTAYLOR
  • Benito Tover (red trucks) vs. Allan Moore III. Tover won by TKO in 2nd round.
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The fighting began with a TKO in the second round by Wisconsin native Benito Tarver.

click to enlarge Andrew Holbrook (Beech Grove, IN), in his pro debut, taking it to Donte Adams for a 2nd round TKO. - PAUL QUIRKE/PHOTOTAYLOR
  • Andrew Holbrook (Beech Grove, IN), in his pro debut, taking it to Donte Adams for a 2nd round TKO.
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Indianapolis native, Andrew Holbrook, making his pro debut, also TKO'd his opponent in the second round.

click to enlarge Victory celebration by Agustin Cicero (Fishers, IN) (4th round TKO). - PAUL QUIRKE/PHOTOTAYLOR
  • Victory celebration by Agustin Cicero (Fishers, IN) (4th round TKO).
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It took Fishers native, Agustin Cicero until the fourth round to TKO his opponent.

click to enlarge Ray Lucies (Lafayette, IN) bringing the intensity in his victory by unanimous decision. - PAUL QUIRKE/PHOTOTAYLOR
  • Ray Lucies (Lafayette, IN) bringing the intensity in his victory by unanimous decision.
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Other winners, by unanimous decision, were Ray Lucias, Ed Perry, and Dewayne Wisdom. Adalberto Tapia and Ryan Raglin, both from Indianapolis, fought to a draw.

click to enlarge Anthony Sims Jr (Avon, IN) laying some leather on James Guy.  Sims Jr won by unanimous decision. - PAUL QUIRKE/PHOTOTAYLOR
  • Anthony Sims Jr (Avon, IN) laying some leather on James Guy. Sims Jr won by unanimous decision.
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The highlight of the evening was the pro debut of Avon native, Anthony Sims Jr. With a very large contingent of family and friends in attendance, Anthony showed that he was the hardest hitter of the night. He threw everything at Michigan native James Guy, but Guy wouldn't go down. Sims Jr won by unanimous decision. Sims Jr's next fight is scheduled for May 29 in Cincinnati, Ohio.

click to enlarge Ring girl displaying the round number to the crowd. - PAUL QUIRKE/PHOTOTAYLOR
  • Ring girl displaying the round number to the crowd.
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