Showtimes “ShoBox: The New Generation” Boxing
Devin Haney and Xolisani Ndongeni to headline tripleheader Showtime ShoBox
Championship Boxing Co-Promoted by Bishop Promotions and Devin Haney
Friday January 11, 2019 @ Stageworks of Louisiana in Shreveport-Bossier City
Doors open @ 5:30 pm fights will start @ 6:30 pm
Tickets are on sale starting today at 5pm www.akafights.com
Ticket prices will start at $30.00
For media inquiries contact:
Amber Bishop: 318-771-2049 (Promoter)
Bishop Promotions owner Amber Bishop is the only female owned/operated fight
promotion in Louisiana. Amber has spent her life in the Kombative Sports World. It
shows in her love and passion for the sport.
Fast and flashy blue-chip lightweight prospect Devin Haney 21-0 from Las Vegas will
fight Xolisani Ndongeni 25-0 from Ducan Village, South Africa on Jan 11 at the
Stageworks of Louisiana in Shreveport-Bossier Louisiana.
The scheduled 10-round fight will headline a tripleheader on “ShoBox: The New
Generation” (Showtime, 10 p.m. ET/PT), the network has announced.
Haney (13 KOs), 20, of Las Vegas, whose own Devin Haney Promotions will promote
its second card, is coming off an impressive win of Juan Carlos Burgos on “ShoBox” on
Sept 28 in San Diego.
Now Haney, a seven-time national junior amateur champion who turned professional in
Mexico because he was too young to get a boxing license in the United States, will
bring a great headliner to Shreveport-Bossier City. There will be two other televised
fights and local promoter Amber Bishop, Bishop Promotions will add five more local and
regional matchups to the largest boxing event ever showcased in Shreveport-Bossier
City. Local fighters, Kendrick Williams, Ariel Juarez and Blake Franklin on the card.
Kendrick Williams from Shreveport, with Karate Mafia, will be making his pro boxing
debut. Ariel Juarez from Longview, TX with Team 515 is 1-0 and local boxing star
Blake Franklin from Shreveport with Paxton’s Boxing Gym.
Showtime boxing was last in the Shreveport-Bossier area in the mid-1990’s and both
fights have taken place at the Stageworks of Louisiana (former Shreveport Expo Hall).
The Stageworks of LA venue has been used the past few years for movies and
productions as a sound stage. This will be the first public event held in the facility since
the Shreveport Convention Center opened up in downtown Shreveport.
Sponsors that are making this fight a reality include the Shreveport-Bossier Sports
Commission and the Shreveport-Bossier Convention and Tourist Bureau, the Lt.
Governor Billy Nunguesser and the Louisiana Office of Tourism, the Margaritaville
Casino Resort, Mayor Tyler and the City of Shreveport, Stageworks of Louisiana LLC.,
the Caddo Parish Commission, Majestic Tents, Shane’s Catering, Hilton Shreveport,
Sign-it, Ark-la-tex Tents, CSC Lighting and American Kombat Alliance (AKA).
Sponsorship packages are available and tickets will start at $30 and are available on
AKA Promotions website www.akafights.com beginning at 5pm today. This will be an
all ages show. Gates will open at 5:30pm and boxing kicks off at 6:30pm. There will be
an after party hosted immediately following the fights at the Margaritaville Casino Resort
and tickets are $10 and are also available for purchase online.