|PHILLY BOXING HISTORY - August 24, 2022|
[EDITOR'S NOTE: Joey Dawejko held an open media day workout at the Joe Hand Boxing Gym in Bensalem, PA, on Wednesday afternoon in advance of his return to the ring at Parx Casino on Thursday, September 1st. Photographer Darryl Cobb Jr. interviewed the popular local heavyweight and captured his open workout with his award-winning camera.]
DARRYL COBB JR: Why did you
decide to fight again after announcing your retirement earlier this
COBB: You recently took on
Russell Peltz as your advisor. How did that conversation go?
COBB: It seems like
the landscape of the heavyweight division is wide open. Do you have
bigger plans (beyond this fight)?
COBB: What is your opinion
of the current heavyweight division?
COBB: Who are the new
faces in your corner?
COBB: You look in
great shape. How has camp been?
COBB: Where have you been training?
DAWEJKO: "Iím training at Team Chaos Boxing Gym off Woodhaven Road (in Northeast Philly). Thatís where Iíve been training."
FULL CARD DETAILS:
In other bouts: junior lightweight Daiyaan Butt (10-2, 5 KOs), Philadelphia, fights Tyrone Luckey (15-17-4, 11 KOs) of Galloway, NJ. in a six-rounder.
The winner of last year's Briscoe Award for "Philly Fight of the Year", Christopher Burgos (3-5-2, 1 KO), Philadelphia, takes on Scranton's Nelson Morales (2-1) in a six-round junior welterweight bout.
Bryce Mills (8-1, 4 KOs), a visitor from Liverpool, NY, battles Carlos Moreno (3-7-3) of Bridgeport, CT. Mills made an impression last November in South Philly when he gave Daiyann Butt a tough fight at Live! Casino. Mills vs. Moreno is slated for four rounds.
Philly's Brendan O'Callaghan (2-1, 1 KO), faces Philly-based Russian Sislan Alborov (0-1) in a four-round middleweight fight.
Philadelphia super middleweight Derrick Vann (2-4) meets Everlon Still (1-2, 1 KO) of Voorhees, NJ in a four-rounder.
Sicklerville, NJ southpaw Devin Gantt squares off against New York based Taijro Arakwa of Japan, in a four-round match of debuting junior lightweights.
Philadelphia middleweight Tyler Zwicharowski debuts against fellow-Philadelphian Andre Hinmon (0-1) in a four round bout.
This is the promoter's eighth show at this venue. The first fight begins at 7:00 PM.