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Professional Boxing returns to Waterloo

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A big night of professional boxing this Saturday night at the Five Sullivan Brothers Convention Center in Waterloo.

The Eastside Boxing Club will have three fighters in the ring...Saturday night...Including local favorites Greg Sykes and Kevin Cruz...

Sykes who had an accomplished amateur career...will be competing in just his sixth professional fight since turning pro five years ago.

Sykes says he has stayed busy in the gym..and it will be nice for him and the other local boxers to fight again in front of the home crowd.

Greg Sykes said,

"You know it has been a long time since I fought in Waterloo its been about going on three years..so its very exciting for me to bring fights here to my hometown where all my friends are you know--expecting a lot of people to come out and support me this Saturday..."

Kevin Cruz, "I'm hungry I want to get somewhere with this sport--I'm excited to fight in front of my friends my family especially here in my hometown..."

Greg Sykes

"Just come out and support your local fighters man--we really need the support for the city of Waterloo to come out and show up for us you know as long as you show up we will fight for you."

The ten fight card begins at 7pm Saturday night.

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