Sands, Eyer Learn Opponents for July 6

By KBJR News 1

June 18, 2013 Updated Jun 18, 2013 at 8:22 PM CDT

Carlton, MN (NNCNOW.com) --- Boxers Al Sands and Gary Eyer have each learned their opponent for the upcoming "Patriotic Punchout" event at Black Bear Casino, with the official card released by Jungle Boy Boxing Gym on Tuesday afternoon.

Sands, who won the Minnesota cruiserweight title this past April, will fight up a class and take on West Virginia heavyweight champion Justin Howes.

That fight will be a non-title bout for the "Haitian Temptation," who owns a (9-1-0) record in his professional career with nine knockouts.

Eyer, meanwhile, will put his North American Boxing Union (NABU) lightweight title on the line against Robbie Cannon. Eyer won that belt this past April and boasts an overall record of (11-2-1) with seven knockouts in his pro career.

Every fight on the July 6 card is listed below, including a middleweight rematch of Cerresso Fort and Marcus Upshaw as the main event.

"PATRIOTIC PUNCHOUT" --- JULY 6, BLACK BEAR CASINO

Cerresso Fort vs. Marcus Upshaw
Al Sands vs. Justin Howes
Gary Eyer vs. Robbie Cannon
Ismail Muwendo vs. Carlos Fulgencio
Rondale Hubbert vs. Ricky Smith
Matthew Karaja vs. Steven Watt
Brad Heroff vs. Anthony Dunaski
Dewayne Wisdom vs. James Owens

Posted by Zach Schneider
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