Atlantic City, NJ (August 6, 2015)–On Saturday night, August 15, Silverspoon Promotions in conjunction with the Atlantic City Boxing Hall of Fame will present a huge night of boxing at The Playground in Atlantic City.
In the 10-round main event, be Heavyweight contender Chazz “The Gentleman” Witherspoon will take on Nicholas Guivas.
Witherspoon (33-3, 25 KO’s) of nearby Paulsboro, New Jersey established himself as one of the top American heavyweights as the St. Joseph’s University graduate won his first twenty-three bouts with wins over the likes of Michael Alexander (11-0), Talmadge Griffis (24-6-3), & Jonathan Haggler (18-1) before suffering his first defeat to future two-time world title challenger Chris Arreola via controversial disqualification.
Witherspoon went on to win three win a row which was highlighted by an entertaining eighth-round stoppage over Adam “The Swamp Donkey” Richards (21-1). That fight was voted Ring Magazine’s 2008 Heavyweight Fight of the Year. Witherspoon then dropped a fight to future two-time world title challenger Tony Thompson.
Witherspoon went on to score four-consecutive knockouts which included a devastating third-round destruction over Tyson Cobb (14-2).
Witherspoon then took on undefeated prospect Seth Mitchell on April 28, 2012 in a bout where Witherspoon had Mitchell badly hurt on several occasions before Mitchell came away with the victory.
In his last bout, Witherspoon scored a fifth-round stoppage over Galen Brown on April 18 in Pennsauken, New Jersey.
Guivas of Topeka, Kansas, has stopped his last four foes with three coming in the first round. In his last bout, Guivas scored a sixth-round stoppage over Justin Willms (4-1) on June 6 in Topeka, Kansas.