WHO ARE THEY: Derric Rossy is a 33 year old heavyweight fighter from Medford, N.Y. who holds a professional record of 28 wins, 7 losses and 14 knockouts. His most recent fight was a 10-round unanimous decision defeat to Fres Oquendo.
Joey Dawejko hails from Philadelphia and has a pro record of 8-3-2 with three knockouts. In January 2008, Dawejko won the Junior World Amateur in Guadalajara, Mexico. He went on to win his first six bouts as a professional.
WHAT TO EXPECT: It will be a big night of boxing at the Golden Nugget Atlantic City Saturday as Sal Musumeci’s Final Forum presents a fight card topped by a heavyweight bout between Derric Rossy (28-7, 14 KOs) and former amateur world champion Joey Dawejko (8-3-2, 3 KOs). The scheduled 10-round fight will feature two boxers coming off losses, who are anxious to get back to their usual winning ways. Rosie Pierri of “The Real Housewives of New Jersey” will make a special appearance in support of Fight to K.O. Malnutrition of Children. Former heavyweight title challenger Gerry Cooney will also make an appearance at the event. The fight card includes a 6-round co-feature as undefeated heavyweight Natu Vasinia (9-0, 8 KOs) takes on Jon Bolden (6-7, 5 KOs). Also stepping into the ring will be Atlantic City’s own Isiah Seldon (7-1, 3 KOs), son of former heavyweight champ Bruce Seldon, taking on an opponent to be named later in a middleweight bout.
SHOW INFO: Tickets are $50, $75 and $125, and the event begins 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 25, at the Golden Nugget.