Under the direction of Boxing Promoter Adrian Patrick, KO Kings Promotions have brought the sport of boxing to consistently to Atlanta, Georgia, adding to the city's reputation as an entertainment Mecca.
Atlanta, GA -- (SBWIRE) -- 05/20/2013 -- Adrian Patrick, an Atlanta Attorney and Boxing Promoter has done thirty-one successful pro boxing events and is still going strong. Adrian Patrick has changed the face of boxing in Atlanta forever. From KO King's humble beginnings of hosting a amateur fights with just a few hundred in attendance, to today's main events that host thousands. Adrian Patrick is no stranger to business and hard work. Given his current profession as a tough litigation attorney in the area of criminal defense, Adrian proves that he's just as tough as the fights he puts together.
“In 1990, Atlanta was selected as the site for the 1996 Summer Olympic Games. Following the announcement, the city government undertook several major construction projects to improve Atlanta’s parks, sporting venues, and transportation infrastructure. While the games themselves were marred by numerous organizational inefficiencies, as well as the Centennial Olympic Park bombing, they were a watershed event in Atlanta’s history, initiating a fundamental transformation of the city in the decade that followed.
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During the 2000s, Atlanta underwent a profound transformation demographically, physically, and culturally. Suburbanization, rising prices, a booming economy, and new migrants decreased the city’s black percentage from a high of 67% in 1990 to 54% in 2010. From 2000 to 2010, Atlanta gained 22,763 white residents, 5,142 Asian residents, and 3,095 Hispanic residents, while the city’s black population decreased by 31,678. Much of the city’s demographic change during the decade was driven by young, college-educated professionals: from 2000 to 2009, the three-mile radius surrounding Downtown Atlanta gained 9,722 residents aged 25 to 34 holding at least a four-year degree, an increase of 61%. Between the mid-1990s and 2010, stimulated by funding from the HOPE VI program, Atlanta demolished nearly all of its public housing, a total of 17,000 units and about 10% of all housing units in the city. In 2005, the $2.8 billion BeltLine project was adopted, with the stated goals of converting a disused 22-mile freight railroad loop that surrounds the central city into an art-filled multi-use trail and increasing the city’s park space by 40%. Lastly, Atlanta’s cultural offerings expanded during the 2000s: the High Museum of Art doubled in size; the Alliance Theatre won a Tony Award; and numerous art galleries were established on the once-industrial Westside.”
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The next fight is sure to set the standards for that of any fight in the Southeast. Recently, KO KINGS revamped its stable of boxers and has signed new talent.
KO KINGS, is proud to announce their newest acquisitions.
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Puerto Rican puncher in the welterweight division, Javier "el Chino" Flores ( 9-0, 8 KOs ), who trains in Connecticut. As an amateur boxer, Flores compiled an impressive record of 65 knockout victories, of which 32 came by way of knockout, with only 3 defeats.
Former world title contender, Randy "The Gentleman" Griffin ( 25-3, 13 KOs ) from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania is a warrior who haven't been knocked out, and carried a controversial draw in a world title bout against Felix Sturm. In 2004, Griffin captured WBO/NABO and NABA middleweight titles, after defeating, tough opponent, Julio García by TKO in the six round.
Super middleweight, Jeffery "TNT" Spencer ( 3-1, 1 KOs ) from Colorado, defeated in his debut, Shane Moore, who as undefeated. Then in Pennsylvania, defeated tough opponent, Tristan Todd by unanimous decision and in his last fight, defeated by knockout, light heavyweight Rufino Sotelo, who was never KO.
D’Quan “Blessed7” Morgan (3-1) is from North Carolina and now he is living in Atlanta, GA. He is a former High School football stand out and is now making his mark with his high-impact boxing style.
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"We are very excited! We have strategically diversified our boxing portfolio and made significant steps in an attempt to attract major TV to Atlanta, GA. Our primary goals are to maximum the income of our fighters, maximize their exposure, and to energize and bring excitement to the public." stated Adrian L. Patrick, CEO of KO Kings Promotions.
KO Kings is seriously seeking TV partnerships and looking to add more talent to its stable of fighters. If interested please call (404) 219-1789 and/or email:firstname.lastname@example.org