WBF title fight Saturday at WAC

The World Boxing Federation North American Light Heavyweight title will determined Saturday night at the Whitehall Athletic Club.

Shawn Miller, of Troy, and Yasin “The Assasin” Rashid, of Brooklyn, will compete for the vacant title in what is the first professional title fight for either boxer.

Miller, 31, played college baseball at West Virginia University before becoming a professional boxer in 2009. Since that time he has gone 10-1-1 with four wins coming by knockout. His only loss came in 2010 at the hands of Steven Tyner.

Rashid, 37, is 7-4 with two wins coming by knockout in a career that began in 2004. Although he is considered the underdog, he fought against superior competition with his losses coming against fighters with a combined record of 37-1.

The title fight will be supported an undercard featuring some of New York’s most promising prospects and contenders, including Albany’s Sarah “The Knockout” Kuhn and Eric “Danger” Fields of Ardmore, Okla.

Doors will open at 5 p.m. and VIP and ringside seating is available. General admission costs $25.

Comments

comments

Read more in this week's Times in newsstands now or click here to read right now with our e-edition.

Weekender – 1/20/17

Lakes Region Freepress – 01/20/17

Lakes Classifieds – 01/20/17

North Country Freepress – 01/20/17

518 Wheels 01/18/17

Three years later, search continues for missing man

Jonathan Schaff

By Krystle S. Morey Nearly three years ago, a man set off walking from a Main Street bar toward the […]

Whitehall boy gets prosthetic

Logan Pease walks again with the help of a prosthetic leg.

By Serena Kovalosky Logan Pease has been waiting a long time for this moment. For this first time since his […]

Locals to attend Trump’s inauguration

Trump 1

By Krystle S. Morey and Donna Frischknecht On Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the […]

Losing mill would be ‘nail in the coffin’

DSC_0208

By Donna Frischknecht It’s been part of the Whitehall landscape since 1940. Back then, Commonwealth Plywood was supplying birch plywood […]

‘Extensive damage’ gets vacant building demolished

Building Demolition3

By Serena Kovalosky For many who drove down Williams Street in Whitehall last week, the pile of rubble next door […]

Lakes Classifieds – 01/13/17

Northshire Freepress – 01/13/17