Sept. 28: Championship Boxing in Atlanta as “Fight Night” Takes Over Buckhead Theater

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Sept. 28: Championship Boxing in Atlanta as “Fight Night” Takes Over Buckhead Theater

Contenders Battle for WBA Continental Americas Middleweight Title; Benefits Boys & Girls Clubs 

What: On Saturday, Sept. 28, Atlanta will host the World Boxing Association (WBA) Continental Americas Middleweight Boxing title bout with Atlanta native Carlos Monroe fighting Javier Maciel in the headline fight. Eric Moon will fight Mike Guy for the American Boxing Federation (ABF) title, followed by six other bouts.

The event is a fundraiser for the Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta. Youth from several local Boys & GIrls Clubs will attend.

Missy Dugan, CEO, Boys & Girls Clubs of Metro Atlanta, says: “We are so thankful to partners like this that support the nearly 3,000 kids that attend our Clubs each day and help them reach their full potential. Through sports, youth build skills that will serve them now and throughout their lives including self confidence, good sportsmanship, discipline, and an appreciation of healthy living and exercise.”

When: Saturday, September 28

7:15 p.m. - 8 p.m. - Pre-event reception with live jazz from the renowned Joe Gransden Quartet.

8:00 p.m. - Fights Begin

Where: Buckhead Theater, 3110 Roswell Road, Atlanta, GA 30305, 404-843-2825, Link to Venue Info:

Cost: Tickets begin at $35, VIP tables for $1,000


The Fight Card:

  • The Main Event: 160 lbs. Carlos Monroe vs Javier Maciel (WBA Cont-Amer Title)
  • 168 lbs. Eric Moon  vs. Mike Guy (ABF Title)
  • 160 lbs. Antonio Todd vs. Julian Valerio
  • 175 lbs. Ian Darby vs. Dimitri Bentley
  • 160 lbs. Sixto Suazo vs. Phillip Lars
  • 175 lbs. Hakim Lopez vs. Elie Augustama
  • 160 lbs. Elvin Ganbarov vs Delveccio Savage
  • 126 lbs. Justin Goodson (Debut) vs TBA


  • Interviews with boxers Carlos Monroe, Eric Moon, Antonio Todd can be arranged.
  • Judy Starkey, Event Organizer. Starkey is an accomplished Atlanta businesswoman who began boxing four years ago. She realized that the same disciplines requested for boxing also make successful CEOs. 
  • Harry Barnett, Event Organizer. Barnett has been involved in boxing for 60+ years, as a boxer, manager, and promoter, working with many boxing World Champions, including Sonny Liston and George Foreman.