Veazey, a top amateur who has a large fan base, looks to continue his success when he enters the paid ranks October 22

Veazey, a top amateur who has a large fan base, looks to continue his success when he enters the paid ranks against Alberto Delgado October 22


Baltimore, MD (October 7, 2016) – Middleweight Joey “Bazooka Joe” Veazey will make his highly anticipated pro debut Saturday, October 22 when he faces Roanoke, VA’s Alberto Delgado at Body Renew Fitness in Winchester, VA.

Fighting out of the Baltimore Boxing Club, Veazey was a top performer in the amateurs, winning many tournaments and earning an international ranking during his impressive 100 fight career. He graduated from Northeast High School as an honor student in May and will be pursuing a mathematical engineering or computer science degree. The popular 18-year-old was a big crowd draw in and around the Baltimore area during his amateur career.

Veazey said of turning pro, “It’s a dream come true I’ve been looking forward this since my first amateur fight. I’m excited to go out there and follow my dream. The amateurs were fun but my dream has always been to go pro and to win world titles. I want to become a household name one day so now is the time to get on track.”
Jake Smith, Veazey’s manager and a longtime staple in the DC, Maryland, Virginia boxing scene, is extremely excited for his pro debut and sees a bright future.

“Joey’s a very poised and mature fighter far beyond his years. He’s a well-balanced person in and out of the ring who has everything in place to do well at the professional level. Those who have supported him since he was a young teenager know what he’s capable of doing and the fans seeing him for the first time on the 22nd are in for a great show.”

Tickets from $40 are on sale now by calling 443-354-2856.