Undefeated heavyweight prospect Mike Balogun (16-0, 12 KOs) returns to the ring tonight at The Rustica, in Vero Beach, FL. The “Rumble at Rustica” event, promoted by Christy Martin Promotions, will be streamed live via LDLTV’s YouTube page, starting at 7:00pm ET.
Balogun, a southpaw from Upper Marlboro, MD, will be facing the crafty and experienced Keith Barr in an eight-round contest. Before the pandemic, the heavy-handed Balogun was coming off of four knockouts in his last five victories. Showing athleticism throughout his youth, Balogun excelled in football before turning to boxing. As a college football standout, Balogun started for the Oklahoma Sooners and then played in the NFL for three years.
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