Originally posted on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 8/14/12
On Saturday night September 22nd, a historic night of boxing will take place as the first boxing event inside an NYC casino occurs when New Legend Boxing / Old World Boxing and W.O.N. Boxing Promotions presents a night of boxing featuring some of the best fighters in New York. In the main event, popular Light Heavyweight Joe Smith Jr. will take on Yasin Rashid in a eight round bout. Smith, twenty-two years old of Long Island has a record of 10-1 with all wins coming via knockout. Smith, who turned pro in 2009, won his first six bouts inside of two rounds which included a knockout over undefeated Christopher Dammones.  After suffering his lone blemish, Smith has come back by stopping his last four opponents which includes his last outing when he stopped James Denson in under two-minutes on May 17th. Rashid, thirty-six years old of Brooklyn has a record of 7-2 with two knockouts and has been a pro for eight years. Rashid won his first seven bouts which included a win over undefeated K...
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