Unbeaten Philly fighter Damon Allen talks about looking up to Bernard Hopkins

Unbeaten Philly fighter Damon Allen talks about looking up to Bernard Hopkins

The distinguished young talent follows in the steps of those who have come out of Philadelphia – from the iconic Smokin’ Joe Frazier to the Olympic Gold Medal Meldrick “TNT” Taylor to the future Hall of Famer Bernard “The Alien” Hopkins – the sky is the limit from the versatile and skillful “No Smilin” Allen.

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PROSPECTS TO WATCH:

Damon Allen: 23-year-old Philadelphian Damon Allen (8-0, 3 KOs) stepped through the ropes twice in 2015, stopping Luis “Yeye” Rodriguez in three rounds at home in Philly before making his Los Angeles debut in November with a decision victory over Oscar Santana.

Making A Name: Philly Pro Boxer Damon Allen Jr.

Making A Name: Philly Pro Boxer Damon Allen Jr.

Allen’s skills has landed him in Sport’s Illustrated, won him gold in the 2009 Junior Golden Gloves Nationals, and much more. Now at the age of 23, Allen is a professional fighter competing in the Lightweight division with a flawless record of eight wins and no losses. Allen is the embodiment of a great work ethic producing results.