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The Ring of Hope is back, and the annual “Night To Fight” of professional boxing will be held on Saturday, March 7, 2020 at the Toyota Music Factory in Irving, Texas.

Light Heavyweight Samuel Clarkson (22-5, 15 KOs) will return to the ring against Israel Duffus (19-6, 16 KOs).

This is a fundraising event for the Ring of Hope boxing program for the youth of the Dallas community through boxing for education, leadership and hope to better the lives of these young and talented boxers.

Tristan Kalkreuth (4-0, 3 KOs), from Duncanville, Texas, who is signed with Oscar De La Hoya’s Golden Boy Promotions, will go against Johnny Jackson (1-0) from Chicago, Illinois.

The card will also include welterweights Jessy Martinez (14-0, 9 KOs) and Brandyn Lynch (10-1, 8 KOs), cruiserweight Robin Safar (10-0, 7 KOs) and heavyweight Patrick Mailata (4-0, 2 KOs), Austin-based super lightweight Robert Kevin Garcia (6-0, 5 KOs) and the Corpus Christi-based lightweight John Rincon (4-0, 2 KOs).

In addition to that, Evan “Yung Holy” Holyfield (3-0, 3 KOs), the son of Hall of Fame fighter Evander “The Real Deal” Holyfield will step into the ring against Dylan Carlson (1-0) from Omaha, Nebraska. 

Night To Fight will be available live on Integrated Sports Pay Per View on cable, satellite and digital pay-per-view via iN Demand, Vubiquity, DIRECTV and DISH in the United States, Shaw PPV in Canada and worldwide via the FITE.TV app and website. Email Integrated if you are a boxing promoter, because your product needs to be on TV, or it can get overlooked.

Hall of Fame Showtime TV broadcaster Al Bernstein, former two-division world champion Paulie Malignaggi and LA Times and Boxing Scene journalist and writer Manouk Akopyan will call the action from ringside.

Limited tickets and VIP dinner tables can be obtained through a sponsorship to Ring of Hope. For more information, go to

The Toyota Music Factory is located at 300 West Las Colinas Boulevard in Irving, Texas.

For more information on sponsorships, volunteering or to enroll a child in a Ring of Hope program, please email To provide a safe place for youth in the Dallas Fort Worth area to participate in after school boxing programs, click here to donate.

For up to date information, news and developments, visit, and follow along online on the following Ring of Hope platforms—Instagram, Facebook and YouTube.


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