Javontae Starks Signs with Midwest Sports Council
For immediate release
Twin Cities, MN-One of the most sought after boxing prospects in the region is off the market today as Javontae Starks has signed a deal with promotional firm Midwest Sports Council.
“I’m just happy to be a pro with a debut date set, and I’m ready to show fans what I can bring to boxing natiowide” Said Starks in regards to the signing.
Starks will be making his debut under the much anticipated Phil Williams vs showdown live on FSN North from . No opponent is set thus far but the 20 year old Starks plans to debut at 154 lbs. and eventually drop to 147 lbs. and campaign as a welterweight.
“I’m extremely excited to get an opportunity to work with Javontae and his team. I have been working for the better part of the year to get him to be part of the Midwest Sports Council roster and I’m thrilled we came to a deal that worked for both sides.” Said Cory Rapacz of MSC.
Starks’ professional debut has been widely speculated and anticipated amongst Minnesota boxing fans for the last year or so, and now they have a date to mark on their calendars. Starks joins middleweight Cerresso Fort as another decorated amateur in MSC’s stable. Javontae Starks has tasted success at a regional and national level in the amateurs for some time now and will aim to duplicate his fortune in the professional game.
“I think he’s the most gifted fighter at 154 in this state, and that includes everyone at or talking about fighting at that weight. I think he’s ready for fighters like Tyler Hultin and Michael Faulk right now and I can see him being ready for Dave Peterson by the Spring. Javontae turning pro instantly rejuvenates the talent pool in Minnesota. The sky is the limit for this kid and I am happy to play a small part in helping him reach his potential.” Said Rapacz Starks’ potential on the local boxing scene in Minnesota.
Starks’ debut will be televised on FSN North along with three other fights following that night’s Minnesota Wild game. Tickets are available at grandcasinomn.com.