Kilpatrick, Wallace to fight Saturday; anti-bullying promoted

Jake Smith's Baltimore Boxing Promotions will host an evening of Olympic-style boxing and anti-bullying awareness Saturday at the Myers Pavilion. Headlining is the East Coast middleweight title bout between Rashad Kilpatrick of Washington and Baltimore Boxing's Donald Wallace. In the co-feature, Maryland junior middleweight champion Allen Burris defends his title against an opponent to be named. In a featured bout, multitime champion Joey "Bazooka Joe" Veazy meets Jessie Singletary, while Ernie "Lightning Bug" Hall, Melad Attashy and Arno Young are all scheduled to appear in separate bouts. Tickets starting at $25 are available by calling 410-375-9175 or going to baltimoreboxing.com. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the first fight starts at 8 p.m. Baltimore Boxing is teaming up with "I Belong," a campaign of bullying prevention organization Unified Efforts, which was founded by former Baltimore detective Debbie Ramsey.

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College swimming: St. Mary's College junior Grant Burgess (Fallston) was named Capital Athletic Conference Men's Swimmer of the Week. … St. Mary's College senior captain Brooke Raab (Hereford) was named CAC Women's Swimmer of the Week.

Youth gymnastics: Thousands of gymnasts from levels 3 to 10 will compete in the Christmas on the Chesapeake Gymnastics Invitational from Dec. 12 to 14 at the Baltimore Convention Center. For information, go to mdgymnasticsparents.com/cotcmeet.

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