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Child boxing prodigy returns to Williamson as a professional

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Kyle Lovern


Sports Editor


You might remember him from the “Rough and Rowdy” Brawl in 2001. Zack Kuhn was a ten year old State Champion. The Williamson fans were treated to skillful combinations and an exciting match-up when the youngster put on a three round exhibition match against his own father, who sat on the stool in the middle of the ring.


The exhibition was action packed with the youngster knocking his father off the stool in the third round with a series of three left hooks. Young Zack Kuhn has continued his boxing career until present day.


Zack has racked up a total of 156 amateur bouts finishing with an overall record of 129 wins and 27 losses. He was WV State Amateur Champion a total of 19 times. He also won the East Coast Region 5 times, the tri-state Golden Gloves Champion in 2008, and was twice a national runner-up.


Zack is now a professional boxer with a record of 6 (3 knockouts)-1L-1D sporting a 5 fight win streak. Kuhn will be competing in the upcoming December 8th “King of the Coal Fields” event at the Williamson Field House.


The King of the Coal Fields VI will feature lots of local talent including Warren Browning, Jason Smith, Austin Marcum, Zack Kuhn, Jon Hill, Thomas Miller and the professional debuts of Josh Stepp and Matt Deskins.

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