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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison recognized by D.C. Council

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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison, who is fighting November 1 at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, was formally recognized in a Washington, D.C. ceremony with a “2014 Recognition Resolution” by the Council of the District of Columbia. By unanimous vote, the Council of the District of Columbia congratulated Hernandez-Harrison on his many accomplishments as a professional boxer and his contributions to the residents of Washington, D.C. and its communities both in and out of the ring.

Following background and introductions by Councilmember Yvette Alexander, Hernandez-Harrison said, “It’s an honor to receive recognition from a City that I love so much.”

The Recognition by the D.C. Council kicks off a week highlighting the highly anticipated return of Hernandez-Harrison, 20, to his hometown. Hernandez-Harrison is 23-0 (12 KOs) faces veteran Michael Clark (44-11-1, 18KO) of Columbus, OH in the ten round Main Event of the November 1 Hometown Takeover card. Also featured on the card are Jarrett Hurd who is facing Terry Cade of Aiken, SD in a 6-round junior middleweight match and Larry Recio, who will take on Roberto Lopez of Vineland, NJ in a 6-round junior middleweight bout.

The Hometown Takeover Weigh In will be held on Friday, October 31 at 3:00pm at TKO Burger in Northeast D.C. The weigh in is open to the public. Main event fighters, Hernandez-Harrison and Clark, will step on the scales at 4:00pm and the stacked undercard of D.C., Maryland and Virginia fighters will face off with their opponents in front of the media and fans starting at 3:30pm.

Tickets to Hometown Takeover are available through TicketMaster, at the DAR Constitution Hall Box Office on November 1 starting at noon or by calling (202)331-3902.