Philadelphia, PA. – North Philly junior middleweight Marcel Rivers stopped in a few days ago to sign a contract for his pro debut Friday evening, Dec. 2, at the 2300 Arena in South Philly. Rivers, 29, takes on another first-timer in Tony Kim, 26, of New York, over four rounds. Rivers graduated from Martin Luther King High School where he was captain of the school football team as a senior, playing running back and defensive back. The father of 4-year-old Cameron, Rivers is a foreman with Philadelphia Gas Works (PGW). He had 16 amateur fights and likes to play chess when he has the time. Tickets are available at 215-765-0922, 215-280-6709 and online at http://www.2300Arena.com.