Cook Brothers Unbeaten as Professional Boxers

Published 03/26 2013 07:47PM

Updated 03/26 2013 07:54PM

26-year-old Jesse and 22-year-old Dillon Cook are a combined 9-0 with 7 KO's as professional boxers. The Seneca natives are trained by their dad, Dallas, at the Heartland Boxing Gym in Galena, and have aspirations to make it big.

They'll compete on the same card as pro's for the first time on April 6th at the Holiday Inn Convention Center in Joplin as part of the "Rumble in the Heartland."

The Cook brothers will both be in Co-Main Event fights that night, while Justin Ridgway vs. Will Grover is the Main Event in a heavyweight rematch. Other pro boxers on the card include Landon Dirks, Trey Horton and Jeff Page. MMA fights that night include Jodie Linthcum vs. Luis Valverde, Chase Epperson vs Colton Cavener and Robert Perry vs Paul Schultz.

Tickets for the Rumble in the Heartland can be purchased at Classic Floors or Elisa's Beauty Salon in Joplin. Doors open at 6:00, and fights start at 7:00 on Saturday, April 6.

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