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PHILADELPHIA – Philly Boxing History announced today that former two-time cruiserweight champion Steve “USS” Cunningham will be the celebrity guest host of the 10th Annual Briscoe Awards at Xfinity Live!   Philadelphia, on October 15, 2017.

 

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“It’s an honor,” Cunningham said of being named the guest host. “I’m happy and proud. I’m going to do my best.”

Cunningham was the very first recipient of the “Philly Fighter of the Year” Briscoe Award in 2007, and won the same award three years later. Overall, Cunningham has won a total five Briscoe Awards through the years, also winning for “2014 Philly Fight of the Year” (vs. Amir Mansour), and the “Performance of the Year” in both 2012 and 2014.

 

“The Bennie Briscoe Award was the first Philly organization to step up and really show appreciation for the things that I was doing,” Cunningham said. “I’ve been a world champ, but didn’t get the shine that some world champs would have. But the Bennie Briscoe Awards have always been there, not just for me but for every Philly fighter. I think every city should do this for their fighters, but they don’t. That’s what makes the Briscoe Awards so special.”

 

“Steve is the most decorated fighter in the Briscoe Awards’ ten year history AND he was our very first “Fighter of the Year” winner,” said John DiSanto of Philly Boxing History Inc. “He’s the perfect person to guest host our 10th annual celebration. Steve has always represented the Briscoe Awards well, and it will be great to have him back on the stage in a whole new role.”

 

First up however, Cunningham fights undefeated Andrew Tabiti for the NABF cruiserweight title on the Mayweather-McGregor mega-card, this Saturday night in Las Vegas. The ten round bout opens the Pay-Per-View TV broadcast.

 

ABOUT THE BRISCOE AWARDS ON OCTOBER 15 FROM 1-4 PM

The Briscoe Awards are named in honor of legendary Philly middleweight Bennie Briscoe and the trophies given away – the Briscoe Statue and the Briscoe Medal – all bear the deceased icon’s likeness. The event brings together the local boxing community, including the award winners, their families, past and present boxers, fight fans, other boxing people, and general sports fans.

This is the tenth year for the Briscoe Awards, which are presented by Philly Boxing History Inc., a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization, dedicated to preserving and celebrating Philadelphia’s great boxing legacy. Past winners at the Briscoe Awards include Bernard Hopkins, Danny Garcia, Steve Cunningham, and many others.

The event returns to Xfinity Live! Philadelphia, the central hub of Philly’s sports stadiums, located at 1100 Pattison Avenue in South Philadelphia. Admission is $5, and tickets can be purchased at BriscoeAwards.com or by calling 609-377-6413. Everyone is welcome.

 

For more information, including sponsorship and advertising opportunities, please call John DiSanto, 609-377-6413 / johndisanto@phillyboxinghistory.com

 

The 10th Annual Briscoe Awards will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2017, 1-4 PM, at Xfinity Live!, 1100 Pattison Avenue

CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING ON THE BOARDWALK!!!

LaManna decisions Sosa; wins WBC Silver Latino Title;  Announces retirement 

Mayfield & Capers battle to a draw

Vermall, Julan, Rodriguez, Mamedov, Rivera & Ortiz remain undefeated

 

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ATLANTIC CITY, NJ-It was a bittersweet night for welterweight contender Thomas LaManna as he won a 10-round unanimous decision over George Sosa in an entertaining bout in front of a capacity crowd at The Claridge Hotel In Atlantic City. The 11-bout card was promoted by Rising Promotions.

LaManna won the WBC Silver Latino Welterweight title and shortly after, the fighter known as “Cornflake” promptly announced his retirement in the ring.

The two traded big blows throughout the bout as Sosa came out very aggressively and was able to land some good right hands.  LaManna was giving better of the two-way action, which had the sold-out crowd very enthused throughout the contest.

 

In round two, Sosa started to swell under his left eye. In round six, He started bleeding badly from his nose as the result of pinpoint shots from LaManna.

In round six, LaManna was dominant by scoring two knockdowns from body shots. LaManna was relentless in battering Sosa all over the ring with Sosa lucky to hear the bell to culminate the round.  Both guys traded hard shots down the stretch with LaManna getting the better of the action.  Every so often, Sosa was able to score with hard shots, but they were few and far between.

 

LaManna sat down on his punches and landed thudding blows as he tried to get the stoppage against the tough Sosa.

LaManna, 147 lbs of Millville, NJ won by scores of 98-90 twice and 99-88 to raise his record to 24-2. Sosa of Reading, PA falls to 15-10.

“The body work, the distance and the jab was working for me. He was long and tall so we worked on the distance and I started to put my punches together. The body work is what put him down,”said LaManna. “I took some shots from him, but that is not what I go in wanting to do. I wore him down, worked the body, touched his arms and touched his body.”

“It feels so great to win a championship and to get that hardware.”

Then LaManna announced that this would be his last fight.

“It’s Over. It’s Over. I put a lot of years into this. This is it. I want to thank my parents, Vinny Ponte my promoter, my trainer and everybody who have helped me along the way.”

 

Former world champion Imamu Mayfield and Lamont Capers slugged it out to an eight-round split draw in their cruiserweight bout. In round six, Mayfield was cut over his left eye from a punch, and Capers had bad swelling over his left eye from a headbutt.Each fighter took a card by a 77-75, tally while 3rd card read even at 76-76. Mayfield, 200 lbs of Freehold, NJ is now 26-10-3. Capers, 196 lbs of Hawley, PA is 7-10-3.

 

Yurik Mamedov won a six-round unanimous decision over Ariel Vasquez in a welterweight bout. Mamedov, 145.5 lbs of Brooklyn, NY won by scores of 60-54 on all cards, and is now 7-0. Vasquez, 145.3 lbs of Managua, NIC is 12-19-2.

 

Emmanuel Rodriguez won a four round unanimous decision over pro debuting Willie Anderson. Scores were 40-36 on all cards for Rodriguez, 119 lbs of Newark, NJ, and he is now 2-0. Anderson, 122 lbs of Paulsboro, NJ is 0-1. Anderson is the son of former Los Angeles Rams Wide Receiver Willie “Flipper” Anderson.

 

Vidal Rivera won a four-round unanimous decision over Weusi Johnson in a featherweight bout. Despite being cut over his left eye in round two, Rivera was able to sweep all cards to the tune of 40-36. Rivera, 128.6 lbs of Camden, NJ is now 7-0. Johnson, 130.3 lbs of Wilmington, DE is 2-5.

 

Frederick Julan stopped Tahlik Taylor in the 6th and final round of their light heavyweight bout. Julan landed a hard left that sent Taylor staggering back into the ropes, and the bout was stopped at 1:15. Julan, 173 lbs of Brooklyn is now 6-0 with three stoppages. Taylor, 177 lbs of Freeport, NY is 2-8.

 

Alvin Vermall, Jr. stopped LeMarcus Tucker in round two of their scheduled six-round cruiserweight bout. Vermall was dominant as he landed power shots from the early stages in round one. In round two, he landed three vicious shots that sent Tucker into a defenseless state, and the bout was stopped at 2:18. Vermall, Jr., 192 lbs of Catskills, NY is now 13-0-1 with 11 knockouts. Tucker is 4-3-1.

 

Tomas Romain win a four round majority decision over pro debuting Marcos Lugo in a lightweight bout. Romain, 131.7 lbs of Brooklyn, NY won by scores of 40-36, 39-37 and 38-38 and is now 4-1. Lugo, 131.6 lbs of Vineland, NJ is 0-1.

 

Nahir Albright flattened Ronald Logan in 77 seconds of their scheduled four-round junior welterweight bout. Albright landed a perfect right that sent Logan down for several minutes. Albright, 139.1 lbs of Philadelphia is 2-1 with one knockout. Logan, 140 lbs of New York, NY is 0-2.

 

Anthony Young won a six-round unanimous decision over Carlos Winston Velasquez in a welterweight bout. Young, 144 1/2 lbs of Pleasantville, NJ won by scores of 60-54 on all cards, and is now 18-2. Velasquez, 145 1/2 lbs of Managua, NIC is 25-30-2.

 

Joshafat Ortiz won a four-round unanimous decision over Sidell Blocker in a lightweight bout. Ortiz, 129 lbs of Reading, Pa won on two cards 40-36 and 39-37 and is now 2-0. Blocker, 128 lbs of Pleasantville, NJ is 1-9-1,

 

For More information, Contact: Marc Abrams at 856 287 7611 or phillyboxing@gmail.com

 

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Philadelphia, Penn. (August 10, 2017)–Weights for Friday night’s card at SugarHouse Casino

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Christian Carto 118.8 – Phillip Adyaka 118.8

 

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Erik Spring 153 – David Wilson 156

Khalib Whitmore 202,5 – Elvin Sanchez 195.9

Antonio DuBose 127 – Josh Crespo 126.4

Brandon Robinson 166.6 – Shane Pearson 166.7

Marquis Taylor 147.6 – Vincent Floyd 147.8

Shamsuddeen Justice 145.5 – Tito Gosalves 148

Christian Montano 181.4 – Dameron Kirby 178.6

Demetrius Williams 143.8 – Kashon Hutchinson 142.9

Jerrod Minor 116.5 – Steven Lopez 113.2

 

Promoter: King’s Promotions
Venue: SugarHouse Casino

1st Bell is 7 PM ET

TV: Eleven Sports at 9 PM ET

 

Tickets are on sale for $100, $75, $50, and can be purchased at SugarHouseBoxing.eventbrite.com

 

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ABOUT SUGARHOUSE CASINO

 

SugarHouse, which opened in September 2010 as Philly’s casino, features 1,891 slots, 103 table games, a 28-table poker room, fun and unique dining options, riverfront views and free on-site parking. The casino employs approximately 1,700 people, and for six consecutive years has been voted a “Best Place to Work” by the Philadelphia Business Journal and for five straight years a “Top Workplace” by Philly.com. For more information, visit www.sugarhousecasino.com.

 

For More information and credentials, Please contact: Marc Abrams at phillyboxing@gmail.com or 856 287 7611

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BRISCOE AWARD WINNERS ANNOUNCED

SOSA, FARMER, HART, HOPKINS, ENNIS, OTHERS TO BE HONORED

 

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PHILADELPHIA – Philly Boxing History announced the winners of the 10th Annual Briscoe Awards, which will be presented on October 15, 2017, at Xfinity Live! in Philadelphia. The annual event is a celebration of the best accomplishments of the Philly fight scene.

JASON SOSA, who won the WBA world junior lightweight championship and defended it later in the year, was named the “2016 Philly Fighter of the Year”.
The “2016 Philly Fight of the Year” award will go to JESSE HART and DASHON JOHNSON, for their exciting super middleweight 10-rounder. Hart won the decision, but had to come off the floor to do it.
Other Briscoe Award winners include:

TEVIN FARMER – Prospect of the Year

DAMON ALLEN JR. – The One to Watch

JARON ENNIS – Rookie of the Year

DYLAN PRICE – Amateur of the Year

TEVIN FARMER – Performance of the Year (W10 Ivan Redkach)

TYRONE BRUNSON – Knockout of the Year (KO4 Carlos Hernandez)

TANEAL GOYCO – Upset of the Year (TKO5 Jerry Odom)

BERNARD HOPKINS – Honorary Retirement Award

CHRISTIAN CARTO – Everett Brothers Award

Also one photographer’s individual work will be recognized as the “Photo of the Year” in an exhibit and contest held at the live event on October 15th.

Former welterweight contender GIL TURNER, will be named the sixth honoree of Philly Boxing History’s Gravestone Program.

ABOUT THE BRISCOE AWARDS ON OCTOBER 15 FROM 1-4 PM

The Briscoe Awards are named in honor of legendary Philly middleweight Bennie Briscoe and the trophies given away – the Briscoe Statue and the Briscoe Medal – all bear the deceased icon’s likeness. The event brings together the local boxing community, including the award winners, their families, past and present boxers, fight fans, other boxing people, and general sports fans.

This is the tenth year for the Briscoe Awards, which are presented by Philly Boxing History Inc., a 501(c)3 Non-Profit Organization, dedicated to preserving and celebrating Philadelphia’s great boxing legacy. Past winners at the Briscoe Awards include Bernard Hopkins, Danny Garcia, Steve Cunningham, and many others.
The event returns to Xfinity Live! Philadelphia, the central hub of Philly’s sports stadiums, located at 1100 Pattison Avenue in South Philadelphia. Admission is $5, and tickets can be purchased at BriscoeAwards.com or by calling 609-377-6413. Everyone is welcome.

For more information, including sponsorship and advertising opportunities, please call John DiSanto, 609-377-6413 / johndisanto@phillyboxinghistory.com

 

The 10th Annual Briscoe Awards will be held on Sunday, October 15, 2017, 1-4 PM, at Xfinity Live!, 1100 Pattison Avenue in South Philadelphia.

 

King’s Promotions Press Conference Video plus interview with Christian Carto

Carto takes on Phillip Adyka this Friday night at SugarHouse Casino

Fight card live on Eleven Sports at 9 PM ET

1st Bell 7 PM ET

 

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Philadelphia, Penn. (August 9, 2017)–Below is the video from Tuesday’s press conference before this Friday night’s big boxing event at SugarHouse Casino.

Friday’s show will be LIVE on Eleven Sports beginning at 9 PM ET with the 1st bell being at 6:30 PM ET

Also is an interview with undefeated bantamweight knockout artist Christian Carto as he will take on Phillip Adyka on the show that is promoted by King’s Promotions.

 

 

King’s Promotions Press Conference, August 8, 2017 Undefeated Bantamweight Christian Carto

Full card 

Erik Spring (9-1-2, 1 KO) of Reading, Pa vs David Wilson (5-0-1, 1 KO) of New Haven, CT in a six-round junior middleweight bout.

Khalib Whitmore (6-1, 5 KOs) of Philadelphia vs Elvin Sanchez (7-3-1, 5 KOs) of Paterson, NJ in a six-round cruiserweight bout.

Antonio DuBose (8-2-1, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia vs Josh Crespo (7-4-3, 3 KOs) of New Haven, CT in a six-round super featherweight bout Christian Carto (10-0, 10 KOs) of Philadelphia will vs Phillip Adyaka (7-9, 4 KOs) of St. Paul, MN in a six-round bantamweight bout.

Brandon Robinson (4-1, 3 KOs) of Philadelphia vs Shane Pearson (2-1, 2 KOs) of Statesville, NC in a six-round super middleweight bout.

Marquis Taylor (6-1) of Houston, TX vs Vincent Floyd (3-2-1, 2 KOs) in a six-round welterweight bout.

Shamsuddeen Justice of Philadelphia makes his pro debut against an opponent t be named in a super lightweight bout.

Christian Montano (1-0, 1 KO) of Houston, Texas vs Dameron Kirby (PD) of Washington, DC in a light heavyweight bout.

Demetrius Williams (1-2) of Philadelphia vs Kashon Hutchinson (2-3, 1 KO) of Reading, PA in a four-round super lightweight bout

Jerrod Minor of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Steven Lopez (0-1) of Philadelphia in a bantamweight bout.

The weigh in will be at 6 PM on Thursday, August 10 at The Refinery at SugarHouse 

1st Bell is 7 PM ET

Tickets are on sale for $100, $75, $50, and can be purchased at SugarHouseBoxing.eventbrite.com

About ELEVEN SPORTS:

ELEVEN SPORTS is available in 70 million homes worldwide in Belgium, Italy, Luxembourg, Poland, Singapore, Taiwan and the United States. Launched in the US in March 2017, ELEVEN SPORTS is dedicated to delivering world-class domestic and international sports and lifestyle entertainment ‘For The Fans’. Sports fans will be treated to a unique mix of emerging and established sports combined to provide engaging and compelling LIVE entertainment, placing the viewer at the very heart of the action.

Like us on Facebook: ElevenSportsUSA

Follow us on Twitter: @ElevenSportsUSA

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ABOUT SUGARHOUSE CASINO

SugarHouse, which opened in September 2010 as Philly’s casino, features 1,891 slots, 103 table games, a 28-table poker room, fun and unique dining options, riverfront views and free on-site parking. The casino employs approximately 1,700 people, and for six consecutive years has been voted a “Best Place to Work” by the Philadelphia Business Journal and for five straight years a “Top Workplace” by Philly.com. For more information, visit www.sugarhousecasino.com.

For More information and credentials, Please contact: Marc Abrams at phillyboxing@gmail.com or 856 287 7611

 

King’s Promotions Press Conference TODAY!!! Aug 8th at SugarHouse Casino @ 6 PM

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Philadelphia, Penn. (August 7, 2017)–TODAY!!!  August 8th, King’s Promotions will hold a press conference  at SugarHouse Casino that will coincide with a great night of boxing that will take place this Friday night, Friday August 11th at The same venue.

On August 11, the main event will feature undefeated bantamweight sensation Christian Carto taking on Phillip Adyka.

The press conference will begin at 6 pm ET

WHO:

Christian Carto (10-0, 10 KOs)–Bantamweight from Philadelphia

Brandon Robinson (4-1, 3 KOs)–Super Middleweight from Philadelphia

Khalib Whitmore (6-1, 5 KOs)–Cruiserweight from Philadelphia

Antonio DuBose (8-2-1, 2 KOs)–Super Featherweight from Philadelphia

Shamsuddeen Justice –Pro debuting Super Lightweight from Philadelphia

Demetrius Williams (1-2)–Super Lightweight from Philadelphia

Jerrod Minor –Pro debuting Bantamweight from Philadelphia             

Steven Lopez (0-1)–Bantamweight from Philadelphia

Marshall Kauffman--CEO King’s Promotions

What: Press Conference in conjunction w/Aug 11th fight card @ SugarHouse Casino

When:  TOMORROW!! Tuesday, August 8th at 6 PM ET

Where:

SugarHouse Casino

1001 North Delaware Avenue

Philadelphia, PA, 19125

 

Tickets are on sale for $100, $75, $50, and can be purchased at SugarHouseBoxing.eventbrite.com

 

ABOUT SUGARHOUSE CASINO

SugarHouse, which opened in September 2010 as Philly’s casino, features 1,891 slots, 103 table games, a 28-table poker room, fun and unique dining options, riverfront views and free on-site parking. The casino employs approximately 1,700 people, and for six consecutive years has been voted a “Best Place to Work” by the Philadelphia Business Journal and for five straight years a “Top Workplace” by Philly.com. For more information, visit www.sugarhousecasino.com.

For More information and credentials, Please contact: Marc Abrams at phillyboxing@gmail.com or 856 287 7611

 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey (August 5, 2017)–Derrick Webster continued his quest towards a world title shot by taking out Lamar Harris in a scheduled eight-round super middleweight bout that headlined a six-bout card at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City.

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The show was promoted by Mis Downing Promotions in association with Square Ring Promotions.
Webster dropped Harris at the end of round one as he landed a perfect straight left hand.  After that it was a matter of when Webster would end the night., as Harris was hurt, but came out to endure 28 seconds of pounding before the bout was stopped.

 

Webster, 167.8 lbs of Glassboro, NJ is now 24-1 with 13 knockouts.  Harris, 167.9 lbs of Saint Louis, Missouri is now 9-14-4.

 

“We have been working hard, and now I am looking for a title.  I want George Groves,” said Webster.

 

“I knew after I dropped him after the first round, the fight would be over soon thereafter.  I know Groves is in the tournament, so why not Badou Jack.  I would love to fight him.”

 

Prince Badi Ajamu shook eight years of ring rust to pound out an eight-round uannimous decision over Edgar Perez in a cruiserweight bout. Ajamu, 191.4 lbs of Camden, NJ won by scores of 80-72 twice and 79-73 and is now 28-3-1. Perez, 190 lbs of Chicago is 7-22. “It was a good fight. I give myself a C. Everything is about knockouts,” said Ajamu. “I broke him down mentally. You could see that I had a lot of ring rust, as I don’t miss as many shots as I did, but I started to feel good around the 5th round.”

Prince Badi Ajamu

 

Ajamu has been linked to a rematch with Roy Jones, Jr. who beat Ajamu back in 2006.

 

Jones was ringside and believes that the fight could happen in November.

 

“He did more than enough to earn the rematch tonight.  Now it is just a matter of making it work financially and all by getting sponsorship’s and such, and that fight can happen, said Jones.

 

World-ranked heavyweight Zhang Zhilei hammered out Nick Guivas in round one of their scheduled ten-round bout. Zhilei dropped Guivas in the first frame with a hard six-punch combination in the corner. Seconds later, Zhilei finsihed off the fight with a crushing four-punch combination on the ropes and the bout was stopped at 2:43.

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Zhilei, 254.8 lbs of Zhoukou, China is now 17-0 with 13 knockouts. Guivas, 238 lbs of Topeka, KS is 13-8-2.

 

Mike Hilton went the distance for the first time, but still came out with the six-round unanimous decision over Willis Lockett in a cruiserweight bout.

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Hilton, 198.5 lbs of Trenton, NJ won by scores of 60-54, 58-56 & 60-53 to raise his unblemished mark to 7-0. Lockett, 194.6 lbs of Takoma Park, MD is 14-21-6.


Shaddy Gamhour stopped Jessie Singletary in first round of their scheduled four round middleweight bout.
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Gamhour, who is trained by Roy Jones, Jr. landed a hard right hand that sent Singletary to the canvas and the bout was stopped at 1:43.

 

Gamhour, 163,5 lbs of Pensacola, FL is now 4-0 with three knockouts.  Singletary, 167.3 lbs of Washington, DC is 0-3.

 

Tahlik Taylor needed just 31 seconds to bludgeon Lamont McLaughlin in a scheduled four round super middleweight bout.

 

Taylor jumped on McLaughlin and landed a vicious combination in the corner that sent McLaughlin hard to the canvas and the was stopped immediately.

 

Taylor, 172,8 lbs of Freeport, NY is 2-7 with 1 knockout. McLaughlin, 167.2 lbs of Philadelphia is 0-2.

 

Mis Downing Promotions will be back at the Claridge on Saturday, November 4th.

 

For more information and Media Credentials, Contact:

 

Marc Abrams at phillyboxing@gmail.com or 856 287 7611

 

       

Carlos Rosario takes on Jerome Conquest in Lightweight showdown on Friday, September 29 at the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia

Junior Castillo takes on Gabriel Pham in 10-round co-feature
Tyrone Crawley Jr takes on Victor Vazquez
David Gonzales battles Darius Ervin 

Erik Spring fights Anthony Prescott

Plus Amir Shabazz and Robert Irizarry in action

 
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Philadelphia, PA (August 4,  2017) –Carlos Rosario and Jerome Conquest will meet in a highly anticipated eight-round lightweight bout that will headline a great night of boxing on Friday, September 29 at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia.

 

The show is promoted by King’s Promotions.

Rosario of Pennsauken, New Jersey has a record of 7-2 with four knockouts.

The 26 year-old of is a three-year professional, and is known for being a hard puncher.

Rosario already has quality wins over Bobby Hornsby (8-1-1), Victor Vazquez (4-1) and Eliezer Mendez Garcia (1-0).

Rosario will look to get back in the win column after being stopped by Joshua Davis on May 19th at the 2300 Arena.

Conquest of Philadelphia has a record of 8-2 with one knockout.

Like Rosario, the 31 year-old Conquest is a three-year professional and has a quality win on his resume of Christian Molina (4-1).

Conquest has won two in a row, and in his last bout he took a six-round unanimous decision from Jae Ho Kim on June 24th at the 2300 Arena.

In the ten-round co-feature, Junior Castillo (14-1, 10 KOs) of the Domincan Republic takes on Gabriel Pham (9-1, 4 KOs) of Atlantic City.

In six-round bouts:

Tyrone Crawley, Jr.(7-0) of Philadelphia meets Victor Vazquez (8-3, 3 Kos) of Yonkers, NY in a super lightweight bout.

David Gonzales (8-2-2, 2 KOs) of Philadelphia battles Darius Ervin (8-2, 1 KO) of Los Angeles in a super lightweight bout.

Erik Spring (9-1-2, 1 KO) of Reading, PA will fight Anthony Prescott (6-7-2, 2 KOs) of Cherry Hill, NJ in a super welterweight fight.

In four-round bouts:

Robert Irizarry (3-1-1) of Cherry Hill, NJ fights Jordan Peters (2-1-1, 2 KOs) of Washington, DC in a super featherweight fight.

Johnny Cuevas of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against an opponent to be named in a lightweight bout.

Amir Shabazz (4-1) of Philadelphia will square off with an opponent to be named in a light heavyweight bout.

 

Tickets for this great night of boxing can be purchased at www.2300arena.com for $100, $75 and $50
For more information and media credentials, Contact:
Marc Abrams  phillyboxing@gmail.com or 856 287 7611

Weights from Atlantic City

For Immediate Release

Atlantic City, New Jersey (August 4, 2017)–Weights for Saturday night’s card at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City
Derrick Webster 167.8 – Lamar Harris 167.9
Prince Badi Ajamu 191.4 – Edgar Perez 190
Mike Hilton 198.5 – Willis Lockett 194.6
Shaddy Gamhour 163.5 – Jessie Singletary 167.3
Lamont McLaughlin 167.2 – Tahlik Taylor 172.8
Zhang Zhilei 254.8 – Nick Guivas 238

Venue: The Claridge Hotel

Promoter:  Mis Downing Promotions in association with Square Ring Promotions

1st Bell: 7 PM ET; Doors open at 6 PM ET

Tickets are priced at $125, $100, $75 & $50 and can be purchased  at The Claridge Hotel or by calling 609-815-1181

For more information and Media Credentials, Contact:

Marc Abrams at phillyboxing@gmail.com or 856 287 7611

 

Boardwalk Brawls–Webster vs Harris Press Conference quotes

Derrick Webster headlines this Saturday at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City against Lamar Harris

Prince Badi Ajamu returns against Edgar Perez

Former U.S. Olympian Terrance Cauthen takes on Nick Valliere

Plus undefeated Mike Hilton, Shaddy Gamhour, Vidal Rivera and heavyweight Zhang Zhilei

 

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Atlantic City, New Jersey (August 3, 2017)–Below are quotes from Thursday afternoon’s press conference at the Flagship Resort in Atlantic City before Saturday night’s Boardwalk Brawls card at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City.

The card, which is promoted by Mis Downing Promotions in association with Square Ring Promotions is headlined by super middleweight Derrick Webster (23-1, 12 KOs) of Glassboro, New Jersey taking on Lamar Harris (9-13-4, 5 KOs) of Saint Louis in a bout scheduled for eight-rounds.

PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES

Derrick Webster--“This fight is going to be very exciting. This is going to be an action-packed card. I want to thank Roy Jones, Jr. Roy always has time for anybody who wants to take a picture. I don’t know what I would do without him.”

Prince Badi Ajamu–“I look forward to this special and great show. I have been helping a lot of fighters out over the years, and when you put that kind of energy and effort out, I want to be on the main stage and help myself. I am not over looking Perez. You might think a fighter is not good, but he is as good as he is the night of the fight so I am not taking anyone lightly. I am expecting him to come with his best.”

Zhang Zhilei–“I am from China and I came here three years ago to pursue my dream of being a professional boxer. I want to thank everyone for this opportunity, and it will be a great fight.”

Shaddy Gamhour–“I am from Sweden, but I am very happy for this opportunity to fight in Atlantic City. I been here training three months, so this is just another fight.”

Roy Jones Jr--” It is very inspirational to see people come in and strive to do things we want to do in our careers. I had my 2nd career fight here in Atlantic City, and this is something we should bring back. I am happy to bringing my guys to fight on Mis Downing’s cards. It is possible that I will have a rematch with Prince Badi, but he has to do what he needs to do on Saturday.”

In the eight-round co-feature, come-backing cruiserweight Prince Badi Ajamu (27-3-1, 15 KO’s) of Camden, NJ will take on Edgar Perez (7-21, 3 Kos) of Chicago.

Also on the bill will be former United States Olympian Terrance Cauthen (36-8, 9 KO’s) of Trenton, NJ will fight Nick Valliere (5-2, 2 KO’s) of Forked River, New Jersey in a six-round super welterweight bout.

In a ten round-bout:

World-Ranked Heavyweight, Zhang Zhilei (16-0, 12 KOs) of Las Vegas via China, and is ranked number-13 by the WBO will take on Nick Guivas (13-7-2, 9 KO’s) of Topeka, Kansas.

Also in six-round bouts:

Mike Hilton (6-0, 6 KOs) of Trenton, NJ will take on veteran Willis Lockett (14-20-6, 5 KO’s) of Takoma Park, Maryland in a cruiserweight bout.

Vidal Rivera (6-0, 4 KO’s) of Camden, New Jersey will take on an opponent to be named in a featherweight bout.

In four round bouts:

Shaddy Gamhour (1-0, 1 KO) of Pensacola, Florida will battle Jessie Singletary (0-2) of Washington, DC in a middleweight bout.

Lamont McLaughlin (0-1) of Philadelphia battles Tahlik Taylor (1-7) of Freeport, NY in a super middleweight affair.

Dion Richardson (3-1, 2 KOs) of Newark, NJ will fight against Felip Nazario (0-7) of Bronx, NY in a lightweight bout.

Tickets are priced at $125, $100, $75 & $50 and can be purchased  at The Claridge Hotel or by calling 609-815-1181

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Marc Abrams at phillyboxing@gmail.com or 856 287 7611