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Arash Usmanee Returns to Action Defeats Durable Veteran Juan Ruiz in Edmonton

Last Friday night (June 13) at the Shaw Conference Centre in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, one of the world's best super featherweights, Afghani-Canadian Arash Usmanee (21-2-1, 10 KOs) returned to action with an eight-round decision over California's Juan Ruiz (23-13, 7 KOs). In the ring for the first time since his brave showing against WBO #1 ranked lightweight Raymundo Beltran in April, [...]

Cohen Congratulates Usmanee for Gutty Performance Against Beltran

Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions wishes to congratulate his fighter, Afghani-Canadian super featherweight contender Arash Usmanee (20-2-1, 10 KOs) who stepped up in weight on short notice to face WBO #1 ranked Raymundo Beltran (29-6-1, 17 KOs) for the WBO NABO Lightweight title last Saturday night, April 12. Fighting in the co-main event of the HBO Pay-Per-View card featuring the Timothy [...]

Arash Usmanee Lands Huge Opportunity in Pacquiao vs. Bradley 2 Co-Main

Afghani-Canadian super featherweight contender Arash Usmanee (20-1-1, 10 KOs) will step into the highest-profile fight of his life on short notice and face WBO #1 ranked Raymundo Beltran (28-6-1, 17 KOs) for the WBO NABO Lightweight title this Saturday, April 12, in the co-main event of the HBO Pay-Per-View card featuring the Timothy Bradley vs. Manny Pacquiao rematch at the MGM Grand Garden Arena [...]

Kauffman vs. Thompson Sanctioned for WBA Fedelatin Title

Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions, promoter of red-hot WBA #9 heavyweight Travis "My Time" Kauffman, has received a letter of approval and Kauffman's showdown this Saturday, January 25, against "Vicious" Vincent Thompson will be for the WBA Fedelatin Championship. Reading, Pennsylvania's Kauffman (27-1, 20 KOs) and Federal Way, Washington's Thompson (13-1, 2 KOs) will meet in the 10-round main [...]

Cohen and Mielnicki Excited for Their Three Fighters’ Televised Spotlights This Friday on ShoBox

Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions and Vito Mielnicki of GH3 Promotions will enjoy another important night of televised action for the fighters they co-promote this Friday, January 17, when no less than three of them appear live in separate bouts on the 2014 season kick off of ShoBox: The New Generation at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Headlining that night will be once-beaten [...]

Cohen Congratulates Kayode for Second Win as Heavyweight

Promoter Greg Cohen wishes to congratulate his heavyweight, undefeated Lateef "Power" Kayode (20-0, 16 KOs), for his sixth-round TKO over Jonte Willis on Friday night, January 10, at "Battle at the Boat 94" at the Emerald Queen Hotel & Casino in Tacoma, Washington. Fighting in front of a standing-rooom-only crowd, as well as a worldwide audience watching on ESPN Friday Night Fights, Kayode [...]

Disappointed Arash Usmanee Discusses Injury, Pulling out of Friday Night Fights Main Event

IBF #8-ranked Afghani-Canadian Arash Usmanee says he's very disappointed to be missing out on his scheduled main event this Friday night at the Emerald Queen Casino in Tacoma, Washington. Usmanee (20-1-1, 10 KOs) was scheduled to face Mexican KO artist Juan Antonio "El Mozo" Rodriguez (25-4, 23 KOs) in a 10-round super featherweight battle before suffering an injury in training earlier this [...]

Greg Cohen Promotions (GCP) off to a Big Start in 2014

New York-based promoter Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions has a very busy schedule set up for the start of 2014, with several high-profile events he is either promoting or co-promoting and featuring many of his premier fighters. On Friday, January 10, Greg Cohen Promotions, DiBella Entertainment, Brian Halquist Productions, and GH3 Promotions will present "Battle at the Boat 94", in the I-5 [...]

Cohen Congratulates Lateef Kayode for Impressive Heavyweight Debut

Promoter Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions wishes to congratulate his fighter, undefeated Lateef "Power" Kayode (19-0, 15 KOs) for his impressive heavyweight-debut victory on Friday night (December 6). Fighting for the first time in 18 months and now as a heavyweight, Kayode scored a TKO 2 over journeyman Travis Fulton (21-34, 20 KOs) at the Chumash Casino in Santa Ynez, California. Looking [...]

Cohen Knows WBA #10 Heavyweight Kauffman Must Stay Focused on Saturday’s Fight

Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions knows his fighter, Travis Kauffman, must stay focused tomorrow night, when the WBA #10 heavyweight steps in the ring against late sub Jason Barnett of Clearwater, Florida, at the Santander Arena in Reading, Pennsylvania. Kauffman (26-1, 19 KOs) will face Barnett for the WBU Intercontinental Championship in the eight-round main event of a card entitled "Let's [...]

Cohen Congratulates ‘Lightning’ Luis for Latest Victory

Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions wishes to congratulate his fighter, Canadian junior welterweight Tony "Lightning" Luis (17-1, 7 KOs) for his unanimous decision over Albany's Raphael Luna on Saturday night at the Whitehall Athletic Club in Whitehall, New York. Fighting in front of an appreciative New York crowd, Luis cruised to a near-shutout victory, while waiting for a bigger fight to [...]

Greg Cohen Promotions Signs Undefeated Lateef ‘Power’ Kayode

Greg Cohen Promotions proudly announces the signing of undefeated puncher Lateef "Power" Kayode (18-0, 14 KOs) to a promotional contract. Cohen also announces that Kayode will now move up in weight and begin campaigning in the heavyweight division. 30-year-old Kayode, from Lagos, Nigeria, originally, is trained by the legendary Freddie Roach and will be looking to make an immediate splash in [...]