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Dmitriy Salita

Salita signs Olympian, Pan Am Gold medalist heavyweight Ytalo Perea

BROOKLYN, NY (JANUARY 5, 2015–Promoter Dmitriy Salita is proud and pleased to announce another hard-hitter to his Star of David Promotions team.

Ytaleo Perea, a heavyweight from Ecuador, who fought in the 2012 Olympics and won the Pan American gold for the second time at age 18, will be battling under the Salita banner, the promoter announced. Continue reading

The Pugilist KOrner: Demetrius Andrade, Nicholas Walters, Luis Decubas Jr., Mike Stafford, and Benjamin Whitaker

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JK III Productions” presents newly crowned WBO Junior Middleweight Demetrius Andrade, regular WBA Featherweight Champion Nicholas Walters, boxing manager Luis Decubas Jr., expert trainer Mike Stafford, and Welterweight prospect Benjamin Whitaker on tonight’s two hour episode of “The Pugilist KOrner”.

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Making his way back to “The Pugilist KOrner” will be the new WBO Junior Middleweight Champion Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade (20-0, 13 KOs). The 25 year old puncher will discuss his title winning effort over Vanes Martirosyan, which took place this past Saturday night in Corpus Christi, Texas. Continue reading

Bracero vs Salita on November 9th

They grew up on opposite sides of the County of Kings, and come from completely different spectrums of life. One an Orthodox Jew and the other a Puerto Rican-American, who grew up getting in trouble with gangs, eventually serving a six-year prison sentence. They each took to boxing at a very young age, and a matchup between the two has been talked about since both were competing in the NY Golden Gloves many years ago. Continue reading

Full Broadway Boxing Nov. 9 Card Announced

New York, NY (10/29/13) On Saturday, November 9, DiBella Entertainment (DBE) will present a special edition of its Broadway Boxing series at the Aviator Sports and Events Center in Brooklyn, NY. The event, which is being called the “Battle for Brooklyn”, is headlined by two of Brooklyn’s most popular fighters as once-beaten contender Gabriel “Tito” Bracero (22-1, 4KO’s) squares off against former world title challenger Dmitriy “Star of David” Salita (35-1-1, 18KO’s) in a 10-round welterweight showdown.

The bout between Bracero and Salita has been talked about throughout the New York boxing scene for years, and is one of the most significant fights to be made as part of the ever-popular Broadway Boxing series in its 10+ year existence. Continue reading

Dmitriy Salita vs. Gabriel Bracero – November 9th

Debella Entertainment and Salita’s Star of David Promotions presents special edition of all-Brooklyn battle between Dmitriy “Star of David” Salita (34-1-1, 18KO’s) and Gabriel “Tito” Bracero (22-1, 4KO’s).

Two of New York’s most popular fighters, the bout between Dmitriy and Gabriel has been in the works for some time now, and has been talked about throughout the boxing scene for a few years. The two recently took to social media to further drum up interest in the bout, with each laying their claim as the man who will come out victorious and move another step closer toward challenging for a world title in the near future. Continue reading

Open Letter from Dmitriy Salita and Hector Camacho Jr.

BROOKLYN, NY (February 25, 2013) – Dear Friends, Fans and Boxing Community,

As all of you know, we were scheduled to fight each other February 9th, 2013, part of World Championship Boxing broadcast on Showtime from Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY. Both of us were, and still very motivated to prepare ourselves for victory and give fans what they want. We worked hard in our respective training camps, did the miles on the road and put in countless rounds of sparring getting ready for this crossroads fight. Continue reading

Zeferino: Camacho Jr. vs. Salita, Setting the record straight

I read the article posted February 21st at 1:06pm on ESPN by Dan Rafael and honestly it made me sick. All the false and negative comments about my fighter Camacho Jr. need to be addressed. Here is our version of events: Schaefer from Golden Boy Promotions states the Salita-Camacho fight was off and would not be rescheduled. Further, Schaefer states that “Camacho is not going to fight. The card was postponed and then he was moving on.” Continue reading

Tonight on “The Pugilist KOrner”: Special guest hosts Dmitriy Salita and Javan “Sugar” Hill

Blog Talk Radio’s “The Pugilist KOrner” is honored to present a very special episode, featuring guest hosts Welterweight contender Dmitriy Salita and Kronk Gym trainer Javan “Sugar” Hill.
The “Dynamic Duo” of the world renowned Kronk Gym will interview Junior Middleweight contender Delvin Rodriguez, HBO ringside scorer Harold Lederman, former WBA Welterweight Champion Luis Collazo, Junior Middleweight prospect Jermell Charlo, and Super Featherweight prospect Joel Diaz Jr. Continue reading

Dmitriy Salita attends 50th Anniversary celebration of Dr. King’s “Dream” speech

On Tuesday, January 22nd, many performers and community leaders gathered at the Gem Theater in Detroit, Michigan, to commemorate the 50th Anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech. The special celebration consisted of a concert and special award ceremony that was highlighted by keynote speaker and civil rights activist Dr. Clarence B. Jones. Continue reading

Dmitriy Salita: A fighter reborn

Every time a prizefighter competes in the ring, he embraces the opportunity to redefine his career and change how he is perceived by the entire boxing community.

On February 9th, in his adopted hometown of Brooklyn, New York, crafty fight veteran Dmitriy Salita (35-1-1, 18 KOs) will take his first step towards a much larger goal when he battles experienced boxer Hector Camacho Jr. at the Barclays Center as part of a special Showtime televised event. Continue reading