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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison Victorious In National TV Debut On ESPN2 Friday Night Fights

WEST ORANGE, N.J. (Feb. 1, 2014)- In his first live nationally televised matchup on ESPN 2 Friday Night Fights, highly touted welterweight Dusty Hernandez-Harrison, 19, from Washington, D.C., won a dominant eight-round decision over Tim Witherspoon Jr. All three judges saw the fight 78×74. With the impressive win Hernandez-Harrison improves his record to 20-0, with 11 knockouts.

“Witherspoon in an awkward fighter with a good defense,” Hernandez-Harrison said. “It was a solid fight and hopefully we both gave the fans in New Jersey and watching at home a great performance.” Continue reading

Dusty Hernandez-Harrison Ready For National TV Debut on ESPN 2 Friday Night Fights January 31

WASHINGTON, D.C., (Jan. 7, 2014)- Highly regarded undefeated welterweight prospect Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (19-0, 11KOs), from Southeast Washington, D.C., will be making his 2014 and National TV debut when he faces “Terrible” Tim Witherspoon Jr. (10-3-1, 2KOs) in an eight-round bout on Jan. 31 live on ESPN 2 Friday Night Fights from West Orange, N.J.

Hernandez-Harrison, 19, is coming off a stellar 2013 campaign that saw him go 8-0, with four knockouts, and win the WBC Youth Welterweight Championship in just his second full year as a pro. Besides winning his first World Title at Madison Square Garden and selling out the University of the District of Columbia in his 2013 hometown debut, Hernandez-Harrison was named one of the “Top Prospects to Watch in 2014” by Dan Rafael of ESPN, among numerous other accolades and honors. Continue reading

Hernandez-Harrison to Face Josh Torres at Madison Square Garden on Golovkin-Stevens HBO AfterDark Undercard

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 26, 2013) – One of boxing’s fastest rising prospects, undefeated welterweight Dusty Hernandez-Harrison from our Nation’s Capital, Washington, D.C., will face the toughest test of his career when he takes on Josh “Pitbull” Torres for the WBC Youth Welterweight World Championship on Nov. 2 at Madison Square Garden Theater on the undercard of the Golovkin vs. Stevens Middleweight Championship clash Live on HBO. Continue reading

Dusty Harrison Scores 14th Consecutive Win in Dominating Fashion over Garcia at Dover Downs Casino Resort

Dusty fight 039DOVER, Del. (April 13, 2013) — Teenage welterweight sensation, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison of Washington, D.C., kept his undefeated record intact scoring a six-round unanimous decision victory over a game Jonathan Garcia at Dover Downs Casino and Resort in Dover, Del.

Super middleweight champion, Andre Ward, was in attendance to support Dusty and was impressed with what he saw in the young fighter.

“Dusty has tremendous talent and some natural attributes that are not common in many of the younger boxers, such as patience,” Ward said. “He has a great team around him and the potential is there for him to be very successful in this sport.” Continue reading

Dusty Harrison Wins in Dominating Fashion

Dusty Hernandez-Harrison 022313 3Top Welterweight Prospect, Dusty Hernandez-Harrison of Washington, D.C., kept his undefeated record intact scoring a six-round unanimous decision win over cagey veteran Aaron “Showtime” Anderson in the co-main event Saturday at Resorts Casino in Tunica, Mississippi.

Hernandez-Harrison is a fan favorite in the Tunica region since making his pro debut in 2011 at the age of 17. The crowd was cheering wildly throughout the bout as the 18-year old fighter controlled the action with his superior hand speed, boxing ability and defense. In the sixth and final round, the sold out crowd was on their feet when Hernandez-Harrison appeared on the verge of stopping the wily 21-fight veteran. With the dominating 60-54 shutout victory, Hernandez-Harrison improves his record to 13-0, with 8 KOs. Continue reading

Dusty Harrison scores first-round TKO over Darrell Jones

Here is the recap from Saturday’s Keystone Boxing card at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC:

DC welterweight Dusty Harrison scored a first-round TKO over Darrell “Prince” Jones of Jacksonville, FL. Harrison knocked Jones down twice before the bout was stopped at 2:30 of the round. Harrison is now 11-0, seven KO’s while Jones is 3-10-1, one KO. Continue reading

Thompson Boxing signs Christopher Martin, Juan Reyes, Javier Torres & Derrick Murray; Weights: Dusty Harrison vs. Shane Gierke

Orange, CA (September 28) – Thompson Boxing Promotions inks and commits to pave the “Path to Glory” for newly signed prospects Super Bantamweights Christopher Martin (24-2-3, 7 KO’s) and Juan Reyes (7-1-1, 1KO), Heavyweight Javier Torres (3-0, 2 KO’s) and Super Featherweight Derrick Murray (4-0-1, 3 KO’s).

Torres, who recently made his Thompson Boxing Promotions debut earlier this month on the September 21 “Path to Glory” card, is an all-action heavyweight with a whole lot of promise. The Mexican-American heavyweight prospect that hails out of Long Beach, California, had this to say about his signing, “I’m excited to be a part of Thompson Boxing. I have a strong work ethic and I know that we can do a lot for each other. They can offer me great opportunities as long as I am putting in hard work and showing my dedication to the sport of boxing. We’re going to do great together!” Continue reading

Recap From Convention Center!

Here is the recap of the Keystone Boxing card at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC: Welterweight Dusty Harrison survived a knockdown in the sixth-round to win by unanimous decision over Marqus Jackson of Atlanta, GA. Harrison won by scores of 59-55 and 58-55 (twice) to remain undefeated at 8-0, four KO’s. Jackson is now 2-6, one NC, one KO. Continue reading