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Dzinziruk vs. Vera

Vera defeats Dzinziruk

By Bill Phanco: Former WBO junior middleweight Sergiy Dzinziruk (37-2-1, 24 KO’s was stopped in the 10th round in a three knockdown performance by WBO NABO middleweight champion Brian Vera (22-6, 13 KO’s) on Friday night at Turning Stone Resort & Casino, in Verona, New York, USA.

Dzinziruk was taken out with blizzard of punches in the 10th when he foolishly backed to the corner and tried to fight Vera from that position. Vera just barely missed Dzinziruk with a big right hand while he was on the canvas in the sitting position after being knocked down. Had that punch landed it’s very likely that Vera would have been disqualified. The fight was stopped after the knockdown by Benjy Esteves Jr. Continue reading

Dzinziruk-Vera tonight in Verona, New York

vera1PHILADELPHIA, PA (JANUARY 25, 2013)—This weekend, fighters from Arthur Pelullo’s Banner Promotions will be featured on all the major televised fight cards in the United States.

TONIGHT!! Banner Promotions will promote an edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights from the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Verona, New York. In the main event, The NABO Middleweight championship will be at stake as NABO champion and perennial contender Brian Vera defends against former Jr. Middleweight champion Sergiy Dzinziruk.

On the undercard, WBO #11 ranked Light Heavyweight contender and undefeated Jackson Junior of Brazil will make his American debut when he takes on former United States Olympian Dante Craig. Continue reading

Weights: Sergiy Dzinziruk 160 vs. Brian Vera 160

VERONA, NY (JANUARY 24, 2013)—On Thursday evening, all the fighters for the ESPN Friday Night Fights championship boxing card weighed in for the card that will take place at the Turning Stone Resort Casino.

In the main event, Sergiy Dzinziruk takes on Brian Vera for the NABO Middleweight championship. The co-feature will pit undefeated Tony Luis against Jose Hernandez in a ten round Jr. Welterweight bout.

The show begins on ESPN 2 at 9pm eastern

THE FOLLOWING ARE THE FULL WEIGHTS Continue reading

News: Dzinziruk-Vera on 1/25; Cotto-Perez, Diaz Jr

PHILADELPHIA (December 18, 2012)—On Friday night January 25th, Arthur Pelullo’s Banner Promotions, Gary Shaw Productions and Greg Cohen Promotions will present ESPN 2’s Friday Night Fights featuring the former World Boxing Organization (WBO) Jr. Middleweight champion Sergiy Dzinziruk. Dzinziruk will take on perennial contender and world ranked Brian Vera in a twelve round bout for the NABO Middleweight championship that will headline a night of boxing at the Turning Stone Casino Resort in Verona, New York that will be broadcast live as part of ESPN 2’s Friday Night Fights. Continue reading