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John Jackson Returns, Looking for Redemption and Revenge Against Jerez

Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands, junior middleweight dynamo John "Dah Rock" Jackson (18-2, 15 KOs) will return to action on Saturday, November 15, 2014, at the Quorum Córdoba Hotel in Cordoba, Argentina, against hometown veteran Carlos Adan "El Malevo" Jerez (40-17-3, 18 KOs). Presented by Sampson Boxing, Maravillabox, Tello-Box and J.E.B. Boxing, Jackson vs. Jerez will serve [...]

Andy Lee Scores Devastating KO Win at MSG on His Path to Title Shot

Andy Lee, Irish light middleweight contender (33-2, 23 kos) scored a massive 5th round KO win over John Jackson, WBC #4 to win the vacant NABF light middleweight (154lb) title last night at Madison Square Garden, New York City. The courageous Lee showed character and determination in the early going following a knockdown in the first round caused by a heavy overhand right hook delivered by Jackson. The [...]

Andy Lee Primed for MSG Battle with John Jackson

Andy Lee, Irish light middleweight fighter, currently ranked WBC # 6 will be in action again against John Jackson ranked WBC #4 for the vacant NABF light middleweight (154lb) title this Saturday evening at Madison Square Garden, New York City. The scheduled 10 rounds bout will open the HBO PPV broadcast, supporting the main event Sergio Martinez, WBC and Ring Magazine middleweight champion [...]

“The Hawk’s Flock” Re-Signs Deal with Sampson Boxing and 340 Boxing

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing, along with Lesley Comissiong and Jose Rosario of U.S. Virgin Islands-based 340 Boxing, proudly announce the re-signing of "The Hawk's Flock", the sons: John "Da Rock" Jackson (18-1-15 KOs) and Julius "The Chef" Jackson (17-0 13 KOs), and nephew, Samuel "Rock City Cobra" Rogers (14-1, 8 KOs), of former three-time world champion  Julian "The Hawk" Jackson [...]

Lewkowicz Offers Congratulations to Virgin Islands Victors

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing wishes to congratulate all the fighters he promotes and/or co-promotes who scored victories Saturday night at the "Boxing in Paradise 6" show, held at Antilles School's Mark C. Marin Center in Saint Thomas, U.S. Virgin Islands. Topping the bill that night were "The Hawk's Flock", the sons and nephew of legendary world champion Julian Jackson. Junior [...]

Lewkowicz Congratulates Jackson for Impressive Victory against Fort

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing congratulates Virgin Islands slugger John "Dah Rock" Jackson (16-1, 14 KOs) for his impressive nationally televised victory over formerly undefeated "Sir" Cerresso Fort. Fighting in the eight-round co-main event last Friday (April 19) at the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City, and live worldwide on ESPN Friday Night Fights, Jackson was stronger [...]

John Jackson Ready for ‘Exciting War’ Against Fort

"My dad gave me the name 'Dah Rock'. He said that when I hit it feels like a rock in my gloves. The island we're from, they call it the rock too. Plus, God is my rock. I heard him say that and I said 'yeah. I like it.'" Growing up the son of one of boxing's hardest hitters ever, you have some pretty big gloves to fill if you plan on becoming a fighter, but so far, Virgin Islands slugger John "Dah [...]

John Jackson vs. Willie Nelson on Chavez Jr-Martinez undercard on September 15th

ST. LOUIS (August 30, 2012) - Boxing is a risk-and-reward business. A successful gamble this past May ultimately positioned top prospect Willie "The Great" Nelson (18-1-1, 11 KOs) against undefeated John "Dah Rock" Jackson (13-0, 12 KOs) on September 15 for the vacant North American Boxing Federation (NABF) super welterweight title. Nelson vs. Jackson will be part of the Sergio Martinez-Julio Cesar [...]