Former amateur star, ‘Speedy’ Rashidi Ellis ( 13-0, 10 KO’s ) from Lynn, Massachusetts will return to the ring this Saturday, March 14th at the Roger L. Mendoza Coliseum in Caguas, Puerto Rico. His opponent will be Colombian, Victor Gonzalez ( 12-9, 11 KO’s ) in a 8-round bout, schedule for the vacants WBA FedeCaribe, and WBC Latino welterweight titles. Continue reading
Former amateur star, ‘Speedy’ Rashidi Ellis ( 13-0, 10 KO’s ) from Lynn, Massachusetts, outboxed and defeated via fifth round knockout, tought veteran, Joseph De los Santos ( 18-14-9 KO’s ) from Dominican Republic in a 6 round bout at the junior middleweight division. The fight was held at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where in the main event bout, Puerto Rican sensation, Jose ‘Sniper’ Pedraza won a 12-round unanimous decision over Philippine contender, Michael Farenas in a IBF elimination bout. Continue reading
Former amateur star, ‘Speedy’ Rashidi Ellis ( 12-0, 9 KO’s ) from Lynn, Massachusetts will return to the ring this Friday, November 14th at the Roberto Clemente Coliseum in San Juan, Puerto Rico, where in the ,main event, Puerto Rican sensation, Jose ‘Sniper’ Pedraza will face Philippine contender, Michael Farenas in a IBF elimination bout. Continue reading
Q & A with Edwin Diaz, president of Troya Boxing Management, who talked about his highly regarded boxer, ‘Speedy’ Rashidi Ellis
Welterweight prospect,’Speedy’ Rashidi Ellis ( 9-0, 7 KO’s ) from Lynn, Massachusetts was formed under the guidance of Puerto Rican trainer, Alex Rivera at the Somerville Boxing Club. Ellis managed to win several amateur titles, and at one point of his career, he was ranked number one in the United States at the 152 weight division. Continue reading
Today in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, former number one ranked amateur in the United States, ‘Speedy’ Rashidi Ellis ( 8-0, 6 KO’s ) with Troya Boxing Management, held up an open media workout at the Miguel Frau’s Gym in Bayamón, Puerto Rico, where the undefeated prospect from Lynn, Massachusetts, impressed the media with his boxing skills. Continue reading
Former amateur star, Rashidi ‘Speedy’ Ellis ( 8-0, 6 KO’s ) from Lynn, Massachusetts will be in action on Saturday, July, 11 at the Humacao Arena, Puerto Rico. The event is promoted by Miguel Cotto Promotions in association with Top Rank. Continue reading
The up and coming orthodox welterweight pugilist, “Speedy” Rashidi Ellis is one of the best prospects to come out of New England in the last couple of years and his outstanding amateur success has him poised to accomplish significant achievements in the near future.
“I`ll be a world champion in a couple of years because I`m extremely confident in all my skills especially my speed and defense which is good enough to compete with anyone and with additional fights, I`m only going to get better,“ said Ellis.
Ellis is getting a great deal of publicity due to his stellar amateur success. He recorded an impressive 60-11 record against really good competition. This year, he won a Silver Medal at the Independent Cup in the Dominican Republic, losing a close bout to Cuba`s Roniel Iglesias, a gold medalist in the 2012 Summer Olympics. Continue reading