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Rashidi Ellis TKO’s De los Santos in Puerto Rico

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

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

Rashidi Ellis: An Up and Coming Prospect

1375167_10200509196631749_1475797657_nThe 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