This Friday night at Harrahs Philadelphia, Cruiserweight, Tony “Boom Boom” Ferrante will look to get back into the win column when he takes on fellow Philadelphian Pedro Martinez (6-7, 3 KO’s) in a 6-round bout that will be part of a big night of boxing promoted Joey Eye Boxing Promotions. Continue reading
TONIGHT at Harrahs Philadelphia, Cruiserweight contender Tony Ferrante will be looking to take out over one years worth of frustration on Anthony Caputo Smith when the two meet for the Pennsylvania state Cruiserweight title that will headline a 7 bout card promoted by Joey Eye Boxing Promotions. Continue reading
Today at 12 Steps Down in South Philadelphia, Cruiserweight’s Tony Ferrante and Anthony Caputo Smith met the media in advance their January 31st Pennsylvania State Cruiserweight title fight at Harrahs Philadelphia.
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Northeast Philadelphia native, Cruiserweight Tony “Boom Boom” Ferrante 13-4 (8 KO’s)was a huge underdog when he faced undefeated cruiserweight prospect Isa Akberbayev 10- 0 (7KO’s) on Saturday January 19th inside the MECCA of boxing, Madison Square Garden. Ferrante recently moved up in weight from light heavyweight to cruiserweight after struggling to cut 38 lbs. in his last fight. Taking the Akberbayev on only 20 days’ notice, Ferrante said he and his new trainer went into combat mode. “We started training right after Christmas. I had always been keeping in shape with my strength and conditioning Coach Sean Thompson, but my boxing coach Mike Cassell had me watching tape, and together we came up with a game plan, not just to win, but to knock the big Russian fighter out.”
The game plan was simple for Ferrante and his team. Make the big man fight small, then take him deep and put him to sleep. Akberbayev was coming off 4 KO’s in a row and was very confident. Ferrante was coming off 2 very tough losses that both went 10 rounds. But Akberbayev had never gone past 6 and team Ferrante were hoping that he would fade. Continue reading