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Cohen Congratulates McCalla and Luis for ShoBox Victories Friday Night

After co-promoting (along with GH3 Promotions) the historic 200th episode of "SHOBOX: The New Generation," last Friday, July 25, at the Turning Stone Resort Casino, Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions wishes to congratulate his two victorious fighters, Cecil McCalla and Tony Luis. Welterweight McCalla (19-0, 6 KOs), of Randallstown, Maryland, won a dominating eight-round unanimous decision [...]

Tony Luis Eager for Return to Bright Lights of Televised Boxing

Looking to Erase Memory of Questionable Loss to Redkach with Big Win Over Wanzell Ellison in Opening Bout of "ShoBox: The New Generation" 200th Episode on Friday, July 25 Canadian lightweight Tony "The Lightning" Luis says he "can't wait" to take on undefeated Wanzell "Venom" Ellison next Friday (July 25) at the Turning Stone Resort Casino in Upstate New York. Luis (17-2, 7 KOs) [...]

Tony Luis to Face Wanzell Ellison on “ShoBox: The New Generation” 200th Episode on Friday, July 25

Canadian prospect Tony "The Lightning" Luis (17-2, 7 KOs) will face undefeated Wanzell "Venom" Ellison (11-0-1, 5 KOs) of Newark, New Jersey, in a lightweight eight-rounder, as the opening bout of the blockbuster nationally televised quadrupleheader of world-class professional boxing to mark the 200th episode of "SHOBOX: The New Generation," live from Event Center in the Turning Stone Resort Casino [...]

Luis named Cornwall’s Ambassador of the Year!

Cornwall, Ontario (February 24, 2014) – Lightweight contender Tony “Lightning” Luis is Cornwall’s Ambassador of the Year. Luis, who is 17-2 with 7 knockouts, received the award from the Cornwall Chamber of Commerce and gained fans worldwide following his gutsy performance versus Ivan Redkach January 17 on the Showtime Network. Against Redkach, one of boxing’s best young fighters, Luis [...]

Weights: Redkach vs. Luis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (Jan. 16, 2014) – The eight fighters featured in tomorrow night’s ShoBox: The New Generation live telecast on SHOWTIME (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast) made weight Thursday at Jerry Lee Lewis Cafe & Honky Tonk in downtown Memphis. In an eagerly awaited 10-round main event tomorrow/Friday, Jan. 17, highly regarded, hard-hitting lightweight Ivan “The Terrible’’ Redkach [...]

Ivan Redkach – Tony Luis Final Presser Quotes

Earlier today at Memphis' famed Jerry Lee Lewis Café in downtown, lightweights Ivan Redkach (15-0, 13KO's) and Tony Luis (17-1, 7KO's) met face-to-face at the final press conference before the two square off this Friday night in their 10-round lightweight showdown. The match-up will be the headlining bout on Friday's ShoBox: The New Generation premiere card of the 2014 season. In co-featured [...]

ShoBox: The New Generation Starts 2014 With Stellar Card Featuring Eight Fighters With One Combined Loss

NEW YORK (Jan. 15, 2014) – ShoBox: The New Generation made its reputation by matching up-and-coming prospects in their toughest fights to date. Since its inception in July 2001, 50 fighters have advanced from prospect to contender to eventual world champion after appearing on ShoBox. Most recently, Shawn Porter became the 50th member of this elite group after he defeated Devon Alexander on [...]

Cohen and Mielnicki Excited for Their Three Fighters’ Televised Spotlights This Friday on ShoBox

Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions and Vito Mielnicki of GH3 Promotions will enjoy another important night of televised action for the fighters they co-promote this Friday, January 17, when no less than three of them appear live in separate bouts on the 2014 season kick off of ShoBox: The New Generation at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee. Headlining that night will be once-beaten [...]

Luis’ Boxing Day on Hold until January 17

Cornwall, Ontario (December 26, 2013) – Every year, rising star Tony “Lightning” Luis celebrated one of his nation’s biggest holidays on December 26. This time around, the 25-year-old Canadian’s holding off on Boxing Day celebrations for an additional three weeks and will bring the holiday spirit south of the border. On Friday, January 17, Luis challenges unbeaten Ivan Redkach in the [...]

Cohen Congratulates ‘Lightning’ Luis for Latest Victory

Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions wishes to congratulate his fighter, Canadian junior welterweight Tony "Lightning" Luis (17-1, 7 KOs) for his unanimous decision over Albany's Raphael Luna on Saturday night at the Whitehall Athletic Club in Whitehall, New York. Fighting in front of an appreciative New York crowd, Luis cruised to a near-shutout victory, while waiting for a bigger fight to [...]

Tony Luis geared up for return bout with former amateur foe Luna!

Promising lightweight Tony “Lighting” Luis believes he could very well become the first fighter to stop rugged New Yorker Raphael Luna when the two battle tomorrow evening at the Whitehall Athletic Club in Whitehall, NY. About eight years ago as an amateur, the 17 year old Luis trekked from his native Canada to face Luna, who is six years his senior. At the time, Luis was aware of Luna’s [...]

Tony “Lighting” Luis back in action November 9!

Cornwall, Ontario (October 10, 2013) – Lightweight standout Tony “Lightning” Luis of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada makes his highly anticipated return to the ring Saturday, November 9 when he battles an opponent to be named at the Whitehall Athletic Club in Whitehall, NY. A former WBC Continental Americas Junior Welterweight champion, the all-action Luis holds an excellent 16-1 record with 7 victories [...]