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Nelson Retains WIBA Belt in Dominating Affair; Jeter Defeats Lange

Fairfax, VA – Two years since their first rough-and-tumble affair that saw Tony Jeter upset Jimmy Lange in a controversial decision, the Maryland-based boxer once again defeated the popular Northern Virginia fan favorite in front of the Patriot Center crowd, earning a majority decision along with the North American Boxing Association’s USA middleweight belt. From the opening bell, the two ring warriors slugged it out for ten rounds, treating fans to another competitive battle But, it was once again Jeter, currently 17th rated by the World Boxing Council, using a steady stream of effective upper cuts, body punches and aggressive pursuit of Lange that helped him earn the victory. Continue reading

Sho Nuff: Nelson gets past Blencowe to retain title!

Springfield, VA (September 28, 2014) – WIBA welterweight champion Tori “Sho Nuff” Nelson overcame adversity and a tough opponent en route to a hard-fought ten round split decision over ultra-tough former titlist Arlene Blencowe Saturday evening at the ABC Sports Complex in Springfield, VA.

Nelson, who hails from nearby Ashburn, VA and is regarded as a top pound for pound fighter, came into the bout with a lot of confidence due to excellent performances of late. Blencowe however didn’t come all the way from Australia to not put up a serious fight. Continue reading

Tori Nelson: A Champion’s Struggle

Ashburn, VA (September 24, 2014) – Tori Nelson is an undefeated multi-division world champion that earned her place on pound for pound lists. Based on her impressive success, most would believe she’s a full-time boxer that is well off financially like her male counterparts.

Unfortunately for Nelson, that’s far from the truth and every day is a challenge. Continue reading

Nelson-Blencowe headlines World Championship Boxing September 27!

Baltimore, MD (September 16, 2014) – Tori “Sho Nuff” Nelson will look for her fourth successful title defense when she puts her WIBA welterweight crown on the line against Arlene Blencowe Saturday, September 27 at the ABC Sports Complex in Springfield, VA.

Tickets to “World Championship Boxing” start at $50 and are available by going to https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ponytail-promotions-wiba-welterweight-world-championship-boxing-tickets-12716538509 or calling 410-499-5361. Doors open at 7 pm and the opening bell will sound an hour later. Continue reading

Tori Nelson retains title in Baltimore!

Baltimore, MD (July 3, 2014) – Welterweight star Tori “Sho Nuff” Nelson retained her WIBA title with a hard fought ten round decision over iron-chinned veteran Nicole Woods last Saturday evening at the Du Burns Arena in Baltimore.

Headlining Ponytail Promotions’ “World Championship Boxing”, Nelson was in a tough fight from the opening bell. Continue reading

Ponytail Promotions: An Equal Opportunity Promoter

Baltimore, MD (June 25, 2014) – In today’s technology-crazed society, boxing fans and promoters have various outlets to make fighters a trending topic. From HBO’s 24/7 to Showtime’s All-Access, YouTube, fan forums and Twitter, there are more ways to get insight on boxing than ever before. Sadly, this mostly applies only to male fighters.

Of boxing’s major promoters, only one lists a female fighter in their stable and even the most hardcore fight fanatic would be hard-pressed to remember the last women’s boxing match on TV. The 2012 Olympics produced two American boxing medalists, both of which were women. Neither decided to leave the amateurs, with the reason most likely being lack of opportunity in the paid ranks. Continue reading

“The Pugilist KOrner” Radio: Bill Caplan, Tori Nelson, Demetrius Andrade, Sergey Gulyakevich, Lydell Rhodes, and Trey Lippe-Morrison

Tonight at 9PM EST/6PM PST, “JEK III Productions” presents packed, “Evening of Prospects” edition of “The Pugilist KOrner”!!

The special presentation will feature Hall of Fame publicist Bill Caplan, current WIBA Welterweight Champion Tori “Sho-Nuff” Nelson, reigning WBO Junior Middleweight Champion Demetrius Andrade, Lightweight prospect Sergey “The Minsk Surgeon” Gulyakevich, Junior Welterweight prospect Lydell “The Hackman” Rhodes, and Heavyweight prospect Trey Lippe-Morrison.

Pugilist KOrner listener line: 718-506-1506

Kicking off this evening’s broadcast will be Hall of Fame publicist and writer Bill Caplan. The lifelong fight proponent will discuss some of his favorite clients, as well as some of the upcoming events on the boxing calendar. Mr. Caplan will also examine the role of the mainstream media in how fans ultimately view the sport of boxing. Continue reading