Antoine Douglas headlines in April 4th in Parsippany, NJ against former world title challenger Luca Messi
NUTLEY, NJ (MARCH 6, 2014)–On Friday night, April 4th at the Parsippany P.A.L., GH3 Promotions in association with Greg Cohen Promotions will present a night of action packed boxing that will feature some of the best prospects and rising contenders in the country.
In the eight-round main event will be undefeated Middleweight sensation Antoine “Action” Douglas taking on former world title challenger Luca Messi.
Douglas of Burke, Virginia has a record of 12-0 with 7 knockouts and is coming off his most high profile victory when he scored a 8 round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Marquis Davis on January 17th in Memphis, Tentnessee. The bout was televised live on Showtime’s ShoBox: The New Generation.
It was the 2nd consecutive victory over an undefeated opponent as he scored a 3rd round stoppage over Colby Courter (4-0) on December 4, 2013 in New York.
Messi of Bergamo, Italy has a record of 37-9-1 with 13 knockouts,
He has competed for and held many titles throughout Europe which included the WBU Intercontinental Welterweight title, The WBA Interim Intercontinental Welterweight title when he stopped previously undefeated Laszlo Buranyi (10-0) in seven rounds. He also captured the Italian Jr. Middleweight title.
He lost his only world title opportunity when he dropped a 12 round unanimous decision to WBA Super Welterweight champion Alejandro Garcia on August 13, 2005 in Chicago. Messi is coming off a 6 round decision over Kristian Camino on February 1st in Bergamo, Italy.
In an eight round co-feature, undefeated Jr. Lightweight Wanzell Ellison will be in action when he takes on an opponent to be named.
Ellison of Newark, NJ is 10-0-1 with 5 knockouts and is coming off a 6 round unanimous decision over Esteban Villalba on January 31st in West Orange, New Jersey.
Also appearing on the card in six round bouts will be, Welterweight Anthony “Juice” Young (9-0, 4 KO’s) of Atlantic City & Jerry Odom (8-0, 8 KO’s) of Bowie, Maryland.
Fighters that will see action in 4 round bouts: Welterweight Anthony Gangemi (4-2, 3 KO’s) of Mine Hill, NJ; Lightweight Rickey Edwards (4-0, 2 KO’s) of Paterson, NJ and Heavyweight Tyrell Wright (4-0, 3 KO’s) of Jersey City, NJ.
Tickets for this great evening of boxing are $100 for VIP Ringside, $75 for Ringside and $40 for General Admission and can be purchased by calling 1-866-612-4191.
The 1st bell is at 7 pm with the doors opening at 6 pm.
The Parsippany P.A.L is located at 33 Baldwin Road in Parsippany, NJ.