News: Eudy Bernardo; Vinny Maddalone; Vincent Thompson
The family of Free Agent Boxing Management is very proud. To announce the new addition of his roster . Eudy “AK 47” Bernardo (15-0-10 KO’s) who actually is the Dominican Republic National champion in the 135 division. Bernardo is from Elías Pina, Dominican Republic. “Eudy is charismatic and a tremendous fighter. He has tremendous skins, he have great power in his hands a good boxing style and also is very intelligent inside the ring, I think he’s the complete package” said Jose A. Acevedo, President of Free Agent Boxing Management.
“We believe Eudy Bernardo is going to be a star. Already is a major attraction in his native Dominican Republic and we will do our best to help him become a champion and a star in the United States,” said Acevedo. .
Bernardo debuted in 2009 defeating Franklin Frias by unanimous decision. On July 3, 2010 was crowned Dominican Republic lightweight champion by defeating Jose Antonio Rodriguez by unanimous decision. In his most recent performance last October he defeated Alejandro Bernardo Lebron in just an round. Bernardo will be fighting this December 1 in Dominican Republic for the UBF Inter-Continental Lightweight title.
“For me its a pleasure be part of the family of Free Agent Boxing Management now I will go to the big names Abner Cotto, second Richard April, third Miguel “Titere” Vazquez and finally Adrien Broner “express Bernardo.
Bernardo has a great success and solid experience as an amateur boxer
Joining Free Agent Boxing Management, Bernardo is part of a great stable of fighters that include young prospects as Roberto J. Acevedo and Jorge “Destroyer“ Meléndez.
Free Agent Boxing Management is dedicated to guide and develop the most promising young fighters and help them achieve their goals in their boxing careers.
VINNY MADDALONE TO TAKE ON BYRON POLLEY ON DECEMBER 8TH AT THE RESORTS WORLD CASINO IN QUEENS, NY
Juan Dominguez to battle Juan Alberto Molina in ten round co-feature
QUEENS, NY (November 22, 2012)—Popular Heavyweight Vinny Maddalone will take on veteran Byron Polley in the ten round main event on Saturday December 8th at the Resorts World Casino in Queens, New York.
The show is promoted by New Legend Boxing Promotions, Old World Boxing and W.O.N Boxing. The Maddalone – Polley bout is promoted in association with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing.
Maddalone who hails from nearby Flushing, NY has a record of 35-8 with twenty-six knockouts. He is an all-action style fighter that has thrilled boxing fans since 1999.
Maddalone won his first fifteen fights and developed himself as a big attraction. He holds wins over Shannon Miller (11-0), Benji Baker (18-6), Dominique Alexander (19-7-1) and Chris Koval (25-8). Maddalone has been in memorable wars with Brian Minto (Twice), Four-time Heavyweight champion Evander Holyfield, former Cruiserweight champion’s Jean-Marc Mormeck and Tomasz Adamek, as well as undefeated upstarts Dennis Boytsov and Tyson Fury.
Polley of St. Joseph, Missouri has a record of 25-13-1 with eleven knockouts and like Maddalone has faced some of the top Heavyweights such as Owen Beck, Kevin McBride, Brian Minto, Alexander Ustinov and David Rodriguez
In the ten round co-feature, undefeated Super Bantamweight Juan Dominguez will take on former world title challenger John Alberto Molina.
Dominguez of Brooklyn, NY via The Dominican Republic has a record of 11-0 with seven knockouts
Dominguez is coming off an impressive six round unanimous decision over Jesus Bayron on September 22nd.
Molina is by far the most experienced foe in Dominguez career and has a record of 32-21-3 with twenty knockouts.
The native of Cartagena, Colombia challenged for the WBO Light Flyweight title but for to a two round no-contest with Nelson Dieppa. In his next bout, Molina lost a twelve round unanimous decision to Kermin Guardia in a battle for the WBO Interim Light Flyweight title. He also fought former world champion Juan Alberto Rosas. Molina has fought World title challengers Omar Soto & Raul Martinez as well as top contenders Chris Avalos, Jayson Velez and
He holds win over former world title challenger Evert Briceno.
In his last bout, Molina lost a ninth round stoppage to undefeated Braulio Santos.
Coming off a fight worthy to compete for “Fight of The Year”, Frank Galarza (7-0-1, 4 KO’s) will see action in an eight round co-feature Jr. Middleweight bout for the NYS Title.
Galarza engaged in a memorable fight on September 22nd, as he and fellow unbeaten prospect Alantez Fox fought to a draw before a sold out crowd at the Resorts World Casino.
Rafael Vazquez (8-1, 6 KO’s) will look to rebound from his first professional loss when he takes Israel Suarez (4-3-1, 1 KO) of Puerto Rico in a six round Jr. Lightweight bout
Elton Dharry (10-5-1, 5 KO’s) will look to make it nine straight wins and five straight knockouts when he takes part in a six round Bantamweight bout.
Appearing in a four round bout will be Lightweight Angel Garcia (3-1, 2 KO’s) of Brooklyn taking on Victor Galindo (1-0, 1 KO) of Puerto Rico.
Super Bantamweight Heather Hardy (2-0) of Brooklyn will battle Ivana Coleman (0-3) of Slidell, LA
Pro Debuting Lightweight Bryant Cruz of Port Chester, NY will see action against an opponent to be named.
Neuky Santelises (1-0, 1 KO) will do battle with an opponent to be named in a four round Super Featherweight bout.
In a featured four round Super Middleweight bout, Forty-Seven year old Rob Garris will make his pro debut.
Garris of Mount Vernon, New York will be the only athlete in the world to come back from Amateur to Professional after twenty-seven years retired.
Garris will be fighting to support the Throwawaykids Foundation which raises awareness for neglected and abandoned children.
Tickets prices are $50 General Admission, $125 Ringside and $225 VIP (Includes Open Bar & Buffet) and can be purchased by calling New Legend Boxing 718-487-4474 and/or logging on to www.NewLegendBoxing.com
The Resorts World Casino is located at 110-00 Rockaway Blvd, Jamaica, NY 11420
A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to the victims of Hurricane Sandy
Roy Englebrecht Promotions Inks Unbeaten Heavyweight Vincent Thompson
With the search for the next great American heavyweight underway, renowned promoter Roy Englebrecht believes that he has not just found one, but two of the best in the game today, with the announcement that he has signed highly-touted “Vicious” Vincent Thompson to a five year promotional contract.
Thompson now joins fellow unbeaten Alexander “The Great” Flores on the Roy Englebrecht Promotions roster.
“I am very excited to sign with Roy Englebrecht Promotions,” said the 29-year-old Thompson, who is 11-0 as a pro. “Roy has a long history in boxing and he is the type of promoter who will give me the opportunity to reach my goal to become the heavyweight champion of the world.”
“To have the opportunity to sign and promote Vincent Thompson at this point in his career is an honor for my company,” said Englebrecht. “Vince brings a great support group with him in his co-managers Sam DiTusa and Cal Thompson, so we are already halfway there. I believe Roy Englebrecht Promotions now has two of the top five heavyweight prospects in the country in Vince Thompson and Alexander Flores, and the sky is the limit for both fighters.”
Thompson will make his debut under the REP banner on Thursday, December 6, when he faces Giovanni Sarran on the Fight Club OC card at the Orange County Fairgrounds in Costa Mesa, California. Joining him will be Flores (10-0, 8 KOs), who battles Matt Hicks. Both bouts are scheduled for six rounds or less. Needless to say, this is an exciting moment in REP’s history of putting on top-notch boxing action throughout the Southern California area.
“I’ve had the opportunity to see Vince’s entire career from Day One, and have seen the progression,” said REP matchmaker Whitfield Haydon. “He has come a long way in a fairly short time. What he does well, he does very well. His hand speed and mental makeup are world class.”
A native of Fort Bragg, North Carolina now making his home in Federal Way, Washington, Vincent Thompson (11-0, 2 KOs) has had gloves on his fists since the age of six. 23-5 as an amateur, Thompson turned pro in August of 2009 with a four round win over Freddie Miller, and he hasn’t skipped a beat since. A popular boxer in his home state of Washington, “Vicious” Vincent’s blinding hand speed and ring savvy always produces a packed house, and in his most recent bout, on May 25, he delivered a near-shutout performance in decisioning Joell Godfrey on ESPN Friday Night Fights. Now he’s ready for the next step in his career, and Thompson and his team believe the man to get him there is Roy Englebrecht.
“I am happy to have signed Vince with a premier promoter on the West Coast in Roy Englebrecht,” said Calvin Thompson, father, trainer, and co-manager of the rising heavyweight star. “He runs a first-class operation and I have all the confidence that he will take Vince to the championship.”
“On behalf of our entire team I am very happy to be signed with Roy Englebrecht,” adds co-manager Sam DiTusa. “He runs a first-class promotion and we have total confidence in him and his matchmaker Whit Hayden, who has been an integral part of our team since Day One, and we know to have our best interests at heart.”
Tickets for the Thursday, December 6th Fight Club OC show, featuring both Thompson and Flores, along with five additional bouts can be purchased at www.fightcluboc.com.