News: Rosado vs. Whittaker weigh-in; Path to Glory Official weights; LaManna fighting on November 10th
NBC SPORTS NETWORK “FIGHT NIGHT”
SEPTEMBER 21, 2012
SANDS CASINO RESORT, BETHLEHEM, PA
4 Rounds – Junior Middleweights
Alex Sanchez vs. Fitzgerald Johnson
Camden, NJ Show Starts – 7:15PM (est) Philadelphia, PA
1-1, 1 KO 3-6, 1 KO
WT: 155.5 TKS: Black WT:160 TKS:Red/White
4 Rounds – Junior Welterweights
Jerome Rodriguez vs. Kywayne Hill
Allentown, PA Philadelphia, PA
0-1 1-9, 1 KO
WT: 140 TKS: White/Blue WT:142 TKS: Black
6 Rounds – Heavyweights
Pedro Martinez vs. William Miranda
Philadelphia, PA Allentown, PA
6-6, 3 KO’s 5-5-1
WT: 243 TKS: Red/Black WT: 231 TKS:Black/Red
6 Rounds – Junior Lightweights
Jason Sosa vs. Esteban Rodriguez
Camden, NJ Lebanon, PA
4-1-3, 1 KO 5-2-1, 1 KO
WT: 132.5 TKS:Red/White WT: 134.5 TKS: Blue
10 Round – Welterweights
Antwone Smith vs. Ronald Cruz
Miami, FL NBCSN LIVE – 9PM (est) Bethlehem, PA
21-4-1, 12 KO’s 17-0, 12 KO’s
WT: 150 TKS: Red/Wht/Black WT: 146 TKS: Wht/Blue/Red
10 Rounds – Light Heavyweights
Sergey Kovalev vs. Lionell Thompson
Chelyabinsk, Russia Buffalo, NY
18-0-1, 15 KO’s 12-1, 8 KO’s
WT:173 TKS: Red/White WT: 175 TKS: White
12 Rounds – International Boxing Federation (IBF) Junior Middleweight Eliminator
Gabriel Rosado vs. Charles Whittaker
Philadelphia, PA Georgetown, Cayman Island
20-5, 12 KO’s 36-12-2, 21 KO’s
WT:153 TKS: Leopard/Pink/Gold WT: 152.5 TKS: Silver/Black
BOUTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
Pendarvis vs. Ramos OFF!
September 20, 2012 (Los Angeles)-After experiencing flu symptoms and consulting his physician, Cleotis ‘Mookie’ Pendarvis 16-3-1, (5 KO’s), of Los Angeles, has unfortunately had to pull out of the fight against Milton Ramos 8-3-1, of Waco, Texas, that was scheduled for 8 rounds, as the co-main event on Thursday, October 4th in Houston, Texas.
“Mookie, started to feel unwell yesterday after training, I got him to the doctor immediately. The doctor ran some tests and confirmed that Mookie has the flu” says manager Warren Wilkerson.
A new date will be set for Mookie to fight at which time a formal announcement will be made
THOMPSON BOXING PROMOTIONS – PATH TO GLORY OFFICIAL WEIGHTS
MIGUEL DIAZ – 112 lbs.
JOSEPH RIOS – 112 lbs.
RIGOBERTO FLORES – 145.5 lbs.
JOAQUIN CHAVEZ – 146.5 lbs.
EUGENE MCCLELLAN – 160 lbs.
MIKE NORIEGA – lbs. 158.5 lbs.
DERRICK MURRAY – 129.5 lbs.
PEDRO TOLEDO – 129.5 lbs.
JAVIER TORRES – 216 lbs.
AVERY GIBSON – 240.5 lbs.
Note: The fight between Richard Contreras and Jonathan Alcantara was cancelled due to Alcantara not making the contracted weight.
Tickets for “PATH TO GLORY” are priced at $75, $45, and $30. They are available now and may be purchased by calling 714-935-0900.
Bouts subject to change. Doors open at 6:30 pm, and the first bell rings at 7:30 pm. Ontario Doubletree Hotel is located at 222 Vineyard Avenue, Ontario, California.
THOMAS “CORNFLAKE” LAMANNA HEADLINES “COMING HOME” BIRTHDAY CARD ON NOVEMBER 10TH
Undefeated Anthony Young, Derrick Webster, Isiah Seldon, Godson Noel & Amir Shabazz Also on Card for NJMP’s First-Ever Boxing Event
MILLVILLE, N.J. – September 19, 2012 — On Saturday night, November 10th, Gulfstream Boxing Promotions presents a special night of boxing at New Jersey Motorsports Park in Millville, New Jersey. In the main event, undefeated Jr. Middleweight Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna will see action against opponent to be named in a six round bout.
The bout for LaManna is special for a variety of reasons as he will be fighting in his hometown of Millville for the very first time and the bout takes place just two days before LaManna’s 21st birthday.
LaManna is 9-0 with five knockouts is coming off a six round split decision victory over tough Yolexcy Leiva on August 18th in Atlantic City.
“I am very excited about this fight and event coming to Millville”, said LaManna. “It should be a great night of boxing and I want to thank the New Jersey Motorsports Park and my promoter Vincent Ponte for making this dream of fighting at home to come true. I plan to put on a great fight and hopefully this could be the beginning of boxing in Millville.”
In the six-round co-feature, undefeated Jr. Welterweight Anthony “Juice “Young will see action against opponent to be named.
Young, of nearby Atlantic City, has a record of 6-0 with two knockouts and is coming off a four round unanimous majority decision over Richard Andrews on July 27th.
Competing in eight-round bouts will be undefeated Super Middleweight Derrick Webster and Jr. Lightweight Joselito Collado.
Webster of Glassboro, New Jersey, has a record of 13-0 with seven knockouts and is starting to get national attention as he has stepped up the competition in recent bouts. He is coming off an eight round unanimous decision over Sabou Ballagou on April 27th and Webster has recently spent time in the camps of Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and Andre Ward.
Collado of Queens, New York, has a record of 13-2 with three knockouts has fought top competition. He has an impressive first-round stoppage over Jules Blackwell (8-2-2) and decision over Rafael Lora (11-3). Collado’s only two blemishes have been to top prospect Casey Ramos (14-0) and his last bout when he lost a decision to Jerry Belmontes (16-0) on September 8th.
Also seeing action in a six round bout will be undefeated Middleweight Isiah Seldon.
Seldon, of Atlantic City, has a record of 6-0 with three knockouts and the undefeated son of former WBA Heavyweight champion Bruce Seldon is coming off a second-round stoppage over Kenneth Moody on February 4th.
Appearing in four-round bouts will be Jon Bolden (5-4, 5 KO’s) of New York, Light Heavyweight Amir Shabazz (1-0) of Philadelphia, Middleweight Godson Noel (1-0, 1 KO) of Newark, and amateur star Jr. Middleweight Antoine Douglas of Virginia.
In attendance will be Former WBO and Olympic gold medalist heavyweight world champion Ray Mercer & former Two-Time IBF cruiserweight world champion Steve “USS” Cunningham.
“NJMP is proud to partner with Gulfstream Boxing Promotions to present this special event,” said NJMP general manager Brad Scott. “We’re looking forward to seeing all of the scheduled competitors, especially Millville’s own Thomas LaManna.”
Tickets for this exciting evening of boxing are priced at $125 (VIP—Which will include a meet and greet with Mercer & Cunningham), $75 and $50 and can be bought by calling (856) 899-7372, or ordering online at NJMP.com.
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