Salita-Anchondo on 12/16

Salita Promotions in association with Universal Boxing is proud to announce Dmitriy “Star of David” Salita’s (31-1-1, 16 KO) upcoming fight for the IBA Welterweight World Title against “Mighty” Mike Anchondo (30-3, 19 KO) on December 16 at Roseland Ballroom in Time Square, NYC.

Dmitriy is coming off of an impressive performance against Franklin Gonzalez on his first self-promoted show “The Redemption” in September (televised exclusively by The Jewish Channel).

Dmitriy started his early preparations for his upcoming title bout in September training at Universal Boxing Club in Queens, NY with his trainer Nirmal Lorick. Over the last few weeks Dmitriy relocated to the Kronk Gym in Detroit, to work with one of the best in the business the legendary trainer and manager Emanuel Steward. Emanuel has followed Dmitriy’s career from U.S. Nationals, Golden Gloves and now as a professional.

Steward has also given some boxing lessons to Detroit’s own, rapper, record producer, and actor Marshall Mathers aka Eminem who, at the time, was preparing to play Salita in a Walt Disney film titled “Knockout.”

“I am enjoying my time at the Kronk,” said Salita. “Emanuel Steward’s experience is providing me with a great deal of boxing education, while working with world champions and top prospects. Winning a world title is my destiny and I will face it head on December 16.”

Reggae superstar, Matisyahu will accompany Dmitriy to the ring with a special performance.

The action packed undercard will be announced shortly.

Tickets are available at or by calling 917-440-3278.

Tickets are priced at: General Admission $40, Ringside $75 & $125 and VIP $175.

Article posted on 20.10.2010

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