Jones-Moore USBA title fight headlines “Plymouth Rocks”

BOSTON (June 12, 2005) – A USBA light heavyweight title fight between George Khalid Jones (22-2-1, 13 KOs) and “Fabulous” Freddy Moore (30-3, 27 KOs) headlines “Plymouth Rocks,” presented by NER Promotions, July 1 on ESPN2 Friday Night Fights from Memorial Hall in historic Plymouth, Massachusetts..

Jones, the reigning NABA light heavyweight champion, is rated No. 5 by the NABA, No. 10 by the IBF and WBC, and No. 14 by the WBO. He fights former NBA light heavyweight title-holder Moore in the 12-round main event.

In the 10-round co-feature, Courage “No Limit” Tshabalala (26-3, 22 KOs) takes on Providence heavyweight Robert Wiggins (19-44, 11 KOs). Undefeated Irish prospect John Duddy (10-0, 9 KOs), fighting out of Queens via Derry, Ireland, fights TBA In a special six-round middleweight attraction.

All-African junior welterweight Bethuel “Tyson” Usona (11-0, 4 KOs), the Namibia native now fighting out of Worcester (MA), makes his U.S. debut in a six-round match against veteran Hartford (CT) junior welterweight Luis Maysonet.

“It’s only our third pro show and we’re already on ESPN2,” NER Promotions president Rick Brutti said. “We’re thrilled. It’s a great card. NER plans on promoting shows all over New England. We started in Lowell, did our lat show in Boston, and July 1 we’ll be heading south to Plymouth.”

In four-round bouts are Whitman (MA) junior welterweight “Nasty” Nicky Morganelli (4-0, 3 KOs), 2004 New England Rookie of the Year; Irish middleweight J.P. Keane (2-0, 1 KO), fighting out of Dorchester; hometown hero Benny “The Hornet” Lescarbeau (1-0, 1 KO), of Plymouth versus Tito Berrocales (0-1), Laconia (NH).

Also on the show in four-round matches are 2004 Namibian Olympian, featherweight Joe “Smoke” Germini (1-0, 1 KO), now living in Worcester and Harwich (MA) welterweight Jeff Tavano (1-0, 1 KO). All bouts and fighters are subject to change.

Tickets are priced at $60,00 (ringside), $50.00 (reserved) and $25.00 (general admission). Tickets may be ordered by going to and will be on sale at the doors the night of the show. Doors open at 6 pm., first bout at 7:30 pm.

NER Promotions is a division of New England Ringside whose boxing interests also include a monthly magazine, weekly radio show (Thursday, 6-8 pm ET on WWZN 1510AM The Zone), and popular web site ( For more information about NER Promotions, New England Ringside or advertising/sponsorship inquires visit its web site or call 781.932.1190.

Article posted on 12.06.2005

Bookmark and Share

previous article: Losing Your Youth on the Stool of a Bar

next article: Cuevas In Main Event, Kendall Gill Makes Pro Debut On June 25

If you detect any issues with the legality of this site, problems are always unintentional and will be corrected with notification.
The views and opinions of all writers expressed on do not necessarily state or reflect those of the Management.
Copyright © 2001- 2015 - Privacy Policy l Contact