Hernández-Harrison vs. Dallas Jr. Ends in a Split Draw – Photos/Quotes!

Hernández-Harrison vs. Dallas Jr. Ends in a Split Draw – Photos/Quotes!

By Paul Paparazzi Jones | Photo © Paul “Paparazzi” Jones/ESB

Washington, DC — Twenty-one year old prospect Dusty Hernández-Harrison(29-0-1, 16 KOs) and Mike “The Silent Assassin” Dallas Jr. (21-3-2, 10 KOs), 29, headlined ROC Nation Sports’ Throne Boxing card on Friday night, squaring off in a 10-round welterweight bout at the DC Armory in Washington, DC.

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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison vs Mike Dallas Weigh-In Results

Dusty Hernandez-Harrison vs Mike Dallas Weigh-In Results

Dusty Hernandez-Harrison 146.6 vs. Mike Dallas Jr 146.6
Luis Orlando Del Valle 122.2 vs. Thomas Snow 121.8
Abner Cotto 137.6 vs. Samuel Amoako 138.6
Darmani Rock 246.6 vs. Carlos Black 231.4
Sam Crossed 186.2 vs. Damion Reed 192.4
Zhang Zhilei 249.4 vs. John Orr 322.2
Junior Younan 172.8 vs. Rodrigo Almeida 174.6
Mike Balogun 230.6 vs. Devon Mosley 212.2

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Mark Johnson, rising star Dusty Harrison and Vincent Pettway to attend “Snap, Crackle and Pop”!

Baltimore, MD (March 18, 2015) – Boxing legend Mark “Too Sharp” Johnson, undefeated Dusty Harrison and former welterweight champion Vincent Pettway will attend Baltimore Boxing’s “Snap, Crackle and Pop” Saturday, March 27.

The card takes place at Michael’s Eighth Avenue in Glen Burnie with doors opening at 6:30 pm and the first bell scheduled for 8. Tickets are on sale now by calling 410-375-9175 or going to Baltimoreboxing.com. Individual tickets start at $25 and VIP tables of 10 are available for $500. All VIP ticketholders can enjoy free hors d’oeurves from 7-8 pm and the best seats in the house.

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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison to Participate in MLK Day Parade

WASHINGTON, D.C. (January 16, 2015) — This Monday, January 19, 2015, Southeast Washington, D.C., resident Dusty Hernandez-Harrison, the current WBC Continental Americas and WBC Youth Welterweight Champion, will participate in the Global Peace Makers 8th Annual MLK Peace Walk in his hometown.

“It’s pretty cool to be a part of something honoring MLK and his vision,” Hernandez-Harrison said. “My mom is Puerto Rican, my dad is white, my step-mom is Vietnamese and I am from a predominantly black neighborhood, that’s kind of what I feel Dr. King envisioned our society looking like one day.”

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Roc Nation Sports Invades Boxing

Roc Nation Sports Invades Boxing

Jay-Z’s Roc Nation Sports put their stamp on Madison Square Garden Friday night with an adrenaline fueled boxing event featuring a mini-concert by rapper Fabolous. The eight-bout card showcased the Roc Nation’s boxing stable, with especially strong performances from 20-year old welterweight Dusty Hernandez-Harrison, Freddie Roach trained welterweight Chris Van Heerden and Bahamian middleweight Tureano Johnson. The music mogul Jay-Z recently added #2 pound-4-pound ranked middleweight Andre Ward to his list of 20+ fighters that he acquired in a takeover of Gary Shaw Productions.

The Garden was flush with celebrities in most directions when the third bout of the evening sounded off between welterweights Chris Van Heerden and Cecil McCalla for the vacant I.B.F. international welterweight title. Despite a title being at stake, the bout was only scheduled for 10-rounds and McCalla, 149.6 Lbs. was almost three pounds over the welterweight limit of 147 Lbs.

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The Debut of “Throne Boxing” from Roc Nation Sports is an Instant Success

The Debut of “Throne Boxing” from Roc Nation Sports is an Instant Success

By: Joe Latti, Brick City Boxing – The stars were out Friday night at Madison Square Garden as Roc Nation Sports kicked off the first edition of their “Throne Boxing” series. The event was televised by Fox Sports 1 and hosted by famous New York radio personalities Angie Martinez and DJ Mustard with Michael Buffer doing the pre-fight introductions. Rapper and New York City native Fabolous put on a performance in the ring before the main event. Some of the guests scattered around ringside included Jay Z, Rihanna, Jake Gyllenhaal, CC Sabathia, Victor Cruz, Winky Wright, Bryant Jennings, Rosie Perez, Paulie Malignaggi, and the newest boxer to the Roc Nation Sports family Andre Ward, who was signed to a deal just hours before the event.

The main event featured Dusty Hernandez-Harrison (25-0, 13 KOs) in a dominant victory by decision over New York fan favorite Tommy Rainone (22-6-1, 4 KOs). The bout started off with light action in the first frame, a round which could have went either way.

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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison – Tommy Rainone Interview Transcript

Dusty Hernandez-Harrison - Tommy Rainone Interview Transcript

DUSTY HARRISON-HERNANDEZ (24-0, 13 KOs), from Washington D.C., very bright prospect that people are expecting a lot of things out of and is no stranger to fighting at the Garden

DUSTY HARRISON-HERNANDEZ: I would just like to say everything has been really fun about this event. I never did a media call before and never had a billboard up, I really love the way everything has been promoted and I am enjoying it. I have been watching Tommy Rainone and I think it is a perfect fight for me to develop my career. He is not one of those guys that comes right at you, he is slick and crafty – perfect for me right now.

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Dusty Hernandez-Harrison Closes Out 2013 Campaign With Resounding First Round Knockout

!cid_C0DC618B-EAEB-4365-BB1C-B620CE01CF29Dusty Hernandez-Harrison, only 19 years old and just 20 days after winning the WBC Youth Welterweight World Championship, scored a devastating first round knockout over Marlon Lewis at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino on Friday night. The win was Hernandez-Harrison’s eighth of 2013 and increased the undefeated 2013 GFL.TV Fighter Of The Year and Knockout of the Year nominee’s record to an outstanding 19-0, with 11 wins coming by knockout.

Hernandez-Harrison used body shots sending Lewis (6-3-2, 3KOs), who had never been down in his career, to the canvas three times before the referee stopped the contest.

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