In the main event, Noel Murphy, 139.2 lbs., of Woodlawn, NY, by way of County Cork, Ireland, and Brooklyn’s Mikkel LesPierre, 139.4 lbs., waged a barnburner for 10 thrilling rounds. It became a war of attrition with many ebbs and flows between the two southpaws. Murphy stormed out of his corner and was the aggressor for the first two frames, focusing a lot of his attack downstairs.
Local undefeated crosstown rivals NOEL MURPHY (12-0, 2 KOs), of Woodlawn, New York, and Brooklyn’s MIKKEL LESPIERRE (18-0-1, 8 KOs) will clash in a 10-round welterweight bout for the vacant World Boxing Council – United States National Boxing Council (WBC USNBC) title in the main event this Wednesday night, February 7, on DIBELLA ENTERTAINMENT’s next installment of the acclaimed BROADWAY BOXING series at B.B. King Blues Club and Grill, in Times Square, New York.
DIBELLA ENTERTAINMENT’s acclaimed BROADWAY BOXING series returns to B.B. King Blues Club & Grill in Manhattan on Wednesday, February 7, headlined by a sensational eight-round welterweight crosstown clash between NOEL MURPHY (12-0, 2 KOs), of Woodlawn, New York, and Brooklyn’s MIKKEL LESPIERRE (18-0-1, 8 KOs).
A stacked night of undercard bouts will be highlighted by unbeaten rising Irish stars Katie Taylor and Noel Murphy in separate showdowns on Saturday, July 29 from Barclays Center, the home of BROOKLYN BOXING™.
Top local talent from New York City will be on display on Saturday, January 14 as Polish heavyweight Adam Kownacki, Brooklyn-native Julian Sosa and Irish welterweight Noel Murphy all enter the ring in separate bouts at Barclays Center in Brooklyn.
“In addition to the tremendous action that will be televised on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING and SHOWTIME EXTREME on January 14, boxing fans in attendance at Barclays Center will be treated to an exciting undercard featuring up-and-coming local prospects,” said Lou DiBella, President of DiBella Entertainment. “Polish heavyweight Adam Kownacki, Irish welterweight Noel Murphy and Brooklynite Julian Sosa, who is of Mexican descent, will all put their undefeated records on the line. Mayweather Promotions will also deliver Kenny Robles, a decorated amateur from Staten Island, making his pro debut, as well as Puerto Rican former world title challenger Thomas Dulorme on the comeback.”
New York, NY (4/19/16) – DiBella Entertainment’s Broadway Boxing series heads back up north to the suburbs of Westchester County on Wednesday for the third time in a little over a year. The exciting card will take place at the beautiful Hilton Westchester in Rye Brook, NY. Headlining the event will be Portchester’s own junior lightweight prospect Bryant “Peewee” Cruz (16-1, 8KO’s) in a scheduled eight-round bout.
On Friday night, November 21 at Resorts World Casino New York City, New Legend Boxing returns with a packed night of boxing.