Young on Saturday’s bout against Amoako: “This is my coming out party, I’m putting rest of division on notice”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Welterweight Anthony “Juice” Young will be back in action when he steps into the ring against late replacement Samuel Amoako Saturday night at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City. Young (15-2, 6KO’s) will be looking to make it five straight since suffering a TKO setback to Skender Halili over a year ago. “I’m just blessed to be able to fight in Atlantic City for the ninth time in…

March 10, 2017

Mussachio loses to Mitchell; announces retirement after bout

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Chuckie “The Professor” Musscachio announced his retirement from boxing, following his action-packed six-round majority decision loss to Michael Mitchell Saturday night at the Claridge Hotel & Casino. Musscachio (19-4-2, 5KO’s) held his own against the gritty Mitchell over six rounds, but Mitchell was able to out work him from the third round on. All three judges scored the bout different ways, as one had it a…

January 30, 2017

LaManna eyeing up possible rematch against Harrison “I felt I got robbed, I felt I beat him the last time”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna will look to rebound from his latest loss, when he squares off against Eduardo Flores in an eight-round junior middleweight bout Saturday night, January 28th at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City. The bout will headline a solid local card promoted by Rising Promotions. CEO of Rising Promotions Debra LaManna is excited about another local card in Atlantic City. “We are starting 2017…

January 22, 2017

NJ’s Young earns controversial win; Davila scores impressive TKO

  Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – New Jersey’s Anthony “Juice” Young scored a controversial win over James Robinson, Friday night, at Bally’s Atlantic City on the undercard of the Adam Lopez-Daniel Roman WBA super bantamweight title elimination bout, while bantamweight Leroy Davila scored an impressive third round TKO against Anthony Taylor. Young (15-2, 6KO’s) was cruising the whole night before he got to relaxed and comfortable in the sixth and final round….

January 21, 2017

North Jersey’s Asmat on controversial fourth round: “They gave him a hometown gift”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – JMB has learned that North Jersey’s Kevin Asmat and his trainer Diego Rosario met with New Jersey Athletic Commison head Larry Hazzard on Monday to dispute a timing discrepency regarding the fourth and final round of Asmat’s bantamweight fight against Dallas Holden. Asmat (0-1), who was making his pro debut, seemed to be coasting to his first win of his career against his debuting opponent. However, all three…

July 26, 2016

LaManna easily dispatches Valenzuela; next up Hernandez-Harrison

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna wasted little time dispatching Mexican Engelberto Valenzuela during their six-round junior middleweight clast Friday night at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. LaManna (21-1-, 9KO’s) jumped all over his opponent from the opening bell, using his jab and mixing in some power shots. A clearly overwhelmed Valenzuela started to cover up as LaManna connected with several rights that sent the outclassed fighter into…

July 26, 2016

Atlantic City’s Dallas Holden ready for pro debut against Asmat “May the best man win”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Amateur standout and Atlantic City native Dallas Holden is set to make his pro debut when he takes on North Jersey’s Kevin Asmat in a four-round bantamweight affair Friday July 22nd, at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City. The two debuting boxers will be on the undercard of the Anthony “Juice” Young/Ariel Vasquez slated 8-round welterweight affair, while Millville’s Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna takes on Engleberto Venezuela in a…

July 14, 2016

Atlantic City’s Aikens ready to rebound from first loss; set to meet Philly’s Brooker

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Ringside Preview – Atlantic City native and super middleweight Antowyan Aikens will meet Philadelphia’s Christopher Brooker in a slated eight-round main event at the 2300 Arena Friday, May 6th in South Philly. Aikens (10-1-1, 1ko) suffered his first career loss when he absorbed a disappointing setback to Lanell Bellows back in February. Bellows, a Las Vegas native, dominated the first four rounds, then sent Aikens to the canvas with a crushing…

May 2, 2016

Anthony Dirrell destroys Truax; AC native Young rebounds with win

May 1, 2016

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Ringside – Former WBC super middleweight champion Anthony Dirrell did not waste anytime making a statement as he destroyed former world title challenger Caleb Truax, stopping him in the first round of their slated 10-round affair Friday night as PBC on Spike visited the Trump Taj Mahal, in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Dirrell (29-1-1, 23ko’s) overwhelmed Truax from the opening and after both figthers exchanged jabs in…


South Jersey’s Young suffers TKO loss

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Welterweight Anthony “Juice” Young suffered just the second loss of his career when he sustained a fifth-round TKO loss Friday night against Skender Halili at Boardwalk Hall’s Adrian Phillips Ballroom after the two exchanged a flurry of punches for five rounds. Young (11-2, 5ko’s),  who fights just outside of Atlantic City, started off very aggressive and connected with some shots early on, but he made…

February 22, 2016