LaManna eyeing up date with Hernandez-Harrison “This is a fight I am hoping gets done very soon”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna might be set to take on Engleberto Venezuela in a six-round welterweight co-feature Friday night at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, but that does not mean the 24-year-old from Millville is not looking ahead to bigger things come the fall. LaManna (20-1, 8KO’s) will meet Valenzuela over six-rounds as a co-feature on the undercard of the Anthony “Juice” Young/Eduardo Flores main event on a…

July 20, 2016

Simpson wins Gold at 2016 U.S. National Junior Olympics “I’ve worked very hard for this”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Amateur boxer Lorenzo “Truck” Simpson claimed Gold at the 2016 Junior Olympics National Boxing tournament in the 165lb. class at the Kay Bailey Hutchinson Convention Center in Dallas, Texas. A 16-year-old native of Baltimore, Simpson, who won his third bout in four days last weekend, also claimed “Most Outstanding Male Boxer” of the tourney. He improved his brilliant amateur record to a staggering 161-2 and will…

July 9, 2016

Dallas Jr. gets robbed in DC; fights to split draw against Hernandez-Harrison

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Mike Dallas Jr. knew he did not want to leave it into the judge’s scorecards, especially against the hometown hero in Dusty Hernandez-Harrison as the two fought in an entertaining 10-round main event Friday night as part of Roc Nation’s “Throne Boxing” card at the DC Armory in Washington, DC. However, despite clearly outworking and at times dominating Hernandez-Harrison, especially early on in the fight, Dallas Jr. earned a split-decision…

May 15, 2016

Philly’s Rock set to make pro debut on Roc Nation card

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Philadelphia amateur standout prospect Darmani Rock will make his pro debut Friday night when he tangles against Carlos Blake at the DC Armory in a scheduled four-round heavyweight clash. The Throne Boxing/Roc Nation card will be aired on BET and Rock’s fight is slated to be the opening televised bout. Rock was standout amateur and had a brilliant 2014 campaign when consistently won almost every international…

May 11, 2016

Regional Golden Gloves schedule set for DC/Maryland vs. Virginia/NC boxers

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) The full bout sheet and card for the 2015 Regional Golden Gloves has been announced. The event will take place at the famed Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland Saturday April 25th. First bout will begin at 7:30PM and this card will pit young amateur boxers from Maryland and DC, against boxers from Virginia and North Carolina. The winners in the Open Division will advance to…

April 16, 2015

Ferrante backs up guarantee, scores vicious knockout over Venroy July

By: Rich Quiñones (Ringside Commentator) Anthony “Boom Boom” Ferrante had one message for his doubters and his critics Friday night moments before he stepped into the ring against Venroy “Hardwork” July in the co-main event of a stacked card at Rosecroft Raceway. “My career is not dead, I am not retiring,” was Ferrante’s message moments before he faced July. The talented, but maligned fighter at times, delivered that message when…

October 25, 2014

Venroy July shrugs off Ferrante’s KO guarantee; ready to shut him up

  By: Rich Quiñones (Ringside Commentator) When Venroy July steps into the ring Friday night to take on Anthony Ferrante he will not only be looking to continue his climb up the crusierweight division, but also silence Ferrante in the process. The slated eight-round affair will be the co-main feature on a stacked card promoted by Keystone Boxing at the Rosecroft Raceway, in Fort Washington Maryland. July (16-1-3, 6 Ko’s) is coming…

October 21, 2014

Ferrante looking to get career back on track, predicts KO win over Venroy July

By: Rich Quinones (Ringside commentator) Trying to get his career back on track, Anthony Ferrante steps into the ring to take on crafty and talented Venroy July in a slated eight-round cruiserweight affair Friday October 24th at the Rosecroft Raceway in Fort Washington, Maryland. The stacked card is being promoted by Keystone Boxing and will have several young hot prospects step into the ring. “I’m so excited to get back…

October 16, 2014

Lacy vs Saunders scratched, Camacho Jr. mystery injury, bizarre night in DC

    By: Rich Quiñones (Ringside calling the action) What should have been a great night of boxing in DC, turned out to be a disgrace and bizarre night which ultimately hurt the fan base in that area in what was dubbed “Celebrity Weekend of Champions” from the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. An original slated six-bout card that was put on by GFS Boxing was quickly cut down to…

September 24, 2014