Philly’s Dawejko makes quick return to ring, faces hard-hitting Visinia

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Philly’s Joey Dawejko barely broke a sweat his last time in the ring, but his next scheduled fight looks to be much more competitive as he faces hard-hitting Natu Visinia in an eight-round heavyweight affair at The D Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, NV, Friday August 28th. Dawejko (15-4-2, 8ko’s) needed just :31 seconds to dispose of an overmatched Robert Dunton, which was clearly a bout…

August 17, 2015

LaManna and Dawejko look to rebound from latest setbacks

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Thomas LaManna and Joey Dawejko will both look to rebound from losses, when they are both featured on the undercard of Showtime Showbox series Friday night at Bally’s Atlantic City. The card is promoted by DiBella Entertainment and has several high profile middleweight prospects on it including Sergiy Derevyanchenko (5-0, 4ko’s) who headlines the card as he tangles with rugged veteran Elvin Ayala (28-6-1, 12ko’s) over 10 rounds…

August 6, 2015

Mansour outworks a fading Dawejko late; earns easy win

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Amir “Hardcore” Mansour predicted a knock out against Joey “The Tank” Dawejko on Friday night, and instead had to settle on outhustling his opponent with more activity and solid footwork en route to a unanimous 10-round decision win in the main event of ESPN’s Friday Night Fights at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia to capture the vacant U.S.A Pennsylvania State heavyweight title. Mansour (22-1, 16ko’s) was cut on his right…

May 9, 2015

Mansour on Dawejko “This dude is not ready for what I will bring”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Amir “Hardcore” Mansour wants respect and more importantly wants to make a statement when he steps into the ring against Joey “The Tank” Dawejko on ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights” in South Philadelphia in a 10-round affair that will decide the vacant Pennsylvania heavyweight title. Mansour (21-1, 16ko’s) is coming off a devastating KO win over Fred Kassi last November, while still trying to rebound from his tough April…

May 8, 2015

Dawejko crushes Umohette; Sosa wins again and Lentz exposes Jenkins Jr.

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Joey Dawejko needed just 27 seconds of a slated eight-round heavyweight affair to stop Enobong Umohette in front of a jam-packed house at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia, PA on Friday night. Dawejko (14-3-2, 7ko’s) used an explosive short left hook that simply cracked through Umohette’s unpraised guard, knocking him out cold as he fell face first to the canvas. It was the first time in the…

March 7, 2015

Breaking: Amir Mansour to give Philly’s Dawejko a shot May 8th, ESPN Friday Night Fights

BY: Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) Philadelphia heavyweight Joey Dawejko might finally be getting the wish he asked for in the form of 10-round fight against reigning WBF Inter-Continental heavyweight champ and Top 10 U.S. heavyweight contender Amir “Hardcore” Mansour. Dawejko (13-3-2, 6ko’s) has gone on record saying he would like to fight Mansour and Wednesday, the 42-year-old hard-hitting Mansour obliged. Journeymen Boxing has learned from Mansour himself that the fight would happen. “If…

February 4, 2015