Young handles Amoako; Pham and Barrett score stoppages

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Welterweight Anthony “Juice” Young looked very sharp against last minute replacement Samuel Amoako, earning an eight-round unanimous decision Saturday night at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. In front of a decent crowd, Young controlled the action from the early stages and start to dig to the body in the third and fourth rounds. He was able to tag Amoako several times in the fifth…

March 13, 2017
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Camden’s Sosa to take on Lomanchenko in April

February 2, 2017

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Camden, New Jersey’s Jason Sosa will step up in class for the biggest bout of his career when he squares off against junior lightweight world titleholder Vasyl Lomachenko, April 8th at the new MGM National Harbor in Oxen Hill, Maryland according to Top Rank’s Bob Arum. The 28-year-old Sosa, has solid power and reeled off 13 straight knockouts before he fought to a majority 10-draw with…

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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
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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
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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
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New Jersey’s Stevenson to fight for Gold after Nikitin withdraws; faces Cuba’s Ramirez

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Newark, NJ native and amateur standout bantamweight Shakur Stevenson will fight for the Gold medal Saturday after his expected opponent Vladimir Nikitin of Russia was not allowed to fight Thursday in their scheduled semifinal bout in Rio. Stevenson, extended his undefeated international record to 25-0, while clinching a spot on the distinguished medial podium with his triumph over Mongolia’s Tsendbaatar Erdenebt in the boxing quarterfinals of…

August 17, 2016
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Green on brilliant upset “I knew I had to get him out of there, I knew I had to go for the kill”

July 29, 2016

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Paterson, New Jersey native Ian “Young General” Green pulled off a career-defining upset win over previously undefeated Khiary Gray Pitts last Friday on Showtime’s ShowBox, but the humble and soft-spoken 22-year-old is ready for bigger things going forward. Green (10-1, 8KO’s) scored a brilliant second-round KO over Pitts courtesy of a nasty right over the top that simply caught his unsuspecting opponent of guard. What is more…

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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
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AC’s Young confident ahead of Flores bout “I don’t see this fight going the distance”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – Anthony “Juice” Young will take on Eduardo Flores in a slated 8-round welterweight affair Friday, July 22nd, at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Millville, NJ native Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna will take on Engleberto Venezuela in a six-round welterweight co-feature. He was slated to fight Flores, who has now become Young’s opponent. The card, which is being promoted by Rising Promotions, has made it a habit…

July 1, 2016
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Falling just short of Olympics still haunts debuting Davila “I should be in the Olympics right now”

Richard Quiñones (Journeymen Boxing) – LeRoy Davila, who had a brilliant amateur career, will make his much-anticipated pro debut when he takes on Dominic Whitehurst Friday May 27th, at the Claridge in Atlantic City, New Jersey in a four-round bantamweight affair. Davila, a native of New Brunswick, amassed over 60 amateur fights in his career and was ranked second in the U.S. in his respected weight class. The 27-year-old scored a…

May 23, 2016
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