Nutley, NJ (October 18, 2016)–GH3 Promotions is pleased to announce the signing of undefeated heavyweight prospect John Luna to a promotional contract.
Luna of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has a record of 2-0 with one knockout.
The 20 year-old is 6’4″ and weighs 255 pounds, began boxing at the age of six years-old when his mother, who is a big boxing fan, took John to the gym.
John went on to an amateur career that saw him go 97-9 and win five national championships.
John also competed in Russia and in 2012, he won a prestigious tournament and in the same tournament two years later, Luna placed second in his division, but still was named the Most Outstanding Fighter.
Luna turned professional on June 16th with a first round stoppage over Rene Ibarra in Mexico. he came back to his hometown of Milwaukee and and took a four-round unanimous decision over Oswaldo Ortega on August 20th,
Luna is managed by Henry Rivalta.
“I signed with Henry because he is a great man and I trust him,” said Luna. “He mentioned GH3 Promotions and i researched them, and they have a lot of good young talent. I feel this is the right way to go.”
Manager Henry Rivalta stated, “John has a very exciting style. He has fast hands he switches between orthodox and southpaw, and he has a lot of potential. He is a humble kid and he listens. When you have a kid like that, he has the potential to go a long way, and I am proud to sign him with GH3 Promotions.”
“I am ecstatic to add John to our roster,” said GH3 Promotions CEO, Vito Mielnicki. “I have known about John for a while and he is a big kid with a lot of skills. He is another fighter who fits in to what we are looking to do and with his amateur pedigree, and we think we have a future heavyweight champion.”
GH3 Promotions features Middleweight Antoine Douglas, Super Middleweight’s Jerry Odom & Ronald Ellis, undefeated Super Bantamweight Adam Lopez as well as Boxcino 2015 Jr. Middleweight Champion John Thompson, Jr., undefeated Welterweight’s Kenneth Sims Jr., Jerrell Harris, Arturo Trujillo & Keenan Smith, Heavyweight Ray Edwards & John Luna; Lightweight’s O’Shaquie Foster & Logan Yoon, Jr. Lightweight Antonio Williams, Bantamweight’s Brent Venagas, LeRoy Davilla & Stephon Young to the GH3 Promotions stable.