ATLANTIC CITY, NJ (July 15, 2016)–Yesterday at Brighton Park in front of The Claridge Hotel, Rising Promotions held an open workout that showcased fighters that will compete on a big night of boxing that will take place on Friday, July 22nd at The Claridge
Welterweight’s Anthony “Juice” Young and Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna, who will compete in the main event and co-feature respectively were two of the fighters featured at the workout.
Below are quotes and photos from each fighter’s workout:
Anthony Young: “We prepared for 6 hard rounds and we will make it look like easy work. It’s always good to fight at home and feed off the energy of the crowd. There is nothing like it. My opponent is a durable veteran, he has over 40 fights . We have to go out there and execute the gameplan and get the win.”
Thomas LaManna: ” I’m excited to be fighting at The Claridge again, This is our 4th show at the Claridge and I am looking forward to bringing excitement to the fans come next Friday night. Camp was great, I started in Las Vegas and finished back home in New Jersey. I’m in great shape and can’t wait to fight.”
Photos by Kenny Ludwig
ABOUT JULY 22ND
On Friday night, July 22nd, welterweight, Anthony “Juice” Young will headline a great night of boxing against Eduardo Flores in a scheduled 6-round welterweight bout at The Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City.
Welterweight Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna (20-1, 8 KO’s) will take part in a six-round co-feature bout against Engleberto Valenzuela (10-7, 3 KO’s) of Sonoroa, MX
In an eight round bout light heavyweight bout, Fenlong Meng (7-0, 5 KO’s) of Chifeng, China battles Daniel Judah (24-10-3, 11 KOs) of Brooklyn, NY
In an eight-round heavyweight bout, Zhang Zhilei (10-0, 7 KO’s) of Zhoukou, China takes on Rodney Hernandez (10-4-1, 3 KO’s) of Modesto, California.
In a six round heavyweight bout, Tri-State Heavyweight champion Dan Pasciolla (7-1-1) of Brick, NJ will battle Dante Selby (2-1-1) of Philadelphia, PA in a rematch.
Marvin Johnson (0-0-1) of Millville, NJ will take on Lamont White (0-1) of Washington, DC in a lightweight bout scheduled for four-rounds.
Pro debuting bantamweight’s Kevin Asmat of North Bergen, NJ and Dallas Holden of Atlantic City will collide in a four round bout.
Appearing in a four-round bout will be pro debuting super featherweight Donald Smith of Philadelphia, taking on Cameron Cain of Indiana.
Bantamweight Christian Carto (1-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia, PA takes on pro debuting Christopher Nelson of Indiana
Tickets are $125 for premium, $77 Ringside stage and $52 reserved and are available at www.risingboxingpromotions.com or 609-487-4444
About Rising Promotions:
Rising Promotions was created with the intent of becoming a house hold name with the key objective of Rising Promotions being able to coordinate an array of diversified special events within the sports and entertainment industry, The CEO and partners at Rising Promotions feel that the opportunities for growth are endless. We would like to give opportunities to up and coming professional as well as amateur boxers that other promoters would not readily give opportunity to. The events that Rising plans to coordinate will provide much needed affordable, family-friendly sports entertainment.
Photos by Kenny Ludwig