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Q & A with Anthony Caramanno

ATLANTIC CITY (JANUARY 19, 2014)–Anthony Caramanno, born and bred in Staten Island, is the only Italian-American to ever win 3 NY Daily News Golden Gloves Championships. After proving his worth in the east coast’s premiere amateur tournament, the 23 year old super-bantamweight is ready to step into the paid ranks, making his pro debut Saturday, January 25th at the Golden ... Read More »

Weights from Atlantic City

Yuriorkis Gamboa 126 – Jorge Solis 125.5 Mikey Garcia 125 – Matt Remillard 125 Tommy Zbikowski 195 – Caleb Grummett 215.5 Teon Kennedy 122 – Jorge Diaz 122 Glen Tapia 152 – Eberto Medina 151 Camilo Perez 124 – Desi Williams 125 Miguel Cartegena 117 – Omar Gonzalez 119 Rashad Brown 161.5 – Darryl Parker 161 Read More »

Barthelemy shocks Ennis; Seldon stays unbeaten

In the main event of an entertaining 8-bout card promoted by Diane Lee Fischer, Cuban-born Giorbis Barthelemi (who now resides in Hialeah, FL) upset Derek “Pooh” Ennis of Philadelphia by second round TKO. Barthelemi scored a knock down with seconds to go in the opening round, and Ennis never recovered. After stagging to his corner, Ennis came out for the ... Read More »

Thomas LaManna poised to impress in pro debut

With just hours remaining until he steps into the ring for the first time as a professional, it would be understandable for Millville, NJ’s Thomas LaManna to have a few butterflies in his stomach. However, as I interviewed the high school senior over a tray of his mother’s homemade baked ziti just after he weighed in at Bally’s, he spoke ... Read More »

Perez returns next Friday on Telefutura

Coming off the toughest test of his young career, Newark’s Michael Angelo “The Artist” Perez (11-0, 5 KO) is excited to be fighting in Puerto Rico again next Friday. The bout will take place in Lares, the hometown of Perez’s parents, and will be televised on Telefutura. The Golden Boy promoted lightweight is returning to Puerto Rico after defeating the ... Read More »

Shamone Alvarez to take on Antonin Decarie in Montreal

Atlantic City welterweight contender Shamone “The Truth” Alvarez will journey north to battle Antonin Decarie (24-1, 7 KO) in the Canadian’s hometown of Montreal on February 11. The scheduled 10 round bout is part of a card that will be nationally televised in the US as part of ESPN’s Friday Night Fight Series. The Bell Centre, which consistently provides an ... Read More »

Locals Alvarez, Mussachio Highlight Saturday Card at Bally’s Atlantic City–WATCH LIVE ON GFL

CLICK TO ORDER THE FIGHT Atlantic City welterweight contender Shamone “The Truth” Alvarez will square-off against Ayi Bruce of Ghana this Friday at Bally’s Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City. The scheduled twelve round bout will serve as the main event of a card promoted by Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing. Alvarez (21-2 12 KO’s) is coming off the biggest win ... Read More »