Undefeated Bantamweight Juan Dominguez to Compete for the New York State Title on June 24 at Cordon Bleu in Woodhaven, New York
THREE NEW YORK STATE TITLE BOUTS ON THE LINE; PLUS EILEEN OLSZEWSKI BATTLES MELISSA McMORROW FOR LADIES NEW YORK STATE FLYWEIGHT TITLE; JONATHAN CUBA vs. ARIEL DURAN FOR THE NYS LIGHTWEIGHT CROWN; ALSO APPEARING TOMMY RAINONE; MARTIN WRIGHT; EDWARD VALDEZ; TRAVIS PETERKIN & THE BURRELL TWINS
WOODHAVEN, NY, JUNE 6, 2011 — On Friday night June 24th New Legend Boxing Promotions in association with Old World Boxing promotions presents a night of boxing that will feature three fights for the New York State Title.
The main event will be an eight round bantamweight fight featuring undefeated Juan Dominguez of Brooklyn, New York via Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic taking on an opponent to be named for the New York State title.
Dominguez has a perfect mark of 7-0 with five knockouts and the twenty-five year old has taken out his last five opponents within three rounds.
In his last bout, Dominguez stopped undefeated Gabriel Gomez in three rounds at the Cordon Bleu on March 4th.
The eight round co-feature will pit popular Eileen Olszewski taking on Melissa McMorrow in a battle for the New York State Super Flyweight bout.
Olszewski of New York has a record of 7-2 and has fought all over the world and is a former world champion
She has won two in a row which includes an eight round unanimous decision over Anastasia Toktaulova on December 17th in Miami
McMorrow of San Carlos, California has a record of 4-2-3 has fought good competition.
She held undefeated fighters, Amaris Quintana (1-0 & 2-0-1) to draws in their two encounters.
McMorrow will be making her second consecutive trip to New York as she lost a unanimous decision to Keisher Mcloed-Wells (3-1) on February 9th at BB Kings in Times Square.
In a third New York State title bout, Jonathan Cuba (5-3, 4 KO’s) will take on Ariel Duran (7-2, 4 KO’s) in an eight round bout for the New York State Lightweight championship.
Cuba of New York is known as a tough hard punching fighter who is willing to take on all comers.
Duran of The Dominican Republic won his first six bouts and now he will be making his American debut as he as previously fought all of his fights in his homeland.
In a six round Welterweight bout, current New York State Welterweight champion, Martin Wright will compete in a non-title bout against Willie Walton.
Wright (9-1-2, 4 KO’s) of Brooklyn won the New York State championship with an exciting split decision victory over Mike Ruiz on May 19th.
Walton (4-4 with all of wins coming by stoppage) is from Salt Lake City, Utah.
Popular Welterweight Tommy Rainone (14-4, 4 KO’s) of New York will look to make it two in a row when he takes on an opponent to be named in a six round bout.
Edward Valdez (4-8-2, 3 KO’s) of New York will take on Nalo Leal (3-11-1, 1 KO) of Airway Heights, Washington in a six round Lightweight bout.
Super Middleweight Travis Peterkin (2-0, 2 KO’s) of Brooklyn will look to stay perfect when he takes on Terrence Anderson (2-4, 1 KO) of San Antonio Texas in a bout scheduled for four rounds.
Rounding out the card will be the dynamic Burrell Twins in separate bouts.
The Burrell’s from Brooklyn, New York via London, England in four round bouts that will feature Deano (2-1, 1 KO) & Scotty (3-0, 2 KO’s). Each will see action in Lightweight bouts against opponents to be named.
Limited tickets are still available for this fantastic show priced at $60 and $80 each; (VIP Tables – SOLD OUT) and can be purchased by calling New Legend Boxing Gym at 718-487-4474
Cordon Bleu is located at
96-01 Jamaica Avenue
Woodhaven, NY 11421