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Abdusalamov Improving, Expected to Survive — Focus Now on Long Term Recovery

by on Nov.16, 2013, under Boxing News

Abdusalmov, left, facing  Perez prior to their tragic fight (photo by Tom Casino/K2 Promotions)

Abdusalmov, left, facing Perez prior to their tragic fight (photo by Tom Casino/K2 Promotions)

 

Sampson Lewkowicz, wishes to thank the boxing world for their prayers and donations to badly injured Russian heavyweight Magomed “Mago” Abdusalamov and has some cautiously optimistic news to convey.

“Mago still in an induced coma but is beginning to respond positively. I expect him to live. On behalf of the family and myself, I now ask you switch your prayers to his recovery. He has a very long road ahead.” (continue reading…)

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Team Abdusalamov Establishing Trust for Their Injured Fighter and Family

by on Nov.06, 2013, under Boxing News

Magomed Abdusalamov (Photo by Tom Casino/K2 Promotions)

Magomed Abdusalamov prior to his tragic bout (Photo by Tom Casino/K2 Promotions)

 

Sampson Lewkowicz, promoter of hospitalized Russian heavyweight Magomed “Mago” Abdusalamov, along with promoters Leon Margules and Lou DiBella, and with help and support of others in the industry, are establishing a fund and to donate and raise funds to help alleviate the financial burden the unfortunate brain injury Abdusalamov suffered Saturday night has placed on him and his family.

32-year-old Abdusalamov had to have emergency surgery to remove a blood clot, and part of his skull had to be removed to reduce swelling, following his brutal 10-round war against Mike Perez at The Theater at Madison Square Garden, on Saturday, November 2. The fight was also broadcast worldwide on HBO. (continue reading…)

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Sampson Lewkowicz Proudly Congratulates New World Champion Kiko Martinez

by on Aug.20, 2013, under Boxing News

 

Kiko Martinez, at left (photo courtesy of www.sports.espn.go.com

Kiko Martinez, at left (photo courtesy of www.sports.espn.go.com)

Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz would like to congratulate his newest world champion, Kiko “La Sensacion” Martinez of Alicante, Spain, for his thrilling sixth-round stoppage over Jhonatan “Momo” Romero to win the IBF Super Bantamweight World Championship on Saturday night.

Fighting on the undercard of the Geale vs. Barker middleweight fight, Martinez (29-4, 21 KOs) turned in a career-best performance as he battered and then finally stopped the formerly undefeated champion (23-1, 12 KOs) at 2:40 of the sixth. (continue reading…)

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Lewkowicz Congratulates Jackson for Impressive Victory against Fort

by on Apr.22, 2013, under Boxing News

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¬†Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing congratulates Virgin Islands slugger John “Dah Rock” Jackson (16-1, 14 KOs) for his impressive nationally televised victory over formerly undefeated “Sir” Cerresso Fort.

Fighting in the eight-round co-main event last Friday (April 19) at the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City, and live worldwide on ESPN Friday Night Fights, Jackson was stronger and faster than the well-regarded Fort and won by unanimous decision (77-75, 79-73 and 79-73). (continue reading…)

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Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz: Fortuna Would Kayo Any Featherweight in the World!

by on Apr.22, 2013, under Boxing News

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Fresh off his latest big win, Promoter Sampson Lewkowiczis congratulating his fighter, Javier “El Abejon” Fortuna (22-0, 16 KOs) of the Dominican Republic for his sensational first-round KO over Mexico’s Miguel Zamudio.

Fighting in the main event last Friday (April 19) at the Tropicana Showroom in the Tropicana Casino & Resort in Atlantic City (and televised live worldwide on ESPN Friday Night Fights), Fortuna came out like a human buzz saw and dropped Zamudio twice, the second time rendering him unconscious for several frightening minutes at 1:08 of the first round. (continue reading…)

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