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Card Shaping Up for Saturday’s Big Philly Fight Card at the Pennsylvania Convention Center

by on Jul.06, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 5, 2012 — The complete lineup is almost for this Saturday night’s massive fight card at the Pennsylvania Convention Center (13th & Arch Streets) in Center City Philadelphia.

The show is promoted by James Shuler Boxing Promotions. (continue reading…)

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Yusaf Mack to Take on Sabou Ballogou on July 7th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia

by on Jun.21, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Plus Philly Favorites Dhafir Smith, Tim Witherspoon Jr., Eric Hunter, Wahid Raheem, Tyrone Crawley Jr, Alex Barbosa and More as well as some of Philadelphia’s finest amateurs

PHILADELPHIA, PA (June 20, 2012)—On Saturday night July 7th at the beautiful Pennsylvania Convention Center, James Shuler Gym Promotions presents a night of boxing that will feature some of the best boxers in Philadelphia.

In the main event, Former world title challenger and currant USBA Light Heavyweight champion, Yusaf Mack will take on upset minded Sabou Ballogou in a bout scheduled for eight rounds. (continue reading…)

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Weights from Atlantic City

by on Apr.27, 2012, under Boxing News

Yusaf Mack 174 – Omar Sheika 175
(USBA Light Heavyweight Title)
Derrick Webster 165 ½ – Sabou Ballagou 170
Thomas LaManna 158 – Sean Wilson 160
Juan Rodriguez Jr. 146 – Daniel Crabtree 147
Alando Swain 157 ½ – Wilkins Santago 157 ½
Stivens Bujac 199 – Livin Castillo 201
Anthony Young 144 – Jose Javier Calderon 143
David Roman Curiel 154 – Dominique Foster 157 ½

Venue: Resorts Casino
Promoters: Nedals Promotions & Andre Kut’s KEA Boxing
1st bell: 7pm

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Omar Sheika to Battle Yusaf Mack for USBA Lt. Heavy Title Friday, April 27th!

by on Apr.11, 2012, under Boxing News

Omar Sheika at right (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

Omar Sheika at right (photo by Juan C. Ayllon)

ATLANTIC CITY, NJ – On Friday night April 27th, The biggest boxing weekend in Atlantic City kicks off with an important USBA Title clash when Omar Sheika takes on Yusaf Mack.

The show is promoted by Nedal Abuhumoud’s Nedal’s Promotions and Andre Kut’s KEA Boxing.

Sheika of Paterson, New Jersey has been a mainstay at the top of the Super Middleweight and Light Heavyweight divisions for sixteen years. He won his first fourteen bouts and went on to beat former world champions Simon Brown and Glen Johnson. (continue reading…)

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IBF Number One Ranked Light Heavyweight Yusaf Mack Pays Homage to Light Heavyweight King Bernard Hopkins

by on Jun.17, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA, PA, June 17, 2011 — Next Saturday night in St. Charles, Missouri, Yusaf Mack of Philadelphia will attempt to follow in the legendary shoes of Bernard Hopkins and capture a slice of the Light Heavyweight championship as he takes on Tavoris Cloud for Cloud’s IBF title.

Mack of Philadelphia has been extra motivated by a man he calls one of his mentors as he watched Hopkins become the oldest man to win a major boxing championship when he won the WBC/Ring Magazine crown with his win over Jean Pascal on May 21st in Montreal. (continue reading…)

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