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Cohen and Mielnicki Excited for Their Three Fighters’ Televised Spotlights This Friday on ShoBox: The New Generation

by on Jan.17, 2014, under Boxing News

Tony Luis (photo courtesy of

Tony Luis (photo courtesy of


Greg Cohen of Greg Cohen Promotions and Vito Mielnicki of GH3 Promotions will enjoy another important night of televised action for the fighters they co-promote this Friday, January 17, when no less than three of them appear live in separate bouts on the 2014 season kick off of ShoBox: The New Generation at the Cook Convention Center in Memphis, Tennessee.

Headlining that night will be once-beaten Canadian prospect Tony “Lightning” Luis (17-1, 7 KO’s) in a 10-round main event against undefeated, but untested, Ukrainian Ivan Redkach (15-0, 13 KOs) for the USBA Lightweight Championship.

Other GCP/GH3 fighters scheduled for action in co-featured bouts on the same show are undefeated future champion John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson (14-0, 5 KOs) of Newark, New Jersey, taking on Frank Galarza (11-0-2, 7 KOs) of Brooklyn in an eight-round junior middleweight matchup and newest star, middleweight Antoine Douglas (11-0, 7 KOs), in a solid test against fellow undefeated Marquis Davis (8-0-2, 5 KOs) in an eight-rounder. (continue reading…)

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John Thompson–Brandon Quarles This Friday on WWW.PANDAFEED.TV

by on Sep.12, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA / NEWARK, September 12, 2013 — This Friday night, GH3 Promotions and Greg Cohen Promotions presents a big night of boxing that will be headlined by undefeated Jr. Middleweight John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson taking on once-beaten Brandon Quarles.

That bout plus a full eight bout undercard will be streamed LIVE all over the world for just $9.99 and be can be ordered by clicking:!/watch/520b09795cb87f8d570e3df8 (continue reading…)

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Collins Stops Rivera in Eight, Kinch Decisions Miranda and Thompson Stops Blake in Allentown

by on Feb.13, 2013, under Boxing News, Press Releases

De Alba, Rideout and Quinones All Notch Wins

ALLENTOWN, PA, February 11, 2013 — This past Saturday night at the Rodeway Inn, Kings Boxing Promotions put on a terrific night of both amateur and Professional boxing that was highlighted by big wins by Keenan Collins, Aaron Kinch and John Thompson.

In the final bout of the evening, Aaron Kinch scored a six round William Miranda in a Heavyweight bout. (continue reading…)

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LaManna Remains Undefeated with Wild 3rd Round Stoppage to Highlight 8 Bout Card Now Available on GFL

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

NUTLEY, NEW JERSEY, February 20, 2012 — This past Friday night at Nutley High School, Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna returned to his childhood home and scored a third round stoppage over Daniel Crabtree to highlight an eight bout card that was promoted by Gabe LaConte’s First Round Promotions.

That fight plus an explosive seven bout undercard that featured upsets and knockouts can now be seen on-demand on for just $9.99 by clicking: (continue reading…)

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Gabe Laconte’s First Round Promotion a New Power in Boxing

by on Feb.11, 2012, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Big Shows Coming Up February 17th in Nutley, New Jersey and April 14th in Newark, New Jersey

NEWARK, NJ, February 9, 2012 — Many have tried and haven’t last lasted but New Jersey’s Gabe LaConte has been a boxing promoter for over twenty years and now looks to take it to the next level.

“I have been doing this a long time”, said LaConte who was known for his memorable shows at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark. (continue reading…)

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