Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Rising Star Promotions Presents Boardwalk Boxing

Thomas "Cornflake" LaManna (25-2, 9 KOs) is set to face off against Gabriel "Tito" Bracero (24-3, 5 KOs) this Saturday, February 24th at the Showboat Hotel in Atlantic City. LaManna, who is coming off of a unanimous decision victory over Samuel Amoako last November, will defend his WBC FECARBOX Welterweight Title in a ten round contest against the Brooklyn native. Bracero last fought and was defeated in July of 2016 by fellow Brooklynite, Paulie Malignaggi. Bracero's other two losses came at the hands of tough veteran fighters, DeMarcus Corley (2012) and Felix Diaz (2015).

Long Island's Tommy "The Razor" Rainone (26-8-2, 6 KOs) is scheduled to fight Eduardo Flores (26-29-3, 15 KOs) in an eight round, super welterweight bout on the undercard. Rainone is coming off of a six round majority draw against George Sosa last November. Flores, who can be described as an active fighter, last fought on December 16, 2017 when he was defeated by unanimous decision by Marvin Cordova Jr.

This 12 bout card is promoted by Rising Star Promotions, and also features the following bouts:

Frederic Julan (8-0, 6 KOs) vs. Edgar Perez (7-23, 3 KOs) - eight rounds, light heavyweights

Alvin Varmall Jr. (14-0-1, 12 KOs) vs. Josh Fisher (5-4, 2 KOs) - eight rounds, cruiserweights

Darren Goodall (5-0, 4 KOs) vs. Tahlik Taylor (2-10, 1 KO) - four rounds, light heavyweights

Jahmal Dyer (4-0, 2 KOs) vs. Venderley Miranda (0-3) - four rounds, junior welterweights

Mike Rashid King (DEBUT) vs. Darius Taylor (0-2) - four rounds, heavyweights

Ernesto Perez (DEBUT) vs. Steve Moore (0-2) - four rounds, welterweights

Omar Kabary Salem (1-0) vs. Leon DeShields (0-2) - four rounds, middleweights

Osnel Charles (11-18-1, 1 KO) vs. Laquan Lewis (2-8, 2 KOs) - four rounds, junior welterweights

Donald Smith (5-0, 3 KOs) vs. Andrew Bentley (3-2) - four rounds, junior lightweights

Corey Weekley (DEBUT) vs. Robert Terry (DEBUT) - four rounds, middleweights




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