Jimmy Deoria is a former professional fighter who now trains fighters at the Phoenixville Area PAL. He captured the Pennsylvania State Lightweight Title on February 13, 1993 with a TKO victory over Gene Reed in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He retired from boxing in 1996 with a record of 20 wins, 7 losses, and zero draws. In 1999, he founded the Phoenixville Area PAL boxing program. Jimmy currently manages and trains fighters from Pennsylvania.Jimmy currently serves as a police office in Schuylkill Township, Pennsylvania.
Gerardo Martinez (3-1, 1 KO) is a super lightweight boxer from Coatesville, Pennsylvania who is trained by Joe Rowan and Jimmy Deoria at the Phoenixville Area PAL. He last fought on June 29, 2018 at Parx Casino where he defeated Nyrome Lynch (0-2) by unanimous decision.
Check out their interview on both SoundCloud and iTunes:
Bonus Round - Jimmy Deoria and Gerardo Martinez Interview on SoundCloud
Bonus Round - Jimmy Deoria and Gerardo Martinez Interview on iTunes
For more information on the Phoenixville PAL, check out the following links:
Phoenixville Area PAL Official Website
Phoenixville Area PAL Facebook Page
(L to R: Matt Ward, Jimmy Deoria, Gerardo Martinez, and Joe Rowan)
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