Nutley, NJ (July 11, 2014)--On
Friday night, July 25th, GH3 Promotions and Greg Cohen Promotions will
present a special night of boxing that will take place at the Turning
Stone Resort Casino and be broadcast live on Showtime's acclaimed
series, Sho Box: The New Generation.
This anniversary special broadcast will be the 200th Episode of Sho Box and will begin at 10 PM ET.
The event is sponsored by Modells Sporting Goods.
In the main event, Antoine "Action" Douglas (14-0, 9 KO's) and former world title challenger Michel Soro (23-1, 13 KO's) will square in a Middleweight fight scheduled for 10 rounds that will be for the WBA International title.
Three other eight-round bouts will make the broadcast as Super Middleweights Jerry Odom (11-0, 10 KO's) takes on Vilier Quinonez (8-0, 5 KO's) for the WBC Fecarbox Super Middleweight title. Cecil McCalla (18-0, 6 KO's) fights Oscar Godoy (13-2, 6 KO's) in a Welterweight bout plus Lightweight Wanzell Ellison (11-0-1, 5 KO's) boxes Tony Luis (17-2, 7 KO's)
The combined record of the 8 fighters is a staggering 115-5-1 with 61 knockouts.
of Burke, Virginia has been one of the most talked about Middleweight
prospects in the United States. The 21-year old has quality wins over
undefeated Colby Courter (4-0) and Marquis Davis (8-0-2). In his last
bout, Douglas was impressive in scoring a sensational 2nd round stoppage
over former world title challenger Luca Messi (37-9-1) on April 4 in
Parsippany, New Jersey.
The win over Davis was also televised on Sho Box.
Soro of Villeurbanne, France has an impressive record of 23-1 with 13 knockouts and will be making his American debut.
He won his first eighteen bouts including a win over David Makaradze for the WBO European Jr. Middleweight title.
That win set Soro up for a shot at WBO Jr. Middleweight champion Zaurbek Baysangurov.
Soro fought a great a fight and dropped Baysangurov in the 2nd round but the champion retained his belt in a close decision.
has won five fights in a row which includes a win over Kris Carslaw
(17-3) for the WBO European Jr. Middleweight title. He defended the
title twice and in his last bout he scored a 5th round stoppage over
Alexey Ribchev on June 7.
Odom of Bowie, Maryland has a record of 11-0 with 10 knockouts. 8 of those knockouts have come in the 1st round.
21 year-old Odom turned pro in 2012 and this will be his 12th fight in
20 months. He is coming off a 4-round unanimous decision over Edgar
Perez on April 26.
Quinonez of Miami, Florida via Cuba has a record of 8-0 with 5 knockouts.
29 year-old turned pro in 2010 with a 1st round stoppage over Abdellah
Smith. He also has a Eliseo Durazo (4-1). In his last bout, he stopped
Edgar Perez in the 1st round on May 1.
has a perfect record of 18-0 with 6 knockouts. The 29 year-old native
of Randallstown, Maryland turned pro in 2008 with a 4-round unanimous
decision over Ivan Ziglar (1-0-1).
also has wins over undefeated Antonio Walls (2-0) and Gary Lynch (4-0).
In his last bout, McCalla scored a 6-round unanimous decision over
Antonio Chaves Fernandez on April 18 at the Turning Stone Resort
of Watsonville, California is a tough and durable fighter who has
several solid wins over the likes of Roberto Crespo (4-1), Richard
Hargraves (3-0-1), Ricky Duenas (12-2) and his last bout when he scored a
6-round majority decision over Victor Fonseca (8-2-1) on March 14 in
Ellison of Newark, New Jersey has a record of 11-0-1 with 5 knockouts.
25-year old turned pro in 2009 and is coming off a 6-round split
decision over previously undefeated Iain Weaver on April 4 in
Parsippany, New Jersey.
Luis of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada is known for his exciting style.
The 26-year old won his first 15 bouts with wins over solid veterans Adrian Valdez, Adrian Verdugo (13-1-1) and Aldo Valtierra.
captured the WBC Continental Americas Jr. Welterweight title with a 1st
round stoppage over Alejandro Barrera. He racked up two more wins
before his 1st setback to Jose Hernandez.
more wins set up a fight with undefeated prospect Ivan Redkach. Luis
fought a tough fight before dropping a 10-round unanimous decision on
are on sale now at The Turning Stone Resort Casino for $60, $35 and
$25 or by calling 315-361 7469 or via Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com
or 1 800-745-300
1st Bell: 7:30 PM ET
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