Boxing 360 Buzz: Amanda Serrano Eyes First World Title Shot
By Special Report on Doghouse Boxing (Aug 11, 2011)
Boxing 360 Buzz
Amanda Serrano Eyes
First World Title Shot NEW YORK (August 11,
2011) – Undefeated, North American Boxing Federation (“NABF”)Featherweight
Champion Amanda “The Real Deal” Serrano took another step towards a
world title fight when her most recent opponent, Diana Garcia, was unable to
answer the bell for the second round in last Saturday night’s fight in the
Serrano (11-0-1, 7 KOs), a native of Puerto Rico who lives in Brooklyn, is
ranked No. 7 by the International Boxing Federation (“IBF”), and she figures to
move up higher in the IBF’s next ratings.
negotiations right now to get Amanda into a world title fight, hopefully,
September 10 in Brooklyn,” Boxing 360 CEO/Founder Mario Yagobi said.“She’s
worked hard to get into a world title shot position and we believe she earned
tentatively slated to face Fatuma Zarika (23-5-1, 14 KOs), of Kenya, for the
vacant IBF Junior Lightweight Championship.
Demyanenko Ready to
360’s newest member, undefeated welterweight
prospectVitaliy “Demyan” Demyanenko (19-0, 12 KOs), is itching
to get back into action. “He hasn’t fought in more than a year and he’s willing
to fight any light welterweight or welterweight, especially Pauli Malignaggi, in
the world,” Yagobi added. “We’re getting all of his visa paperwork in order and
hope to have him fighting very soon.”
as high as No. 8 by the World Boxing Organization this past May, Vitaliy is a
native of Kazakhstan, who had more than 150 amateur fights, capturing the
Kazakhstan National Championship in 1999, as well as a gold medal in the Junior
father, Viktor Demyanenko, captured a silver medal in the 1980 Olympics
representing the USSR, and he also was the 1979 European lightweight champion.
Vitali is a college graduate who speaks Russian, English, Kajak and is learning
other Boxing 360 news, Dominican lightweight champion Eudy “AK47” Bernardo (9-0, 6 KOs) is in the process
of relocating to New York City. Super featherweight prospect Joel Diaz (5-0, 4 KOs) kept his
unbeaten record intact, when he knocked out Esteban Nichol (3-2, 3 KOs) in the
opening round of their July 29 fight on the Shumenov-Santiago card at South
Point Casino and Hotel in Las Vegas.
hopes to have WBC #5 super bantamweight Leon “Hurry Up” Moore (28-2, 22 KOs), who is now
settled living in New York City, back in the ring very
Heavyweight Mike Mollo (20-3-1, 12 KOs) has the
opportunity of his career on August 27, when he takes on undefeated prospect
Seth Mitchell (22-0, 16 KOs) on an HBO card in San Jose,
members of Boxing 360’s stable include USBA and IBF #6 heavyweight Maurice Sugar Moe” Harris, former IBF super middleweight
champion Alejandro “Naco” Berrio, WBC Caribbean & NY State super
middleweight champion Lennox “2 Sharpe” Allen, KO king Tyrone Brunson, Nick
“Hands of Gold” Casal, middleweight prospect DonYil Livingston, and “King”David
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