On Tuesday at a press conference at the Clarion Belle Hotel in New Castle, DE, it was announced The Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington, DE, will feature “Champs at the Chase” on Friday, February 8th!
With the support of the new mayor of Wilmington, Dennis P. Williams, in their first promotion www.champsmanagement.com will feature two NABA title bouts. Dennis Hasson, 15-0 (5), in his
second appearance in DE in a light heavyweight 10 rounder against Kevin
“Hitman” Engel, 20-6 (16), of St. Louis, MO, who was also on the same DE
card stopping previously unbeaten, Anthony Caputo Smith, then 13-0.
This will be for the vacant NABA interim title. Seems Engel wanted to
fight Hasson after seeing him defeat Daniel Judah and Hasson accepted
is trained by former IBC Super Middleweight champion Dave “TNT” Tiberi,
of DE. He has been inducted into the DE sports Hall of Fame and the PA
HOF. Hasson currently trains at the Elsmere Gym, in Wilmington. He has
been sparring with unbeaten Frankie Filippone of VA and Larry Marks of
his win in DE in August Engel defeated Shannon Miller in October who
several years ago defeated then unbeaten Chuck Cavallo in DE. Hasson had
a celebrated amateur career fighting out of the Kensington section of
Philadelphia and then attending and fighting for Northern Michigan
University having some 100 fights in the amateurs. He moved to DE in
a co-feature 10 round bout southpaw “New” Ray Robinson, 14-2 (6), of
Philadelphia, PA, will be making his DE debut under the banner of Champs
Management. He is trained by Moses Robinson in Philadelphia.
also has a celebrated amateur career and also attended NMU along with
Hasson. In Robinson’s last bout in May he won the PA state welterweight
title stopping former Olympic Bronze medalist Terrance “Heat” Cauthen.
He is matched with Nicaraguan Alberto Morales, 11-1-1 (8), out of Miami,
FL for the interim NABA title.
Ryan Belasco, 17-5-3 (3), of Wilmington, has won 6 of his last 7 bouts
losing only to Bryne Green, 7-5-1 (3), of Vineland, NJ, who he will be
meeting in a rematch over 6 rounds in the lightweight division. Haitian
Melissa “Litle Miss Tyson” St.Vil, 3-1-2 (0) of Brooklyn, NY, will meet
Canadian Natasha Spence, 6-0-1 (5), of Mississauga, Ontario in an 8
Tiberi name continues on as Joey Tiberi, 7-1 (5), of Newark, takes on
Moses Molina, 1-2 (1), of Bridgeton, NJ, in a 4 round lightweight match.
It’s been a year since Tiberi’s last bout in Atlantic City winning his 5th straight since his only loss. Making his debut will be Luis Hernandez,
of Wilmington, who takes on Curtis Morton, 1-3-2 (0), of Harlem, NY, in a
4 round light welterweight match.