Prince Badi Ajamu meets Daniel Judah in Atlantic City Friday night! By Ken Hissner (Nov 19, 2009) DoghouseBoxing
Camden’s Prince Badi Ajamu, 27-3-1 (15) defends his NBA light heavyweight title against Brooklyn’s Daniel Judah, 23-4-3 (10) over 12 rounds in Atlantic City Friday night at the Taj Majal Hotel & Casino.
This is a Dee Lee Promotions, that Diane Fischer brings to the fan’s a quality main event with an interesting semi-windup of two New Jersey boxers in Wildwood’s Chuckie Mussachio, 13-1-2 (5), against Bayonne’s Bobby Rooney, 11-2-1 (6), over 8 rounds in the light heavyweight division.
Ajamu has won 8 of his last 9 fights, only losing to former world champion Roy Jones, Jr. After that loss Ajamu won the vacant NBA title stopping Craig Cummings, 53-6-1, in the 2nd round. In July he defended the title defeating DeAndre Abron, 15-5, out of the Kelly Pavlik stable, over 12 rounds in Atlantic City. Ajamu is unbeaten in 7 bouts in Atlantic City but will be making his Taj Majal debut.
Judah comes in as the challenger out of the fighting family whose brother Jab is best known. Judah lost in his last bout in February to the former champion Glen Johnson, 48-12. Prior to that, he won the vacant IBF International title over Jaffa Ballogou, 46-6, last December.
Mussachio lost for the first time in his last fight to Tommy Karpency, 17-1-1, in West Virginia, for the WBA Fenecentro title over 10 rounds. He had just defeated the former world champion Carl Daniels in his last fight. Mussachio is unbeaten in all of his 7 Atlantic City bouts including a draw along with 3 Wildwood wins. He is originally from South Philly and hopes to get back on the winning track.
Rooney has won 6 in a row since fighting to a draw in his only Atlantic City appearance in 2006. Both fighters will bring in their share of fans for this one. Mussachio is the boxer while Rooney will be coming in looking for a knockout. Rooney defeated Toris Brewer, 14-3, in August, dedicating the fight to his late brother Sean, who had passed away the previous month.
A 6 rounder will feature light heavyweights Patrick Perez, 25-7 (14) against John Mackey, 11-4-2 (5). In 4 round bouts there will feature Atlantic City boxers Lavarn “Baby Bowe” Harvell, 4-0-1, Joel DeLaPaz, 3-0, Gabriel Pham, 1-0, Eugene Soto, 1-0, with Jersey City’s Patrick Farrell, 4-0. Also, featured will be Delaware’s Mike Tiberi, 10-1, and Brooklyn’s Amanda Serrano, 4-0.