Tag: debut

Rohan Date Makes U.S. Debut Against Philadelphia’s Greg Jackson

Bensalem, PA (December 18, 2019) – Unbeaten Irishman Rohan Date (11-0-1, 8K0s) makes his U.S. debut against seasoned Greg Jackson (11-7-1, 3K0s), of North Philadelphia, in an eight-round welterweight bout on Friday, Jan. 31, at the Xcite Center inside Parx Casino. The eight-fight card, presented by Joe Hand Promotions, begins at 7:30 p.m. This event…

Samoan Crusher Patrick Mailata To Make American Fighting Debut

(September 4, 2019) – The newest Samoan powerhouse on the heavyweight boxing scene, cement-fisted 6’ 5” slugger Patrick “The Magic Show” Mailata, will make his American fighting debut in just his second professional fight, this Thursday, September 5, 2019. Mailata (1-0, 1 KO) will face Mexico’s Daniel Franco (2-1, 2 KOs) as part of the…

Full Card Set For Bellator’s Debut In Bridgeport, Connecticut

LOS ANGELES – Bellator will hold the first-ever MMA event at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Conn. on Saturday, August 24 when the always-exciting Matt Mitrione (13-6, 1 NC) once again squares off against Sergei Kharitonov (29-7, 2 NC) in a heavyweight headliner. The remainder of the main card features four other must-see bouts, including…

Myles Jury Set For Promotional Debut Against Benson Henderson

LOS ANGELES (July 22, 2019) – Bellator makes its highly-anticipated return to Dublin on Friday, Sept., 27 with a stacked dual-broadcast event from 3Arena, featuring the promotional debut of 12-fight UFC veteran Myles Jury (18-4) facing former multi-time world champion Benson Henderson (27-8) in a lightweight clash. Lightweight main event headlines paramount network portion of…

Vito Mielnicki Jr. Explosive in Historic Pro Debut

Roseland, NJ (July 15, 2019) – Vito Mielnicki Jr. lived up to the hype as he blasted out Tamarcus Smith in just 76 seconds in what was an historic professional debut on Saturday night at The Prudential Center in Newark. The 17 year-old Mielnicki became the youngest boxer ever granted a license in The Garden…

Vito Mielnicki Jr. to Make Professional Debut

Roseland, NJ (June 11, 2019) – Don’t let the “Boy Next Door” good looks fool you. Vito Mielnicki, Jr. isn’t your typical “Boy-Next-Door.” Vito Mielnicki Jr. is an athlete. He is a fighter. He also is not just any fighter. He is a fighter who brings many intangibles that most do not have. A. he…

Chelmsford’s Higgins To Make Pro Debut

Windham, NH – [April 18, 2019] – Boston Boxing Promotions has announced that amateur standout Brandon Higgins will be making his pro debut on Friday, May 31st at the Castleton Banquet and Conference Center in Windham, New Hampshire. Higgins is scheduled to face Philadelphia’s Demetris Williams in a four-round welterweight fight. “This is where I…

Eros Correa Makes Bay Area Debut

SAN JOSE, CA (March 6, 2019) – Undefeated super bantamweight prospect, Eros Correa (6-0, 6 KOs), who is managed by Cali Boxing Management, makes his Bay Area, California, debut March 23, 2019, at the San Mateo Event Center in the 2,000 seat Fiesta Hall. Correa will battle former kick-boxer Zakaria Miri (0-1), who hails from…

Sonny Conto Wins Pro Debut

NEW YORK (February 11, 2019)-Heavyweight Sonny Conto made a successful pro debut as he took out Jimmie Levins in the first round this past Friday night at 2300 Arena in Conto’s hometown of Philadelphia. Conto put Levins on the canvas four-times in the opening frame, but for some reason the referee ruled slips. The 4th…