Tag: purse

Sampson Boxing Wins Purse Bid to Stage Scottish Champion Josh Taylor’s Mandatory Title Defense Against Thailand’s Apinun Khongsong

(January 24, 2020) – Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing proudly announces he has won today’s IBF purse bid for the right to promote Scottish IBF Junior Welterweight Champion Josh Taylor’s mandatory defense against Thailand’s Apinun Khongsong. Held at the IBF’s office in Springfield, NJ, Lewkowicz submitted a winning bid of $1.32M, topping Top Rank’s submission…

Sampson Boxing Wins Araneta vs. Gauto IBF Light Flyweight Purse Bid

(July 9, 2019) -Promoter Sampson Lewkowicz of Sampson Boxing won the purse bid today to stage the IBF junior flyweight elimination fight between undefeated IBF #3-ranked Christian “The Bomb” Araneta (17-0, 15 KOs) of Cebu City, Philippines, and also undefeated #4-ranked Augustin “El Avion” Gauto (12-0, 8 KOs) of Buenos Aires, Argentina. Held in New…

Reynoso putting school, career aside to purse boxing dream

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Sept. 10th, 2018) — Growing up in the Olneyville section of Providence, Victor Reynoso saw it all from drug addicts on the streets to homeless people begging for change along his bus route to school. The conditions weren’t always ideal — Reynoso lived with his mother and two siblings in low-income housing —…