Baltimore, MD (July 5, 2022) — Jeter Promotions is pleased to announce the signing of Super Bantamweight Elijah Pierce to an exclusive promotional contract.
Pierce, 25 years-old of Gwinnett City, Georgia by way of Midwest City, Oklahoma has a record of 14-2 with 12 knockouts. Pierce won his first seven bouts, which included wins over Candelario Rochin (4-0) and Divante Jones (9-1). Pierce has won five straight bouts which have been highlighted by wins over Jesse Garcia (10-0) and most recently over Ryizeemmion Ford (7-1) on June 17th in Cleveland.
“I am extremely excited to have signed with Jeter Promotions that will help me to continue building my legacy. We had other offers on the table, but Tony Jeter definitely won over my interest with his vision and wholehearted belief in me. I’m looking forward to working with Jeter Promotions and finally bringing a world title back home in the immediate future. This all wouldn’t be possible without God first and foremost, my daughter’s inspiration, my parents and management. I’m truly grateful,” said Pierce.
“This is a great signing for Jeter Promotions as we feel Elijah is a terrific fighter. He has already shown that he will fight and defeat top fighters at any time and anywhere. That is the stuff that world champions do, and I feel that he will be a world champion. I can’t wait to get him started with us, and continue with Elijah on his journey to being a world champion,” said Tony Jeter of Jeter Promotions.
Pierce will be back in the ring on Saturday, September 10th in Philadelphia. Pierce is managed by Trifon Petrov and Jesse Tanksley. He is trained by his father Andy Pierce and Aaron Salamome.