SECAUCAS, NEW JERSEY (June 16, 2011)—Wednesday night at the 3 East Bar and Grill, Vincent Ponte along with Gabe LaConte hosted a press conference in advance of a championship night of boxing that will be headlined by Ossie Duran taking on Latif Mundy for the USBA Regional Middleweight title that will take place at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, NJ

The undercard will feature no less than five undefeated fighters

PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
Ossie Duran (25-8-2, 9 KO’s)—“
I want to Thank Vince Ponte, Gabe LaConte and Vinny LaManna for this opportunity”
“I think its disrespectful that Latif Mundy could not make it to this wonderful event.”
“The USBA Regional title will be mine on June 22.”
“After this win, I am looking for a good ranking from the IBF, which is the most illustrious of all the sanctioning bodies and will be in line for a world title shot.”

Thomas LaManna (2-0, 2 KO’s)—“I want to thanks to the promoters for making me the co-feature.”
“Only great things can happen for me in the future.”
“I am looking forward to fighting for youth title or a regional championship very soon.”

Tyabb Beale (3-3, 1 KO)—“I am not much for talking but I am excited to fight in my hometown of Newark.  I promise I wont disappoint.”

John Thompson (Pro Debut)—“I want to thank my manager and the promoter to have me make my debut in my hometown.”

John Lennox (3-0, 3 KO’s)—“I am here to do business and I am looking forward to doing big things in the Heavyweight division.”

Vinny LaManna—“I see nothing but great things from the Gulfstream Group.  I support them 100%.  It will be a lot sooner than later that these promoters (The Gulfstream Group) will catch the attention of the networks”

VIDEO INTERVIEW OF LATIF MUNDY

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eYCdqiy-RKo

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Tickets priced $100 (Limited VIP), $50, & $30 (Very Limited) and are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 973-350-9993 or 1-866-263-STAR

The Grand Ballroom at the Robert Treat Hotel is located at 50 Park Place, Newark NJ. Doors open at 6:30 PM, first bout 7:30 sharp.