Rosado To Face Conyers in AC on Friday
|Written by The Sweet Science|
|Tuesday, 12 July 2011 10:21|
“KING” GABRIEL ROSADO TO BATTLE ALLEN “THE DREAM SHATTERER” CONYERS THIS FRIDAY LIVE ON GFL
Rosado – Conyers headlines action packed Atlantic City fight card that will also feature Ferrante – Hemphill rematch as well as Tyrone Luckey – Bryne Green in Lightweight shootout
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NEW YORK / ATLANTIC CITY (July 11, 2011)—This Friday an important Jr. Middleweight bout will take place between Gabriel Rosado and Allen Conyers with the winner taking a big step towards a significant bout.
The fight will take place at Ballys in Atlantic City
That fight plus a full six bout undercard can be seen LIVE all over the world on gfl.tv.
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Rosado of Philadelphia has a record of 16-5 with nine wins coming via knockout and has fought the best in the Middleweight divisions.
Rosado holds wins over undefeated James Moore (15-0); former world champion Kassim Ouma (26-5-1); Latif Mundy (9-1); Saul Roman (32-5) and has suffered losses to the likes of Alfredo Angulo (15-1); Fernando Guerrero (12-0) in a bout that Rosado sent Guerrero to the deck and a Fight of The Year split decision defeat to Derek Ennis (21-2-1) in a bout for the USBA championship.
Rosado has won two straight which includes his last bout when he stopped Jamaal Davis on February 26th in twelve rounds to capture the interim NABA Super Welterweight championship.
Conyers of Bronx, New York is known for his knockout prowess.
He has a record of 12-5 with nine knockouts and like Rosado has fought top competition.
He began his career with an 8-0 mark with six knockouts.
Conyers has not only faced by but beaten top competition such as Russell Jordan (12-1) via first round stoppage to win the New York State Championship; undefeated and future USBA champion Derek Ennis (10-0-1); and this past January he shocked undefeated rising contender James De La Rosa (20-0)
He has faced former world title challenger Delvin Rodriguez (11-1-1); World Ranked James Kirkland (20-0); Said Ouali (23-2) and in his last bout he was stopped in seven to one of the hottest Jr. Middleweights in the world in Carlos Molina (17-4-2).
The co-feature is a rematch of a fight that took place on January 15th, 2010 when Tony Ferrante eked out a controversial six round split decision over Andre Hemphill in a Light Heavyweight bout.
In that bout, it was Hemphill who landed a great number of body shots that had most ringsiders stunned that he got the nod and Saturday night he will look to even the score with Ferrante.
Ferrante of Philadelphia has a record of 10-2 with five knockouts.
Hemphill, also of Philadelphia has a deceptive record of 10-17-2 with five knockouts.
He is known as a guy who will fight anybody at anytime on just hours of notice and has pulled many upsets in those ten wins. He will look to extract revenge on Saturday night.
In what could be the fight of the night, undefeated knockout artist, Tyrone Luckey (4-0, 4 KO’s) takes on speedy Bryne Green (6-4-1, 3 KO’s) in a Jr. Lightweight bout.
10 Rounds—Jr. Middleweights—Gabriel Rosado (16-5, 9 KO’s) vs. Allen Conyers (12-5, 9 KO’s)