Las Vegas– Undefeated welterweight Chase “Checkmate” Corbin, (8-0) has signed a multi year management contract with veteran boxing manager Cameron Dunkin.“I've known who Chase is for a while,” Dunkin said. “He's a big welterweight, he's entertaining and can fight. I'm looking forward to getting him some good matches, and getting him back in action.” “Cameron is one of the best managers there is,” Corbin said. “and I'm ready to get bigger and better fights, and make the most of this opportunity.”
Dunkin signing Chase Corbin is a positive move for the undefeated welter, who has two knockout wins this last summer, and spent time in training camp sparring with Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. prior to his match with Brian Vera. “Chase will be training at the Top Rank gym, and we plan to fight in January, and stay busy in 2014. ” Dunkin said. “He's ready to get back in the ring, and keep the wins coming.”
Team Sauerland is delighted to announce the signing of British heavyweight star David Price. The 30-year-old Liverpudlian (15-2, 13 KOs), who currently holds the British and Commonwealth Titles, has inked a long-term deal with Europe´s largest and oldest promotional company. “We are thrilled to welcome David to our team of champions,” promoter Kalle Sauerland said. “He is one of the most exciting fighters in the most spectacular division. We firmly believe that David Price has all the necessary tools to become Heavyweight Champion of the World. His power is frightening and his size formidable, but in addition to this he is a genuine boxing talent. Personality wise he can become one of the big UK sports stars – no doubt about it. He is genuine and sports fans love genuine characters.’’
“I’m excited to be joining Europe’s biggest promoters,’’ said Price. “Kalle and Nisse are great blokes and I am looking forward to working with them. This is a fresh start for me. I can’t wait to get back into action and with a new team around me I feel I can pick up where I left off and become a world champion.’’
Price has teamed up with Adam Booth, who will be training him at his Hayemaker gym.
“I’ve always believed that David Price has a lot of potential,’’ said Booth. “And now I have an opportunity to help him fulfil it. He is undoubtedly one of the hardest punchers in world boxing, but he understands that in itself isn’t enough, so we are working on all other elements of his fighting. He is showing that he has the right desire and attitude to make the necessary changes. Then it’s down to David to prove himself!’’
“With Adam as his trainer and us taking care of all promotional matters we believe David has a winning team around him,’’ Nisse Sauerland said. “We will keep him busy, giving him the right fights at the right time. David is an extremely talented boxer and we have every confidence in him becoming a future World Champion.’’
Staging 20 top-class international events per year, Team Sauerland promotes the Viking Warrior Mikkel Kessler, former WBA Heavyweight Champion Alexander Povetkin, cruiserweight champions Marco Huck (WBO) and Yoan Pablo Hernandez (IBF), IBF heavyweight mandatory challenger Kubrat Pulev, WBO number one ranked heavyweight Dennis Boystov, former middleweight & super middleweight world champion King Arthur Abraham and in the UK up-and-coming British cruiserweight prospect Deion Jumah, amongst many others. More information is available on www.sauerlandpromotion.com and on twitter – @sauerlandbros.
BRONX, NY (November 15, 2013) Long Island fan favorite, heavyweight Vinny Maddalone heads back to the ring against Houston's Maurenzo Smith on Friday, NOVEMBER 22 headlining Star Boxing's “Rockin Fights 11” at The Paramount in Huntington, Long Island.
Maddalone, 37-8-0 (28KO's), is coming off a pair of third round knockouts, over then undefeated Richard Carmack on MAY 11 at The Paramount and on DECEMBER 8, 2012 over Byron Polley in Queens.
“No sense in wasting any time, I'm always looking to get them out of there early,” said the affable Maddalone. “But I've watched some tape on Smith, he's a pretty big guy, in good shape, looks like he works off the jab very well.”
“Ideally, I beat this guy and get a shot at one of the top ten heavyweights next, that's really what I'm looking towards.”
The hard-hitting Smith, 12-7-2 (9KO's), is coming off his career best performance, a second round stoppage of Ty Cobb on OCTOBER 5 in Lawton, Oklahoma.
“Smith had a terrific outing against Cobb and is full of confidence coming into this fight. But Vinny is very focused, he's ready to keep the train rolling” said Joe DeGuardia, President of Star Boxing®.
“Vinny always been extremely popular, particularly in New York, and his fans are very excited to see him back at The Paramount.”
The Paramount has become the hottest venue in the New York and perhaps the United States, with 10 sold-out shows in a row and an unequaled atmosphere to watch boxing.
Continued Maddalone, “The Paramount is truly a special place, my fans loved coming to see me there in May. Joe's done an outstanding job resurrecting boxing on Long Island similar to its heyday when Gerry Cooney was fighting.”
Advance tickets for “ROCKIN FIGHTS 11” starting at $50, are available online through Ticketmaster (Ticketmaster.com), the Star Boxing website (StarBoxing.com) and The Paramount Box Office, phone (631) 673-7300.
The Paramount is located at 370 New York Avenue in Huntington, New York. Doors will open on the night of the event at 7:00 p.m. with the first bell at 7:30 p.m.