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Luis Collazo, Dmitriy Salita Doubleheader on April 13
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Salita Promotions and Universal Boxing presents Dmitriy Salita's return to the ring on April 13, 2011 in front of his hometown fans in Brooklyn at Oceana Ballroom (1029 Brighton Beach Ave). Dmitriy is coming off a sensational knockout performance to finish 2010.

Featured on the show is a return of former WBA Welterweight Champion Luis Collazo. Luis captured the title by defeating Jose Antonio Rivera. In his second title defense, Luis fought Welterweight King Ricky Hatton. According to many boxing ringside observers Collazo should have been awarded the decision. Luis is determined to return to the top of boxing and is looking to make a statement in his next bout.

Both fighters are expected to enter the intense stages of their training for their upcoming fights. Dmitriy will head south to Hollywood, Florida, to join Miguel Cotto, Andy Lee and Dominique Dolton to continue his training under watchful eye of Emanuel Steward. Luis going to Fernwood Resorts in the Poconos, known for its isolation and top training atmosphere.

This show is dedicated in Loving memory of Jimmy O'Pharrow (Jimmy O) founder of Starret City Boxing Club, which was a home to the featured fighters on the show. Jimmy O has been in Dmitriy's corner from his first fight to his world title shot and started career of Luis Collazo. Nirmal Lorick who trains both fighters was one of Jimmy O's first students and represented Trinidad in the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. Felipe Gomez who is the matchmaker for the show was a student of Jimmy O, Golden Gloves champion and now a sergeant in the New York City Police Department.

Tags: Luis Collazo , Dmitriy Salita

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comment by Kevin Malone, on 04-13-2011
The quality of this isn't too bad. I'm enjoying it. Songalia doing good on the mic.

comment by 5burowz, on 04-13-2011
Anyone have an idea if this fight is being televised anywhere? wink wink

comment by NECK SNAPPER, on 03-01-2011
Amir khan and manny pac have been ko'ed in the past so that does mean much. Just part of the game.if you know what i mean? That was then this is now.

comment by southpaw_07, on 03-01-2011
[QUOTE]Dmitriy is coming off a sensational knockout performance to finish 2010.[/QUOTE] Yes, it is indeed sensational to be KD 3 times within the 1st minute in a world championship fight :D

comment by NECK SNAPPER, on 03-01-2011
collozo beat ricky but not nearly as bad as bad as may /pac killed him he wasnt even on there level.collozo has never been out classed like that glad to see him back.

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