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Naim Terbunja, Amateur Star, Inks With Al Haymon

by Per Ake Persson

According to reports in the Swedish media, middleweight amateur star Naim Terbunja has signed a contract with powerful American boxing manager/adviser Al Haymon.

Terbunja, 26-years-old, recently retired from amateur boxing after a dispute on sponsoring towards the 2012 Olympics. He won the New York Golden Gloves during a stay in the US. No date for the pro debut has been announced.

Haymon handles the careers of Floyd Mayweather Jr., Daniel Jacobs, Paul Williams, Andre Berto, Sakio Bika and Librado Andrade.

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by -EX- on 12-22-2010

Jus seen Terbunja a few weeks ago...hadn't heard much of him since his fight in the Finals with Marcus Browne... Does have a lotta experience... Believe he's training at Veterans Memorial in upstate NY...

Comment by 'Sugar' Freddi on 12-22-2010

[QUOTE=mspiegelo;9836952]Terbunja has the goods. He is a great fighter, an NYC and National GG champ. He handed Marcus Browne, another great amateur fighter with national-pedigree out of NYC, a loss and an eight count to boot in the finals of…

Comment by mspiegelo on 12-22-2010

Terbunja has the goods. He is a great fighter, an NYC and National GG champ. He handed Marcus Browne, another great amateur fighter with national-pedigree out of NYC, a loss and an eight count to boot in the finals of…

Comment by 'Sugar' Freddi on 12-22-2010

YES!!!!!!!!!!!! I actually made a thread a while ago (here's the thread: [url]http://www.boxingscene.com/forums/showthread.php?t=358084&highlight=naim+terbunja[/url]) about him and was waiting for him to turn pro. I think this kid is going to be big. WAR NAIM!!!!!!!!!!! [url]http://www.youtube.com/v/houwRRxGlAM?fs=1&hl=en_US[/url]

Comment by -EAGLE- on 12-22-2010

cool to hear this, finally an Albanian etnic Boxer with GBP, gotta root for my fellow countrymen [IMG]http://www.crossed-flag-pins.com/genimg/flaggen/Albania-240-animated-flag-gifs.gif[/IMG]

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