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News: DiBella Update; Bujaj vs. Wright; Liverpool

NEW YORK - Next Friday, May 16, DiBella Entertainment (DBE), in association with Jean Pascal Promotions, will return to the beautiful Foxwoods Resort Casino in Mashantucket, Conn., for an exciting ShoBox: The New Generation card live on SHOWTIME® (10 p.m. ET/PT, delayed on the West Coast).

The card will feature exciting fights and promising young talent from top to bottom, including the two previously announced live televised bouts.

Headlining the card in the 10-round main event will be highly regarded undefeated super featherweight prospect Joel Diaz Jr. (15-0, 12KO's) taking on once-beaten Tyler Asselstine (14-1, 7KO's).

Returning to ShoBox for the second time in 2014, red-hot prospect Frank Galarza (13-0-2, 9KO's) will face fellow undefeated prospect Sebastien Bouchard (9-0, 2KO's) in the co-feature. Galarza-Bouchard is scheduled for eight rounds in the junior middleweight division.

With such a great card, Lou DiBella, President of DiBella Entertainment, has decided to donate a large block of tickets to different youth organizations in the New England area. A number of local USA Boxing gyms will be bringing some of the area's future up-and-coming talent to see the loaded card, as well as a large group of Student Athletes from the West Warrick school district

"We believe that it is important to give back to not only to the amateur boxing program but also all young athletes in general.  This is our society's future, and we are pleased that we have this opportunity to bring both groups to this great event at Foxwoods Resort Casino next Friday night," said Lou DiBella.

Tickets are priced at $125, $85 and $45 may be purchased online at foxwoods.com by calling the Foxwoods' box office at 800-200-2882, or in person at the Foxwoods box office.  Tickets may also be purchased through any Ticketmaster outlet or online at Ticketmaster.com

Steve Farhood, Barry Tompkins and former World Champion Raul Marquez will call the action on SHOWTIME.  The executive producer is Gordon Hall with Richard Gaughan producing and Rick Phillips directing.

BROOKLYN, NY -On Thursday, May 15 Cruiserweight prospect Steve Bujaj (12-0, 9 KO's) looks to remain undefeated when he takes on fellow undefeated Junior Wright (10-0, 9 KO's) in a 10-round fight for the WBC USNBC and the WBC International Cruiserweight titles.
 
The 23-year old native of Yonkers, New York  has been training hard for the fight that could catapult him into title contention.
 
"I am just ready to fight.  This is a big opportunity with a lot on the line and I am ready to take care of business,"said Buaj.
 
When asked about his opponent, Bujaj is ready for anything.  "I don't know much about him, but I trained as this was a world title bout."
 
Very rarely in boxing, two undefeated fighters meet each other so early in their careers but Bujaj is a throwback fighter willing to take on all comers.
 
"I am not like any other fighter out there.  I am willing to risk it all and I don't want to fight bums.  I want to take chances and prove myself.  After this, I wont be behind and ultimately I want to fight WBC champion Krzystolf Wlodarczyk for the WBC title.
 
"I am ready to put on a show Thursday night,"said Buaj.
 
A packed undercard has been assembled by promoter Dmitry Salita's Star of David Promotions.

In 6 Round Bouts:

Jarrell Miller of Brooklyn (8-0-1, 8 KO's) will battle Joshua Harris (9-7-1, 7 KO's) of Youngstown, OH in a Heavyweight bout.

Amanda Serrano (20-1-1, 15 KO's) of Brooklyn will take on Belinda Laracuente (26-28-3, 9 KO's) of New York in a female Super Featherweight bout.

Jr. Middleweight Steven Martinez (14-1, 11 KO's) of Bronx, NY will fight Antonio Chaves Fernandez (4-17-2) of Brockton, MA.

Undefeated Welterweight Mikkel Lespiere (4-0-1, 3 KO's) of New York, NY will battle Rapahel Luna (4-8-3, 1 KO) of Albany, NY.

In 4 round Bouts:

Dimash Niyazov (5-0-2, 4 KO's) of Staten Island, NY will fight Jose Del Valle (2-5-3) of Corozal, PR In a Lightweight fight.

Middleweight Akil Auguste (3-1, 3 KO's) of Brooklyn will square off against Juan Zapata (3-7-1, 2 KO's) of Bronx, NY in a Middleweight fight.

Marcos Suarez (2-0-1, 1 KO's) of Bronx, NY will box against Ian James (2-6-1, 1 KO) of Brooklyn in a Lightweight fight.
 
THERE WILL BE A PRESS CONFERENCE ON TUESDAY, MAY 13 AT WOODLAND RESTAURANT (242 FLATBUSH AVENUE) AT NOON

Log on to http://www.dsalita.com to buy your tickets today.

Here are the weights from today’s official weigh-in at the Espstein Theatre, Liverpool, England, for tomorrow night’s championship boxing at the Olympia, headlined by Martin Gethin’s British Lightweight Title defence against Derry Mathews:

THE BRITISH LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

12 X 3 Minute Rounds at 9st 9lbs (135lbs)

MARTIN GETHIN 9st 8lb 7oz vs. DERRY MATHEWS 9st 8lb 6oz

8 X 3 Minute Rounds Middleweight Contest

CHRIS EUBANK JNR 11st 8lb 2oz vs. ROBERT SWIERZBINSKI 11st 9lb

8 X 3 Minute Rounds Light-Welterweight Contest

THOMAS STALKER 10st 1lb vs. RYAN HARDY 10st

8 X 3 Minute Rounds International Lightweight Contest

TERRY FLANAGAN 9st 13lb 4oz vs. YORDAN VASILEV 9st 11lb 8oz

8 X 3 Minute Rounds Light-Welterweight Contest

NATHAN BROUGH 10st 1lb vs. MARK McKRAY 10st 3lb 6oz

6 X 3 Minute Rounds Lightweight Contest

MATTY FAGAN 9st 10lb 3oz vs. ISMAIL ANWAR 9st 9lb 8oz

8 X 3 Minute Rounds International Light-Welterweight Contest

JACK CATTERALL 10st 3lb vs. KRYSTOF SZOT 10st 3lb

8 X 3 Minute Rounds International Super-Featherweight Contest

CRAIG EVANS 9st 8lb 4oz vs. DAME SEK 9st 6lb 4oz

6 X 3 Minute Rounds Super-Middleweight Contest

TOMMY LANGFORD 11lb 7oz vs. ALISTAIR WARREN 11st 6oz

4 X 3 Minute Rounds Lightweight Contest

JOE COSTELLO 9st 12lb vs. YOUSEF AL HAMIDI 9st 11lb

4 X 3 Minute Rounds Featherweight Contest

CIARAN McVARNOCK 9st 1lb 7oz vs. HARVEY HEMSLEY 9st 3lb 8oz

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