Thomas LaManna headlines July 22 card in Atlantic Metropolis


Thomas LaManna will look to win his fifth combat in a yr when he headlines a card on July 22 at Boardwalk Corridor in Atlantic Metropolis in opposition to an opponent to be named. The ten-round middleweight bout will probably be his first fundamental occasion on the legendary area since final August, when he outboxed Saul Roman to unanimous choice.

The 31-year-old “Cornflake” LaManna (35-5-1, 14 knockouts) of Millville, N.J. is coming off a ten-round unanimous choice win this previous March over Salim Larbi, incomes him the minor WBA Fedelatin title and a WBA no. 5 score at 160 kilos. He’s hoping a win streak leads him to a second title alternative after falling brief in his first bid in Could of 2021, when he was knocked out in a single by Erislandy Lara for the WBA common middleweight belt.

“I’m simply excited to be again preventing once more. I’ve been fairly busy, I fought in March, I fought in December, I fought final September and August. I’m staying busy, getting again within the groove. I’m searching for larger and higher issues,” stated LaManna, who’s now educated by Derek “Bozy” Ennis in Philadelphia.

“I’m seeking to transfer up the ranks and hopefully get one other crack at a world title actually quickly.”

The ten-bout card will probably be co-headlined by heavyweight prospect Kristian Prenga (13-1, 13 KOs), who faces Colombian veteran Santander Silgado (32-15, 26 KOs). The 32-year-old Prenga, who’s initially from Orosh, Albania, stands 6’5” and has introduced a considerable crowd with him every time he has fought in America.

The cardboard will even function 2019 Nationwide Golden Gloves champ Anthony Johns (6-0, 5 KOs) of Newark, N.J. in a six-round flyweight contest, plus Atlantic Metropolis’s Justin Figueroa (5-0, 5 KOs) in a six-round junior middleweight bout in opposition to Jeff Lentz (5-1, 1 KO) of Egg Harbor Township, N.J.

Additionally scheduled for motion is Sharahya-Taina Moreu of Albuquerque, N.M., who will make her professional debut a 4 spherical junior welterweight bout. Moreu was the 2020 Olympic alternate at 152 kilos behind Oshae Jones, and is a 9 time nationwide champion.

Tickets, priced $65 to $250, may be bought at or on the US ARMY Field Workplace at Boardwalk Corridor.


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