TKO BOXING PROMOTIONS SIGNS JOSEPH ELEGELE
TKO BOXING Promotions has signed Florida amateur standout Joseph Elegele, it was announced today by Chet Koerner, it’s President.
“We’ve watched Joseph in the amateurs for a long time and he has all the skills to become a world champion. We’re very proud to add him to our growing team of international contenders and world class prospects” said Koerner.
The Melbourne, Florida native who will compete as a junior welterweight was dominant as an amateur with a record of 69-8. The southpaw is trained by Tony Morgan who also trains world champion Andre Berto.
The 24 year old Elegele is guided by award winning manager Cameron Dunkin who also counts world champions Kelly Pavlik, Nonito Donaire and Steven Luevano amongst his vast stable.
Said Dunkin, “Joseph has been a terror on the Florida amateur scene for many years and is an excellent boxer with knockout power in both hands. He’s ready to make the jump to the professional ranks and we believe he will be very successful.”
Elegele will make his pro debut under the TKO BOXING Promotions banner on Saturday, September 19th in Hartford, Connecticut.
ABOUT TKO BOXING PROMOTIONS
Formed in early 2008, Chet Koerner’s Las Vegas based TKO BOXING Promotions, originator of the “HOMETOWN HEROES TO WORLD CHAMPIONS” national boxing series, stable includes; heavyweight Lenroy Thomas, cruiserweight Andres Taylor, super middleweights Joey Gilbert, Dennis Hasson and Fedor Chudinov, middleweights Peter Manfredo Jr., Elvin Ayala, Albert Onolunose, James Countryman and Dmitry Chudinov, junior middleweights Bastie Samir and Anthony Thompson, welterweights Juan Buendia and Raul Tovar, junior welterweights Cortez Bey, Francisco Contreras and Hastings Bwayla, lightweights Rolando Reyes, Mickey Bey Jr., and Terence Crawford, featherweights Matt Remillard, Carney Bowman, Delvin Placencia, Rafael Lora and Maxwell Awaku, super bantamweights Rafael Valenzuela and Carlos Reyes.
Further information on TKO Boxing Promotions can be viewed at website, www.tkoboxingpromotions.com