On Friday night, March 15th boxing returns to the Birchwood Manor in Whippany, New Jersey as a full night of professional boxing returns courtesy of GH3 Promotions and Greg Cohen Promotions. In the main event, perennial light heavyweight contender Elvir “The KOsovo Kid” Muriqi headlines in the eight round main event. The thirty-three year old Muriqi has a record of 39-5 with 24 knockouts and is currently riding a four fight winning streak with wins over Daniel Judah and his most recent win over Chris Grays on December 10, 2011. Muriqi’s opponent will be announced shortly.
In the eight round co-feature, John Thompson (10-0, 3 KOs) will take on Calvin Odom (15-13, 11 KOs) in a Jr. Middleweight bout. Also, in a six round bout, undefeated Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna (10-0, 6 KOs) of Millville, NJ takes on an opponent to be named in a Middleweight bout.
In what figure to be a six round Heavyweight slugfest, it will be the battle of New Jersey when Patrick Farrell (8-1-1, 4 KOs) of Jersey City takes on John Lennox (10-2, 5 KOs) of Carteret.
Also appearing in a six round bout will be undefeated Middleweight Antoine Douglas (4-0, 3 KOs) of Washington, DC taking on Josh Thorpe of Cincinnati, OH.
Tickets are priced at $150 (VIP Ringside—which includes a cocktail hour and tickets in the 1st two rows); $100 Ringside and $50 for General Admission and can be purchased by going online at www.gh3promotions.com; www.eliteheatgym.com or calling Elite Heat Gym at 862-772-2532
The Birchwood Mannor is located at 111 N Jefferson Rd Whippany, NJ 07981