Joey DaWejko vs. Didier Bence on February 8 in Montreal, Canada
January 21, 2013 – Heavyweight prospect Joey DaWejko (7-1-2, 3 KOs) makes a quick return to the ring as he will face another undefeated fighter in Didier Bence (6-0, 2 KOs). The 6-round bout promoted by Yvon Michel’s GYM Promotions in association with Boxing 360, will take place at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada on February 8.
DaWejko fought four hard rounds against Jarrell Miller (4-0-1, 4 KOs) in his last outing. The bout ended in a draw with DaWejko winning the final two rounds. Miller was deducted two points for excessive shoving.
With the Miller fight behind him, DeWejko now looks forward to facing Didier Bence on his home turf.
“Miller was a tough fight as I was up against another undefeated opponent, but I showed I can compete with the bigger heavyweights,” said Dewjko. “He was using his K-1 tactics to put me in awkward positions and it cost him a couple of points. Maybe sometime in the future Miller and I can fight again if he chooses to stay in boxing.”
“My whole focus is on Didier Bence and how I’m going to prepare for this fight. Again, I’m facing another undefeated fighter in his own backyard and I’m confident I’ll come out victorious. I’m a throwback fighter who likes to take on the toughest challenges out there. Every time I step in the ring I’m learning something new about myself and I’m gaining more confidence with each fight. I’m looking forward to February 8th.”
Mario Yagobi of Boxing 360 stated, “Joey has had two tough fights in a row against very formidable opponents. Miller is a K-1 fighter and his constant shoving proved to be detrimental in his fight with Joey, but we can look into doing the rematch on a later date. Right now Joey is going to take on Bence in Montreal with the hopes of improving his record. DeWejko is showing that he has the heart and desire to compete with anyone in the heavyweight division.”
For information on Joey DeWejko please visit www.boxing360.com.
Tonight on “The Pugilist KOrner”: Special guest hosts Dmitriy Salita and Javan “Sugar” Hill
Blog Talk Radio’s “The Pugilist KOrner” is honored to present a very special episode, featuring guest hosts Welterweight contender Dmitriy Salita and Kronk Gym trainer Javan “Sugar” Hill.
The “Dynamic Duo” of the world renowned Kronk Gym will interview Junior Middleweight contender Delvin Rodriguez, HBO ringside scorer Harold Lederman, former WBA Welterweight Champion Luis Collazo, Junior Middleweight prospect Jermell Charlo, and Super Featherweight prospect Joel Diaz Jr.
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“The Pugilist KOrner” is honored to welcome back the always insightful Mr. Delvin Rodriguez (26-6-3, 14 KOs). The perennial Junior Middleweight contender will discuss his upcoming bout on ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights” against the undefeated George Tahdooahnippah at the Mohegan Sun Casino in Uncasville, Connecticut. The fighter/ESPN commentator will also talk about the landscape of the packed 154 pound weight division.
Making a very special return to “The Pugilist KOrner” will be HBO commentator Mr. Harold Lederman. The incomparable ringside scorer will review upcoming events on the 2013 HBO boxing calendar as well as Floyd Mayweather Jr’s May 4th return. The lifelong boxing proponent will also discuss potential match-ups and current fight news.
Making his very special “Pugilist KOrner” debut will be former WBA Welterweight Champion Luis Collazo (32-5, 16 KOs). The talented NYC native will discuss his plans for the boxing year 2013, as well as the landscape of the talented Welterweight division. Luis will also help us analyze already scheduled match-ups and potential pairings within the boxing world.
“The Pugilist KOrner” is also privileged to welcome back Junior Middleweight prospect Jermell Charlo (20-0, 10 KOs). The “Iron Man” will discuss his recent knock-out victory over fight veteran Harry Joe Yorgey, which took place this past Saturday night at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The talented Ronnie Shields protégé will also talk about his working relationship with twin brother and undefeated prizefighter Jermall Charlo.
Also returning to “The Pugilist KOrner” will be undefeated Super Featherweight prospect Joel Diaz Jr. (11-0, 10 KOs). The hard punching fighter from Palmdale, California will discuss his upcoming stint on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights against undefeated Tyler Asselstine, which is slated to take place on February 8th at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada.
Tonight’s show will be hosted by Radio commentator James King, Welterweight contender Dmitriy Salita, and Kronk Gym trainer Javan “Sugar” Hill.
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