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Weights from Atlantic City: Thomas LaManna headlines tonight

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Tonight, Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna takes on Ariel Vasquez in the main event of a card that will take place at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City.


Thomas LaManna 148 – Ariel Vasquez 144
John Lennox 210 – Willis Lockett 198 1/2
Quian Davis 258 1/2 – Santario Holdbrooks 238
Alshamar Johnson 164 1/2 – Villi Bello 164
Luis Perozo 136 – Davontae Steele 142

The card is promoted by Rising Boxing Promotions in association with Vincent M. Ponte’s Gulf Stream Promotions. Before the main event, a solid undercard made up with top fighters from New Jersey and the shore area will be featured on the undercard.

In a 6-round bout John Lennox (13-3, 5 KO’s) of Carteret, NJ will take on Willis Lockett of Takoma Park, MD.Lennox will be looking to get back in the win column after dropping a unanimous decision to Dan Pasciolla on August 15th. The former college football standout has a win over Patrick Farrell (8-1-1).

Lockett is a 14 year veteran, who faced top competition such as Brian Minto, Javier Mora, Tommy Karpency, former world champion Keith Holmes, Jerson Ravelo, Aaron Pryor Jr, Tarvis Simms and Michael Seals.

He has quality wins over Tyrone Tate, Glenn Turner, Willie Williams & former world title challenger Larry Marks.

Also appearing will be undefeated Cruiserweight knockout artist Alvin Varmall (7-0-1, 7 KO’s) of Lake Place, LA battling Philly tough guy Brian Donahue in a 4-round bout.

Local Heavyweight Quian Davis of Vineland, NJ will fight Santario Holdbrooks of Kannapolis, NC in a 4-round bout of fighters who will be looking for their first win.

Alshamar Johnson (1-1) of Vineland, NJ, who is coming off a stunning stoppage over previously undefeated Nick Valliere (5-0) will take on Villi Bello (3-1, 1 KO) of Queens, NY in a Super Welterweight bout.

Luis Perozo of New York will make his pro debut against Davonte Steele of North Carolina in a Lightweight bout.