Teon Kennedy Inks With New Management

0
751
PHILADELPHIA (JANUARY 7, 2014)–Mark Cipparone’s Club 1957 Management is proud to announce the signing of former world title challenger Teon “The Technician” Kennedy to a management contract.
 
Kennedy of Philadelphia has a record of 19-2-2 with 7 knockouts.
 
The 27 year old won his first 13 bouts which included an explosive 2nd round stoppage over the undefeated Thomas Snow.
 
Kennedy went on to win the USBA Super Bantamweight title with a 10th round stoppage over Francisco Rodriguez.  He defended the the title with a 12 round unanimous decision over Jose Angel Beranza. Kennedy added the NABA title with a 10th round stoppage over Alex Beccera.
 
Kennedy scored his best win when he dropped previously undefeated Jorge Diaz (15-0) two times and won a thrilling 12 round unanimous decision on March 26, 2011 as part of the Yuriorkis Gamboa – Jorge Solis undercard in Atlantic City.
 
After suffering his 1st pro defeat to Alejandro Lopez (21-2), Kennedy had a draw with Christopher Martin (23-1-2) that headlined an ESPN Friday Night Fights card.
 
Teon Kennedy signs the contract as Mark Cipparone looks on
 
Kennedy then challenged the highly respected Guillermo Rigondeaux for the WBA Super Bantamweight crown on June 9, 2012 as part of the Manny Pacquiao – Timothy Bradley Pay Per View undercard.
 
Although Kennedy came up short, he showed heart by continuing to get off the canvas until the bout was stopped in 5th round.
 
Since that defeat, Kennedy has fought very well as he moved up to Jr. Lightweight and has scored wins over Carlos Vinan and in his last bout when he fought through a broken jaw but still was able to win a 10 round unanimous decision over Joselito Collado (13-2) on August 24, 2013 in Atlantic City.
 
 
“I decided to sign with Mark after what I have seen what he has done with his other fighters”, said Kennedy.
 
“He takes good care of his fighters and I don’t mean with money.  He gives great advice about life and he has already provided me with a good strength and conditioning program.”
 
“I feel I need two more fights and I will be in a good spot.  I know that Mark and my promoter Russell Peltz are on the same page and have a good plan going forward.”, finished Kennedy.
 
“We are very happy to have Teon in the fold and part of our team”, said Cipparone.
 
“He is a proven fighter who is just a couple fights removed from fighting for a world championship.  He is a great talent and we look forward to getting him back to that title fight and we have the confidence that he will be a world champion.”
 
Kennedy is promoted by Peltz Boxing and is trained by Wade and Randy Hinnant.
SHARE
Previous articleDoing It All: Tim Bradley 2013 Fighter of The Year
Next articleAlgeri-Taylor Feb 14th Friday Night Fights
The team at Thaboxingvoice.com set out with a mission to create an online environment focused on boxing that voiced the opinions, concerns, and attitudes of you, the people. Doing our best to bring you the answers you want to know, and getting the exclusives that those other guys cant. We are always working hard to get the inside scoop inside and outside of the ring. If it’s happening in Boxing, we will tell you about it! You can find us at the fights all over the place with our nationwide team of correspondents, and wide reach around the globe we have the tools and the team to bring you coverage from all the fights. Whether it is in a gym in Jersey or on the floor at MGM Grand. No fight to big or small for Tha Boxing Voice. Our experienced team combined has over 50+ years of boxing experience to bring to the table. Some of us growing up ringside, some of us growing up in the ring, no matter the situation we are all true boxing fans first and reporters second. This can be found evident on our twice-weekly podcast. We work hard to bring you interviews that answer your questions and guest who will spark your interest from all areas of the boxing world. Writers, Trainers, Promoters and the most relevant fighters before and after some of their biggest fights. We are working 24/7 to get the information to you, the listeners. We work to form a personal relationship with our listeners and our guests making our show more intimate and giving a raw, uncut and real aspect that you will be hard pressed to find elsewhere. We are Tha Boxing Voice, The Voice of you, The People. Follow @boxingvoiceshow