Marshall Kauffman’s King’s Promotions had kept boxing alive in Pennsylvania. This Reading, PA, resident has worked for Al Haymon in the past helping to keeping his fighters busy in the East Coast.
IBHOF promoter and matchmaker J Russell Peltz has a working relationship with Top Rank Boxing in the state. Raging Babe’s Michelle Rosado is still promoting in Arizona after making her Philadelphia debut.
Hard Hitting Promotions Manny Rivera and Will Ruiz keep active with some of the top Spanish boxers from Philadelphia and promoting on April 26th at the new MET Opera house for the second time this year.
Kauffman has two events scheduled May 3rd at Sands Bethlehem Event Center, Bethlehem, PA, and May 10th at the 2300 Arena in South Philadelphia. His is currently promoting forty-three boxers in sixteen states and Puerto Rico along with Dominican Republic.
On the manager’s side Steve Goodwin from Bedfordshire, UK, has a list no one could top to this writers knowledge. He has approximately 144 boxers he manages and advises in the UK, Albania, Yemen and Italy.
Romanian fighting out of Italy is southpaw Catalin Paraschiveanu, 17-1 (5), who lost his WBC Mediterranean Super Middleweight title in June of 2017 by TD8 with the scoring a majority at the time for his only defeat. He’s had three wins since.
Goodwin has numerous unbeaten boxers with a dozen wins or less. Southpaw Super Featherweight Muheeb “Flashy” Fazeldin, 12-0-1 (4); southpaw Cruiserweight Deion Jumah, 11-0 (6); Super Featherweight Liam Dillon, 9-0 (2); Light Heavyweight Duane “Hotshot” Sinclair, 10-0 (4); Super Welterweight Dean “Deano” Richardson, 9-0 (6); Super Lightweight Bradley smith, 9-0 (3); Super Middleweight Graham “Tyson” Tirrell, 9-0 (2); Middleweight Brad “The Newquay Bomb” Pauls, 11-0 (7) and Light Heavyweight Adi Burden, 8-0 (2) include some of the unbeaten prospects.
Some of the more experienced boxers are: Lightweight Michael “Chunky” Devine, 16-5-1 (5); Super Lightweight Michael Grant, 14-4-1 (1); Light Heavyweight John “Johnboy” McCallum, 12-1 (0); Light Heavyweight Joel “El Toro” McIntyre, 18-4 (3); Super Lightweight Kay “Super K” Prospere, 12-1-1 (7) and Super Bantamweight Brad “Glamour Boy” Watson, 12-2 (6).