(Granddaughter, Lauren: Linda and my lovely graduate)
Welcome to Summer! I hope everyone is getting time in their hammocks, on the golf course and of course, at the beach! To all you parents and grandparents who have graduates, congratulations! May their expectations be high and their school loans be low. For those of us on the east coast, it’s a coveted moment to relax and grill. If you’re doing anything special this summer, let us know so we can share it.
NABF Heavyweight Champion, Johnathon Banks had an opportunity to fight Seth Mitchell on HBO; therefore, he Vacated the title as he was obligated to meet the NABF Mandatory contender. That’s why, Tony Grano fought DeVarryl Williamson for the vacant title on June 23rd, at the Hard Rock Hotel in Hollywood, Florida
7 July- Atlantic City, NJ- Patrick Majewski vs. Chris Fitzpatrick for the Vacant NABF Middleweight Title.
27 July- 135- Ch. Henry Lundy defends against Reymundo Beltran in Atlantic City, N. J.
(Lauren: Linda and my lovely graduate!)
17 August- 140- Ch. Dierry Jean defends against Cosme Rivera in Montreal, Canada.
And their will be more as the days go on!
19 May- 140- Dierry Jean defeated Leonardo Tyner by Unan. Decision in Montreal, Canada to win the Vacant Title.
108- Pedro Guevera defeated Jose Guadalupe Martinez in Tepic, Nyarit, MX to retain title.
2 June- 168- Sakio Bika defeated Ch. Dyah Davis by Unan. Decision to win the NABF title in Carson, California.
23 June- Hvywgt.- Tony Grano defeated DaVarryl Williamson by KO 4 in Hollywood, FL to win the Vacant Title.
The Referee / Judges clinics will be held on Saturday, December 1st, and Sunday, December 2nd,. The NABF Meeting will be held on Monday, December 3rd, from 3PM-5PM
We will have an abbreviated agenda covering our Business meeting, Financial Report, and Championship activity; including our Annual Awards presentation.
We will also be having an official, NABF Convention in late May or June of 2013.
Despite any controversy, our sport is alive and well. In fact, according to Forbes Magazine, the two highest paid athletes in the world are Floyd and Manny.
All my best,