Saturday, May 12, 2012

The first bout of the evening is was Dillon Hayman vs Mike Arnald. For Dillon this was his professional debut. After talking with him yesterday at the weigh-ins he felt very confident and was looking forward to tonight's bout. On the other hand this was Mike Arnold's second showing at the Washiongton Convention Center. That  fight for Arnold wasn't the showing he was looking for. He suffered a first round KO by the hands of his opponent Josh Rupard. This was great for Rupard because it was his pro debut. Arnold's luck at the Washington Convention Center continues on the decline. He was stopped once again 2:03 into the first round.

Video Interviews From The Keystone Weigh-Ins

ProAmFightTalk's Juan Marshall teamed up with  Gary Digital Williams of Boxing Along The Beltway to interview six fighters of tonight's bouts at the weigh-ins last night. The weigh-ins were held at the Naylor Gardens Community House located on Naylor Rd SE, Washington DC 20020. Gary talked to as I shot the videos of Dillon Hayman, Thomas Williams, Harold Parker, Ivan Ziglar, Dusty Hernandez Harrison, and Renaldo Gaines. Tonight's professional boxing event hosted by Keystone Boxing Promotions will be at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Click on links below to view videos:
Dillon Hayman
Thomas Williams
Harold Parker
Ivan Ziglar
Dusty Hernandez Harrison
Renaldo Gaines

************ Bout Sheet ************

Presents World Class Professional Boxing * TONIGHT May 12, 2012 * 
*Walter E. Washington Convention Center*
Gene Molovinsky Promoter * Brian Dillon Matchmaker

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Sanctioned by the DC Boxing and Wrestling Commission 
Alfred Grant Deputy Commissioner

Friday, May 11, 2012

Keystone Boxing Promotions Scale Watch

Click below to view weigh-in video 

Tonight was the night when all the fighters came together for the first time in one room. Keystone Boxing Promotions hosted the weigh-ins for their next big event at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center May 12, 2012. 
Below is the list of the fighters and their weights.

Ty Barnett 136 vs. Robert DaLuz 132

Dusty Harrison 144 vs. Joey Ortega 149

Harold Parker 149 vs. Marcus Bess 156

Renaldo Gaines 129 vs. James Young 133

Ivan Ziglar 156 vs. Eric Burke 154

Thomas Williams, Jr. 175 vs. Jessie Noriega 172

Dillon Hayman 155 vs. Michael Arnold 157 

Shadeed Floyd 125 vs. TayShawn Autry 127

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Lamont Peterson isn't a Cheater

The Light Welterweight Champion Lamont Peterson isn't a cheater. He was taking care of a private medical issue with his doctor back in November 2011. Peterson was the fighter that pushed the efforts that both fighters should get tested before their first fight. Previous test that were taken by Peterson all came up negative. In Las Angelas a few months after the December fight both fighters were tested and that's when Peterson's blood test showed up negative but the urine came out positive. How could 6 negative test be over shadowed by one positive test of a person with a very low testosterone level throughout the entire process? The Peterson Camp should look through this entire process to make sure there wasn't then and still isn't now any file play going on.

What do you want to say to the public concerning this entire situation?

Lamont Peterson: I just want to tell everybody to just give me a chance to prove my innocence. Just because all of this stuff is coming out, they're saying this and saying that, here my truth first, or at least hear my side and then make your decision.

There are a lot of people out here saying a lot of things and dragging my name through the mud. But I'm okay with that, because at the end of the day, the truth will come out. I'm just hoping that people give me a chance to prove my innocence.

At the end of the day, I didn't cheat and I'm going to stand by that. I'm not a cheating person. Anybody who really knows me knows that, and that I would never cheat. No matter how much money was on the line or whatever was on the line, I'm not going to cheat. That's not me.

How did you learn about Dr. Thompson? 

Lamont Peterson: I went through Barry, and of course, when Barry says "we're going here," then that's where we're going to go and that's what we're going to do.

This last visit was for your having experienced fatigue?

Lamont Peterson: We were in camp and we were trying to figure out why, at some points, I would sit down and start to get dizzy and things like that. So, of course, we're trying to figure out what was going on.
So the doctor told us to go and get some lab work done, and to get all of these different tests done on me to try and figure out what was going on.
The test results came back, and a lot of stuff checked out normal. But one or two things showed up very low, and that was a concern.
That was a concern not just for boxing, but having low testosterone can, you know, affect your general health in many ways. Once Dr. Thompson explained all of that to me, and he explained all about the procedure, we did it.

Was this the first time you had the procedure done while working with Dr. Thompson?

Lamont Peterson: Yes, this was the first time for that.

 Were there any concerns that this was illegal?

Lamont Peterson: Well he was showing me that it was not a steroid, and that it wasn't a performance enhancement drug or anything like that. He said that it's not going to make me feel like Super Man or anything like that.

It's not going to make feel like a super hero. He said it's just going to bring my levels up and that's all, and that my overall health would be better. He told me all of this before he went through with the procedure.

I even went online to watch videos of them doing the procedure, because I was kind of cautious about it. So I went online, did the research, found out that it was considered an all-natural substance and supplement.
It's a soy-based product, and I watched them actually do the procedure on several people who had the same problem that I have, and so I said, you know what? We're going to go through with it, and that's what we did.

What is your response to those who say that you should be stripped of your belts for the fight in Washington, D.C. and that this positive test impugns your victory over Khan?

Lamont Peterson: Don't be so quick to judge me. Let the facts come out first. If at any point they could say or show me that the procedure I did resulted in me taking a performance enhancing drug, and that it actually helped me to defeat Khan, and that it is a steroid that helped me win, then I could say, "okay, whatever, you can have the belts" and I'll say, "I'm sorry, I didn't know," or whatever the case may be.
But that's not what happened, and I already know that. I know that at the end of the day, the truth will come come out, and that's just the way that it is. What's going on is not the truth. There are a lot of lies that are being told.

Peterson Explains His Story

Click link below to view video:

Video courtesy of FOX 5 News David Ross

Lange vs Jeter Postponed

Jimmy Lange suffered a leg injury during training camp that is preventing him from training for his bout

June 23, 2012. As a result, Jimmy Lange Boxing officials announced that the June 23rd event at the Patriot
has been postponed. Officials hope to return to the Patriot Center later this year. Ticketholders can receive a 
from their point of purchase with online purchases automatically refunded

Statement from Jimmy Lange

“I want to thank all of my fans for their past, present and continued support. I promise to be back in action at
Patriot Center as soon as my physical condition allows. This injury will not affect my performance when I

Thank you again and I’ll see you in the fall.”


Chat Conversation End

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Amir Khan Talks about Peterson

Click on link below to view Khan interview:
                                                 Video courtesy of Elie Seckback

Peterson Vs Khan II Cancelled

Golden Boy Press Conference released: 

May 19th rematch is a no go.
A failed pre-fight drug test administered by the Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA), coupled with the Nevada State Athletic Commission's (NSAC) legal inability to hold a formal hearing on the matter of licensing Lamont Peterson for his Saturday, May 19 rematch against Amir Khan until Tuesday, May 15, has forced the cancellation of the event.

Ty Barnett Moving Forward

Ty Barnett says his past is the reason he is so dedicated to what he does now and that's "FIGHTING".
Yes he admits that he had a troubled past, but the past is the past and he is very focused on being one of the best fighters in the sport of boxing. Barnett is a laid back guy that spends his time when he is outside the ring helping kids in the gym and being with his family and friends. He is 19-2 (12KO's) and will be looking for his 20th victory on May 12, 2012 against Robert "Don't Lose" Daluz from Providence, RI. This will be Barnett's second consecutive fight in DC and he said he would have loved for all his fights to have been in his hometown. Ty Barnett says he isn't going to promise a knockout but he is going to fight to win. He knows he wants to put on a great show for the fans and he says that's what he is going to give them. 
Click on link below to view full interview:

Harold Parker Ready To Fight

The last time Harold Parker was inside the ring was back in 2002 and that was as an amateur boxer. The long set back was because of some personal matters he had to deal with on his own. When Parker got his self together he was home watching television and saw some of the same guys he competed with as an amateur now fighting as professionals (Devon Alexander and Gary Russell Jr). At that point he decided to make his way back to the gym and dedicate himself to fighting again. When Parker fought in the amateurs he was more that just good. He was at that time one of the best amateur fighters in the country. Parker's trainer Flip Johnson former professional fighter and 1978 Golden Gloves National Champion said Harold has showed him that he wants to fight and he works very hard in the gym.  On May 12,2012 the 25 year old Parker will be making his professional debut against another debuting Marcus Best. Parker said it took 9 months to get back into fighting shape and he will perform well when the bell rings.
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Monday, May 7, 2012

Harrison Gets Ready For Next Bout

Today May 7, 2012 Dusty and his dad Buddy Harrison were in the gym getting ready for the May 12, 2012 fight against Joey Ortega at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center. This card Harrison is fighting on is put together by Gene Molovinsky of Keystone Boxing Promotions. So far this is the second of the six upcoming events Keystone Boxing Promotions has planned for Harrison to be a part of this year. Harrison looked ready as usual and is looking forward to this weekends fight.

Click below to view videos:
shadow boxing
speed bag
heavy bag

For more information about Keystone Boxing go to:

"A Missed Champion"

Diego " Chico" Corrales
August 25, 1977 - May 7, 2007
40-5 (33 KO's)


"May 12th" Another Great weekend for local Professional Boxing

May 12, 2012

Promoter Gene Molovinsky of Keystone Boxing Promotions is well on his way for another sold out event. The weigh-ins are this Friday May 11, 2012 5:30 pm at the Naylor Gardens Community House located at 3036 Naylor Rd SE Washington DC 20020. Saturday May 12, 2012 the fights will take place at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center 801 Mt Vernon Pl, Washington DC. 

Fight Card

Dusty Hernandez Harrison vs Joey Ortega
Ty Barnett vs Robert Daluz
Ivan Ziglar 
Renaldo Gaines
Thomas William Jr
Harold Parker (Pro Debut)
Dillon Hayman (Pro Debut)
Shadeed Floyd (Pro Debut)

Media Coverage
Gary "Digital" Willaims: Boxing Along The Beltway
Juan Marshall: ProAmFightTalk
Alec Kohut: