Olympic Bronze Medalist Shelestyuk returns tonight

PHILADELPHIA, PA (May 17, 2013)—TONIGHT at The Doubletree Hotel in Ontario, California, undefeated Jr. Middleweight prospect Taras Shelestyuk will look to make it three for three when he takes on Mario Angeles in a scheduled four round bout.


The show is promoted by Thompson Boxing.


Shelestyuk, who is promoted by Banner Promotions, is 2-0 with both wins coming by knockout.


The Ukrainian, who captured the Bronze Medal in the 2012 Olympic Games, has been impressive in his first two outings.


“We have liked what we have seen so far in Taras”, said Arthur Pelullo, CEO of Banner Promotions.


“We are keeping him active and we know he will continue to improve.  We see a big future in Taras.  I also want to thank our partners Ken Thompson and Alex Camponovo for having Taras on their show tonight”.


Said Shelestyuk’s manager Vadim Kornilov, “Taras has had great preparation for this fight.  He will show the same results as his first two outings”.


Shelestyuk is coming off a fourth round stoppage over Brandon Adams on May 2nd in Corona, California.

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