John Thompson takes on Brandon Quarles

NEWARK, NJ (September 9, 2013)—On Friday night September 13th GH3 Promotions and Greg Cohen Promotions will present a terrific night of boxing at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, New Jersey.


In the main event, undefeated Jr. Middleweight John “Apollo Kidd” Thompson will take on once beaten Brandon Quarles in a bout scheduled for eight rounds.


Thompson of Newark, New Jersey has a record of 12-0 with four knockouts and has knockout wins over Jamond Bourgeois (4-1) and Grayson Blake (5-1).  In his last bout the 24 year old Thompson scored three knockdowns en route to an eight round unanimous decision over previously undefeated Geovanny Rodriguez (8-0) on May 10th in a bout that was televised on SHO BOX from Miami, Oklahoma.


Quarles of Alexandria, Virginia has a record of 10-1-1 with three knockouts.


Quarles won his first nine bouts before a draw with veteran John Mackey.  Quarles appeared on SHO BOX and lost a very competitive eight round unanimous decision to undefeated DaQuann Arnett.  In his last bout, Quarles scored a 2nd round stoppage over Jimmy LeBlanc on August 10th in Washington, D.C.


In a six round Welterweight bout, undefeated Welterweight Anthony “Juice” Young (8-0, 4 KO’s) of Atlantic City, NJ will take on James Harrison (3-3-1, 1 KO) of Marrero, Louisiana.  Harrison has fought an undefeated opponent in each of his eight bouts.


In four round bouts:


Tyrell Wright (3-0, 2 KO’s) of Jersey City, NJ will fight an opponent to be named.


Rickey Edwards (2-0, 2 KO’s) of Paterson, NJ will battle Christian Steele (3-6-1, 1 KO) of Staunton, VA in a Lightweight bout.


Shkaur Jackson (1-0, 1 KO) of Newark, NJ will face Malik Jackson (0-1) of New Jersey in a Welterweight bout.


Samuel Teah of Philadelphia will make his pro debut against Larry Yanez (3-5-2) of Fort Lauderdale, FL in a Lightweight affair.


Jerry Odom (4-0, 4 KO’s) of Bowie, Maryland will take on Antonio Liles (1-3, 1 KO) of North Carolina in a Light Heavyweight bout.


Danny Kelly (4-0, 4 KO’s) of Washington, D.C. will battle Jamal Woods (3-8, 3 KO’s) of Forest City, AR in a Heavyweight bout.


Godson Noel (1-0, 1 KO) of Newark, NJ will square off with an opponent to be named in a Super Middleweight bout.


Tickets for this great night of boxing are $100 for VIP Ringside; $75 for Ringside; $40 for General Admission and can be purchased by calling 1-888-612-4191.


The fights will be streamed live all over the world on for $9.99


1st bell is 7:30 pm with the doors opening at 6pm

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