MARTINEZ VS. PEARSON COMING TO SHOBOX ON AUG. 30TH
Press Release: Star of David Promotions announced that junior middleweight Steve Martinez (15-0 with 12 KOs) will take on Chris Pearson (11-0 with 9 KOs) on the August 30th ediiton of ShoBox. Martinez, a 24-year-old right-hander from the Bronx, New New York possesses power in both hands. "Steve Martinez is a product of the Brooklyn Brawl series and as a result of consecutive victories in February and then again in May... he's moving up the ranks," Star of David's Dmitriy Salita said. Pearson is a 23-year-old left-hander from Ohio. Salita said Martinez stayed in stellar shape after a planned July 25th bout against John Thompson was scrapped because Thompson was in a car accident. "Steve is jumping on this opportunity to prove he is the best junior middleweight prospect in boxing," the promoter said, in closing.