Thomas LaManna to face Juan Carlos Abreu on June 8

South Jersey’s own Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna is prepared to strike camp tough to get ready for the uninhabited World Boxing Association (WBA) Gold Middleweight World Title fight against Dominican Republic’s Juan Carlos Abreu in the primary occasion in a twelve-round bout on Saturday, June 8 at Bally’s Atlantic City.

This World Championship Boxing Event is being promoted by Main Events in association with LaManna’s Rising Star Promotions.

Tickets, priced at $75, $120, $150 and $250, are on sale now.

“I’ve remained in the fitness center a couple of times a week simply keeping in shape, however camp goes full-on start Monday. Then the genuine training starts – great deals of conditioning and beginning to get the weight down.

“In a couple weeks we ramp it up more when we start sparring and working the strategy in. I have actually sparred with Juan Carlos Abreu so I am a little acquainted with him understanding that he is a power guy.”

Thomas “Cornflake” LaManna (37-5, 16 KOs) born and raised in Millville, NJ, simply down the roadway from Atlantic City, is on a 7 fight win streak that moved him onto the world phase.

He is unbeaten in Atlantic City, 21 wins, no losses and one draw total and 7 wins without any losses at Bally’s. He made his expert launching in 2011 and has an outstanding collection of belts, consisting of the New Jersey State Welterweight Title, World Boxing Council (WBC) FECARBOX title, WBA Fedecentro title, WBA Fedecaribe title and the WBA Fedalatin title.

He has actually won 2 titles in a/c and made 2 effective defenses. His string of 7 wins started after his 2021 world title fight defeat to Erislandy Lara.

Juan Carlos “Merengue” Abreu (26-7-1, 24 KOs) is from La Romana, Dominican Republic. He is a previous World Boxing Council International Super Welterweight Champion and two-time International Boxing Federation Youth Super Lightweight Champion. The heavy-handed Dominican will enter into the June 8 title fight having actually knocked out 5 of his last 7 challengers.


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