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July 24, 2019

Salita Promotions Inks Undefeated UK Super Bantamweight Dynamo Thomas Patrick Ward

Dmitriy Salita of Salita Promotions proudly announces the signing of UK-based super bantamweight dynamo Thomas Patrick Ward to a multi-fight promotional agreement. The 25-year-old Ward, from West Rainton, England is the current NABA – USA Super Bantamweight Champion and IBF #14- and WBO #4-ranked contender. He has also already held the British and IBF European Super Bantamweight Championships as well. “I’m very happy about this agreement,” said Ward. “I believe I’m one of the best fighters out there and this will help me to prove it by fighting and beating the champions and top contenders.” Ward made his US debut last February at the Kansas Star Casino and live on ShoBox: The New Generation on SHOWTIME, scoring an eye-opening unanimous […]
June 11, 2019

Salita Signs Undefeated Cruiserweight Constantin Bejenaru of Moldova to Promotional Contract

Bejenaru (13-0, 3 KOs), from Ungheni, in the Republic of Moldova and now living in Brooklyn, is a former highly decorated amateur. He was a 10-time Romanian champion, a Bronze Medalist at the European Amateur Boxing Championships in 2006, a Finalist in the European Union Championships in both 2006 and 2007, and a Gold Medalist at World Combat Games in 2010. After turning professional in 2012, Bejenaru has gone on to score wide decision victories on ShoBox: The New Generation over previously undefeated Alexey Zubov (10-0, 6 KOs) and Stivens Bujaj (16-0-1, 11 KOs), and in his most recent fight (broadcast on NESN), a decisive points victory over previous world title challenger Thabiso Mchunu (18-3, 11 KOs). In his seven-year […]
April 17, 2019

A Boxing Promoter’s Trickiest Move Is Observing the Sabbath

ATLANTIC CITY — It was 22 ½ hours until the start of the biggest event of Dmitriy Salita’s career as a boxing promoter, the homestretch when he needed to make sure all of the kinks were ironed out: contracts, tickets, paychecks. But he turned his cellphone off, watching the time carefully. In a 15th-floor hotel room with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the brightly lit Ferris wheel on Atlantic City’s boardwalk, he bowed his head and flipped through a thick, pocket-size book, whispering to himself and pacing back and forth in prayer. He then sat in a chair with a plate of food and settled in for the next 24 hours, when he essentially would be walled off from any involvement in […]
March 5, 2019

Salita Promotions Signs Highly-ranked Heavyweight Contender Otto Wallin

Salita Promotions Signs Highly-ranked Heavyweight Contender Otto Wallin To Promotional Stable Unbeaten Swedish Heavyweight Ranked No. 5 By IBF & WBA Set To Make U.S. Debut on Claressa Shields vs. Christina Hammer Undercard Saturday, April 13 in Atlantic City, N.J. Sundsvall, SWEDEN (March 4, 2019) – Salita Promotions has signed undefeated heavyweight contender Otto Wallin of Sweden, as they continue to grow their stable of top fighters. Wallin is 20-0 with 13 knockouts since turning pro in 2013 and beginning his unbeaten run. The 28-year-old will make his U.S. d ebut on Saturday, April 13 on the undercard of the Claressa Shields vs. Christina Hammer event in Atlantic City, N.J. “I’m delighted to join forces with Salita Promotions,” said Wallin. “I´ve […]
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