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Dmitriy Salita promoting card in Brooklyn

Orthodox Jewish welterweight boxer DMITRIY SALITA at speed

Orthodox Jewish welterweight boxer DMITRIY SALITA at speed bag at Starrett Boxing Club, where he began his boxing career. His coach, Jimmy O'Pharrow, the club's director, is behind him...1506 Hornell Loop, Brooklyn...Newsday/ARI MINTZ 9/25/2003 Credit: Newsday/ARI MINTZ

Dmitriy Salita brings live boxing back to Brooklyn. The fighter-promoter will be putting on a show  July 20 at Oceana Ballroom. Richie Neves, two-time Golden Gloves finalist from New Hyde Park, will make his pro debut on the card.

This will be the fifth show that Salita has promoted and the July 20th event will be the start of a monthly series.

Here's the official release from Team Salita: 

"Brighton Shore Fights" - great fights, a special super-star musical performance, celebrity appearances and much more. Don't miss the hottest boxing event of the summer on July 20 at Oceana Ballroom in Brooklyn.

Will "Power" Rosinsky is making his return to the ring as he takes on though, experienced and upset minded Willis Lockett of Maryland. The four time Golden Gloves champion is training hard at New Legend Boxing gym in Queens. In addition to his accomplished boxing career, Will saves lives as NYC Emergency Medical Service (EMS) worker.

The undercard will showcase jr. middleweight prospect Boyd Melson. Boyd promises fireworks on July 20 and will surely impress his growing fan base. The US Army boxing team is expected to be on hand to cheer and support former four-time US Army champion. Under the tutelage of former world champion-turned-trainer Joey Gamache, Melson has put in countless hours in the gym honing his craft with the hopes of one day becoming recognized as a superstar both inside and outside of the ring.

"I have seen tremendous improvement in Boyd in the last two fights. He is a very talented fighter and sets an example inside and outside the ring. He also comes at a time when Jewish boxing fans are educated in the sport and are ready to follow and support a talented fighter looking to make a run to the top" said promoter and fellow Jewish fighter Dmitriy Salita.

American Heavyweight sensation Jerell Miller of Brooklyn, NY, has returned to the US after helping Wladimir Klitschko prepare for his unification bout against David Haye. Jerell is looking to keep his KO streak alive and promises an impressive victory in his hometown of Brooklyn. The undercard will have seven action packed fights. The show will have a special performance by Roosevelt "Big Frank" Thomas to add to the night's atmosphere. Big Frank is a well-known figure in the music world as he has worked with stars like Spike Lee, G1 and Young Steff amongst many others.

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