- October 19, 2016
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Nutley, NJ (October 18, 2016)–GH3 Promotions is pleased to announce the signing of undefeated heavyweight prospect John Luna to a promotional contract.
Luna of Milwaukee, Wisconsin, has a record of 2-0 with one knockout.
The 20 year-old is 6’4″ and weighs 255 pounds, began boxing at the age of six years-old when his mother, who is a big boxing fan, took John to the gym.
John went on to an amateur career that saw him go 97-9 and win five national championships.
John also competed in Russia and in 2012, he won a prestigious tournament and in the same tournament two years later
, Luna placed second in his division, but still was named the Most Outstanding Fighter.
Luna turned professional on June 16th with a first round stoppage over Rene Ibarra in Mexico. he came back to his hometown of Milwaukee and and took a four-round unanimous decision over Oswaldo Ortega on August 20th,
Luna is managed by Henry Rivalta.
“I signed with Henry because he is a great man and I trust him,” said Luna. “He mentioned GH3 Promotions and i researched them, and they have a lot of good young talent. I feel this is the right way to go.”
Manager Henry Rivalta stated, “John has a very exciting style. He has fast hands he switches between orthodox and southpaw, and he has a lot of potential. He is a humble kid and he listens. When you have a kid like that, he has the potential to go a long way, and I am proud to sign him with GH3 Promotions.”
“I am ecstatic to add John to our roster,” said GH3 Promotions CEO, Vito Mielnicki. “I have known about John for a while and he is a big kid with a lot of skills. He is another fighter who fits in to what we are looking to do and with his amateur pedigree, and we think we have a future heavyweight champion.”
GH3 Promotions features Middleweight Antoine Douglas, Super Middleweight’s Jerry Odom & Ronald Ellis, undefeated Super Bantamweight Adam Lopez as well as Boxcino 2015 Jr. Middleweight Champion John Thompson, Jr., undefeated Welterweight’s Kenneth Sims Jr., Jerrell Harris, Arturo Trujillo & Keenan Smith, Heavyweight Ray Edwards & John Luna; Lightweight’s O’Shaquie Foster & Logan Yoon, Jr. Lightweight Antonio Williams, Bantamweight’s Brent Venagas, LeRoy Davilla & Stephon Young to the GH3 Promotions stable.