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Bronx, NY / Philadelphia, PA. (March 25, 2016) – A Team Promotions, Arthur Pelullo’s Banner Promotions and Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing are pleased to announce the re-signing of former WBO junior middleweight world champion, Demetrius “Boo Boo” Andrade to a new exclusive multi-year promotional contract.
“We are very happy to have Demetrius re sign with Joe & I,” said Banner Promotions president, Arthur Pelullo.
“We are looking to move forward together with Demetrius becoming one of the major players in boxing. The next step is to win the WBC world title and then to unify all the title belts.”
Star Boxing’s President, Joe DeGuardia said “We have promoted Demetrius since he turned pro 7 years ago. We believed then, as we do now, Demetrius is one of the most talented boxers in the world. We are all looking forward to a bright future together.”
Andrade of Providence, Rhode Island has a record of 22-0 with 15 knockouts.
The 27 year-old former world amateur champion and 2008 Olympian turned professional in 2008 and became the WBO junior middleweight world champion with a 12-round split decision over 2004 United States Olympian Vanes Martirosyan.
He made one defense of the crown by stopping Brian Rose in 7 rounds on June 14, 2014.
He is coming off a 2nd round stoppage over Dario Fabian Pucheta onOctober 17th in Uncasville, Connecticut.
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