Star Boxingannounced the signing of former world champion Joshua Clotteyto an exclusive promotional contract it was announced by its President, Joe DeGuardia.
Known as the “Grand Master”, Clottey possesses a record of36-4-0 (22KO’s), highlighted by victories over former world championsDiego CorralesandZab Judah.
The native of Ghana, now residing in the Bronx, New York, Clottey also battled welterweight world champion
Miguel Cottoover twelve rounds at the famedMadison Square Gardenin June 2009, a hotly contested battle lost by controversial split decision.
“We’re very excited to welcome Joshua Clottey to the Star Boxing Team,” said DeGuardia. “He’s fought the very best in the world includingManny Pacquiaoand Miguel Cotto and he fits very favorably in the mix in the top ten middleweights in the world.”
“I’ve watched Joshua for many years and have always been very impressed by his power and aggressive style. His world title fight against Miguel Cotto was one of the most memorable bouts New York City fight fans have seen for many years.”
Details of Clottey’s first bout under the Star Boxing banner will be announced shortly.