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Thomas "Cornflake" LaManna makes Welterweight debut this Saturday against Ariel Vasquez in

Atlantic City, NJ (December 4, 2015)--THIS SATURDAY NIGHT, December 5th, Thomas "Cornflake" LaManna take on Ariel Vasquez in the main event of a card that will take place at the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City.

The card is promoted by Rising Boxing Promotions in association with Vincent M. Ponte's Gulf Stream Promotions.

Before the main event, a solid undercard made up with top fighters from New Jersey and the shore area will be featured on the undercard.

In a 6-round bout

John Lennox (13-3, 5 KO's) of Carteret, NJ will take on Willis Lockett of Takoma Park, MD.

Lennox will be looking to get back in the win column after dropping a unanimous decision to Dan Pasciolla on August 15th. The former college football standout has a win over Patrick Farrell (8-1-1).

Lockett is a 14 year veteran, who faced top competition such as Brian Minto, Javier Mora, Tommy Karpency, former world champion Keith Holmes, Jerson Ravelo, Aaron Pryor Jr, Tarvis Simms and Michael Seals.

He has quality wins over Tyrone Tate, Glenn Turner, Willie Williams & former world title challenger Larry Marks.

Also appearing will be undefeated Cruiserweight knockout artist Alvin Varmall (7-0-1, 7 KO's) of Lake Place, LA battling Philly tough guy Brian Donahue in a 4-round bout.

Local Heavyweight Quian Davis of Vineland, NJ will fight Santario Holdbrooks of Kannapolis, NC in a 4-round bout of fighters who will be looking for their first win.

Alshamar Johnson (1-1) of Vineland, NJ, who is coming off a stunning stoppage over previously undefeated Nick Valliere (5-0) will take on Villi Bello (3-1, 1 KO) of Queens, NY in a Super Welterweight bout.

Luis Perozo of New York will make his pro debut against Davonte Steele of North Carolina in a Lightweight bout.

Tickets are $50 GA, $75 Ringside, $75 Stage & $125 VIP (Booths of 5 available for $500) and are available at The doors open at 6 PM with 1st bell at 7 PM.

The Clardige Hotel is located at 123 S. Indiana Ave. Atlantic City NJ Instagram: @risingpromo

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