Jeremiah Milton: Recent Fight Was Turning Point For Things To Come


Undefeated heavyweight standout, Jeremiah Milton (3-0, 3 KOs), is contemporary off his first-round knockout in opposition to Jayvone Dafney (2-3, 2 KOs), a battle that befell on the Osage On line casino this previous Saturday in his hometown of Tulsa, Oklahoma.

A robust proper hand ended the bout within the opening minutes of spherical one when Milton landed a strong head shot. Dafney was out on his ft, with the ropes holding him up, when the referee halted the motion. 

The 4-round bout, promoted by Prime Rank, in affiliation with Joe DeGuardia’s Star Boxing and Tony Holden Manufacturing, aired stay and unique on ESPN+.

Milton, who was born and raised in Tulsa, believes his hometown can turn into a thriving metropolis for future boxing present, because the occasion offered out shortly after the tickets went on sale.

“It was very particular to carry out on the largest stage with my individuals proper there with me,” mentioned Jeremiah Milton. “This present will at all times maintain a particular mark in my profession as a turning level for issues to return. Tulsa is within the mixture of turning into an enormous boxing city and I’ll do my greatest. I plan on being an enormous a part of that.”

“Though the venue solely allowed a restricted variety of followers, the ambiance was superb,” mentioned Mike Leanardì, CEO of Victory Sports activities & Leisure, who manages Milton. “I can see Tulsa turning into an amazing boxing metropolis when covid restrictions loosen up. We would like Jeremiah to return again right here and battle in entrance of his hometown followers, in fact with an enormous crown in attendance.”

“Jeremiah regarded unbelievable on this battle,” mentioned Rick Torres, of Victory Sports activities & Leisure. “Tulsa is nice metropolis with lots of followers that assist their native sports activities. As Jeremiah ascends to the highest of the boxing world, I can see some large crowds coming to assist him right here in Tulsa. We simply need to preserve him as busy as potential to proceed this momentum.” 

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