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IMG_5026Young General Ian Green scored an impressive unanimous decision in his forth professional fight at the Paramount Theater. His opponent Marlon Farr’s strategy was clear from the opening bell. Farr kept his distance from the Young General’s devastating punching power and he tied Green up at each and every opportunity. Green showed great poise and composure for such a young fighter.

With what is being called the fight of the century taking place on May 2 a future star of the sport is working and training tirelessly in anonymity.  The boxing world will soon know the name Ian Green.  His drive, determination, and focus is razor sharp and his boxing skills while tremendous, are improving every day.  Sit down and talk with this phenom and you will soon learn he works hard to improve all aspects of his life.  Green is currently a college student pursuing a business degree, a Toastmasters International club member, and he is a volunteer and community leader in his hometown of Paterson, NJ.  Green is determined to be a champion in and out of the boxing ring.


ORANGE – Whenever Ian Green wants to hear his father’s voice, he listens to their recorded conversations he has stored in his cellphone. Turning to those inspirational messages from the man he admired most is therapeutic for the middleweight prospect from Paterson as he mourns his dad’s death. Ian Green Sr. was just 46 when


Brooklyn-based pro boxer, Jonathan “El Conquistador” Cepeda joins for an exclusive interview. Cepeda cites his tenacity, upbringing and faith as the key ingredients in his success in the ring. You have a standout pro record of 17-1, and are ranked 45 in the US, in the middleweight division. At age 30, you’re in your


Ian Green KO’s Noriega to improve to 3-0. At the ABC Sports Complex in Springfield, VA on Saturday 3/28, Green KO’d Jess Noriega with 4 seconds to go in the second round of their 4 round super middleweight bout. Green floored the tough veteran Noriega with a straight right hand to the head after taking


Jonathan “El Conquistador” Cepeda (17-1, 15 KO) is a middleweight, currently fighting out of New York, NY. According to, he is currently the 44th ranked middleweight in the United States. Growing up on the mean streets of Jersey City and in 2011 being the victim of a brutal rear-end collision, these are just a

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Ian Green Shoots for 3-0

Thursday, 12 March 2015 by

Young General Ian Green’s third fight is all lined up. Green 2(2)-0 will be fighting middleweight Jesse Noriega 3(3)-12(4)-0 on Saturday, March 28th at ABC Sports Complex in Springfield, VA. The Young General, who formerly went by the moniker About That, looks to build off of his impressive victory against the veteran Nathan Petty back


Jonathan Cepeda and the fellow members of Rock Steady Boxing got a special treat on Sunday when CNN showed up to do a special on this wonderful organization. Cepeda volunteers his time with Rock Steady Boxing whose mission is to improve the quality of life for people battling Parkinson’s disease through non-contact, boxing inspired fitness

Cepeda destroys Hammond!

Friday, 27 February 2015 by

Boxer Jonathan “El Conquistador Cepeda” Continues to Conquer in Convincing Style New York, NY, Middleweight Jonathan Cepeda 17(15) – 1(1) – 0 scored an impressive first round TKO over hard hitting middleweight Laatekwei Hammond 21(14) – 9(9) – 0 at The Mansion Club in Atlanta, Georgia on Sunday 2/22. After viscously knocking down Hammond three

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Cepeda Improves to 16-1

Sunday, 01 February 2015 by

Cepeda scores impressive win! Middleweight Jonathan Cepeda, 16-1 with an 88% KO record, defeated veteran Jonathan Reid, 35-17 at Club Label in Charlotte NC this past Tuesday evening, 1/27. Cepeda dominated the bout from the opening bell. He repeatedly cut the ring off and bombarded Reid with a wide variety of combination punches. At the

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Kran Sports and Entertainment Management is proud to announce its sponsorship of Dwyke Flemmings, Jr and Zahir Salaam in their quest to win the National Silver Gloves Amateur Boxing Championship for 11yr olds. This year’s tournament will be held in Independence, Missouri from Feb. 5-7. There will be about 250 amateurs competing in this tournament

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