On Friday night, March 15th boxing returns to the Birchwood Manor in Whippany, New Jersey as a full night of professional boxing returns courtesy if GH3 Promotions and Greg Cohen Promotions. In the main event, perennial Light Heavyweight contender Elvir ‚ÄúThe Kosovo Kid‚ÄĚ Muriqi headlines in an eight-round fight.
The thirty-three year old Muriqi has a record of 39-5 with 24 knockouts and is looking to make another run to the top of the rankings.
The native of New York City won 30 of his first 31 bouts with his lone blemish being a controversial disqualification defeat. In that streak Muriqi had quality wins over Joseph Harris, Sammy Ahmad, James Crawford and Tony Menefee. After dropping two of three, Muriqi went on a three fight winning streak that set up a showdown with former undisputed Light Heavyweight champion Antonio Tarver.
Muriqi fought a valiant fight for which some ringsiders thought he may have pulled off the upset. In the end it was Tarver who took the majority decision in...