Originally written on Pro Boxing Fans  |  Last updated 10/25/14

MILAN, ITALY - NOVEMBER 18: Domenico Valentino of the Dolce & Gabbana Milano Thunder Italian Boxing Team poses for a portrait session at Four Points Sheraton Hotel on November 18, 2010 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Jacopo Raule/Getty Images)
Italian superstars take APB to another level Charismatic Lightweight (60kg) Domenico Valentino and Heavyweight (91kg) Clemente Russo have today signed five year contracts with AIBA Professional Boxing (APB), further underlining the popularity of the new program amongst the world's top boxers. Dr Ching-Kuo Wu, APB Board Chairman said: "These two exciting additions add further legitimacy to our new competition. We are convinced that it is the right time to provide something different for our top boxers. With APB, we will revolutionize the world of boxing and establish a blueprint for its development. Finally our athletes won't have to jump into the unknown while embracing a professional career." Credit: APB Part of his national set-up since 2003, orthodox Valentino is competing in his third Olympic Games at London 2012. An Olympic title is one of the few medals missing from his bulging trophy cabinet. One of the poster boys of the Italian World Series of Boxing Fr...
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