Articles by John DiSanto

‘Fly Boy’ stuns Perez at South Philly bout

Johnson-Perez wasn’t as hot a ticket seller as the sold out Hart-Johnson event in March. Still, the match drew a reported 721 fans to the 2300 Arena. Peltz Boxing, Bam Boxing and Joe Hand Promotions were the promoters. — John DiSanto, PhillyBoxingHistory.com. Escondido’s knight in shining boxing gloves Dashon “Fly Boy” Johnson came back to Philadelphia Friday night and left another good impression on local…


Perez to test Dashon ‘Fly Boy’ Johnson

Escondido’s Dashon “Fly Boy” Johnson finds himself in another Philly main event, and is arguably even the star of the show. The promotion has been dubbed “He’s Backkkkk!”, and the promoters (Peltz, Hand and BAM) hope that Johnson has as much resilience as Jason Voorhees did in the Friday the 13th movies. — John DiSanto http://www.phillyboxinghistory.com/ Philadelphia’s summer boxing season kicks off Friday night in South Philly…