Lightweight standout Tony Luis of Cornwall, Ontario, Canada
makes his highly anticipated return to the ring Saturday November 9
when he battles an opponent to be named at the Whitehall Athletic
Club in Whitehall, NY.
A former WBC Continental Americas light-welterweight champion,
the all-action Luis holds an excellent 16-1 record with seven
victories coming by way of knockout.
On May 17, Luis showed no ill-effects from his lone career
defeat, dominating durable Maurycy Gojko over six one-sided frames.
Returning to New York State for the first time since his January 25
war with Jose Hernandez on ESPN, Luis believes a victory on
November 9 will be another step in the right direction.
"I can't wait to get back in the ring and explode," said the
likable Luis, who also works a full-time job assisting handicapped
children and adults. "I'm 100% physically and mentally. Most
importantly, I've spent time in the gym making improvements and I
know that a victory moves me closer to another significant
"Tony's an excellent talent and I am a firm believer that he's
going to be a player in the lightweight division in 2014," said
Greg Cohen, Luis' promoter. "If everything goes as planned on the
9th, you'll be seeing Tony in a noteworthy fight in the