Olympian Andrade signs deal with Banner, Star Boxing
Updated: September 8, 2008, 12:35 AM ETBy Dan Rafael | ESPN.com
Demetrius Andrade, the 2008 U.S. Olympic boxer widely regarded as the No. 1 professional prospect from Team USA, is turning pro.The 20-year-old from Providence, R.I., signed a multiyear promotional agreement Saturday to be co-promoted by Artie Pelullo's Banner Promotions and Joe DeGuardia's Star Boxing, the promoters told ESPN.com. The companies will make decisions jointly and each was responsible for a potion of Andrade's undisclosed six-figure signing bonus. "He is ...
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