Jeter Promotions sign welterweight Steve Weimer
Jeter Promotions is pleased to announce the signing of undefeated Welterweight prospect Steve Weimer to an exclusive promotional contract.
Weimer of York, PA. has a record of 9-0 with two knockouts and is looking to get back in the ring following a four-year hiatus.
Weimer did not leave the ring because of the usual boxing stereotypes, but he took some time off to get his college degree. Weimer graduated from York College with a degree in Criminal Justice and Psychology.
Weimer, now 26 years-old had an amateur record of 105-31 was a three-time Pennsylvania Junior Golden Gloves champion and and also won a Pennsylvania open class Golden Gloves title. He holds an amateur win over 140-pound contender Emanuel Taylor and held his own in a fight with future U.S. Olympian Sadam Ali.
He turned professional in 2008 with a third round stoppage over Spencer Harsley and signed with upstart promoter TKO Promotions. Weimer racked up those nine wins in a three and a half year run, before heading off to college.
“I know Jeter Promotions can get me to the top,”said Weimer. I saw what Jeter Promotions did for Tony Jeter for his career and I know what Jeter Promotions can do for mine. Combine all that with my ability and I know I will fight consistently. With Jeter Promotions, I know I can get to the top and be in big fights.
“Jeter Promotions is excited to add Steve to our roster. Jeter Promotions will do for him as It did for my career. Jeter Promotions will build him to get him rated and I can see him being in a lot of big fights in the future and eventually win a world title, ” Said Jeter.
Tony Jeter is a Middleweight contender who twice cracked the world rankings and fought Chris Eubank Jr. for the WBA Interim Middleweight title. Jeter formed his promotional company and promoted 20 events. Jeter is a licensed promoter in Maryland, Washington D.C., Virginia and is waiting to receive a promoters license in Pennsylvania.
Weimer is expected to make his debut under the Jeter Promotions banner on April 9 at the Springfield ABC in Springfield, Virginia.