Scotch Plains, New Jersey (PR MediaRelease) December 22, 2016
Alicia Ashley Slick Strike Club at YETI MMA is excited to announce that former co-trainer to World Heavyweight Champion Lennox Lewis, Harold “Shadow” Knight, has joined the boxing and kickboxing academy as a coach and trainer. Harold joins an already illustrious team of world champions at YETI MMA. These include world champion boxer and kickboxer Alicia “Slick” Ashley and world champion MMA and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu fighter Vitor “Shaolin” Riberio. Harold is a fixture in the sport of boxing as a legendary boxer, trainer, and analyst.
“To have Harold on board, as part of my coaching staff is magical, especially as I prepare for my title fight on February 3rd in Houston, Texas. All one has to do is look at the magic he brought to World Champion Lennox Lewis’ career to know that he is one of the best in boxing and to think our athletes can tap into his lifetime of accomplishments is extraordinary”, according to Alicia Ashley. Harold added, “I am really excited to be part of Alicia’s club and school. She is a multiple world champion, a Guinness Book of World Record holder, a coach and trainer to champions and an inspiration not only to women everywhere but also athletes young and old. To do so at a great facility with other world champions at YETI MMA makes this opportunity even more exciting”.
Harold “Shadow” Knight has been a part of the world of boxing for four decades. As an amateur, he accumulated a record of 103-13 and became a five-time New Jersey Junior Olympic champion, four-time regional Junior Olympic champion, two-time National PAL champion, and was ranked #5 in America. As a professional, Knight amassed a record of 19-1 with 15 knockouts and became the 1987 USBA Super Featherweight Champion.
As a professional trainer, he co- trained Lennox Lewis during his entire reign as Heavyweight Champion of the World. In addition to helping to train Lewis, he also helped train Robert Allen, Monte Barrett, James Bukon Armah and Malik Scott who were all top contenders. Since 1973, Harold “Shadow” Knight has been either a participant in or advocate of the boxing profession which has garnered him induction into the New Jersey Boxing Hall of Fame.
About YETI MMA: YETI MMA was created out of a passion for mixed martial arts. Our focus was to bring together the very best trainers and coaches for men, women, and children who want to pursue wrestling, Brazilian jiu-jitsu, boxing, muay Thai / kickboxing and strength and conditioning training
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