July twenty ninth, 2021
Tim VanNewhouse has introduced the signing of extremely touted 21-year previous Thomas Wu to a managerial contract.
Wu, who resides in Arcadia, CA, is of Chinese language and Vietnamese heritage. He’s a four-time beginner
nationwide champion, and had an general beginner mark of 85-11.
“Other than his unimaginable expertise, he brings an out of doors ring presence that the majority fighters are striving for,” mentioned VanNewhouse, who believes that Wu has all of the intangibles to be a star together with the requisite expertise to achieve the professional ranks.
In 2018 Thomas Wu created the floating ball problem on social media that garnered over 100 million mixed impressions on ESPN and Sportscenter, Barstool Sports activities and Ridiculousness.
VanNewhouse said, “Within the struggle recreation we are inclined to get excited concerning the subsequent large prospect and more often than not it’s too early to inform how far somebody will go.
“Nonetheless, I can’t assist however to be captivated with this child. He has star-power seems, is charismatic and has all the power I search for in a younger aspiring champion. I’m thrilled to be working together with his staff.”
Wu, who graduated from Temple Metropolis Excessive says, “I’m excited to be working with Tim and the staff he’s constructing for me to take the following step in my profession. This can be a thrilling new journey for my father and I to be on. We labored exhausting to get to those subsequent steps”
“The previous a number of years we’ve had many presents to show skilled from guys like PBC, Cameron Dunkin and Prime Rank, ” mentioned his father, Tommy, who trains him.
“However it’s nonetheless been a problem for us to seek out the precise particular person to take my son into the professionals. Tim is somebody I’ve adopted and identified for years and he’s that man for us. We belief in him and going ahead
he’ll information us into making the most effective enterprise choices for us in boxing.”
An announcement might be forthcoming on Wu’s skilled debut, and who might be selling him.
Wu is the second signing by VanNewhouse since his resignation from Cut up-T Administration this previous spring.
His first signing was two-time U.S. beginner champion Najee Lopez. VanNewhouse is thought to be one of many
sport’s rising managers and among the many greatest expertise scouts in America.