HeadBangers Promotions, Inc.
HeadBangers Promotions, Inc. is the premier boxing promotions company on the east coast! Based in Washington, DC, HeadBangers Promotions is dedicated to promoting talented professional boxers and providing world class boxing entertainment. HeadBangers Promotions promoted in association with Peak Management, “American Champions” (2006) which included title bout: Anthony Peterson vs. Luis Ernesto Jose for the NABO Lightweight Championship title on ESPN and in association with Golden Boy Promotions, Lamont Peterson vs. Amir Khan II “NoDoubt” (May 19, 2012) title defense for the IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion and WBA Super Lightweight Super World Champion titles on HBO World Championship Boxing in the United States and live on Sky Sports in the United Kingdom.
Barry Hunter – World Class Head Trainer for HeadBangers Promotions, Inc. – With over 32 years of experience, Barry Hunter is the Head Trainer for HeadBangers Promotions, Inc. and is responsible for all of the day to day training of the professional fighters within the HeadBangers Family! Coach Barry Hunter is the head trainer for the IBF Junior Welterweight World Champion and WBA Super Lightweight Super World Champion, Lamont “Havoc” Peterson and his brother, Anthony Peterson (26-8-1), former NABO Lightweight Champion. He also trains Heavyweight Contender Tony “the Tiger” Thompson. Barry Hunter has received numerous awards local and international, for his training and coaching in both the professional and amateur boxing realms. Awards include: 2007 WBO “Trainer and Manager of the Year”; 2004 “USA Olympic Training Committee” Volunteer Coach of the Year; 2011 “Bad Left Hook Trainer of the Year Award” Honorable Mention; Fighting Fit Magazine (May 2012) “The Power List 5–The Best Trainers in the World Today”.
Patrice “Boogie” Harris – Trainer for HeadBangers Promotions, Inc. – Coach Boogie is a very import aspect of the training program within the HeadBangers Family. A former member of the USA National and Olympic hopeful (1996) all under the tutelage of trainer Barry Hunter, Coach Boogie’s experience and assistance has been key to the successes of the fighters within the HeadBangers Family!
Andre M. Johnson – Director of Public Relations and Media for HeadBangers Promotions, Inc. – With more than 20 years of professional communications experience, Johnson brings an extensive background in publicity, communications, media relations, advertising, direct response marketing, government relations, event marketing and management. In 1996, Johnson started ProImage through the representation of then, Olympic Gold-Medalist Dominique Dawes, the first African American gymnast to win a gold medal. In 2003, Johnson created the media and event operations plan for the first Democratic Presidential debate hosted by the Congressional Black Caucus. Over the course of the last decade he has had the distinct pleasure; of representing several elected officials as well as a number of NBA and NFL players. Presently, Johnson represents current, Professional Boxers Tony Thompson, Lamont and Anthony Peterson. Andre M. Johnson is the founder of ProImage Communications, LLC.
Cologne B. Hunter – Director and CEO, HeadBangers Promotions, Inc. – HeadBangers Promotions, Inc. is managed and directed by Cologne B. Hunter, wife of 21 years to Head Trainer Barry Hunter. Cologne Hunter has been involved with the management of amateur and professional boxing for over 18 years. The knowledge gained from being involved on the grassroots level of the sport of boxing to the professional level of management and promotions, has prepared Cologne to make the best decisions for the success of HeadBangers Promotions, Inc. As the Director and CEO, Colognes’ mission is to continue to guide HeadBangers Promotions, Inc. as one of the premier boxing promotions company, produce and promote national boxing champions and provide world class boxing entertainment!