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Elmira Boxer Vinnie Denierio Wins Fight, Lands Movie Role

Denierio defeated Gerardo Martinez by split decision on Friday

ELMIRA, N.Y. (18 SPORTS) - Elmira pro boxer Vinnie Denierio picked up a win in the ring on Friday and the very next day began filming a movie.

Denierio defeated Gerardo Martinez by split decision in a four-round lightweight bout on Friday at Parx Casino in Bensalem, Pennsylvania.

All three judges scored the fight 39-37, two for Denierio and one for Martinez.

The very next day Denierio began filming a movie in Syracuse about hall of fame boxer Carmen Basilio.

Denierio will play an opponent of Basilio in the movie.

Photos courtesy: Daniel Cork


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