Lou DiBella earned his law degree from Harvard, but it’s his relationship with Edgar Santana that convinces the promoter his boxer is innocent of the drug charges that threaten his freedom and boxing career. That’s why Santana of Spanish Harlem is headlining Wednesday night’s Broadway Boxing card at B.B. King’s.
“I’m proceeding as if it’s business as usual,” DiBella said yesterday. “I’m treating him no different. Until it’s proven to me otherwise, he’s innocent.”
Santana was arrested in his Spanish Harlem apartment on July 18, charged with conspiring in a cocaine-trafficking network. An extensive wire-taping investigation led to Santana’s arrest. He pleaded not guilty to two felony charges and posted $150,000 bail after spending five days in jail. Continue reading