Pittsburgh, PA – IBA World Super Featherweight Champion Monty Meza-Clay (23W-1L, 15KO) will battle former World Champion Carlos Contreras (21W–12L–3D, 13KO) in the 10 round main event at Heinz Field’s Coca-Cola Great Hall on Friday May 11th. The Champion Meza-Clay, known for his no nonsense action packed style, will look to place his stamp on the Steel City for the first time after entertaining casino crowds in the Tri-State area over the past several years.. Mexico’s tough Contreras is known for facing some of the toughest challengers in the business including Daniel Ponce de Leon, Johnny Tapia, and former IBF World Champion Lehlohonolo Ledwaba.
Article posted on 29.04.2007
Also appearing on the card is former amateur standout Junior Middleweight “The Magic” Juan McPherson (4W–0L, 2KO), Middleweight Chris Archer (8W-1L, 5KO), crowd favorite Leslie “Long Play” Perella, and multiple other entertaining bouts. This exciting event expects to attract many of the sports celebrities around the city. Tickets for the event are $100 ringside, $50 reserved, and $25 general admission and are available at all Ticketmaster outlets, phone, and ticketmaster.com. For V.I.P. Platinum Packages which include a ringside ticket, food and beverage, and access to the V.I.P. Pub Area please call 724.513.7457.