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Fres Oquendo Returns Against Elieser Castillo

Elite Promotions in association with DeCubas Inc. has put together another exciting night of championship boxing. On July 20th, ESPN Friday night Fights, fight fans will be in store for one of the best matched heavyweight fights ever to take place in Florida. The electricity surrounding this fight have heated up as Elieser Castillo 29-5-2 and Fres Oquendo 27-4 face off for the WBO Latin American Heavyweight Title..

The winner will be back in the mix and in route for a World Title shot. Each fighter promises to stop the other. Even the promoters of each fighter are squaring off as Jeff Gibson, Castillo's promoter, issues a public wager to Luis DeCubas, Oquendo's promoter; the promoter of the losing fighter has to shave his head! We still have to hear if DeCubas accepts the wager.

The co-feature offers just as much excitement; Promter Jeff Gibson predicts a knockout to be inevitable as Eromosele Albert 20-1 squares off against Daniel "The Hatian Sensation" Edouard 18-1-2 for ten rounds of action. "Neither fighter gives an inch, both possess knockout power, and each fighter will throw punches nonstop, said Gibson. So someone has to go before ten rounds or we're going to have the fight of the year on our hands." Two jr. middleweights in route for a world title shot, and neither have plans of allowing anyone to hold them back!

Recently added to the card is a blockbuster sellout of it's own, as two local hot up and coming fighters accept the challenge; Ed Paredes 12-1 takes on Antoine Smith 4-1 in a welterweight matchup that promises to take second stage to neither the main event or the co-main!

Why is this show selling out so fast? Other than being an ESPN Friday Night series it is packet with talent, as well as hosting the "ELITE KNOCKOUT GIRLS" 2008 Calendar Contest.

The Mahi Shrine Temple in Miami will be a packed house on july 20th.
Doors open at 7:00pm
First fight at 8:00pm

Tickets: $1600 Table / $1000 Table / $500 Table / $60 Ringside / $30 General Admission $20 Pre-Sale
For Tickets Call: 561.629.6212 or 305.444.4077

WEIGH-IN: 5:00pm Thursday July 19th at Havana 1900, 8th street in Miami

ELIESER CASTILLO VS/12 FRES OQUENDO WBO LATIN AMERICAN HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE
EROMOSELE ALBERT VS/10 DANIEL EDOUARD Jr. Middleweight
ED PAREDES VS/6 ANTOINE SMITH Welterweight
ERIC SWIGER VS/4 TRACY WILLIAMS Heavyweight
ELLIOT ALVARADO VS/4 RON HILL Welterweight
CARLOS VELASQUEZ VS/4 RICARDO BLACKMON Featherweight
MARIO GALAN VS/4 TBA Lightweight
JUAN NAZARIO VS/4 TBA Lightweight
JUAN VELASQUEZ VS/4 JOSE ORTIZ Jr. Featherweight

Article posted on 13.07.2007



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