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Joe Greene Looks to make It 4-0 For 2007

HOLLYWOOD, FL, December 12 – After the biggest year of his young career, highly-touted middleweight prospect “Mean” Joe Greene will look to finish up 2007 with another victory when he takes on veteran Patrick Thompson at the Roseland Ballroom in New York City on Thursday night..

“Joe has been spectacular in 2007, and I think this fight will be a good way to end the year with a bang and make a statement to the rest of the middleweight division that Joe Greene is ready, willing, and able to take on the best 160-pounders in the world in 2008,” said Leon Margules, Executive Director of Seminole Warriors Boxing, Greene’s promoter.

Unbeaten in 16 fights with 12 of those victories coming by knockout, the Brooklyn-born Greene has scored three big wins in 2007, knocking out Pat Coleman and Darryl Salmon in the first round, and nearly shutting out 43 fight veteran Jose Spearman over eight rounds.

With the bout against Thompson – who has faced the likes of Sechew Powell, John Duddy, and Giovanni Lorenzo – the 21-year old Greene will be returning to the New York area to fight for the first time since February, and he is eager to give his hometown fans an early Holiday gift on Thursday

Weights From NYC
JOE GREENE 160 LBS. vs. PATRICK THOMPSON 160 LBS.
JORGE TERON 134 LBS. vs. ADRIAN NAVARETTE 134 LBS.
(New York State Lightweight Championship)
PETER QUILLIN 163 LBS. vs. TROY LOWRY 164 LBS.
NAGY AGUILERA 230 LBS. vs. DARRYL HOLLEY 214 LBS.
JEREMY BRYAN 142 ˝ LBS. vs. BRODERICK ANTOINE 137 ˝ LBS..
NORIKA KARIYA 118 LBS. vs. SALINA JORDAN 118 LBS.
DARRYL MADISON 242 LBS. vs. SAM COMING 266 LBS.
JOE ARROYO 132 ˝ LBS. vs. RAFAEL LUNA 127 ˝ LBS.

Name: “Holiday Hits”
Date: Thursday, December 14, 2007
Site: The Roseland Ballroom, New York, NY
Promoter: Ring Promotions and Cedric Kushner’s Gotham Boxing.
Tickets: Special VIP seats in the balcony, four seats to each table, are available for $200.00 per seat. A private bar is located in the VIP area – barstool seating is available for $100.00 -- as well as cocktail waitress service at each VIP table. Other tickets are priced at $150.00, $100.00, $75.00 and $50.00. To purchase tickets or for more information call Ring Promotions (516.313.2304) or Gotham Boxing (212.755.1944). Doors open at 6:30 PM, first bout at 7:30 PM.

Article posted on 12.12.2007



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