14.07.04 - David Estrada (16-1, 8 knockouts) will have the opportunity to fight for his first pro title when he battles Olympic Silver Medallist Nurhan Suleymanoglu (14-0, 6 KOs) for the vacant United States Boxing Association (USBA) welterweight crown Thursday, July 15, on “ShoBox: The New Generation” on SHOWTIME.
Article posted on 15.07.2004
In the co-feature, unbeaten Ugandan Mohammed “The African Assassin’’ Kayongo (10-0, 7 KOs) will take on Jose Antonio Ojeda (9-3, 6 KOs) in an eight-round welterweight bout. SHOWTIME will televise the Gary Shaw Productions, LLC, promoted doubleheader live at 11 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the West Coast) from Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez, Calif. The telecast represents the 47th in the popular “ShoBox” series, which debuted on SHOWTIME in July 2001.
DAVID ESTRADA – 146 ½ pounds
NURHAN SULEYMANOGLU – 147 pounds
MOHAMMED KAYONGO – 145 pounds
JOSE ANTONIO OJEDA – 144 pounds