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News: Audley Harrison; Juan Manuel Marquez; The Utsey Boyz

Audley Harrison believes Martin Rogan's 'charging bull style' will suit him down to the ground on Saturday 6 December at the ExCeL London. The 2000 Olympic Champion knows he has to produce the goods against the rough undefeated Belfastman or the dream of a world title opportunity is well and truly over. Although he beat Brazilian George Arias in his last fight, it was a lack luster performance and Harrison has promised better..

Harrison said, "I know Rogan is rough and tough and will be applying lots of pressure,"

"Styles makes fights and the last guy was a terrible style for me to look good against. He was more concerned with hiding behind his gloves than attacking,"

"The crowd will get value on this one as Rogan is a charging bull. Like a matador, I will use my skills to tame and neutralize him before I end it in brutal fashion,"

"He has everything to gain, so he has nothing to fear, so it be a tough night but I will be prepared,"

He added, "I am putting in the work in camp and know my chances are running out. I will not give up on my desire to be the first Olympic gold medallist from Great Britain to go on and win a world title,"

"I know the road ahead will be tough and i will have to give my all to climb to the top of the heavyweight division, but it can be done,"

"As Barack Obama has shown in America, anything is possible with belief and commitment."

Nicky Cook v Stephen Foster Jnr headlines a blockbuster show that also features Enzo Maccarinelli challenging Johnathon Banks for the Vacant WBO World Cruiserweight title plus the return of Amir Khan against Oisin Fagan. Audley Harrison's exciting heavyweight showdown against Martin Rogan heads up the undercard along with Anthony Small, Derek Chisora, Jamie Cox and Liam, Michael and Ryan Walsh.

Tickets are available from: Ticketmaster 0844 847 2500 www.ticketmaster.co.uk


Boxing fans invited to meet Juan Manuel Marquez in Vegas!

Tecate, the beer with caracter, invites boxing fans to meet one of the most recognized Golden Boy Promotions boxers of today, Juan Manuel Marquez, as part of Cerveza Tecate's first-ever mobile boxing ring tour. Below, you'll find the complete calendar listing.

As you know, Cerveza Tecate is a sponsor of the anticipated Dec. 6 De la Hoya vs. Pacquiao mega-fight in Las Vegas. The brand launched its largest multi-platform campaign to date in its support, including commemorative packaging and a $20 mail-in-rebate for the HBO PPV event.

Don't forget that the Tecate's mobile boxing ring tour is now visiting Los Angeles and invites boxing fans to meet "Sugar" Shane Mosley and Sergio "The Latin Snake" Mora, next Friday, November 21 and Friday, November 28.

As a sponsor of the Dec. 6 De La Hoya vs. Pacquiao bout, Cerveza Tecate invites adult consumers in Las Vegas to be a part of the excitement of this match during a meet-and-greet session with Golden Boy Promotions champion Juan Manuel Marquez, at Tecate’s first-ever Mobile Boxing Ring tour.

The mobile boxing ring will create excitement among Las Vegas boxing fans and those in town for “The Dream Match,” bringing them the opportunity to participate in two autograph and photo sessions with one of the most talented fighters. Making stops in key locations around the city, the mobile ring tour will also feature the popular Chicas Tecate to enhance the consumer experience.


SIN CITY SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT SIGNS TOP AMATEUR BOXING PROSPECTS THE UTSEY BOYZ !!!

Las Vegas, Nevada (November 18, 2008) "Slick" Nick Sampson & Macke Roberts of Sin City Sports & Entertainment proudly announce the signing of an exclusive boxing advisor agreement with four time Arkansas golden glove amateur boxing champion Orlando Utsey & his younger brother five time Arkansas silver glove amateur boxing champion Justin Utsey know throughout boxing circles as the "Utsey Boyz".

As a amateur boxer 22 year old Orlando Utsey compiled an impressive boxing record of 113-5 and won four Arkansas golden gloves titles in the 141 lbs & 152 lbs weight classes.

As a amateur boxer 19 year old Justin Utsey compiled an impressive boxing record of 58-12 and won five Arkansas silver gloves titles in the 119 &125 lbs weight classes.

The Utsey Boyz are talented fighters who are looking forward to starting the next phase of their boxing careers as they develope into successful pro boxers.

Nick Sampson & Macke Roberts of Sin City Sports & Entertainment says "The Utsey Boyz are talented young fighters with an extensive amateur background. When the Utsey Boyz fight they are going to bring the boxing fans a new level of excitement and athleticism."

The Utsey Boyz says "It feels great to be signed with Sin City Sports & Entertainment, "We feel like its a good decision, it's an opportunity to advance our career to the next level and to be with a team that's going to support and guide us on the road to success".

Nick Sampson & Macke Roberts of Sin City Sports & Entertainment says "We are thrilled to have the opportunity to work with the Utsey Boyz these kids have talent & charisma and we definitely plan to taking advantage of television, commercial, film and media opportunities on behalf of the Utsey Boyz.

The Utsey Boyz says "Boxing industry people and boxing fans will appreciate the Utsey Boyz because we will bring style, excitement, entertainment, and more fans to the boxing world"

The Utsey Boyz says "Our goals are to become world champions, to be role models, to make history, to become wealthy, to be famous entertainers and to be looked upon as successful black men in life."

Article posted on 16.11.2008



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