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Video: Khan, Barrera Make Weight

Integrated Sports is distributing three 12-round championship bouts featured on the “Khan-Barrera” pay-per-view card, presented by Frank Warren, in North America for live viewing at 4 PM/ET – 1 PM/PT on cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, TVN, DirecTV and Dish Network in the United States, as well as Viewer’s Choice and Bell TV in Canada, for a suggested retail price of only $24.95. Veteran blow-by-blow announcer Ian Darke and color analyst, former WBC lightweight champion Jim Watt, will be calling the action from ringside for Sky Box Office and Integrated Sports PPV..



In addition to Khan-Barrera, two other fights will be broadcast on PPV: former WBO cruiserweight title-holder Enzo Maccarinelli (29-2, 22 KOs), the No. 1 contender, battles No. 2 rated and NABO champ Ola “Kryptonite” Afolabi (13-1-3, 5 KOs) for the vacant WBO cruiserweight championship; WBO super middleweight champion Nicky “Cookie” Cook (29-1, 16 KOs) defends his title belt against undefeated No. 1 contender Roman “Rocky” Martinez (21-0-1, 12 KOs).



Integrated Sports: North America’s leading distributor of International Pay-Per-View and Closed Circuit sports events is Integrated Sports. Among the many events brought to North American viewers by Integrated Sports include World Championship boxing matches featuring Ricky Hatton, Christian Mijares, Evander Holyfield, Roy Jones, Jr., Nicolai Valuev and Ruslan Chagaev. In addition, Integrated Sports has distributed numerous International soccer matches showcasing teams like Club America of Mexico and the National Team of Argentina. For more information on upcoming Integrated Sports events visit www.integratedsportsnet.com.



WEIGHTS FROM MANCHESTER

12 Rounds - WBA International & WBO Inter--Continental Lightweight Titles
AMIR KHAN, Bolton, England, 19-1 (15 KOs), 134 ½ lbs. vs. “Baby Faced Assassin” MARCO ANTONIO BARRERA, Mexico City, Mexico, 65-6 (42 KOs), 135 lbs.

12 Rounds - Interim WBO Cruiserweight Title
ENZO MACCARINELLI, Swansea, Wales, 29-2 (22 KOs), 199 lbs. vs. OLA “Kryptonite” AFOLABI, West Hills, California, USA, 13-1-3 (5 KOs), 199 ¼ lbs.

12 Rounds -- WBO Super Featherweight Title
NICKY “Cookie” COOK, Dagenham, England, 29-1 (16 KOs), 130 lbs. vs. ROMAN “Rocky” MARTINEZ, Vega Baja, Puerto Rico, 21-0-1 (12 KOs), 129 lbs.

(Highlights of the Commonwealth Light Middleweight title fight between defending champion Bradley Pryce (27-6, 17 KOs) and challenger Matthew Hall (21-1, 14 KOs) will also be shown on PPV)

Article posted on 13.03.2009



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