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Williams Jr., Holloway And Rau'Shee Warren Ready For Saturday Night

boxingPhoto by TKO BOXING Promotions -- CINCINNATI, OH, (March 19, 2009) Thursday was media day in Cincinnati as the featured local fighters on “3 THE HARD WAY”, held a public workout and hit the television and radio stations with thoughts on this Saturday night’s world class boxing event at the U.S. BANK ARENA. Ricardo Williams Jr., Rashad Holloway and amateur phenom Rau'Shee Warren were on hand in the afternoon as media and fans turned out at the Mt. Auburn Community Center to see the trio make their final preparations.

Welterweight Prospect and 2000 Silver Olympic Silver Medalist, Ricardo Williams Jr.: “I’m thrilled to be fighting back at home. This is my fifth fight back since last June, maybe one or two more after this and I’m ready for a top ten fight. You can’t dwell on the past or you’ll never move forward..


Sensational welterweight prospect Rashad Holloway,

“This is my year to really further my career. My goal is to have eight fights this year and then challenge for a stepping stone title fight. I’ve learned so much in just the last six months in training and I’m really looking forward to putting on a terrific show for the hometown fans.”

“The three of us have known each other since we were little kids so it’s great to be fighting on the same card in Cincy.”


Amateur Phenom Rau’Shee Warren (2-Time U.S. Olympian);

—“I’m staying busy and staying sharp. I’m focused on the 2012 Olympics in London and another shot at the Gold Medal. These two guys are like my older brothers, it’s going to be fun to be on the same card as them.”

Presented by TKO BOXING Promotions and TMAX EVENTS, featured at “3 THE HARD WAY”, an evening of world class professional and amateur boxing are welterweight contender and 2000 Olympic Silver Medalist Ricardo Williams Jr., sensational welterweight prospect Rashad Holloway, current amateur phenom and two time US Olympian Rau’Shee Warren, highly regarded lightweight prospect Terrance Crawford, former amateur standout and pro debuting Ron Siler, Detroit middleweight James Countryman and Cincinnati favorites David Long and Jessie Carradine.

Advance tickets, priced at $82.75, $43.75 and $26.75, for “3 THE HARD WAY” can be purchased online through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 513-562-4949.


Cincy Weigh In Open to Public

CINCINNATI, OHIO , (March 20, 2009) The Garage Sports Bar and Grill, 2241 Crowne Point Dr., in Cincinnati will host the “open to the public” weigh-in for “3 THE HARD WAY” at 5pm on Friday afternoon. Featured fighters who will be present at the weigh-in include welterweight contender and 2000 Olympic Silver Medalist Ricardo Williams Jr., Sensational Welterweight prospect Rashad Holloway and current amateur phenom and 2-Time US Olympian Rau’Shee Warren.

The full bout line up for “3 THE HARD WAY” is

Ricardo Williams Jr. vs. Harrison Cuello, eight rounds
Rashad Holloway vs. Doel Carrasquillo, eight rounds
Rau’Shee Warren vs. Derrick Moss, four rounds—amateur bout
James Countryman vs. K.J. Noons, six rounds
Ron Siler vs. Hector Hernandez, four rounds
Terrance Crawford vs. Lucas Rodas, four rounds
Mel Crossty vs. Gadiel Andaluz, four rounds
David Long vs. Kelsey Arnold, four rounds
Jesse Carridine vs. Ramon Santos, four rounds

Advance tickets, priced at $82.75, $43.75 and $26.75, for “3 THE HARD WAY” can be purchased online through Ticketmaster at www.ticketmaster.com or by phone at 513-562-4949.

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Article posted on 18.03.2009



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