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News: Brook-Mutley Tickets; Glendale Glory Tickets; Charity Boxing In OH

Tickets are now available on line at www.frankwarren.tv/store/ for Kell Brook's bid to win a Lonsdale belt outright against Young Mutley on May 22. The British welterweight title fight - Brook's third defence of his title - takes place at historic York Hall, in London's Bethnal Green..

Also on the card is a British super-featherweight title eliminator between Anthony Crolla and Gary Sykes, while British 9'4 champion Kevin Mitchell, Vinny Mitchell, Steven Smith, Liam Walsh, Ryan Walsh, Michael Walsh and heavyweight sensation Derek Chisora are in action.

Brook, still just 22, is one of the country's hottest prospects and has won each of his three British title fights by stoppage.

The unbeaten Sheffield youngster is being tipped as a future world champion, but he has his toughest fight to date against Mutley, a former British champion and himself and a man who has challenged for the European title.

Tickets priced £50 Ringside and £30 are available at www.frankwarren.tv/store/


“GLENDALE GLORY” Tickets Now On Sale! History To Be Made in Glendale, California

Glendale, California (April 28, 2009) – A 62-year-old ban on professional boxing in the City of Glendale, California will become history on Friday, June 12th, 2009 when Art of Boxing Promotions, in association with Bash Boxing, presents GLENDALE GLORY at the Glendale Civic Auditorium. The 7 bout fight card will be highlighted by undefeated local fighters, Dean “Irish Lightning” Byrne (10-0, 4 KOs), Art “LionHeart” Hovhannesyan (7-0-1, 2KOs), “Mad” Max Skayzer (6-0-1, 1KO), Lateef “Power” Kayode (5-0, 4KOs) and Gabriel “The Ghost” Tolmajyan (5-1, 1KO). Featured in the co-main event will be 23-year-old Heavyweight prospect Andrey “The Russian Bear” Fedosov (19-1, 15KOs) as he attempts to capture the WBC Heavyweight I/C Youth Title.

During the fall of 1947, a group of Glendale citizens petitioned to prohibit the sport of boxing citing the sport as “unwholesome” entertainment. For over 62 years, Section 5.32 of the Glendale Municipal Code banned professional boxing matches within the entire City of Glendale. But that all changed on March 17, 2009 when the Glendale City Council voted to temporarily lift the 62-year-old ban and allow a trial period for a boxing event at the Glendale Civic Auditorium.

The historic decision to revisit and revise Glendale’s long-standing prohibition on boxing in Glendale was brought about by a determined and persistent Kahren Harutyunyan, a lifelong resident of Glendale and a former NABO Champion, along with local fighters, trainers, managers, promoters, and concerned citizens who repeatedly stood before the Glendale City Council and asked for change. For the first time in over 60 years, boxing fans of Glendale can see tomorrow’s stars today - right in their own backyard!

Tickets to GLENDALE GLORY start at $45 and can be purchased online by going to www.artofboxingpromotions.com or www.bashboxing.com. Tickets can also be purchased by calling Art of Boxing Promotions at (818) 521-2373 or Bash Boxing at (213) 700-7001. GLENDALE GLORY takes place on Friday, June 12, 2009 at the Glendale Civic Auditorium. Doors Open at 7pm, First Bout is at 8pm.


Charity Boxing in North Olmsted, OH

10+ Great Bouts, Including a Women’s Bout and 3 High School Championship Bouts

WHAT: Live Amateur Boxing

WHEN: Sat. May 9, 2009

WHERE: St. Clarence Hall

(30106 Lorain Rd., N. Olmsted, OH)

Cleveland, OH - April 28, 2009 - The West Side Boxing Club, in association with Kincaid Godhard Promotions, is bringing boxing back to the St. Clarence Hall in North Olmsted, Ohio on May 9, 2009. 10+ great bouts, including a women’s bout and 3 high school championship bouts are scheduled. Proceeds of this charity event benefit the West Side Boxing Club a nonprofit 501C tax-exempt club

In one of the feature bouts of the evening, fan favorite, Brian “The Korean Brawler” Park (West Side Boxing Club/Lakewood) takes on an opponent TBD. Park, the 2008 Golden Glove novice champion, is coming off an impressive third round TKO in his last fight.

Another bout of interest pits the highly popular Wilkins Santiago (Freddy’s Boxing Gym/Lorain) against an opponent TBD. Santiago, a top pro prospect, will be looking to make an impressive statement in one of his last bouts as an amateur.

An exciting undercard featuring other top regional talent is scheduled, including the boxing debut of top ranked MMA fighter Jessica Eye (Strongstyle MMA/Rootstown) against Carrie Fiol (PC Torres/Lake Milton).

Three 2009 High School Championship bouts are set to take place, as the Valley Forge High Boxing Club invades North Olmsted to take on fighters from Lorain and Cleveland High School’s.

Several sub-novice bouts are also scheduled. These bouts feature first-time fighters, competing in three 1 minute rounds and usually provide some of the more entertaining bouts.

The St. Clarence Hall is located at 30106 Lorain Road in North Olmsted, Ohio. Doors open at 6:00PM with the first bout scheduled to start at 7:00PM sharp.

A limited number of tickets, priced at $12 Gen. Adm. /Standing ($15 Door) and $20 Ringside Table Seats ($25 Door), remain on sale to the public.

Article posted on 27.04.2009



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