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News: Mack v Abron; Robert Guerrero; Farmer vs Robbins

Light Heavyweight contender Yusaf Mack returns to action on May 30th in Tampa Florida. Mack appears on the undercard of the world title showdown of Andre Berto v Juan Urango. His opponent is former NABO and world title challenger DeAndrey Abron. Abron is currently on an unlucky run of form since pushing WBO champion Zsolt Erdei all the way in Germany. He has travelled over to Europe in order to stay busy and has felt the wrath of some poor refereeing along the way..

He fell short in his challenge to former WBA title holder Valery Brudov when he was stopped after 7 rounds when Abron¡¯s own corner had seen enough, then he was harshly stopped in 2 rounds by undefeated Russian puncher Igor Michalikin. Abron was knocked down by a solid right hand, but seemed to recover well, Michalikin jumped on him and the referee was all too quick to dive in and stop the action. Now Abron returns to his own soil to turn around his poor run of form.

Current NABF champion Mack will have something to say about that when they meet at the Seminole Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida. Mack now on a four fight winning streak has showed a new lease of life and with wins over Daniel Judah, Omar Pittman and Chris Henry in the last three and Mack is feeling invincible. I am on top of my game right now says Mack, I am stronger, faster and hit harder than I ever did before, as long as my preparation for fights goes well there is no one in the division that can beat me. Abron is a tough challenger, he is 6¡¯3¡± and shared the ring with a couple of world champions so I am not looking past him, but he is in my way and I shall be removing him on the 30th.


Robert Guerrero Leaves to L.A. Training Camp

Former two-time world champion, Robert “The Ghost” Guerrero (23-1-1, 16 KO’s), has landed in Los Angeles for training camp in preparation for his scheduled June 12th fight, set to be the main event televised on ESPN 2.

In addition while in Los Angeles, Guerrero will be filming the ad campaigns for EA Sports’ “Fight Night Round 4″ as he was one of the few fighters chosen to market the upcoming video game scheduled for release this summer.

Guerrero leaves his training facility in Giroy CA, as longtime corneman Ruben Gomez, who has worked with the likes of Manny Pacquiao and Roberto Duran to name a few, along with his trainer Ruben Guerrero, will spearhead the final preparations of training camp.

“I’m excited to be in Southern California training with the best fighters in the world,” said Guerrero, “I know coming to LA will prepare me to execute at my highest level as I look to give the fans the best possible performance.”


TKO BOXING AND “LET’S GET IT ON” PROMOTIONS HEAD TO WINCHESTER, VIRGINIA FOR WORLD CLASS CARD THIS SATURDAY NIGHT

ANDREW FARMER AND BAYAN JARGAL IN FEATURED BOUTS

ADVANCE TICKETS NOW ON SALE

WINCHESTER, VA (May 5, 2009) TKO BOXING Promotions and Reno based “LET’S GET IT ON” Promotions join forces with LEFT HOOK LLC, to present “TRIPLE THREAT: TOMORROW’S CHAMPIONS II”, an outstanding evening of world class professional boxing this Saturday night, May 9th at the Sportsplex in Winchester, Virginia.

The Sportsplex is located at 221 Commonwealth Court in Winchester , Virginia . Doors on the evening of the event will open at 6:30pm with the first bell at 7:30pm. Advance tickets starting at $40, can be purchased by calling 540-379-1532 or 540-868-2200.

Said Chet Koerner, President of TKO BOXING Promotions “This card truly plays into our “HOMETOWN HEROES TO WORLD CHAMPIONS” national boxing series. Both Andrew Farmer and Bayan Jargal are outstanding local prospects with world championship potential and this gives the boxing fans in the Mid-Atlantic region an excellent opportunity to see them perform.”

Featured in the main event, Andrew “THE DOO MAN” Farmer, 11-1-0 (7KO’s) of nearby Fort Royal, Virginia, currently riding a seven bout winning streak, will battle Crossville, TN veteran Marty Robbins, 22-42-1 (15KO’s) in an eight round junior welterweight bout..

Said Scott Farmer of LEFT HOOK LLC, “Andrew has looked great his last few bouts. He’s been very patient, not rushing for the knockout. He’s prepared to win a decision as he did last time out against Cesar Vega or to knock someone out.”

“Robbins is one of those old school veterans. He’s fought numerous contenders and world champions on the road and has given all of them tough fights, often going the distance. He’ll bring the fight right to Andrew and it’s a real test.”

The co-main event brings back to the area Arlington , Virgnia native Bayan “THE MONGOLIAN MONGOOSE Jargal in a six round lightweight bout against Brian Carden of St. Joseph , Missouri .

Jargal, 11-0-1 (8KO’s) has thrilled crowds in Las Vegas, Southern California and York , PA. with his crunching knockout power and fast hands. He is coming off a third round knockout of Reggie Nash on March 14th at the Sportsplex which followed a first round KO of Walberto Gaxiola on January 23rd in Las Vegas .

The 31 year old hard nosed, veteran Carden brings a record of 8-7-0 (7KO’s) into the battle with Jargal.

Said Terry Lane of 'Let's Get It On" Promotions , “This is a great chance once again for the local fans to see Bayan fight. He’s going to fight all over the country this year and we’re looking for another TV fight this summer also.”

Jargal is managed by J.D. Brown who has managed former world champions William Joppy and DeMarcus Corley and also worked as an advisor for Sugar Ray Leonard.

Also featured in separate bouts at “TRIPLE THREAT: “TOMORROW’S CHAMPIONS II” will be lightweight Jaime Palma, 13-13-1 (3KO’s) and local heavyweight Scott “THE BODY SNATCHER” Hossaflook.

Further details on this event and the undercard bout will be announced shortly.

Reno , Nevada based "Let's Get It On" Promotions was founded in 2000 by legendary boxing referee Mills Lane . In early 2005 he was joined by sons Terry and Tommy in the operations of the company. Along with super middleweight contender Jesse Brinkley, "Let's Get It On" Promotions also promotes lightweight prospects Bayan Jargal and Rustam Nugaev along with highly regarded brothers Tyler and Derek Hinkey. They have consistently promoted world class boxing events on a national basis.

Further information on "Let's Get It On" Promotions can be viewed at www.letsgetitonboxing.com

Article posted on 05.05.2009



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