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News: Roach On Mayweather; Manuel Quezada; Bayan Jargal

HOLLYWOOD, CALIF. (May 9, 2009) -- "So much for truth in advertising. We all know who the No. 1 pound for pound fighter is and his name is Manny Pacquiao. They can call Mayweather-Marquez "No. 1" but it smells like No. 2,” said three-time BWAA Trainer of the Year World-Famous Freddie Roach. “The fight stinks. Two counter-punchers waiting for the other one to make the first move is boring and proves nothing. If Mayweather wanted to prove he was the best all he had to do was wait one day to see who won Pacquiao-Hatton before signing to fight Marquez. You might as well rename him Fraud Mayweather, Jr..


QUEZADA EYEING CHALLENGES WITH BRIAN MINTO AND TRAVIS WALKER

Riding a 16-fight winning streak, WBC CABOFE Heavyweight champion, Manuel "El Toro" Quezada, is eyeing challenges with heavyweight contenders Brian Minto (33-2, 21 KO's) and Travis Walker (30-2-1, 24 KO's).

Quezada, who's ranked # 15 by the WBC, feels a win against Minto or Walker will get him closer to title contention as he stated, "A fight with a durable guy like Brian Minto is exactly what I want right now. It's my understanding that he's mentioned my name as someone he would like to fight too. As far as Travis Walker, he's a highly ranked contender that doesn't duck anyone. I'm sure he'll be willing to step in the ring with me, but we'll see. He might be gun shy after getting knocked out by Chris Arreola. We have a date open on July 16th at the Tachi Palace Casino. If any one of these fight gets finalized, I'll be happy to give Minto or Walker a shot at my title."

Quezada has made it clear that he is willing to get in the ring with any of the top ranked heavyweights and will travel to their own backyard to make it happen.


BAYAN JARGAL RETURNS IN VIRGINIA SATURDAY NIGHT - LIGHTWEIGHT PROSPECT PREPARES FOR HUGE 2009

WINCHESTER , VA (May 8, 2009) Sensational lightweight prospect Bayan “THE MONGOLIAN MONGOOSE” Jargal returns to the ring this Saturday night in the co-main event at the seven bout “TRIPLE THREAT: TOMORROW CHAMPIONS II” professional boxing event, against veteran Brian Carden in a scheduled six round bout at the Winchester Sportsplex.

The bout against Carden will be Jargal’s third in 2009 and promoter Terry Lane of “Let’s Get It On” Promotions feels Jargal, 11-0-1 (8KO’s) is ready to take on any other lightweight prospect in boxing.

Said Lane, “We’re more than ready at this point. We’re looking to put Bayan in a high profile fight on either Shobox or ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights against any of the other top level lightweight prospects. This is a great time for boxing and the fans are always looking for the next rising star and we truly believe Bayan is that guy.”

Jargal’s two previous appearances in 2009 included a first round knockout of Walberto Gaxiola on January 23rd in Las Vegas and a third round stoppage of Reggie Nash on March 14th at the Winchester Sportsplex.

“Bayan’s got great knockout power and very good controlled use of his aggression. The perfect formula for fan-friendly fights” continued Lane.

The 31 year old Carden, fighting out of St. Joseph , Missouri , brings a record of 8-7-0 (7KO’s) into the battle with Jargal.

Said Lane, “Carden’s got six first round knockouts so the fans will probably see both guys firing bombs from the opening bell.”

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.

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.

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

“TRIPLE THREAT: “TOMORROW’S CHAMPIONS II” is presented by “Let’s Get It On” Promotions, TKO BOXING Promotions and LEFT HOOK LLC.

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.

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 09.05.2009



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