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News: Angulo vs Rosado; Hernandez vs Jones; Dmitriy Salita

Top 10 super welterweight contender Alfredo "Perro" Angulo will return to take on power-punching Gabriel "King" Rosado 6 p.m. Friday, Aug. 7 in the Star of the Desert Arena at Buffalo Bill’s Resort Casino. The event will be broadcast live nationally on “ESPN Friday Night Fights.” “Alfredo was disappointed in his last performance against Kermit Cintron and despite his valiant effort in the latter rounds, he had let Cintron build up too much of a lead in the early rounds,” said Gary Shaw, promoter for Alfredo Angulo. “He didn't go home and lick his wounds and is ready to take on Gabriel. A lot of fight fans will be able to see Alfredo’s return thanks to ESPN Friday Night Fights..

Angulo (15-1, 12 KOs), of Mexicali, Mexico, is currently world-rated number six by the World Boxing Association (WBA) and the WBC, and number eight by the International Boxing Federation (IBF) and World Boxing Organization (WBO). His last 11 victories have been by knockout.

Rosado (12-3, 7 KOs), of Philadelphia, has won seven of his last eight fights, including decision victories over undefeated James Moore in June 2008 and former world champion Kassim Ouma last April. The six-foot right-hander is known for his effective body punching ability and ring generalship.

The remainder of the card will be announced at a later date.

ESPN Friday Night Fights, presented by Primm Valley Casino Resorts, is at 6 p.m. on Aug. 7 at Buffalo Bill’s in the Star of the Desert Arena. Tickets are $10 and $35 and are available online at www.primmvalleyresorts.com or by calling 1.800.FUN.STOP. Doors open at 5 p.m. on Aug. 7. ESPN will air the event at 6 p.m. PST.


HERNANDEZ vs. JONES - THE HEAT IS ON!!!

ORANGE, CA-July 14, 2009 – The sparks are flying early as unbeaten lightweight Daniel “El Travieso” Hernandez 6-0 (4 KOs) and veteran fighter Jovann Jones headline this Friday’s Thompson Boxing Promotions card at Omega Products International in Corona, California.

With just four days until the main event fighters on Thompson Boxing Promotions’ July 17 “New Blood V” card square off it seems that emotions are running equally high for the main event fighters. San Diego’s experienced, Jovann Jones (9-5, 4 KOs), sent a strong message to his opponent, “Hernandez, be ready for a tough fight. I am not coming into the ring looking to dance, I’ve trained hard for this fight and am not only looking to blemish your perfect record, I’m looking to knock you out… and knock you out, I will.”

The six round main event bout headlines a six-fight card of professional boxing.
Tickets to “New Blood V” are priced at: $75, $45 and $30 and are quickly moving and expected to sell out. Please call 714-935-0900 for available tickets. Doors open at 6:30pm, and the first bell is at 7:45pm.

In response to Jones’ comments, a heated Hernandez stated, “We’ll see if Jones has the same story when we are in the ring. I’m hungry for a victory and I have a lot to prove to my promoter and fans. I’m not going to disappoint anyone with my performance. He just fed the fire because there’s no way I’m going down. Guaranteed, I won’t the one to taste the canvas on Friday.” Hernandez, 19, is building a solid record, currently 6-0 (4 KOs), which is preceded by an impressive amateur career that includes Golden Glove titles in addition to Desert Showdown Tournament titles and the California Palace Award.

The action packed evening also includes Riverside knockout artist Alberto “The Substitute” Herrera (2-0, 2 KOs) vs. San Diego’s Steve Macomber (3-4-1) in a four round the co-main event junior middleweight bout. Albert is the youngest brother of undefeated WBC USNBC junior welterweight champ Mauricio “El Maestro” Herrera, who will be cheering him on and working his corner.

In addition, the card also flaunts and exciting six rounds in the junior lightweight division when Indio, California’s Tomas Barragan (7-2-1) squares off against Durango, Mexico’s Alvaro “Cañas” Muro (5-17, 5 KOs).

Also is action, welterweight Chris Rizo (4-0, 2 KOs) and Marlo Cortez (2-7-2, 1 KO) in a four round matchup.

Opening the fight card that evening will be debuting junior lightweight Kevin Hoskins of Pomona against Keith Kelly (0-1) and first-time super bantamweight pro Jonathan Arrellano against Rufino Serrano (1-1).


Dmitriy "Star of David' Salita strikes a deal with ARTHUR

For Immediate Release: World Boxing Association number one official challenger Dmitriy "Star of David' Salita strikes a deal with ARTHUR, leading French based homewear company.

In 2008, LTJ ARTHUR took on the US market, after successfully spreading throughout France and Europe with 50 locations, while expanding our line to pajamas, beachwear and loungewear. With US operations lead by well established businessman Gene Freidman, Arthur is ready to take on the US market. Fast expanding and dynamic company, with four stores in NY and for five more stores to open in major cities in the US by the end of 2008.

"Relaxation is an important part of my life, as is an intense training regiment before the fight. The comfort and luxury of Arthur helps me take that part of my life to the next level", said Dmitriy

"Luxurious and ultra comfortable" European family homewear, serving the family need and desire for "cocooning" and getting pleasure from a lifestyle in and around the home . It is a way of life, enjoying a cozy stay at home, while wearing super ultra comfortable clothes specially designed for indoor. The image conveyed by Arthur's products embraces comfort and luxury with a touch of fun and warmth, and a bit of excitement and humor.

Right now, Arthur stands in a market niche with absolutely no competition, sheltered from the reverse effects of fads. The quality and European style is unmatched in any products out today. Arthur embodies the timeless authentic European values and quality associated with family, comfort, relaxation, and joie de vivre. The Arthur lifestyle is still as evident as ever : cocooning evenings, week-ends and holidays for the whole family. The Arthur concept offers : fantasy, humor and exclusive high-quality designs. The concept of "chic family homewear and beachwear" revolves around a simple idea: offering luxury homewear and beachwear for the whole family.

Article posted on 15.07.2009



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