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News: Yorgey vs Angulo; Brähmer vs Kuziemski; Steve Chambers

“Lightning” Harry Joe Yorgey, 22-0-1 with 10 knockouts, of Bridgeport, Pennsylvania, will battle Alfredo “Perro” Angulo, 16-1 with 13 knockouts, of Mexicali, B.C., Mexico, in a 10 round junior middleweight fight in Hartford, Connecticut, on November 7. HBO will televise the fight as the co-featured bout on its World Championship Boxing series. Banner Promotions will co-promote the Yorgey-Angulo bout with Gary Shaw Productions. Both fighters are coming off impressive knockout wins in their most recent fights..

On March 28 in Miami, Oklahoma, Harry, now 31 years old, knocked out previously undefeated prospect Ronald Hearns - the son of the legendary Thomas Hearns - who was 21-0 with 17 knockouts at the time. It was an exciting fight – both fighters were knocked down in the fourth round, but Harry rallied to score knockdowns in the fifth and ninth rounds and Hearns was counted out.

In his last fight on August 7, Angulo, who is 27 years old, scored a third round TKO win in Primm, Nevada, against Gabriel Rosado of Philadelphia, who entered the ring with a record of 12-3 with 7 knockouts. Angulo, a 2004 Olympian for Mexico, overpowered Rosado in the third round – he scored three knockdowns and the fight was stopped without a count.

Banner Promotions president Art Pelullo said, “I am very pleased to announce this bout and to co-promote it with Gary Shaw, who is a long-time friend of mine. We think it’s going to be a sensational fight.

“I know that Harry will be the underdog, but he’s overcome the odds before. He’s been very dedicated in training and worked hard in the gym to take his career to another level, and that’s exactly what he’s done.

“Harry’s got the style and the determination to beat Angulo, and I’m confident that he’s going to score the biggest win of his career on November 7.”


Brähmer vs Kuziemski this Saturday

Now it's official: At the August 22 „Universum Champions Night“ in the Hungarian capital of Budapest two world championship fights will be the highlight for the boxing fans with additional title bouts are scheduled. In the headlining bout, this time live from 9.00 pm on ZDF, the European light heavyweight champion Jürgen Brähmer will get his second shot for a world title when he faces his unbeaten Universum stablemate Aleksy Kuziemski of Poland. It will be a clash for the WBO Interim world championship at light heavyweight with two totally different fighters colliding inside the ring.

The co-feature of the boxing event in Budapest: WBO world champion Karoly Balzsay will be defending his belt in his home country against Robert Stieglitz of Germany

In the second headlining bout of the evening the unbeaten WBO super middleweight champion Karoly Balzsay will make his second defence of his WBO belt, this time in his native country of Hungary. Perfectly prepared for this challenge by his coach Firtz Sdunek and highly motivated, the 29 year old Karoly "Hitter" Balzsay wants to demonstrate his fans a great fight when he takes on Robert Stieglitz of Germany.


STEVE CHAMBERS TO HEADLINE ON PUBLIC SAFETY NIGHT ON FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 11TH AT THE LEGENDARY BLUE HORIZON

Fallen-Onyango co-feature on HUGE night of boxing at the most famous venue in the world

PHILADELPHIA (August 17, 2009)—On Friday night September 11th, boxing returns to The Legendary Blue Horizon as Steve Upsher Chambers will back in the ring a Jr. Welterweight bout that will headline Public Safety night at The Legendary Blue Horizon

Public Safety night will honor Police Officers, Firefighters and othe security personel in the Philadelphia area.

The card is promoted by Vernoca L. Michael and Blue Horizon Boxing Promotions Inc.

Chambers of Philadelphia has a record of 19-1-1 with five knockouts and is coming off nine month layoff where he battled a foot injury but is ready to get back in the ring on September 11th.

In his last bout, Chambers won a unanimous decision over Ben Ankrah last December 5th.

In one co-feature, Darren Fallen will battle Joshua Onyango in an eight round Jr. Middleweight bout

Fallen of Philadelphia has a record of 12-4-1 with six knockouts and is coming off two consecutive split decision victories over Carlos Pena. This will be Fallen’s fourth bout at The Legendary Blue Horizon (3-0)

Onyango has a vet deceiving record of 14-17-1 with eleven knockouts.

The native of Trenton, New Jersey via Lake Victoria, Kenya has been in with the very best in the world. The combined record of his opponents who have defeated Onyango is a staggering 254-17-3. To say he has been matched tough is an understatement as he has shared the ring with the likes of Paul Williams, Jose Luis Zertuche, Yuri Foreman, Terrence Cauthen and Carlos Quintana to name just a few,

Lost in all that, are a few signature victories such as a six round unanimous decision over Gabriel Rosado.

Onyango is coming off a six round unanimous decision defeat to Ed Paredes (20-2) on February 20th in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

This will be Onyango’s third appearance at The Legendary Blue Horizon and first since dropping an eight round unanimous decision to Cauthen (29-3) on April 7th, 2006.

In a six round Jr. Lightweight bout of Blue Horizon regulars, Joselito Collado will put his undefeated ledger on the line against Jules Blackwell.

Collado has a record of 8-0 with two knockouts and will be making his third straight and fourth overall appearance at The Legendary Blue Horizon.

The native of Queens, New York is coming off a six round unanimous decision over Darrell Martin (4-8) on May 15th.

Blackwell is back after a nine month layoff when he was stopped by the same Darrell Martin in three rounds at The Legendary Blue Horizon.

The native of Phoenixville, PA has a record of 8-2-2 with three knockouts. This will be Blackwell’s tenth appearance at The Legendary Blue Horizon (7-2, 2 KO’s)

Popular Israeli Jr. Welterweight Elad Shmouel will return on September 11th against an opponent to be named in a scheduled six round bout.

The native of Tel Aviv sports an impressive record of 19-2 with ten knockouts.

Shmouel came back on February 6th to The Legendary Blue Horizon to stop Khristian Geraci in two rounds.

That was his first bout since his epic fight with Lenn DeVictoria which took place fourteen months earlier. This will be Shmouel’s eighth appearance at The Legendary Blue Horizon (6-1, 2 KO’s)

In a four round Lightweight bout, Isaac Suarez (7-0, 2 KO’s) of Lancaster, PA battles Mondre Pope (1-0-1) of Virginia.

In a four round Welterweight bout, Joe Alonzo of Philadelphia makes his pro debut against Cleveland school teacher, William Brown (4-3, 2 KO’s)

Fresh off his Pro debut knockout on May 15th, heavyweight Makiti Ku-Tima will see action in four round bout against an opponent to be named.

Richard Brown (4-0, 2 KO’s) of Fort Lauderdale, Florida will take on Kevin Hood (5-11-1) of Coatsville, PA in a four round Heavyweight affair.

In a four round Jr. Welterweight bout, Ruslan Khayrtdinov (3-0, 1 KO) of Brooklyn, New York will take on an opponent to be announced.

Popular ladies welterweight, Jackie Davis (2-0, 1 KO) will take on Victoria Cisneros (3-6-2) of Albuquerque, New Mexico in a ladies Welterweight bout

Rounding out the card will be Philadelphia welterweight, Darrell Jones (1-0, 1 KO) in a four round bout against an opponent to be named and Phillip McCants (7-1-1, 3 KO’s) of Philadelphia in separate bouts.

The show will be streamed LIVE!!!! All over the world on www.gofightlive.tv

Ticket prices for this great night of boxing are $200 for Queen Seating, $125 for Presidential seats, $65 for VIP, $55 for Ringside, and $45 for General Admission and can be purchased by calling The Legendary Blue Horizon at 1-215-763-0500. Doors open at 6:30 PM / 1st bout begins at 7:30 PM

The Legendary Blue Horizon is located at 1314 North Broad Street in Philadelphia, PA

Article posted on 17.08.2009



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