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Sheika wins slugfest against Kruger

MANCHESTER , N.H. (Septe.ber 23, 2009) – Three-time world title challenger Omar Sheika won an entertaining slugfest tonight against a game Theo Kruger in the main event on the 8th annual “Fight To Educate” card at the Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, New Hampshire. The 8th annual “Fight To Educate,” presented by MB Tractor & Equipment, in association with Cedric Kushner’s Gotham Boxing, benefited the SEE Science Center, Bobby Stephen Fund for Education, and The Veterans Count Club. Sheika (28-9, 19 KOs) wore-down Kruger (9-9-2, 3 KOs) and took a knee in the seventh round after Sheika unloaded a barrage of punches. The onslaught continued in the eighth as Kruger was decked again. He beat the 10-count on shaky legs, but the fight was wisely halted by the referee at that point..

In the co-feature, light welterweight Danny O’Connor (9-0, 3 KOs), 2008 U.S. Olympic Team alternate, kept rolling along with another impressive boxing performance. The slick southpaw stopped Patrick “The Raging Bill” Cape (6-8, 3 KOs) in the third round with a perfectly placed left uppercut to the body.

New Hampshire favorite Richard Gingas (10-2, 6 KOs), star of The Contender IV, a game Robert Davis (5-19-3) in an action-packed light heavyweight bout that ended when Davis was unable to continue after seven rounds.

New York heavyweight Shawn McLean (4-4, 3 KOs) upset previously undefeated Faruq Saleem (38-1, 32 KOs) by way of a fourth-round technical knockout.

New York super middleweight Hajro Sujak (4-0, 2 KOs) kept his unbeaten record intact, flooring Joel Lopez (0-4) twice with left hooks en route to a first-round TKO.

RESULTS FROM MANCHESTER, NH

September 23, 2009 – “The Maul In Manchester”

8th annual Fight To Educate

Verizon Arena


HEAVYWEIGHTS

Shawn McLean (4-4, 2 KOs), New York, NY WTKO4 (1:22) Faruq Saleem (38-1, 32 KOs), Newark, NJ

LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS

Omar Sheika (28-9, 19 KOs), Paterson, NJ WTKO8 (2:38) Theo Kruger (9-9-2, 3 KOs), Port Charlotte, FL

Richard Gingras (10-2, 6 KOs), Claremont, NH WTKO7 (3:00) Robert Davis (5-19-3, 0 KOs), Tallahassee, FL

SUPER MIDDLEWEIGHTS

Hajro Sujak (4-0, 2 KOs), Bronx, NY WTKO1 (2:46) Joel Lopez (0-3), Miami, FL

LIGHT WELTERWEIGHTS

Danny O’Connor (9-0, 3 KOs), Framingham, MA WTKO3 (1:44) Patrick Cape (6-8, 3 KOs), Little Canada, MN

Promoter: Cedric Kushner’s Gotham Boxing

Matchmaker: Jim Borzell

Article posted on 24.09.2009



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