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News: Bradley-Peterson; Carina Moreno; A Fight To Remember

RANCHO MIRAGE, CALIF. (October 21, 2009) World Boxing Organization (WBO) junior welterweight champion TIMOTHY BRADLEY JR and WBO interim junior welterweight champion LAMONT PETERSON will host a news conference announcing their world title fight Next Tuesday! October 27, beginning at Noon, in the Cahuila Ballroom at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa (32-250 Bob Hope Drive, Rancho Mirage, Calif. 92270.) The public is invited to attend.

Bradley (24-0, 11 KOs), from Palm Springs, Calif., will be defending his title for the fourth time since winning it in May 2008 against interim champion Peterson (27-0, 13 KOs), of Washington, D.C., on Saturday, December 12 in The Show at Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa. Promoted by Gary Shaw Productions and Thompson Boxing Promotions, in association with Top Rank and Agua Caliente Casino Resort Spa, the fight will be televised live on SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING, beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT (delayed on the west coast.) The telecast will open with World Super Flyweight Champion Vic Darchinyan (32-2-1, 26 KOs), of Armenia, defending his title against World Boxing Council (WBC) interim champion Tomas Rojas (31-11-1, 22 KOs), of Mexico.

Tickets go on sale October 26th at HotWaterCasino.com/TheShow or 800-585-3737.


CARINA MORENO VS ANABEL ORTIZ

(October 21, 2009) - Four-time world champion, Carina "La Reina" Moreno (21-1, 6 KO's) makes her way back to the ring October 31, 2009 when she defends her WBC minimumweight title against Anabel Ortiz (3-1, 1 KO's) in a co-main event bout. The fight takes place at the "Gimnasio Del Imcufide" in Toluca, EDO. Mexico.

"I'm grateful to be back in the ring, defending my title," Moreno said. "It's been a long layoff since my last fight and I can't wait to get in there and let my hands go. I've been training in the high altitude up here in Lake Tahoe. My training camp has been fantastic. I want to thank Gary Marinovich, my new speed, coordination and balance coach for all his hard work. My goal is to perform at my highest level and give the fans in attendance a great show."

This fight is promoted by KO Entertainment. Tickets are available online at www.smartticket.com or by calling 01 800 813 1800. Doors open at 7:00 PM.


The Ultimate Fight Experience Win 2 FREE VIP Hot Seats For "A Fight To Remember"

October 21 (Merrillville, In) - "A Fight To Remember: A Tribute To Octavius James" is shaping up to be one of the most explosive fight cards of the year, but One In A Million Boxing, Inc. will offer five lucky fans the Ultimate Fight Experience! Proudly teaming up with La-Z-Boy and Miller Lite, O.I.A.M.B. will host Nintendo Wii boxing tournaments beginning this Friday, October 23 at Cagne's in Hobart at 8 p.m.

Fight fans will have an opportunity to face each other in head to head Nintendo Wii boxing competition in a single elimination tournament where the winner of the tournament will win the Ultimate Fight Experience. The winner of each of the five events will be awarded two premium V.I.P. hot seats for themselves and a guest and will get to watch the fight front row in a La-Z-Boy Recliner provided by La-Z-Boy Galleries and join in the champagne toast to former C.E.O. of O.I.A.M and Gary's own Octavius James. Contestants must be at least 21 years old to participate in these events.

"Octavius always believed in doing things big or not doing them at all and these incredible five nights are no exception," said President/C.E.O. of O.I.A.M.B. Tyree Ortiz. "We are expecting a huge turnout for these events and there will be limited spots for the contestants; so it's first come, first serve and I'm excited for these nights."

THE EVENT SCHEDULE IS AS FOLLOWS

- Friday, October 23, 2009, 8:00pm - Cagney's - 236 Main St., Hobart
- Friday, October 30, 2009, 9:00pm - Boundary Waters - 514 N Halleck St., Demotte
- Wednesday, November 4, 2009, 7:00pm - Langel's Pizza - 2833 Highway Ave., Highland
- Thursday, November 5, 2009, 7:00pm - BW3's - 2515 Southlake Mall, Merrillville
- Friday, November 6, 2009, 8:00pm - BW3's - 212 E. Lincoln Way, Valparaiso

All of these wonderful events lead up to fight night on Friday, Nov. 13 at the Radisson Hotel @ Star Plaza in Merrillville with the Co-Main Events of Ed "2 Fast 2 Furious" Ochoa and Jimmy "The Fighting School Teacher" Holmes highlighting the night in remembrance of one of boxing's greatest promoters Octavius James.

Derrick "Superman" Findley, Ruben "Modern Day Warrior" Galvan, "Marvelous" Shay Mobley, David Martin (pro debut), Angel Hernandez, "The Fighting Marine" Chris Govan vs. Meegal Harper, and Marcus Thompkins round out this spectacular undercard.

Tickets for "A Fight To Remember: A Tribute To Octavius James" are on sale now and can be purchased at VIP $100 and general admission $30. All VIP seating will consist of a 10 person table with an exclusive and extravagant champagne toast for James.

The Radisson is located at I-65 & US 30 in Merrillville, IN. Doors open at 7 p.m. The first bout is scheduled at 8 p.m. and for more ticket information or fight night events please visit us at our new knockout website and leave us some feedback: www.oneinamillionboxing.com. Or by calling (866) 438-7372. Tickets for this special night of boxing are limited, so make sure to get yours now.

Article posted on 21.10.2009



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