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Jirov, Moorer on Best Damn Sports Show Period

LOS ANGELES, December 3 - One has been to the top of the heavyweight division and has a burning desire to get back there; the other is a former cruiserweight king with his eyes firmly set on the ultimate prize among the big boys. On Thursday, December 9, in a bout to be aired live on FSN 's "Best Damn Sports Show Period" from the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, California, Vassiliy Jirov and Michael Moorer will battle it out in a 12-round WBC/WBA championship bout for the right to move up in the wide open heavyweight division.

For Jirov (33-2, 29 KOs), a win pushes him into the ranks of the top heavyweight contenders; for Moorer (46-4-1, 36 KOs), it's simply redemption. When these two explosive heavyweights meet in the ring, it'll be a guaranteed toe-to-toe battle. Jirov , who is always coming forward, throwing shot after shot, and Moorer, who is looking to throw one haymaker after the other, have a combined 83% knockout percentage. But if you can't wait until Thursday to see these heavyweight standouts, tune in to the "Best Damn Sports Show Period" December 6 at 8:00pm and 11:00pm when the hit show will air the final meeting between these two world heavyweight contenders looking to show the fans who is the best damn heavyweight period.

The first live boxing match on BDSSP featuring #1 heavyweight contender James Toney proved to be a tremendous success. The Toney victory on September 23 scored just under a 1.0 national rating for BDSSP, its highest rating in the three-year history of the show and triple the normal daily BDSSP rating.

On Thursday, December 9, Doors open at 3:30pm and the first bell rings at 4pm, with the live BDSSP broadcast starting at 5pm. Tickets for this Goossen Tutor Promotion night of heavyweight championship boxing, which also features a 12 round NABF Featherweight Championship bout between unbeaten Robert Guerrero and champion Cesar Figueroa, are priced at $200, $150, $125, and $75, and are available at the Pechanga Box Office, or by calling 877-711-2WIN.

Article posted on 03.12.2004



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