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NYC Set for Capitale Punishment This Friday!

The full card is taking shape for the "Capitale Punishment" boxing event being hosted by The Empire Sports and Entertainment at Capitale New York in Manhattan this Friday, May 21. The main event will feature comebacking former linear and WBO Heavyweight Champion Shannon Briggs taking on Kansas veteran Dominique Alexander. Once beaten heavyweight contender Bowie Tupou has joined the cast of supporting players. He will take on Paterson, New Jersey's Alexis Mejias in a six-round bout. Also making an appearance is promising New York lightweight Michael "Baby Face" Faragon, as well as former Golden Gloves champ "Irish Seanie" Monaghan, who is making his pro debut..

10 ROUNDS, HEAVYWEIGHTS
Shannon "The Cannon" Briggs; Brooklyn, New York (49-5-1, 43 KOs) vs. Dominique "Diamond" Alexander; Topeka, Kansas (19-8-1, 9 KOs)

8 ROUNDS, LIGHTWEIGHTS
Michael "Baby Face" Faragon; Schenectady, New York (10-0, 4 KOs) vs. Francisco Palacios; Bronx, New York (4-10-5, 1 KO)

4 ROUNDS, LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS
"Irish Seanie" Sean Monaghan; Long Beach, New York (Pro Debut) vs. Simeon Trigueno; New York, New York (0-3).

6 ROUNDS, HEAVYWEIGHTS
Bowie Tupou; Los Angeles, California (18-1, 14 KOs) vs. Alexis Mejias; Paterson, New Jersey (10-4, 4 KOs)

6 ROUNDS, LIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHTS
Sadam Ali; Brooklyn, New York (6-0, 3 KOs) vs. TBA

6 ROUNDS, WELTERWEIGHTS
Hastings "Sting" Bwalya; Lusaka, Zambia (2-0, 2 KOs) vs. Ashantie Hendrickson; Medford, New York (2-6)

4 ROUNDS, LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS
Angel Concepcion; East Orange, New Jersey (Pro Debut) vs. Charles Wade;
Chicago, Illinois (1-6, 1 KO)

4 ROUNDS, WELTERWEIGHTS
Mike Ruiz; Long Island, New York (8-4, 5 KOs) vs. Tarrick Spann; New York, New York (1-2)

Tickets for "Capitale Punishment" are priced at $200 Golden Ringside, $150 Floor seats and $50 General Admission and will be available at the door, or by calling 212.810.6193.

Doors open at 7 PM, and the first bout is at 8.

Article posted on 17.05.2010



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