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Gilbert vs. Ouma on September 25th - Tickets will be on sale on Saturday

September 3rd, RENO - Tickets will be on sale Saturday, September 4th for the highly anticipated Reno Xtreme Fight VI, Joey Gilbert (20-2, 15 KOs) vs. Kassim “The Dream” Ouma (26-7-1, 16 KOs) for the vacant NABA middleweight title. The winner will earn a top 15 world ranking.

In a fight fan’s dream match, two warriors with completely different backgrounds will meet in what promises to be an action packed battle. Ouma, who was a former child soldier in Uganda, escaped the horrors of war through boxing. He made his way to the United States and soon became the Jr. Middleweight World Champion. Gilbert, who found boxing at the University of Nevada, Reno, discovered a talent and a passion for the sweet science. He is looking to regain his position in the middleweight division by taking on a tough test in Ouma.

Ouma left his family in Florida and set up training camp in Riverside, CA, which is renown for its world-class trainers and sparring. Gilbert stayed closer to home and is preparing for Ouma in the mountains near Lake Tahoe, utilizing the high elevation.

The card will also feature three other world-class boxing matches and three sensational professional MMA bouts. Fight card subject to change. More details will be announced shortly. Ticket information is below.

Reno Xtreme Fights is a boxing and mixed martial arts series of events between Grand Sierra Resort and Casino and Let’s Get it on Promotions. Doors will open at 7 pm. for the fight on Saturday, September 25th with the first bout at 8 p.m. in the Grand Theatre. Tickets are $75, $55 and $35. Tickets for a King’s Row Booth for four are $1,000 which includes an exciting spot to get close to the action with light appetizers and one bottle of alcohol included. To purchase tickets or for more information, please call 1.800.648.3568 or visit www.grandsierraresort.com.


ABOUT LET’S GET IT ON PROMOTIONS:

Reno, Nevada based "Let's Get It On Promotions” was founded in 2000 by legendary boxing referee Mills Lane. In early 2005 he was joined by sons Terry and Tommy in the operations of the company. Along with super-middleweight world title challenger Jesse Brinkley, Let's Get It On Promotions also promotes light-heavyweight contender Otis Griffin, middleweight prospects Brandon Gonzales, and Derek Hinkey, and lightweight prospect Bayan Jargal. For more information, please visit www.letsgetitonboxing.com.

Article posted on 04.09.2010



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