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Melissa "Huracan" Hernandez vs. "Lethal" Lindsay Garbatt on 10/16

Santa Ana Star Casino - Wednesday, October 13, 2010 -

Golden Girl Promotions is proud to announce that they will be promoting We Fight for the Cure, October 16, 2010 at the Bosque Event Center in the Santa Ana Star Casino, hands down the best venue for boxing in New Mexico.

The fight card is anticipated to be the most spectacular night of female professional boxing seen in years. This All Female Fight Card is scheduled to begin at 7 pm.

Tickets are on sale at the Santa Ana Star Casino Box Office, online at

www.startickets.com (keyword "fight for the cure"), or by phone at 505-867-0000.


Prices for tickets start off at $15 and continue at $20, $40, $50, and ringside at $75

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MAIN EVENT

WIBA Interim champion, Melissa "Huracan" Hernandez will return to the BosqueEventCenter to battle "Lethal" Lindsay Garbatt, in a 10 round rematch which Garbatt previously walked away with the decision. The ladies will be fighting for the Global Boxing Union (GBU) Light Weight Title, and the coveted Women's Boxing Network (WBAN) World Title. Only three times before has the WBAN title has been fought for, as the bout has to be sanctioned by an independent committee, and a majority of its members have to approve the bout. Hernandez vs Garbatt II received a unanimous decision.

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CO-MAIN EVENT

Female Boxing Legend Mia St. John will be featured in the co-main event in what is to be her last fight ever in the ring. She faces the tough Tammy Franks of San Antonio, Texas.
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UNDERCARD

There will also be three additional bouts on the under card featuring female boxing legend Belinda 'Brown Sugar" Lauracuente against DJ Morrison of Billings, MT, and Golden Girl Promotions will be showcasing more up-and-coming local boxers.



ANNOUNCER

The legendary local Amateur boxing Announcer Dennis "DC" Chavez will electrify the BosqueEventCenter as announcer for the event as well as MC for the pre-fight weigh-in and press conference, to be held Friday, October 15th, at the Cheenah Lounge in the Santa Ana Star Casino.


WEIGH-INS

The Weigh-In/ Press Conference is scheduled to begin at 2:00 p.m. at the Cheenah Lounge in the Santa Ana Star Casino. The Public is welcome to attend


ABOUT GGP

Stephanie Jaramillo is the President and Chief Executive Officer of Golden Girl Boxing, a division of Geronimo Enterprises. Stephanie is one of female boxing's most successful fighters with a impressive amateur career, and a brief but very memorable professional career, she retired from boxing in 2005.



Thought her years as a boxer, Stephanie has been involved in once aspect or another in boxing productions across the United States, from the grounds of the Disneyland Resort, to the world famous Madison Square Gardens, Ceasers Palace in Las Vegas, to local New Mexico venues like Sandia Casino, Santa Ana Casino, and much much more. Stephanie paid close attention to detail during her capacity in these events, and knows what works in putting on a successful


WE FIGHT FOR THE CURE BOXING EVENT

From Stephanie "Golden Girl" Jaramillo

Boxing in the Bosque: We Fight for the Cure will be New Mexico's First All Female Professional Boxing Event; and will feature the return of New York's Melissa Hernandez against Canada's Lindsay Garbatt for the Vacant Global Boxing Union (GBU) World Title, as well as the prestigious Women's Boxing Archive Network Title (WBAN). Also featured on the card will be the absolute last fight of female boxing legend and former Playboy cover girl, Mia St. John. The card will also host the professional debuts of Brenda Gonzales of Moriarty, and Natalie Roy of Santa Fe, though not against each other. During the event Komen of Central New Mexico will have an information booth, and there will be items available in a silent auction/raffle with 100% of those proceeds going directly to Komen. Any individuals or companies wishing to donate to the auction may do so by emailing us at info@ggboxing.com or via phone at 505-750-8326.

Golden Girl Promotions is honored to have the support of both Santa Ana Star Casino as well as the Susan G. Komen for the Cure Foundation of Central New Mexico. This all female professional boxing event in support of Komen for the Cure has been a dream of mine since I first had the itch to return to boxing as a promoter. If the wonderful people and staff at the Santa Ana Star Casino didn't offer the support or share the same dream as I, the October 16th event would not have been possible. So we are deeply moved by their enthusiasm and support of breast cancer awareness, Komen for the Cure, and Golden Girl Promotions.

Article posted on 13.10.2010



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