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Tarvis Simms Signs With Main Events

Totowa, NJ - Middleweight contender "Marvelous" Tarvis Simms of Norwalk, CT and Main Events have agreed on an exclusive multi-fight promotional agreement.

Simms, a former US National Golden Gloves Champion, has an outstanding 25-1-1 professional record with 12 wins by way of knockout. His lone defeat came when he moved up in weight to challenge hometown favorite Allan Green on eight days notice..

"It's always been a dream of mine to sign with Main Events," said Simms, whose pro debut took place on the same card where Arturo Gatti scored a thrilling fifth round stoppage of Gabriel Ruelas. "When I was told there was an opportunity to work with Main Events, I was all for it. It is truly an honor to be a part of their stable."

"Tarvis is the type of fighter that we are always looking for at Main Events," promoter Kathy Duva of Main Events said. "He is talented, motivated and willing to do whatever is necessary to earn his shot at the world title. And it doesn't hurt that he brings a big fan base of his own with him whenever he comes to fight."

"I think that there is a big opportunity for Tarvis in the middleweight division and soon as he gets a fight or two under his belt we are going to help him capitalize on that. Unlike most of the middleweight contenders, Tarvis is anxious to take on champion Sergio Martinez as soon as possible," Duva added. "Tarvis is from Connecticut and he has always been a big ticket seller. A fight between Tarvis and Martinez for the middleweight crown would do tremendous business."

Simms' next fight is scheduled for December 9 as part of the "Brick City Boxing Series" card featuring Tomasz Adamek vs. Vinny Maddalone in Newark, NJ.

Info: The "Brick City Boxing Series" card will take place at Prudential Center, Newark, NJ, and is promoted by Main Events and Ziggy Promotions in association with Star Boxing.

Tickets priced at $53, $78, $103 and $253 (ringside) can be purchased at Prudential Center Box Office, by calling TicketMaster at 800-745-3000 or www.Prucenter.com

The fight is being distributed in North America by Integrated Sports Media for live viewing at 8PM EST / 5PM PST on both cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, DIRECTV, Avail-TVN and DISH Network in the United States and Viewer's Choice and Bell TV in Canada. for a suggested retail price of only $29.95

Article posted on 22.11.2010



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