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Froch-Johnson tickets on sale, Cleverly-Braehmer on May 21st, Nieves-Vargas tickets on sale

TLANTIC CITY, NJ (April 11, 2011) – Tickets are on sale now for the Super Six semifinal clash between Wo9rld Boxing Council (WBC) super middleweight champion Carl “Cobra” Froch and Glen “The Road Warrior” Johnson at the Adrian Phillips Ballroom at historic Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City.

Tickets, priced at $300, $150, $100, and $50, can be purchased through the Boardwalk Hall ticket office and Ticketmaster. Tickets can be purchased online at http://www.ticketmaster.com/, by phone at 1-800-745-3000, at any Ticketmaster retail outlet or in person at Boardwalk Hall box office.

“The Super Six is all about exciting fights, and no one brings the excitement like Glen Johnson and Carl Froch,” said Lou DiBella. “No fight fan will forget being in the building for this event.”

Froch vs. Johnson, The Super Six World Boxing Classic semifinal, is presented by DiBella Entertainment and Warriors Boxing, in association with Caesar’s Atlantic City. The bout will be televised live on SHOWTIME Championship Boxing.

For information about DiBella Entertainment, including a list of all upcoming bouts, please visit www.dbe1.com, or follow Lou DiBella on twitter, @loudibella.

Nathan Cleverly vs. Jurgen Braehmer on 5/21

Nathan Cleverly says he no longer has algebra equations in his head - but southpaws instead.

The undefeated Welshman takes on lefty Jurgen Braehmer on May 21 at The O2, London, live on Sky Box Office.

Interim World Boxing Organization (WBO) Light-Heavyweight Champion Cleverly will challenge full champion Braehmer for his title.

And Cleverly has been sparring exclusively with southpaws to prepare for the fight.

He's no stranger to left handers after spending his formative years in the gym with Joe Calzaghe.

Now the Cardiff University mathematics graduate is planning to spar dozens of rounds with British super-middleweight champion James DeGale this week in Loughton, Essex.

"Until last year I went to bed with my head filled with numbers and equations because my head was stuck into books studying for my degree," said Cleverly.

"Now with all the sparring that I'm doing with southpaws all I'm doing is thinking and dreaming about southpaws!

"I think I've watched every fight that Braehmer has ever had, and I've had guys in the gym replicating his style.

"I'm going to get some quality sparring with one of the best southpaws in the country with James DeGale.

"And I think I learned at the hands of the master as well when I grew up with Joe Calzaghe.

"He's one of the best southpaws of all time, and the experience I got from facing him in the gym when I was just 18 will stand me in good stead against Braehmer.

"I've always enjoyed facing southpaws. I've not come up against too many in the pros, but I've dealt with them in the gym, and I deal with Braehmer on May 21."

Ticket for This Is It are priced at:

£500 - Ringside
£300 - Floor
£200 - Floor
£150 - Floor/Tier
£100 - Tier
£80 - Tier
£50 - Tier

To purchase tickets go to:

THE O2
+44 (0) 844 856 0202 or www.theO2.co.uk
Disabled booking line: +44 (0) 208 463 3359

SEE TICKETS
+44 (0) 871 620 7054 or www.seetickets.com

Ticket Alert: Jose “Miau” Nieves vs. Cuauhtémoc Vargas

Kissimmee, Fla: All Star Boxing kicks of its 10 year celebration of bringing Boxeo Telemundo to Kissimmee, Florida. Tuto Zabala Jr. President of All Star Boxing, Inc announced today during a telephone conference that due to the economic struggles in Kissimmee, Florida, All Star has decided to price tickets at a very affordable price so no one is left out of this historic event. The Kissimmee Civic Center has been the breeding grounds to past and current world champions. The City of Kissimmee is a melting pot to two dominant Hispanic communities one being Puerto Rican the other Mexican. Throughout the years this has created a bombastic local rivalry amongst local fans.

The much anticipated war featuring Jose “Miau” Nieves from Carolina, Puerto Rico versus Cuauhtémoc Vargas of Mexico City, Mexico is scheduled for 12 rounds for the WBO Latino Championship on April 29th at the Kissimmee Civic Center in Kissimmee, Fla. In the co-feature, savvy veteran Jose “El Gallo” Reyes of Caguas, Puerto Rico will duel it out against up and coming Colombian prospect Darley Perez for a scheduled 8 rounds. There are 6 more entertaining fights. Tickets are $15.00 General Admission, $30.00 Ringside (service fee applies) Kissimmee Civic Center, 201 E. Dakin Ave. Kissimmee, Florida 34741. For more information 407-935-1412.

Nieves-Vargas will be televised live by Telemundo on HD at 11:35 PM.

Telemundo reaches 93 percent of Hispanic and Latino American households in 142 markets via over-the-air, cable, and satellite television. An average of 1,035,000 total viewers tune in for their weekly prime time programming. In 2002 Telemundo was acquired by NBC and now is part of NBC Universal.

Article posted on 12.04.2011



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