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Court Orders Mayweather to Begin Deposition Tomorrow; Duran-Mundy quotes; Ojeda makes pro debut on 6/22

LAS VEGAS, NEV. (June 16, 2011) – Today, Federal Magistrate Judge Robert Johnston denied an Emergency Motion filed by Floyd Maywather Jr. and ordered Mayweather to give sworn testimony under oath, beginning tomorrow, June 17.

Mayweather is being sued by pound-for-pound champion and Congressman Manny Pacquiao based on Mayweather's defamatory statements accusing Pacquiao of taking performance-enhancing drugs.

PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES FOR DURAN – MUNDY

SECAUCAS, NEW JERSEY (June 16, 2011)—Wednesday night at the 3 East Bar and Grill, Vincent Ponte along with Gabe LaConte hosted a press conference in advance of a championship night of boxing that will be headlined by Ossie Duran taking on Latif Mundy for the USBA Regional Middleweight title that will take place at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, NJ.

The undercard will feature no less than five undefeated fighters

PRESS CONFERENCE QUOTES
Ossie Duran (25-8-2, 9 KO’s)—“I want to Thank Vince Ponte, Gabe LaConte and Vinny LaManna for this opportunity”
“I think its disrespectful that Latif Mundy could not make it to this wonderful event”
“The USBA Regional title will be mine on June 22”
“After this win, I am looking for a good ranking from the IBF, which is the most illustrious of all the sanctioning bodies and will be in line for a world title shot”

Thomas LaManna (2-0, 2 KO’s)—“I want to thanks to the promoters for making me the co-feature”
“Only great things can happen for me in the future”
“I am looking forward to fighting for youth title or a regional championship very soon”

Tyabb Beale (3-3, 1 KO)—“I am not much for talking but I am excited to fight in my hometown of Newark. I promise I wont disappoint”

John Thompson (Pro Debut)—“I want to thank my manager and the promoter to have me make my debut in my hometown”

John Lennox (3-0, 3 KO’s)—“I am here to do business and I am looking forward to doing big things in the Heavyweight division”

Vinny LaManna—“I see nothing but great things from the Gulfstream Group. I support them 100%. It will be a lot sooner than later that these promoters (The Gulfstream Group) will catch the attention of the networks”

Tickets priced $100 (Limited VIP), $50, & $30 (Very Limited) and are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 973-350-9993 or 1-866-263-STAR

The Grand Ballroom at the Robert Treat Hotel is located at 50 Park Place, Newark NJ. Doors open at 6:30 PM, first bout 7:30 sharp.

Unbeaten Lightweight Boxer Reynaldo Ojeda Set For American Debut June 22 in Newark!

NORTH BERGEN (June 17, 2011) - Undefeated lightweight prospect Reynaldo Ojeda of North Bergen, NJ by way of Canovana, Puerto Rico is set to make his American debut next Wednesday, June 22 at the Robert Treat Hotel in Newark, NJ when he faces Edgardo Torres of Vineland, NJ.

Ojeda, 22, has an unblemished record of 4-0 (2 KO) and was a two-time National champion during his 60-fight amateur career in his native Puerto Rico. Torres has a record of 1-1. Ojeda turned pro in 2009 and signed with Miguel Cotto Promotions, but took time off to study to become a math teacher at The University of Turabo.

The college senior Ojeda has now turned his attention back to boxing, relocating to North Bergen, NJ to train with former world cruiserweight champion Carlos “Sugar” De Leon at Global Boxing Gym. De Leon, also from Puerto Rico, is one of the greatest cruiserweight world champions of all-time, having won the world title four times in that division en route to a 53-8 (33 KO) record.

“I’m very excited for the opportunity to advance my career in America,” said Ojeda. “My dream is to win a world title and bring it back home to my people and make them proud.”

In the main event, Ossie Duran (25-8-2, 9 KO’s) of Paterson, NJ via Accra, Ghana will do battle with Latif Mundy (10-2, 4 KO’s) for the USBA Regional Middleweight Championship that is scheduled for ten rounds.

Tickets priced $100 (Limited VIP), $50, & $30 (Very Limited) and are on sale now and can be purchased by calling 973-350-9993 or 1-866-263-STAR.

The Grand Ballroom at the Robert Treat Hotel is located at 50 Park Place, Newark NJ. Doors open at 6:30 PM, first bout 7:30

Article posted on 17.06.2011



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