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Mitchell-Murray on 7/9; Broner destroys Litzau; Solo Boxeo Tecate Windy City Fight Night on 8/26

FORMER WEST HAM TEAM MATES FEATURE AT THE EXCEL

Top prospect Billy Morgan is promising a night to remember for West Ham ABC on July 9.

The famous amateur outfit has three old boys in action on Frank Warren's big card at the ExCeL Arena.

Kevin Mitchell headlines against unbeaten John Murray, live on Sky Sports 1HD, while Morgan is joined on the undercard by debutant Ediz Hussein.

"It will be quite a night for the east end," said Morgan, who has won three out of three since turning professional and is trained by Jimmy Tibbs.

"West Ham's a real traditional kind of place and everyone down there will be willing us to do well at the ExCeL.

"There's been a great production line of talent over the years, and I remember looking up to the likes of Kevin when I was a youngster.

"He might have had a blip against Michael Katsidis, but I'm sure he'll be back with a bang against Murray and do us all proud.

"And look out for Hussein as well because he's a dangerous fighter and he'll do well as a pro too."

Lightweight Morgan trains out of the same stable as Mitchell, and has won all three of his fights so far under Warren on points.

"It will be nice to get a knockout," he joked.

"But I'm still young and learning my trade and the power will come with time."

Tickets for North 'n South are available now, priced at £40, £50, £75, £100, £150 and £200, from 0844 844 0444 or ticketmaster.co.uk

Broner impressive in win over Litzau

R & R Promotions

CINCINNATI'S OWN

ADRIEN "THE PROBLEM" BRONER

WINS THE

WBC USNBC

R & R Promotions

Saturday

June 18th

in Guadalajara Mexico

Adrien "The Problem" Broner

took his 4th belt

After the impressive 1st round knockout at the 2:58 mark against Jason "The American Boy" Litzau

The Problem

can boast a record of

21 wins - 0 losses

with 17 knockouts, 10 being in the 1st round.

According to BOXREC Broner is now ranked number one in both the United States and the WORLD!!!

Twin with 4 belts

About Adrien "The Problem" Broner

A standout amateur Adrien "the Problem" Broner was boxing along with his twin brother Andre before he even turned ten years old. Growing up in Cincinnati, Ohio Broner found himself in many sparring sessions with 2 time Olympian Rau'Shee Warren under the tutelage of their coach, Michael Stafford. As he grew older, the results were even more impressive as he won the prestigious Silver Gloves tournament in 2002 and 2003 then made it to the semifinals of the 2005 Junior Olympics. Broner ended up with an outstanding amateur record of over 300 fights with less than 20 losses. With this kind of amateur career, once he turned Pro he was already a seasoned veteran in the ring. His Coach Michael Stafford, 2 time Olympic coach has had his hands on more Olympians than any coach in the United States. If there was such a thing as the Amateur Boxing Hall of Fame, Coach Mike would definitely be an inductee. He knew Broner was a force to be reckoned with in a pair of gloves. Coach Mike has been there for every step of Broner's boxing career. In May 2008 Andrew Williams of R&R Promotions gave Broner a stage to showcase his talents as a Professional boxer. By his second pro fight he was signed by Hall of Fame manager Shelly Finkle and Oscar De La Hoya's Golden Boy Promotions. Through the watchful eye of Andrew Williams, Shelly Finkle and Golden Boy Promotions, Broner fought his way to 9 first rounds knockouts and also being featured on the undercard of Ricky Hatton vs Paul Malignaggi, Mosley vs Mayorga, Mosley vs Margarito, Pacquiao vs Hatton, DeLaHoya vs Pacquiao and Diaz vs Malignaggi. Broner is now 19-0, 16 KO's which gives him an 81% knockout ratio and is now ranked 1st in the Nation and the World.

Broner has recently signed with Al Hayman Management and since has been featured on HBO Boxing After Dark twice with both fights being impressive wins for Broner. Broner is currently the WBC Intercontinental Super Feather Weight Youth Champion and the World Boxing Council (WBC) United States National Boxing Champion (WBC USNBC) in the Lightweight Division, the WBC USNBC in the Super featherweight division and the WBO Intercontinental Super Featherweight title. Adrien Broner has been featured in the "New Faces" section of the March issue of The "Official Bible of Boxing", Ring Magazine.

“SÓLO BOXEO TECATE”: WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 18, FAN APPRECIATION NIGHT, FRIDAY, AUGUST 26

CHICAGO, IL (June 20, 2011) Golden Boy Promotions and Dominic Pesoli’s 8 Count Productions are pleased to announce that they will team up to present “SOLO BOXEO TECATE”: WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 18 on Friday, August 26 at Chicago’s UIC Pavilion.

As a special summer time bonus to Chicagoland fight fans, all reserved floor seats, normally priced at $101, $76 and $51, will be priced at $36.

Said Pesoli, “Golden Boy Promotions and our team are putting together a fantastic card for August 26. Our reduced prices for this

Fan Appreciation Night is a way of thanking our fans who have been supportive and loyal over the last thirteen years.”

Full details of the action packed fight card will be announced shortly.

Advance tickets for “SOLO BOXEO TECATE”: WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 18 priced at $36 and $31, are now on sale through Ticketmaster (www.ticketmaster.com), the UIC Pavilion Boxing Office (312-413-5740) and the 8 Count Productions Office (312-226-5800).

WINDY CITY FIGHT NIGHT 18 is presented by Golden Boy Promotions and 8 Count Productions and sponsored by Cerveza Tecate, DeWalt Tools and AT&T. Doors open at the UIC Pavilion at 7:00pm, the first bell rings at 7:30pm and the TeleFutura broadcast begins at 11:30pm ET / PT (10:30pm CT). Fans at home can also be part of the action by voting for the fighter in the main event who displayed the most character during the telecast by sending a text message to 55333.

The UIC Pavilion is located at 525 S. Racine, just one block south of the Eisenhower Expressway. For further information, please visit their website at www.uicpavilion.com. The UIC Pavilion is now serving alcohol at all boxing events.

Tecate, cerveza con carácter, is the largest beer brand to sponsor boxing matches in the U.S. Part of its commitment to make boxing accessible to consumers is the title sponsorship of “Sólo Boxeo Tecate,” which creates an opportunity for local fans to witness some of the most exhilarating fights by today’s up-and-coming prospects. Additionally, Tecate has been a primary supporter of Golden Boy Promotions' marquee events since 2007, and has launched a variety of initiatives to ensure consumers are part of the boxing experience, including boxer autograph signing sessions, commemorative cans, PPV mail-in rebate offers, and most recently the launch of a mobile museum “Tecate Museo de Boxeo,” which showcases decades of the most memorable moments in the sport.

Article posted on 20.06.2011



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