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Demyanenko vs. Bruce, Acaba vs. TBA on March 17th

March 5, 2012 - Pound 4 Pound Promotions features Boxing360's undefeated prospects, Russian welterweight, Vitaliy Demyanenko (19-0, 12 KOs), and Brooklyn New York's Bryan Acaba (2-0), on March 17, 2012, at Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino in Atlantic City, N.J. GoFightLive.tv will stream the event live on the Internet at 7:30 pm ET via Pay Per View at a price of $9.99.

Demyanenko returns to the ring against Ayi Bruce (21-5, 13 KOs) in an eight-round bout that will be the co-feature to Farah Ennis vs. Dion Savage. Acaba will box an opponent to be announced.

The heavy-handed Demyanenko is a former PABA and WBO Asia Pacific welterweight champion. In his last fight, Vitaliy scored a second round knockout against Walter Sergio Gomez (22-9-1, 11 KOs) at the Red Square in Moscow, Russia.

Said Demyanenko from his training camp in Las Vegas, "I've made my way to America to show everyone here that I'm ready to take on the best challenges. Ayi Bruce is a tough fighter that will push me to great limits. I'm confident in my boxing ability to come out victorious and will give the fans a great fight. I'm looking forward to my ring return on March 17 in Atlantic City."

Demyanenko comes from a boxing bloodline as his father, Viktor Demyanenko represented the USSR, winning a silver medal in the lightweight division at the 1980 Summer Olympics in Moscow, Soviet Union. Demyanenko will seek to continue his undefeated winning streak as he marches toward a world title in the welterweight division.

Eager to get back in the ring, Acaba states, "I'm ready to go against whoever they put in front of me. I'm always in the gym prepared to face last-minute opponents. I'm excited to be fighting in Atlantic City and I'm going to put on a good show for the fans."

Ticket prices are $750 in Sections 101, 107,102 and $50 in Sections 104, 105, 111, 112 and can be purchased by calling Pound 4 Pound Productions at (201) 867-2008. Ask for Kathy. Tickets are also available by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 736-1420 or online at ticketmaster.com.

Ballys Park Place Hotel Casino is located 1900 Pacific Ave., Atlantic City, NJ, 08401. Doors open at 7:00 p.m ET, first fight starts at 7:30 p.m. Card includes Glen Tapia, Mikael Zewski, Pat Farrell, Dennis Hasson, Joey Tiberi and others to be announced. This show is promoted by John Lynch's Pound 4 Pound Productions. For more information, please visit boxing360.com.

Article posted on 06.03.2012



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