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Hill vs Brudov, Rachman vs Soto on Jan 27

08.01.06 - On January 27, 2006 at the Tropicana Casino in Atlantic City, NJ, 4 time World Champion, Virgil “Quicksilver” Hill will be going for the WBA Cruiserweight Title once again. This time against undefeated Russian, Valery Brudov (30-0). This time on his quest to become 5 time World Champion. This time back where he first one the World Title in 1987. This time with Silverhawk Boxing promoting the event..

If the owner of the Silverhawk Boxing, Dennis Rider was told a year ago that his company would be promoting 5 Title fights on Pay Per View and all over the World on January 27th, 2006 headlining future Hall of Famer, Virgil Hill, he probably would have thought that person was crazy.

On January 27, 2006 Star Boxing presents Collision Course: A Night of Champions presented by Guilty Boxing, Silverhawk Boxing and Xyience. Five Title fights will be on this amazing card.

HILL-BRUDOV - WBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
RACHMAN-SOTO - IBF WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP
ARNAOUTIS - THOMPSON - NABO LIGHTWEIGHT TITLE
JOHNSTON – QUINONEZ - IBO WORLD LIGHT WELTERWEIGHT TITLE
AJAMU - WBC CONTINENTAL AMERICAS LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHT TITLE

The 42-year-old Hill, who has a record of 49-5 with 23 knockouts and is ranked No. 2 by the WBA, is in his 28th World Championship bout. Hill, who was a long-time resident of North Dakota has a long list of accomplishments. He won District, State, Regional & National Golden Gloves, an Olympic Silver Medalist in 1984, won his first WBA Light Heavyweight title on September 5, 1987, has the most title defenses of any active Champion, held the WBA Title in 3 Different Decades, held the WBA Title almost 10 years, has fought 13 Former, Current, or Future World Champions, 1993 WBA Fighter of the Year, 2000 WBA Comeback Fighter of the Year, KO Magazine Fighter of the Year, and Inductee North Dakota Sports Hall of Fame. And he is not done yet. On January 27th he plans to add another accomplishment on his quest for destiny.

Also, on the card is Silverhawk Boxing’s “Lil’ But Bad”, 33 year old Stevie Johnston. He has a record of 37-3-1 with 17 knockouts and has lost only once since 2000. He won the WBC lightweight championship twice between 1997 and 2000 and has a mark of 10-2-1 in world title bouts. Johnston is on his comeback to become undisputed Light Welterweight World Champion. He recently fought on December 3, 2005 in spectacular fashion to become the NABC World Champion at 140. On January 27, 2006, he will be fighting for the vacant IBO Light Welterweight World Title against Steve “The Mongoose” Quinonez (31-9-1, 11 KO’s). Quinonez is the former NABF and WBC Fecarbox Lightweight Champ.

Silverhawk’s own, the 34-year-old Prince Badi “The Boxing Prince” who has a record of 24-2-1 with 13 knockouts and is ranked No. 11 by the WBC. The Boxing Prince who’s trained by former world champion James “Buddy” McGirt, is defending his WBC Continental Americas championship. He recently defended this with a spectacular knockout of highly respected Olando Rivera on October 15, 2005. He also holds the WBC CABOFE World title he won in his most recent outing, a 12-round decision over Thomas Reid Dec. 3. Prince is on his own quest to bring the Light Heavyweight World Titles back to the US.

Rounding out the card that night are Guilty Boxing Fighters, Soto and Aranoutis along with Star Boxing’s, Nate Campbell. The undercard will include other Silverhawk Boxing Fighters which will be announced soon.

Silverhawk Boxing was created to give a positive opportunity to boxers and is dedicated to the success of their boxer’s in and outside of the ring and promote World Class Boxing Events. January 27th, 2006 will be that night.

This unbelievable night of boxing will be televised on PPV throughout the US and Canada. Please contact your local cable providers, IN Demand, TVN, DirectTV and the Dish Network to purchase for $24.99. Live January 27, 2006 at 9pm EST.

Tickets for the World championship “Collision Course, A NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS” may be purchased by calling the Tropicana box office at 800-526-2935 or 609-340-4020 or Ticketmaster at 800-736-1420. The world championship “Collision Course, A NIGHT OF CHAMPIONS” card starts at 7 p.m. with doors to the Tropicana Showroom opening at 6:30.

Article posted on 08.01.2006



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