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Garcia-Gibbons headliner, Flores-Dydell co-feature on Sept.30

EDINBURG, Texas (September 14, 2006) - Pro boxing goes on the diamond September 30th with "Battles at the Ballpark," featuring welterweights Robert "La Ameneza" Garcia and Homer "The Natural" Gibbons in the 10-round main event, at Edinburg Baseball Field in Edinburg, Texas. "Battles at the Ballpark" is promoted by Julio Marines in association with Silverhawk Championship Boxing..

Garcia (20-2, 15 KOs), former WBC CABOF Interim welterweight champion, takes on Georgia veteran Gibbons (44-14, 31 KOs), the reigning IBU welterweight title-holder.

In the six-round co-feature, WBF All-American cruiserweight champion BJ " El Peligroso" Flores (16-0-1, 11 KOs) takes on Midwest heavyweight champ Gary "Twisted Steel" Dydell (8-2, 6 KOs). Flores, fighting out of Phoenix, is one of the hottest prospects in the cruiserweight division.

In a six-round Special Light Welterweight Attraction, Adrian Mora (15-0-1, 8 KOs) puts his unbeaten record on the line against Frans Hantindi, ex-WBA Pan African welterweight champion. The World Boxing Council rates Mora, fighting out of Colorado, No. 38.

On the undercard, former Texas lightweight champion Pablo Pena faces Gilberto Elizondo (3-1, 1 KO) in a six-round bout; light heavyweight Raul "El Tigre" Cazares (10-2, 4 KOs) meets Josh Burns (3-4-5, 1 KO) in another six-round; lightweight Mario Hernandez (4-0, 2 KOs) tangles with Pedro Silva (0-1), while Edgar Hernandez (4-0) squares off against Efren Diaz (5-9, 1 KO) in pair of four-round matches. All fighters and bouts are subject to change.

Doors open at 6:30 PM, first bout at 7 PM. Tickets, priced at $10.00 (general admission) and $40.00 (ringside), are available by calling 956.206.9543, 956.463.4485 or 956.292.5831. Front row VIP tables are available for $850.00 (10 guests) or $85.00 per person; second row VIP tables are $750.00 or $75.00 per person.

Fore more information about Silverhawk Championship Boxing go to www.silverhawkboxing.com.

Article posted on 15.09.2006



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