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Nolan-Ferreyro, Johnston-Harris, A. Mitchell-Spearman on Jan 26

LAS VEGAS (January 19, 2007) - "Blood, Sweat & Guts," presented by Silverhawk Championship Boxing, features an all-star card of world-class fights with six different titles being contested, January 26 at Destiny Nightclub in Orlando, Florida. In the 12-round main event, unbeaten heavyweight Leo "Paco" Nolan defends his USBO title against Texas State champion Hector Ferreyro. Nolan (26-0, 10 KOs) has the fifth-best undefeated record in the world among active heavyweights..

Two-time world lightweight champion Stevie "Lil' But Bad" Johnston takes on dangerous Tyrone "Fury" Harris (18-2, 13 KOs) in the 12-round co-feature for the vacant IBA lightweight championship. Johnston (39-4-1, 18 KOs). Johnston has defeated seven world champions: Sharmba Mitchell, Jean Baptiste Mendy, Saul Duran, Cesar Bazan, James Page, Angel Manfredy and Alejandro Gonzalez.

IBO Intercontinental middleweight title-holder Aaron "Homicide" Mitchell takes on always-tough Jose "Seek & Destroy" Spearman (27-12-4, 11 KOs) for his belt and vacant NABA championship in a 12-round bout. Mitchell (25-1-1, 20 KOs) hasn't been beaten in more than 13 years (23-0-1, 17 KOs).

In another 12-round title fight, former NABF super featherweight champion Fernando "El Pillo" Trejo battles Sean "Pit Bull" Plessis (17-3, 4 KOs) for the vacant IBO Intercontinental
super featherweight belt. Mexican warrior Trejo (27-12-4, 17 KOs) holds impressive victories against the likes of Jose Armando Santa Cruz, Luis Antonio Arceo, and Jose Leonardo Cruz.

IBF International cruiserweight champion William "KO King" Guthrie (35-3-2, 28 KOs) has been added to the card against an opponent to be determined in another 12-round fight for the vacant NBA cruiserweight championship.

Also on the undercard in separate 4/6 rounds matches are unbeaten cruiserweight prospect Alfredo Escalera (12-0, 10 KOs), son of the great Puerto Rican world champion Alfredo Escalera, and Ft. Lauderdale heavyweight favorite Richard Brown (4-0, 2 KOs).

Tickets, priced at $25.00 and $65.00, are available by calling Destiny's (407.531.9803) or Ron Remus Productions (407.333.3051).

Article posted on 20.01.2007



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