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Mansour-Kassi Weigh-In Photos


Mansour-Kassi Weigh In
Mansour & Kassi
Photo Credits: Larry Levanti/Main Events
Amir Mansour Fred Kassi
20-1, 15 KOs 18-2, 10 KOs
Wilmington, DE New Orleans, LA
232 lbs / Red & Black Trunks 233 lbs / Green & Black Trunks

 

Mikhaylenko & Cruz
Photo Credits: Larry Levanti/Main Events
Dmitry Mikhaylenko Ronald Cruz
17-0, 6 KOs 20-4, 15 KOs
Gelendzhik, Russia Bethlehem, PA
152.5 lbs / White Trunks 153 lbs / Orange Trunks
Lepikhin & Junior
Photo Credits: Larry Levanti/Main Events

 

Vasily Lepikhin Jackson Junior
16-0, 9 KOs 15-1, 13 KOs
Gelendzhik, Russia Sao Paulo, Brazil
175 lbs / White Trunks 175.5 lbs / Blue Trunks
Caramanno & Caroll
Photo Credits: Larry Levanti/Main Events

 

Anthony Caramanno Omar Caroll
2-0 0-3-1
Staten Island, NY Philadelphia, PA
123 lbs / Blue & Silver Trunks 123.5 lbs / Black & Gold Trunks

 

Prescott & Trujillo
Photo Credits: Larry Levanti/Main Events

 

Anthony Prescott Arturo Trujillo
5-3-2, 2 KOs 5-0, 3 KOs
Cherry Hill, NJ Easton, PA
Black & White Trunks Grey Trunks

 

Valliere & Navarro
Photo Credits: Larry Levanti/Main Events
Nick Valliere David Navarro
2-0, 2 KOs 1-6
Forked River, NJ Philadelphia, PA
158 lbs / Black & Yellow Trunks 158.5 lbs / White Trunks

 

About Nov. 8 at Sands:

The November 8 special triple header edition of NBCSN Fight Night will take place at Sands Resort Casino in Bethlehem, PA and will feature a ten-round heavyweight match-up between Amir “Hardcore” Mansour and Frederic “Big Fred” Kassi, a ten-round welterweight match-up between Dmitry “The Mechanic” Mikhaylenko and Ronald Cruz and a ten-round light heavyweight match-up between Vasily “The Professor” Lepikhin and Jackson “Demolidor” Junior. Tickets are $75 and $50 and available through ticketmaster.com, peltzbxing.com and the Sands box office. The card is presented by Main Events, Peltz Boxing, German Titov Boxing Promotions, in association with Joe Hand Promotions and BAM Boxing. The special triple header telecast of NBCSN Fight Night will begin at 8:30 PM ET/5:30 PM PT.

Photo by Larry Levanti/Main Events – J Russell Peltz, Hall of Fame Matchmaker

“I would like to welcome everyone to the press conference for the final NBCSN Fight Night card of the year. Two 40+ athletes are fighting Saturday night on the East Coast and I guarantee we have the more exciting one here. We have a great international card with fighters from the United States, Russia, Brazil and Puerto Rico.

“Vasily Lepikhin fought here in August and knocked out Robert Berridge and earned himself a world ranking at light heavyweight. Continue reading

NBCSN Fight Night features Mansour vs Kassi

The final NBCSN Fight Night telecast of 2014 will feature a special triple header this Saturday, Nov. 8, live from Sands Casino Resort in Bethlehem, Penn., at 8:30 p.m. ET. In the main event, heavyweights Amir “Hardcore” Mansour (20-1, 15 KOs) and Fred “Big Fred” Kassi (18-2, 10 KOs) will square off for 10 rounds. Continue reading

Mansour vs Kassi Nov 8 at Sands – Tickets on Sale Now

Heavyweight powerhouse Amir “Hardcore” Mansour (20-1, 15 KOs) headlines the final Fight Night edition of 2014 with a ten-round heavyweight battle against Frederic “Big Fred” Kassi (18-2, 10 KOs) on Nov. 8live from Sands Resort Casino in Bethlehem, PA. The Mansour-Kassi match-up will serve as the main event on a triple header edition of Fight Night. Tickets are on sale now. Continue reading

Cunningham vs. Mansour: Will the U.S.S. Cunningham prove to be too hardcore for Amir?

There’s a time when even the most protected fighters get the first true test of their careers. There is no comparing Steve Cunningham’s resume, which is deep and full of recognizable names, to Amir Mansour resume. Will Cunningham’s experience and reach advantage be too “hardcore” for Mansour to overcome? We will find out this Friday night from Philly on the NBC Sports Network.

Amir Mansour’s first fight was in 1997, and at age 41 his career is really just getting started after taking over 9 years off from 2001 to 2010. Mansour comes into this matchup sporting an unblemished record of 20 wins with no losses and 15 of those wins coming by way of knockout. Continue reading

Photos: Cunningham vs. Mansour Weights

Philadelphia, PA: This evening at the Hyatt Regency at Penns Landing in Philadelphia, PA Cunnningham, Mansour, Stevens, Johnson and the undercard fighters weighed-in for tomorrow night’s much anticipated fight at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, PA live on NBCSN Fight Night. Below are the weights and photos from the event: Continue reading

Cunningham-Mansour Final Press Conference Quotes

photos by Rich Graessle/Main Events — Philadelphia, PA: This afternoon fans and the media were treated to a verbal sparring match between Steve “USS” Cunningham and Amir “Hardcore” Mansour as they faced each other at the final press conference for this Friday’s fight at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia and on NBCSN Fight Night. Amir’s words incited a vocal reaction from Cunningham. The quotes and photos from the events are highlighted below.

Kathy Duva started things off by saying, “We have a spectacular event here. This is another fantastic show. It is going to be a treat for everyone. We are thrilled to be back here in beautiful downtown Philadelphia where it seems like boxing was born and we are trying to keep it alive.” Continue reading