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Frederick Lawson

Lawson Beats Prescott

Los Angeles, CA (March 18, 2015) Undefeated and world ranked welterweight Fredrick “General Okunka” Lawson dominated perennial contender Breidis Prescott over ten rounds last night at the Hialeah Park Race Track in Miami, Florida. Dropping Prescott in the third, Lawson improved to 24-0 (20KO’s) by surprisingly close scores of 95-94, 95-94 and one judges’ card for the opponent of 96-93.

The victory for Lawson was telecast on ESPN, his second consecutive bout on the network. Continue reading

Ringside Report: ESPN Thursday Night Fights – Lawson outpoints Prescott

From Hialeah Park Casino in Hialeah, FL, ESPN2 broadcasts another night full of top-notch boxing.

NON-TELEVISED BOUTS

The first bout of the evening was Robert Alfonso (4-0) of Miami, FL v. Raymundo Lopez (4-11) of Holland, MI. As the boxers were introduced, Alfonso appeared chiseled and lean. Conversely, Lopez looked significantly less conditioned, entering the ring with a thick layer of blubber encasing his frame. Like Patrick Swayze and Chris Farley in the famous Saturday Night Live “Chippendales” skit, it was comically clear which one of these competitors was in better physical shape. Continue reading

ESPN Thursday Night Fights: A Preview Of March 26

Weigh-In Results: Kamil Laszczyk 128.6 vs. Jose Luis Araiza 129
Patryk Szymanski 165.6 vs. Yoryi Estrella 168.2
Rances Barthelemy 137.4 vs. Angino Pérez 137.6
Breidis Prescott 146.2 vs. Fredrick Lawson 146.2

ESPN will broadcast a special Thursday night edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights, appropriately billed “ESPN Thursday Night Fights,” on ESPN2 this Thursday, March 26, 2015, from Hialeah Park Casino in Hialeah, FL.

ABOUT THE FIGHTS – In the main event, Colombian Breidis Prescott (27-6, 20 KOs) is scheduled to fight Ghanaian Fredrick Lawson (23-0, 20 KOs) a 10-round Welterweight bout. Continue reading

Lawson to Meet Prescott at Historic Hialeah Park Race Track on Special Thursday Edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates

Undefeated Welterweight Lawson to Meet Prescott at Historic Hialeah Park Race Track on Special Thursday Edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights and Noche de Combates
Former Junior Lightweight Titlist Barthelemy to Meet Perez in Co-Feature

Undefeated up-and-coming welterweight Fredrick “General Okunka” Lawson (23-0, 20 KOs) and veteran Breidis Prescott (27-6, 20 KOs) will headline a special Thursday night edition of ESPN Friday Night Fights presented by Corona Extra and ESPN Deportes’ Noche de Combates presentado por Corona Extra on March 26, at 9 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and ESPN Deportes. Continue reading

Fredrick Lawson Returns To ESPN On March 26th Against Breidis Prescott

Los Angeles, CA (March 18, 2015) Undefeated and world ranked welterweight Fredrick “General Okunka” Lawson returns to ESPN next Thursday night, March 26th in the
10-round welterweight main event against perennial contender Breidis “El Khanqueror” Prescott in Hialeah, Florida.

Featured on a special edition Thursday Night Fights, the 25-year-old, heavy-handed Lawson, 23-0-0 (20KO’s), of Chicago, IL via Ghana, will look to continue impressing fight fans following his 10-round unanimous decision over Ray Narh on October 1, 2014 in Santa Monica, CA and telecast on ESPN Friday Night Fights. Continue reading

Frederick Lawson Won The Thrilling IBF International Welterweight Tournament

Finally, the IBF Continental Africa Welterweight King and I/C rated # 5 marvelous Frederick Lawson had his day in the ring after winning a thrilling title tournament to become the new IBF International Welterweight King. The rumble which took place at the Jubilee Pool House, near Club House in Accra, Ghana last night, kept boxing spectators on their feet throughout the fight. Continue reading

Frederick Lawson stops Sowah to win IBF Africa belt

Fred Lawson vrs Sowah The upcoming Ghanaian boxing sensation, Frederick Lawson demolished his Ghanaian counterpart Isaac Sowah stopping him at 0.43 minutes of round 3 in their nationally televised clash in Accra on Friday night.

The packed Accra Sports Stadium crowd acknowledged that the Lawson-Sowah undercard of Joseph Agbeko’s IBO Bantamweight title victory over Colombian slugger, Luis Melendez had perhaps produced the best fight on the night and at the heart of it all was unbeaten Lawson (who improved to 20-0, 19 KOs) dominating Sowah with terrific jabs and uppercuts. Continue reading

Sowah dares Lawson on Agbeko undercard in Accra March 8

Fred LawsonBy Prince Dornu-Leiku – According to an expectant Onesmo Ngowi, the IBF President for Africa, the two Ghanaian pugilists ambling for the IBF Africa, Middle east & Persian Gulf Welterweight crown should be prepared to eat humble pie should they fail to live up to spectators’ expectations on March 8.

The duo, Frederick Lawson (19-0, 18 KOs) and Isaac Sowah (13-5, 9 KOs) are featured to meet for Africa’s highest Welterweight crown next weekend at the Accra Sports Stadium.

This will be one of the undercards of former world champion, Joseph King Kong Agbeko’s return clash against Colombian Luis Mendelez for the IBO Bantamweight belt under the maiden promotion of Agbeko’s newly formed Fresh King Entertainment, a boxing promotion and management company based in the capital of Ghana.
At stake for these two boxers, Lawson nicknamed Okumka and Sowah alias The Hammer who both boast spectacular rise and much promise in local boxing ratings is the vacant IBF AMEPG Welterweight title. Continue reading