ESPN Friday Night Fights Weigh-In Photo Gallery: Ouma vs Bundrage
28.03.08 - At the Scales: Meagan Heintzelman, Photos by: Peter Mark Heintzelman: The Seneca Allegany Casino & Hotel, located in Salamanca, New York, knows how to host its first ever boxing event, hosting ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights!
Brought to you by the knock out collaboration of the Seneca Nation of Indians, Seneca Gaming Corporation (SGC), ESPN2 and Peltz Boxing Promotions, Inc., the casino’s inaugural boxing event features, as its main event, a gem of a match up between spectacular middleweights, southpaw, Kassim “The Dream” Ouma, 25-4-1, 15 KO’s, and Cornelius “K9” Bundrage, 27-3-0, 16 KO’s.
As the Seneca Gaming Corporation, with the assistance of Peter Timothy, Foxwoods Resort & Casino's Commission, of Mashantucket, CT, at the scales, weighed the fighters in:
10 Round Middleweights - Main Event
Kassim Ouma, of West Palm Beach, Florida, 153 lbs
Cornelius Bundrage, of Detroit, Michigan, 154 lbs
4 Rounds Middleweights
Edwin Rodriguez, undefeated at 2-0, 2 KO’s, of Worcester, MA, 164 ˝ lbs
James North, 8-19-2, 3 KO’s, of Weston, West Virginia, 168 lbs
8 Rounds Welterweights
Mike Jones, undefeated at 12-0-0, of Philadelphia, PA 146 ˝ lbs
Germaine Sanders, 27-5-0, 17 KO’s, of Chicago, IL, 146 ˝ lbs
6 Rounds Middleweights
Martinus Clay, 12-18-3, 4 KO’s, of Wilson, NC - no weight recorded
Mustapha Johnson, 4-2-0, 2 KO’s of Indianapolis, Indiana, 153 ˝ lbs
6 Rounds Light Welterweights
Henry Lundy, undefeated at 10-0-0, 6 KO’s, of Philadelphia, PA, 136 lbs
Darnell “Good News” Jiles, Jr., also undefeated at 8-0-0, of Rochester, NY, 137 lbs
4 Rounds Lightweights
Joseph Llovet, undefeated at 2-0-0, 1 KO’s of Bay Shore, NY, 134 lbs
Alberto Amaro, 2-1-0, 0 KO’s, of Cantono, Puerto Rico, 134lbs
4 Rounds Light Welterweights
Dan Morales, 0-1-0, of the Bronx, NY, 139 lbs
Murray Cunningham, pro debut, of Rochester, NY, 140 lbs
The house is “SOLD OUT,” thanks to promoter, Russ Peltz and Peltz Boxing Promotions, Inc., of Philadelphia, PA. If you don’t have a ticket already, sit back, fasten your seat belt, and watch this one on ESPN2 “Friday Night Fights, live at 9 p.m. EST.
Steve Smoger was in the House at the weigh in, and Teddy Atlas and Brian Kenny expected call the blow by blows and fight analysis on the tube. This is a show worth recording!
Article posted on 28.03.2008
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