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Holm-Sanders headlines “Finally” PPV in greatest female boxing show ever

ALBUQUERQUE (March 27, 2008) – The two best female boxers in the world, Holly “The Preacher’s Daughter” Holm and Mary Jo Sanders, headline the June 13th “Finally” pay-per-view event (10 PM/ET-8 PM/MT) – the greatest collection of women fighters on one show in history – live from Isleta Casino & Resort in Albuquerque, New Mexico..

The Fresquez Productions, Inc.-promoted “Finally,” produced and distributed by Integrated Sports, will be available for live viewing on cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, TVN and DirecTV for a suggested retail price of only $24.95.

Albuquerque favorite Holm (21-1-2, 6 KOs), recognized as the No. 1 welterweight in the world, takes on the world’s No. 1 middleweight, Detroit icon Sanders (25-0, 8 KOs), in the 10 round main event for the vacant International Female Boxers Association (IFBA) junior middleweight title.

“Holly and Mary Jo are fighting for the right to be called the top pound-for-pound female fighter in the world today,” promoter Lenny Fresquez said. “This show is the all-time best ever for female boxing with five No. 1 fighters, based on independent rating groups, starting with Holly and Mary Jo, along with the No. 1 featherweight (Jeannine Garside), junior lightweight (Chevelle Hallback, and strawweight (Careno Moreno). Add a pair of No. 2 rated fighters (flyweight Eillen Olszewski) and (junior flyweight Hollie Dunaway), plus a No. 3 (junior flyweight Wendy Rodriguez); ‘Finally’ is featuring eight fighters - all rated among the world’s top 3 - in four world title fights shown worldwide on pay-per-view.”

The most punishing, action-packed fight could turn out to be the 10-round co-feature for the IFBA lightweight title between WIBA & IBA junior lightweight title-holder Chevelle “Fists of Steel” Hallback (26-5-2, 11 KOs), fighting out of Tampa (FL), and WIBA featherweight champion Jeannine “G9” Garside (7-0-1, 3 KOs), of Ontario (Canada).

IBA junior featherweight champion Wendy Rodriguez (18-4, 3 KOs), of Los Angeles, faces WIBF-GBU/WIBC minimumweight title-holder Hollie “Hot Stuff” Dunaway (21-6, 10 KOs), from (Van Buren) Arkansas, in a 10-round strawweight title fight.

WBC 2007 Fighter of the Year, WBC mininumweight champ Carina “La Reina” Moreno (17-1, 5 KOs), of Watsonville (CA), squares-off against newly crowned WIBA flyweight title-holder Eileen “The Hawaiian Mongoose” Olszewski (5-0), fighting out of New York City by way of Honolulu, in a 10-round title fight for the IFBA junior flyweight crown. All fights and fighters are subject to change.

Tickets, priced at $50.00, $100.00, $150.00, $200.00, $350.00 and $500.00, go on sale March 18 at the Isleta Casino and Resort box office, www.tickets.com or at Fresquez Productions, Inc. (508.884.7484). For more information go to www.fresquezproductions.com or www.holmvssanders.com. Doors open at 5:30 PM/MT, first bout 7:00 PM/MT, first televised bout 8:00 PM/MT.

Article posted on 27.03.2008



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