Pemberton returns Oct. 29 at Foxwoods

08.09.04 - IBU super middleweight champion Scott “The Sandman” Pemberton (28-3-1, 23 KOs) will defend his title Oct. 29; live on CN8/The Comcast Network, against former IBF contender James Crawford (40-7-2, 15 KOs) at Foxwoods Resort Casino. Pemberton is rated No, 3 by the WBC and No. 14 by the IBF.

Oliveria (46-9-2, 22 KOs), of New Bedford, is the former IBU world welterweight champion, as well as two-time ex-NABF super lightweight champion. He holds the only victory against WBA junior light welterweight champion “Vicious” Vivian Harris, as well as wins against former world title-holders Charles Murray (twice) and Vince Phillips.

Also scheduled to fight on the Oct. 1 card is former world light welterweight champion Jaime “The Hurricane” Clampitt (13-3, 5 KOs), of Narragansett (RI), two South Boston fighters from Ireland, junior middleweight Martin “The Irish Assassin” Thornton (8-1-1, 3 KOs) and middleweight Joe “Sugar” Rea (1-0, 1 KOs); South Boston junior welterweight “Cocky” Kevin Watts (18-6-, 7 KOs), unbeaten Peabody light heavyweight Wayne “Lights Out” Johnsen (4-0, 3 KOs), Worcester heavyweight Rashad Minor making his pro debut, and Philadelphia welterweight Phillip McCants (0-0-1).

The Bayside Expo Center is located in South Boston, off I-93, close to the University of Massachusetts at Boston. Go to for more information.

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Article posted on 08.09.2004

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