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News: Miguel Cotto vs Joshua Clottey; Lopez-Duran On ESPN Tonight; More

World Boxing Organization welterweight champion MIGUEL COTTO, from Puerto Rico , and International Boxing Federation welterweight champion JOSHUA CLOTTEY, from Ghana , will hold a news conference to announce their world championship rumble. Cotto vs. Clottey takes place Saturday, June 13, at Madison Square Garden and will be broadcast live on HBO World Championship Boxing, beginning at 10:35 P.M. ET / 7:35 P.M. PT..


ESPN Friday Night Fights: Oscar De La Hoya in Booth on Tonight’s FNF Telecast; Lopez and Duran Square Off in Main Event

Legendary fighter Oscar De La Hoya will join ESPN’s Brian Kenny and Teddy Atlas in the booth during the main event of tonight’s Friday Night Fight Telecast. The April 10 edition, beginning at 10:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2, is highlighted by a main event bout of David Lopez (37-12, 25 KOs) against Ossie Duran (23-6-2, 9 KOs). The 10-round junior middleweight bout will take place in Lopez’s hometown of Tucson, Ariz., at Desert Diamond Casino. Robert Flores will be in the studio with insight and analysis.


PUNCH-OUT AT THE PLAZA

Las Vegas’s New Premier fight series! @The Plaza Hotel & Casino Downtown, Las Vegas, Nevada

Las Vegas, NV April 3, 2009 – Guilty Boxing in association with Rattlesnake Events, LLC have formed a strategic alliance with the Plaza Hotel & Casino in beautiful downtown Las Vegas to promote a new monthly fight series dubbed “Punch-Out.”

“We look forward to a long-lasting relationship with Guilty Boxing and Rattlesnake Events and are looking to build a recognizable and respectable boxing franchise here at the Plaza”, Said vice president of the plaza marketing, Tony Bender.

The Punch-Out Series is scheduled to begin May 8th and continue on a Monthly basis. Our Plans include making the most competitive fights out there using local fighters and national prospects alike. We are prepared to provide to the fans what they deserve, intriguing match-ups that are unpredictable and enjoyable using highly skilled, exciting professional fighters, that are ready to make a splash on the fight scene.

“On behalf of Guilty Boxing, we are very pleased to return to promoting fights in Las Vegas. Likewise we are excited to make this return in association with Rattlesnake Events and the great new series at the Plaza Hotel & Casino. As always we will continue to strive to put forth the most exciting cards possible for our local fans and tourists,” Said Guilty Boxing’s, Jeff Grmoja.

Tickets to “Punch-Out,” will begin at the very affordable rate of just $20.00 for this great night of entertainment and are available now by visiting the Plaza box office or by phone at (702)386-2575 or to purchase online.

Article posted on 10.04.2009



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