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News: Dat “Be Dat” Nguyen; Bayan Jargal; Kay “Wild Wild” West

LAS VEGAS, NV (August 4, 2009) Sensational featherweight prospect Dat “BE DAT” Nguyen has been added to the “TKO World Championship Boxing at the Pala Casino” event, an evening of world class professional boxing set for Saturday, August 22nd at the Pala Casino Spa and Resort in Pala, California. Presented by TKO BOXING Promotions and the Pala Casino Spa and Resort, tickets for “TKO World Championship Boxing at the Pala Casino”, starting at $25, are available through Star Tickets (www.startickets.com, phone 1-800-585-3737)..

The all action Nguyen, a native of Bien Hoa, Vietnam , currently living in Vero Beach, California , is trained by former world champion Buddy McGirt. The Pala Casino bout will be his first in Southern California over the course of his five year professional career.

In his most recent bout, Nguyen ran his current winning streak to four with a terrific eight round unanimous decision win over Carlos Hernandez on May 28th at the Arena Theatre in Houston, Texas , a win which raised his record to 15-1-0 (6KO’s). He was led to the ring by the “Mua Lan”, a traditional Vietnamese lion dance designed to exorcise evil spirits.

Said Chet Koerner, President of TKO BOXING Promotions, “Dat put on a great performance in front of a huge contingent of Vietnamese fans who cheered him on in Houston . He truly brings a high level of excitement into the ring.”

The 26 year old Nguyen has brought his fan friendly style of boxing to fans across the country including Atlantic City, Tucson, Boston, Miami, New York City in addition to Houston .

Continued Koerner, “He’s truly been a road warrior, facing the toughest guy in each town. His only loss was by split decision to a hometown fighter in Arizona . The fans in Southern California are for a real treat with Nguyen being added to the card.”

The main event of “TKO World Championship Boxing at the Pala Casino” will feature an I.B.O. Junior Middleweight World Title bout between Philadelphia’s Anthony “THE MESSENGER” Thompson and Grady Brewer, winner of The Contender, Season Two.

Other outstanding prospects previously announced include San Diego middleweight K.J. Noons, 8-2-0 (5KO’s), Mexican junior featherweight Rafael Valenzuela, 12-1-0 (6KO’s), and Los Angeles based bantamweight Leo “TEREMOTO” Santa Cruz , 9-0-1 (2KO’s).

Further details of “TKO World Championship Boxing at the Pala Casino” will be announced shortly.


BAYAN JARGAL CONTINUES TERRIFIC 2009 HEADS TO RURAL RUMBLE ON AUGUST 29TH

RENO, NV (August 4, 2009) Undefeated lightweight sensation Bayan “THE MONGOLIAN MONGOOSE” continues to take the boxing world by storm, scoring his fourth knockout of 2009 on July 25th.

Facing off against undefeated Josh Durden in Hilton Head, South Carolina , the all action Jargal broke down the rugged Durden with blistering body shots before earning the stoppage in the fifth round.

With the win, the 27 year old Jargal, based out of Arlington, Virginia , improved his record to 13-0-1 with nine knockouts as he continues to be one of the most talked about prospects in boxing.

Said Tommy Lane of “Let’s Get It On” Promotions, "Bayan has looked outstanding this year. Each time out he faces better competition and is truly raising his game.”

“Everywhere he fights the fans have just been in awe of his power. He’s got a perfect style for a televised fight and we’re trying to have him on an ESPN or SHOBOX card in the very near future.”

Jargal’s next bout will take place at the “RURAL RUMBLE/FALLON FIGHTS 2009” in Fallon, Nevada on Saturday, August 29th.

Continued Lane, “Our plan is to keep Bayan very busy this year, we’re thrilled at his progress and look forward to seeing him work his way up the lightweight rankings.”

Tickets for “RURAL RUMBLE/FALLON FIGHTS 2009”, starting at $15 for adults and $10 for kids 17 and under, are available now through the Fallon Convention by calling 866-232-5566 or 775-423-4556. Additional information on Ringside Seating and VIP Tables can be found at www.fallonfights.com

Reno, Nevada based "Let's Get It On" Promotions was founded in 2000 by legendary boxing referee Mills Lane . In early 2005 he was joined by sons Terry and Tommy in the operations of the company. Along with super middleweight contender Jesse Brinkley, "Let's Get It On" Promotions also promotes lightweight contender Rustam Nugaev, sensational lightweight prospect Bayan Jargal and highly regarded brothers Tyler and Derek Hinkey. They have consistently promoted world class boxing events on a national basis.


KALIESHA WEST STEPS UP TO HEAVIER COMPETITION AND COMES OUT VICTORIOUS!

Moreno Valley, CA — Top-ranked Bantamweight Kay “Wild Wild” West is back to her winning ways after scoring a unanimous decision over veteran Featherweight Rolanda Andrews in a six-round battle in which punches were thrown back and forth the whole bout.

West, now 11-1-0, with 2 KO’s gave her hometown crowd a show by exchanging punches with the skilled leftie Andrews. Andrews scored with slick counter-punches at times, however West showed why she means business with her never back-off relentless attacks battling her way back to steal the tight rounds winning by unanimous decision.

Look for Kay West to continue her winning ways in hopes of a title shot…

Article posted on 04.08.2009



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