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News: Claggett vs. Trupish; Cauthen vs McCants; Victor Vasquez

Calgary, AB - Teofista Boxing is proud to announce its first promotion of 2011 which will see two of the fastest rising stars in Canadian boxing showcased in an exciting night of boxing live from the beautiful Chinese Cultural Centre in Calgary, Canada on Friday, Jan. 14, 2011.

Steve Claggett (10-0-1, 7 KOs) will face off against unbeaten Mexican Jose Mendoza (7-0, 3 KOs) for the prestigious WBC light welterweight Youth Intercontinental Title in the headlining bout.

In the co-main event big punching Canadian middleweight champion Adam 'A-Bomb' Trupish (7-0, 4 KOs) will return to action in a 160-pound bout against Montana's Matt Palmer (2-2, 0 KOs).

The card will also feature two clubbing heavyweight tilts with Sheldon 'Prime Time' Hinton (11-6-1, 4 KOs) taking on Ken Frank (3-1-1, 2 KOs) in a Canadian heavyweight title eliminator, and heavy handed Jarred KilKenny (2-0, 1 KO) facing off against Winnipeg's Chad Thrun (0-2).

Rounding out the card will be former Alberta amateur standout Brad Soanes making his pro debut against game fellow newcomer Max Gagne.
The evening will kickoff with an exciting showcase of amateur boxing to warm up the local fans in attendance which will be highlighted by 2010 Alberta Provincial Champions Norman Bradford and Devin Reti facing off in an attractive matchup.

The pro bouts will be sanctioned by the Calgary Combative Sports Commission with Alberta Boxing sanctioning the preliminary amateur bouts.

The exciting evening of sports entertainment will include live music and dancing and will take place in down town Calgary at the Chinese Cultural Centre, located at 197 1st Street SW with ample parking available.

Remaining tickets to the Claggett-Mendoza WBC light welterweight championship fight, priced from $25 - $60 (with limited VIP Tables still available), can be purchased by calling 403-607-2001 or by visiting Teofista.com. Promoted by Teofista Boxing, the doors to the event will open Friday, Jan. 14, 2011 at 6:00 PM.

Visit Teofista.com for more information.


CAUTHEN – McCANTS HEADLINE THE HAMILTON MANOR ON SATURDAY JANUARY 22ND

Local favorites Charles Hayward; Derrick Webster; and Alando Swain to see action in Hamilton, New Jersey

HAMILTON, NEW JERSEY (January 3, 2011)—On Saturday night January 22nd, 2011 boxing returns to the beautiful Hamilton Manor in Hamilton, New Jersey as Nedal Abuhumoud and Nedal Boxing presents a great night of boxing featuring some top prospects and entertaining fights.

In the main event, Former U.S. Olympian Terrance “The Heat” Cauthen will take on Phillip McCants in a Welterweight bout scheduled for eight rounds.

Cauthen of nearby Trenton, New Jersey has record of 35-7 with nine knockouts.

Cauthen represented the United Sates in the 1996 Olympics which were held in Atlanta.

He turned pro in December of that year and went on to win the first fifteen bouts of his career. Cauthen suffered his first professional defeat when he stopped by Teddy Reid in an effort to win the NABA Super Lightweight title.

After that loss, Cauthen went on a nice run of eleven straight wins and picked up two titles in the process.

He won the Interim NABF Jr. Welterweight title with a twelve round unanimous decision over Franco Ogentho (15-2). Cauthen defended the three times with decision wins over Roberto Ortega (18-7-1); Ricky Quiles (33-5-3) and Jermaine Marks (9-1-2). In the fight against Quiles he captured the NABA Super Lightweight title.

Cauthen lost two in a row which included going the distance with former world champion Paul Williams (25-0) before winning the IBU Jr. Middleweight title with a twelve round unanimous decision over Nurhan Suleyman (16-3). He followed that up by winning the USBA Jr. Middleweight title with a tenth round stoppage over former Olympian Dane Craig.

That fight set up a shot with Sechew Powell in an IBF Elimination bout.

Unfortunately for Cauthem he was stopped in four rounds in what turned up to be as shootout as both guys landed bombs in the fight.

Cauthen has gone 3-3 in his last fights with impressive wins over Alexis Camacho (16-0); Isam Khalil (15-1-2) and Cleotis Pandarvis (10-2-2). In his last bout, Cauthen dropped a twelve round unanimous decision to John O’Donnell (23-1) this past September 10th in England in a bout that was televised on SHO BOX.

McCants has a record of 8-1-1 with three knockouts and has won five straight fights that spans six years.

McCants is coming off a four round unanimous decision over Tyson Schwieger on September 11, 2009 in Philadelphia.

In a six round co-feature, Charles Hayward of Philadelphia will battle Billy Salser of Mansfield, Ohio in a Light Heavyweight bout.

Hayward, 5-2 with one knockout, has won four in a row which includes decision wins over undefeated Patrick Budd (2-0) and in his last bout; Hayward moved up to six rounds by scoring a unanimous decision over Mazur Ali (6-6) on July 2nd in Vineland, New Jersey.

Salser, 3-1 with two knockouts, won his first three bouts which included a third round knockout iver undefeated Adam Harrison (1-0). Salser then took two and a half years off and came back to drop a four round unanimous decision to Joe Njau last March 26th at the Hamilton Manor.

Other bouts scheduled for the card includes:

Derrick Webster (5-0, 4 KO’s) of Glassboro, New Jersey will take on William Chouloute (1-1, 1 KO) of Chicago in a four round Middleweight bout.

In a four round Super Middleweight fight, Alando Swain (1-1) of Trenton, NJ takes on Horatio Pittman (1-8, 1 KO) of Philadelphia.

The big boys of boxing will be in action as Pennsylvania’s Mark Ford (2-1, 1 KO) battles Tyabb Beale (2-3, 1 KO) of Newark, New Jersey in a four round Heavyweight bout.

Also on the card will be Marcus Smith (0-3) of Glassboro, NJ taking on debuting Bernard Porter in a four round Jr. Welterweight bout.

More bouts will be announced shortly

Tickets for this great evening of boxing are $80 & $50 and can be purchased by calling 609 209 5642 and by clicking www.thehamiltonmanor.com


VICTOR VASQUEZ TO HEADLINE FIRST EVER FIGHT CARD AT HARRAH’S IN CHESTER, PA ON JANUARY 22ND

CHESTER, PA (JANUARY 3, 2011)—On Saturday night, January 22nd, Joey Eye Boxing will stage the first ever boxing event at the Beautiful Harrah’s Chester Casino and Racetrack.

In the main event, popular Lightweight, Victor “The Barber” Vasquez will fight an opponent to be named in a bout scheduled for six rounds.

Vasquez of Philadelphia has built up one of the biggest fan bases in Philadelphia due to his exciting style which always has him in the fight of the night whenever he steps into the ring.

Vasquez has a record of 12-4-1 with six knockouts and has been in some memorable fights in his young career.

He holds victories over undefeated Thomas McCuiston (1-0); Tyric Robinson (9-4-1) and his last bout was an exciting six round split decision over Bryne Green (5-3) on October 8th in Philadelphia.

In a four round Crusierweight co-feature, local knockout artist John Poore makes his first appearance in his new weight class when he takes on Zeferino Albino

Poore has a record of 21-4 with eighteen knockouts and is coming down to make a run at Crusierweight after his entire eleven year career as a Heavyweight.

Poore of Boothwyn, PA won his first sixteen bouts all via knockout which included a second round knockout over undefeated Jason Jenkins (5-0) before suffering his first loss to contender Robert Hawkins (18-3).

Poore will be looking to get back in the win column after suffering a third round knockout defeat to Jason Barnett (10-10) on November 20, 2009 in Philadelphia.

Albino of Philadelphia of a record 3-12-2 with one knockout.

A terrific undercard of local prospects will be on display on January 22nd.

In a four round Welterweight bout, Ardrick Butler (5-3, 2 KO’s) of Philadelphia will see action against an opponent to be named.

Former world Jr. Amateur champion Joey Dawejko (3-0, 1 KO) of Philadelphia will take on Jon Bolden (2-1, 2 KO’s) of New York in a four round Heavyweight bout

Dan Grafton (1-0) of Philadelphia will take on Antonio Robertson (0-2) of South Carolina in a four round Heavyweight bout.

Undefeated Welterweight Troy Corbin (5-0, 4 KO’s) takes on an opponent to be named in a four round bout

Popular Featherweight Joey Tiberi (2-0, 2 KO’s) will take on an opponent to be named in a four round bout.

Pro debuting Steffan Burgette of Scranton, PA will take on Joe Dunn (0-3) of Philadelphia in a Middleweight bout scheduled for four rounds.

David Curiel (1-0, 1 KO) of New Jersey will take on pro debuting Kevin Walker of Cleveland in a four round Jr. Middleweight bout

Tickets for this great evening of boxing are $90; $60 and $45 and can be purchased by calling 610-933-7510

Harrah's Chester Casino & Racetrack
777 Harrah's Blvd.
Chester, PA 19013
(800) 480-8020
www.harrahschester.com

Article posted on 01.01.2011



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