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Chisora vs. Fury on PPV in U.S. July 23; Open letter from Rubio to Chavez Jr; Dulorme-Corley weigh-in

HOBOKEN, N.J. (June 9, 2011) – Integrated Sports Media, the undisputed leader in independent pay-per-view boxing, announced today that it will be distributing “The Big Brawl,” featuring exciting, unbeaten British heavyweights Dereck “Del Boy” Chisora and 6’ 9” Irish giant Tyson Fury, live July 23 from Wembley Arena in London.

“The Big Brawl,” presented by Hennessy Sports, will be distributed in the United States by Integrated Sports Media for live viewing at 3 PM/ET – 12 PM/PT on both cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, DIRECTV, and Avail-TVN, for a suggested retail price of only $24.95. Check with your PPV provider for same day replay times.

“We’re thrilled to be introducing these two exciting heavyweights and future world title challengers to U.S. fans,” Integrated Sports Media president Doug Jacobs said. “Everybody enjoys watching the big boys bang and these guys really don’t like each other, either. Will Chisora silence the outspoken Irishman, or will Tyson take out his Fury on ‘Del Boy’? Other entertaining pay-per-view fights on this card will soon be announced.”

The 12-round main event, pitting two hungry heavyweights with identical professional records, has world title shot implications down the road. Zimbabwe-native Chisora (14-0, 9 KOs), rated No. 12 by the World Boxing Organization, defends his BBB of C British and Commonwealth title against hot challenger Fury (14-0, 10 KOs).

The 27-year-old Chisora, fighting out of London, has twice had a scheduled WBO title fight cancelled against champion Wladimir Klitschko. “Del Boy,” who stands 6’ 1 ½” and weighed 244 ½ lbs. in his last fight, has twice stopped Sam Sexton, winner of “The Prizefighter Heavyweight Tournament,” as well as Mike Tyson-conqueror Danny Williams.

The current BBB of C English heavyweight title-holder, Fury is a proud, charismatic Irishman living in Cheshire, England, whose rapidly growing fan-base is spreading across the Atlantic to America. Named after “Iron” Mike Tyson, the World Boxing Council’s No 21-rated Fury is the cousin of world middleweight contender Andy Lee. In his last action this past February, the 261-pound Fury knocked out previously unbeaten Narcelo Luiz Nascimento (13-0) in the fifth round. Other notable United Kingdom heavyweights defeated by Tyson include John McDermott and Scott Belshaw. Fury, only 22, has dedicated his fight against Chisora to former world heavyweight title challenger and European champion, Sir Henry Cooper, who recently passed away.

Go to www.IntegratedSportsnet.com and www.HennessySports.com for more information about “The Big Brawl: Chisora-Fury” 2 PPV event. Follow Integrated Sports Media on Twitter @IntegratedPPV.

Integrated Sports Media (ISM): North America’s leading distributor of International Pay-Per-View and Closed Circuit sporting events has presented World Championship and world-class boxing matches featuring Vitali Klitschko, David Haye, Evander Holyfield, Roy Jones, Jr., Amir Khan,Tomasz Adamek, Ricky Hatton, Giovani Segura, Cristian Mijares, Zab Judah, Ivan Calderon, Rocky Martinez, Marco Antonio Barrera, Erik Morales, Arthur Abraham, John Ruiz, Nicolai Valuev, Nicolai Valuev, Wilfredo Vasquez, Jr. and Ruslan Chagaev. In addition, ISM distributed numerous International soccer matches showcasing teams like Real Madrid, Club America of Mexico and the National Teams of Argentina, Honduras, El Salvador and the USA, as well as World Championship and world-class mixed martial arts shows featuring Fedor Emelianenko, Tim Sylvia, Bobby Lashley, Bob Sapp, Jeff Monson, and Roy Nelson. For more information on upcoming Integrated Sports Media events visit www.integratedsportsnet.com.

OPEN LETTER FROM MARCO ANTONIO “EL VENENO” RUBIO TO JULIO CESAR CHAVEZ, JR.

Julio César Chavez, Jr., felicidades on your recent victory over Sebastian Szbik. It was impressive to see you battle it out for a full twelve rounds. You are on your way to becoming more than just your father's son. You are your own man; a tough fighter in your own right.
Now let's get down to business.

Right after your fight with Zbik, I began to receive messages and comments from different people in the fight business saying that "Team Chavez" will do everything possible to avoid fighting me—the WBC’s #1 ranked mandatory challenger.

Julio, dime que no es cierto, y si es cierto, dime que tú no estás de acuerdo.*

Your father, Julio Cesar Chavez, Sr. is considered the greatest fighter In Mexican history. He became great and beloved by all of Mexico because he was fearless and never avoided fighting anyone who was a mandatory challenger. He backed away from no one.

Now, you are " El Cesar; El Campeón". As a fellow Mexicano, I ask you just one question, is it true, are you really trying to avoid me? I am as proud of being a Mexicano as you are. I am your mandatory challenger. I have earned the right to challenge you in the ring where I have no doubt, no matter what happens, you and I will put on the kind of fight that will make all of Mexico proud.

Julio, contact me personally or my team at 213-533-0022 and let me know that you and I will fight as soon as possible; let the boxing world know that you are much more than just your father's son. Let them know that you will keep your father's legacy alive. Let them know that you are a true and fearless Mexican Champion.

Let's fight.

Sincerely,

Marco Antonio Veneno Rubio

*Julio, tell me that’s not true, and if it is, tell me you’re not in agreement with this.

BORICUA INVASION I - JUNE 10, 2011, ESPN2 FRIDAY NIGHT FIGHTS, ROSELAND BALLROOM, NEW YORK, NY

10 ROUNDS – WELTERWEIGHTS

Kenny Galarza vs. Irving Garcia

Juana Diaz, Puerto Rico Vega, Puerto Rico

14-1, 14 KO’s 17-6-3, 8 KO’s

Weight: 146.5 lbs. Weight: 146 lbs.

10 ROUNDS – NABA WELTERWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP

Thomas Dulorme vs. DeMarcus Corley

Carolina, Puerto Rico Washington, DC

13-0, 11 KO’s 37-17-1, 22 KO’s

Weight: 144 lbs. Weight: 143 lbs.



4 ROUNDS – JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHTS

Jose Pedraza vs. Tomi Archambault
Cidra, Puerto Rico Minot, ND

2-0, 2 KO’s 1-1, 1 KO

Weight: 131.4 lbs Weight: 131 lbs.



6 ROUNDS – JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHTS

Steven Martinez vs. Brad Jackson

Bronx, NY Denver, CO

9-0, 7 KO’s 13-5-1, 7 KO’s

Weight: 154 lbs. Weight: 153 lbs.



6 ROUNDS –WELTERWEIGHTS

Alex Perez vs. Manuel Guzman

Newark, NJ Lancaster, PA

13-0, 7 KO’s 7-11-2, 3 KO’s

Weight: 147 lbs. Weight: 148 lbs.



4 ROUNDS – JUNIOR MIDDLEWEIGHTS

Boyd Melson vs. Kelvin Kibler

White Plains, NY Colombia, SC

3-0, 1 KO 0-6-2

Weight: 154 lbs. Weight: 152 lbs.



6 ROUNDS –JUNIOR LIGHTWEIGHTS

Emanuel Gonzalez vs. Jason Rorie

Bronx, NY Winston-Salem, NC

8-0, 7 KO’s 6-11-2, 3 KO’s

Weight: 129 lbs. Weight: 124 lbs.

Article posted on 10.06.2011



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