Press Conference Pic: Braithwaite-Beck-Don King-Austin-Jones
01.09.05 - Photo: David Martin-Warr/Don King Productions for SHOWTIME (Left-to-right) Wayne Braithwaite, Owen Beck, promoter Don King, Ray Austin and Guillermo Jones pose after Thursday's press conference in Cleveland. In Saturday's main event on SHOWTIME former WBC cruiserweight champion Braithwaite (21-1, 17 KOs) faces Jones (32-3-2, 25 KOs) in a world cruiserweight elimination bout.. In the SHOWTIME CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING co-feature at Gund Arena, world-ranked contenders Beck (24-1, 18 KOs) and Austin (22-3-1, 15 KOs) mix in a key heavyweight bout.
Article posted on 02.09.2005
Don King Productions will promote the event, which will include in off-TV bouts the return of longtime bantamweight champion Tim Austin against Reynaldo Hurtado and a cruiserweight bout between former champion Kelvin Davis and undefeated Steve Cunningham.
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