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Silverhawk's "Fight Night" Aug. 26 in Pompano Beach

POMPANO BEACH, Florida (August 17, 2006) – Silverhawk Championship Boxing makes its Pompano Beach promotional debut on August 26, featuring three main event-caliber title fights, at Club Cinema. Silverhawk has promoted several pro boxing shows this year in Las Vegas and Tampa. Unbeaten heavyweight Leo “Paco” Nolan puts his perfect pro record of 26-0 (10 KOs) on the line in a 10-round bout against Jed Phipps (17-4, 10 KOs) for the vacant USBO title..

In 12-round title bouts, Aaron “Homicide” Mitchell (24-1-1, 19 KOs) faces Christopher “The Hammer” Holt (12-6, 8 KOs) for the IBO International middleweight championship, while Eric “Murder” Mitchell (19-4-1, 9 KOs) takes on “Fearless” Fernando Hernandez (18-9-2, 8 KOs) for the NBA light middleweight title.

“We’re excited about promoting our first show in Pompano Beach,” Silverhawk President of Boxing Operations Stephen Westmoreland said. “In addition to expanding our fan base, the fights will be taped live and broadcast at a later date on HDTV. We believe Leo Nolan and the Mitchell twins, Eric and Aaron, are world title contenders in the making. Our supporting fights are strong, featuring undefeated prospects Alfredo Escalera and Lanardo Taylor. ”

Scheduled to fight on the undercard in separate bouts are unbeaten cruiserweight Alfredo Escalera (9-0, 7 KOs), son of the former WBC Super Featherweight champion (1975-78) Alfredo Escalera, undefeated welterweight Lenardo Tyler (13-0, 9 KOs) and light heavyweight Troy Higgins against opponents to be determined. Also on the card, welterweight “Classy” Chris Gray (3-2, 1 KO) faces Brandon Darby (2-3, 2 KOs), while super bantamweight Rafael Hernandez (3-0) tangles with Marcus Reed. All fighters and bouts are subject to change.

Tickets, priced at $25.00 (general admission), $35.00 (reserved level 2), $45.00 (reserved level 1B) and $100.00 (ringside), are on sale at Club Cinema or by going on line at www.silverhawkboxing.com.

Doors open at 6 PM/ET, first bout at 7 PM/ET. Call 813.283.0096 for more information or sponsorship/advertising inquiries.

Article posted on 17.08.2006



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