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Paul Briggs v Tomasz Adamek for WBC World Title

05.10.06 - Paul “Firepower” Briggs will fight Tomasz Adamek for the WBC light-heavyweight World Title, in the most anticipated title fight rematch in recent boxing history, this Sunday October 8th (Eastern Standard Australian Time) at the Allstate Arena, Chicago, Illinois, USA. The fight which is the undercard to the heavyweight title bout between World Boxing Association champion Nicolay Valuev and challenger Monte Barrett, will screen in Australia on Foxtel Main Event with coverage starting from 11am October 8th (EST).

After last year’s ferocious battle, Briggs v Adamek II promises a highly charged and exciting bout. It will also be the first time Paul Briggs will step in to the ring with his new “Firepower” moniker, signaling a new arrangement with Firepower Technology and the move away from his kick-boxing title “Hurricane”.

“Last bout I said everything I needed to say and this time around it’s just about doing it, Briggs said. “This is going to be great because I get to go back into the lion’s den and get the loss back. He couldn’t hurt me last time and I know he does have power but the pressure we are going to put on him is going to be ridiculous.”

Australian fans can watch Paul “Firepower” Briggs, who has been preparing for the rematch with renowned Australian trainer Johnny Lewis, on Foxtel’s Main Event this Sunday 8th October from 11am. Foxtel will also be airing free replays of the 2005 Paul “Firepower” Briggs v Tomasz Adamek through out the day on Friday 6th October.

What: Paul Briggs v Tomasz Adamek – 2005 World Title Fight Replay

WHEN: Friday 6th October, 2006 at 6am, 12pm, 6pm (Sydney Time)

WHERE: Foxtel – Main Event - Free Screening



What: Paul Briggs v Tomasz Adamek – Undercard Weigh In

WHEN: Sydney Time (EST): 9am Saturday 7th, October, 2006

Chicago Time: 6pm Friday 6th October, 2006

WHERE: Hilton Chicago, O’Hare – Grand Ballroom



What: Paul Briggs v Tomasz Adamek – 2006 World Title Fight – The Rematch

WHEN: Sydney Time (EST): 11am Sunday 8th October, 2006(Replay 6:30pm)

Chicago Time: 9pm Saturday 7th October, 2006

WHERE: Foxtel / HBO– Main Event

Article posted on 05.10.2006



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