Ray Mercer Returns To The Ring On December 16th

30.11.06 - Westerville, OH - Former Heavyweight Champion of the World Ray Mercer will make his return to the ring on December 16, 2006 in Charleston, South Carolina as part of the Support The Troops-Legends of Boxing Tour presented by WENPPV. Mercer will take on seasoned veteran Louis Monaco, who has traded punches with former Heavyweight Champions Trevor Berbick, Michael Dokes, and James Buster Douglas throughout his career.

The event will be broadcast on a pay per view basis by Wireless Events Network, and will offer a special opportunity for troops and families to exchange live messages throughout the fight card.

Wireless Events Network is providing a special invitation to American troops overseas and their families in conjunction with the Ray Mercer fight card on December 16. Utilizing WENPPV technology that allows fight fans throughout the world to view live action on over 51 handheld mobile devices and internet browsers, troops and families will be able to exchange video messages to their loved ones for FREE through this exclusive service.

About WENPPV: Wireless Events Network, based out of Westerville, OH, specializes in broadcasting quality boxing events that can be seen LIVE throughout the world on mobile devices and web browsers. The mission at is to help bring fight fans the world’s top boxing events in a convenient and affordable fashion. In the effort of delivering top-notch
boxing action to true fight fans around the world, Wireless Events Network brings fans LIVE boxing at a fraction of the cost of conventional pay per view cards.

Tickets for the Ray Mercer card, promoted by former World Heavyweight Champion James “Bonecrusher” Smith, are available at for just $10.00. The full undercard, in addition to the main event bout, will also be broadcast live on

Fans can find a complete list of all of Wireless Events Network supported handheld devices and web browsers at

About “Merciless” Ray Mercer: Ray Mercer, 34-6-1 with 25 knockouts, is a former Army Sergeant that captured Olympic gold in the 1988 Seoul Olympics. Mercer won his first sixteen bouts before knocking out Francesco Damiani to capture the WBO heavyweight title on January 11, 1991. In his next bout he destroyed the popular Tommy Morrison in four rounds in a much-anticipated bout. Mercer is known for his toughness as his defeats have come to world champions Larry Holmes, Lennox Lewis, Evander Holyfield, Wladimir Klitschko and Shannon Briggs. The native of Union, NJ has won four of his last six fights, with his only two losses coming to current Heavyweight Champions Klitschko and Briggs. Mercer looks to continue his clime back up the heavyweight contender latter on December 16, stepping into the ring against a very dangerous opponent in Louis Monaco, who has knocked out seven opponents during his career.

Support The Troops-Legends Of Boxing Tour: The Wireless Events Network boxing card featuring Ray Mercer will be shown LIVE and for FREE to military soldiers stationed in Iraq. Troops stationed abroad and their families are encouraged to visit to learn how they will be able to exchange messages with loved ones live during the broadcast of the card on
December 16.

Relevant Links: - Wireless Entertainment Network - List of supported mobile devices - Send holiday video greetings to the troops


Sameh A. Ibrahim, VP & Co-Founder –
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Event Details:

Ray Mercer vs. Louis Monaco (plus undercard) – 7:30 PM (EST)
Charleston, South Carolina
PPV Broadcast:

Article posted on 01.12.2006

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