27.08.04 – By Carlos Kalinchuk: Tonight the Grand Casino Coushatta in Kinder Louisiana will present Knockouts at Coushatta IV. The card will be Grand Casinos fourth exciting boxing installment of the year and it will feature the son of legendary four-time world champion Hector Camacho, Jr. (37W-1L; 21KO’s) against Marteze Logan (14W-8L; 2KO’s) in ten rounds of action. In the co-featured bout of the evening, former Super Middleweight and Light Heavyweight Champion Valerie “The Wolf” Mahfood of Beaumont, Texas, will face off against Carlette Ewell (6W-2L; 5KO’s) to decide the new I.B.A. light heavyweight championship.
The under card will host an array of up and coming talent such as undefeated Lightweight Bobby “The Bayou Bomber” Aucoin from Scott, Louisiana (12W-0L; 6KO’s), and heavyweight Clifton Rubin (8W-1L; 7KO’s).
The first fight starts at 7:00 p.m. and doors open at 5:30 p.m. and will be held in The Pavilion at Coushatta, adjacent to Grand Casino Coushatta. Knockouts at Coushatta IV are open to boxing fans of all ages. A limited number of ringside seats are available so don’t wait, buy your tickets today! Tickets are on sale in the gift shop at Coushatta. Ticket prices are; $50 for ringside and $15 for general admission. The weigh-in will take place in Mikko Center on Friday, May 21, at 4:00 p.m. For additional information, phone 1-800-584-7263, ext. 7702, or 7275.
Coushatta is located 25 miles northeast of Lake Charles on US 165 (I-10 Exit 44) and five miles north of Kinder. Grand Casino Coushatta is Louisiana’s largest land-based gaming resort with 3,200 slot machines and 80 table games, plus a 12-table live Poker Room. It features six restaurants on the casino floor. Kids Quest, the supervised children’s activity center, is available for children 6 weeks to 12 years of age, and Grand Arcade welcomes ages 12 and up. More than 500 rooms provide luxurious accommodations. Red Shoes Park RV resort offers 100 pads plus 100 chalets. Phone 1-800-58-GRAND for more information, or access the website at www.gccoushatta.com.
Carlos “Stiff-jab” Kalinchuk
Contributing Writer & Photographer