02.04.09 – David Haye and Wladimir Klitschko have agreed to terms and finally signed the contract to fight each other on June 20. No venue has as yet been confirmed. Klitschko-Haye will be broadcast live on Setanta Sports in the UK and live on RTL Television in Germany..
An earlier Steve Bunce Boxing Hour: Catch the Steve Bunce Boxing Hour today at the earlier time of 1pm only on Setanta Sports News. On today’s jam packed 60-minutes expect to hear from British heavyweight David Haye, who this morning confirmed his world title bout against IBF, IBO and WBO heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko. And there’ll be a studio appearance from British super-featherweight champion Kevin Mitchell, who’ll be talking about his world title aspirations.
Edouard to Defend Again, Trains for Panama Win
Daniel “The Haitian Sensation” Edouard (21-2-2 with 12 KOs ranked WBA #9,WBC #15) is set to provide a late but timely April fool’s gift to the people of Panama as he defends his WBA Fedelatin Middleweight boxing title in Colon City, Panama, Saturday, April 18 at the illustrious Hotel Melia Panama Canal.
Edouard recently won the WBA Fedelatin title in Panama and is excited about returning to the country he speaks of affectionately. “I received a passionate reception in Panama and really couldn’t wait to return. The fans are knowledgeable and appreciative of the sport. It made for an electric atmosphere and an amazing night of fights!” Always thinking charitably Edouard continues, “I was really busy during my last visit to Panama. I hope that I am able to visit a few children’s organizations while there. I am taking a few surprises with me that I think they will really enjoy.” Though not fully determined, several credible opponents are being.
“The same blood that fueled Mr. Roberto Duran flows through Panama so it is vital that I present myself well. I will be exceptional come fight night!” Edouard also expresses enthusiasm about future performances on the world stage. “Several opportunities have come my way lately but there is one fight that looks particularly appetizing to me, a possible matchup with WBA Champ Felix Sturm (31-2-1 with 13 KOs) by the end of 2009 would be amazing.” Edouard is promoted by Square Ring, Inc. and recently struck a non-boxing promotional agreement with VMG Worldwide, Inc.
The Panama fight card is promoted by Premium Boxing Promotions (Villarreal & Partners). Also featured on the night is Nicholas Walters of Jamaica (10-0-0 with 8 KOs) and Haitian fighter Evans Pierre (8-0-0 with 7 KOs) who has close ties to Edouard who also sits as the Vice President of the Haitian Boxing Federation. To interview or schedule an appearance with Daniel Edouard please make contact with him at email@example.com or www.myspace.com/hspboxing.
“FAST” EDDIE CHAMBERS & NORIKO KARIYA TO BE PART OF WWW.GOFIGHTLIVE BROADCAST TEAM THIS FRIDAY NIGHT FROM THE LEGENDARY BLUE HORIZON
NEW YORK (April 1st, 2009)—This Friday night two popular fighters will help comprise a all-star broadcast team as www.gofightlive.tv will present “World Fight Night” from The Legendary Blue Horizon.
Fresh off his major victory last Friday night, world ranked heavyweight “Fast” Eddie Chambers and popular female fighter Noriko Kariya will join Marc Abrams on the call for the much anticipated eight-bout card that emanate from historical Philadelphia fight building.
In the main event, Ran Nakash (17-0, 13 KO’s) will take on Dave Brunelli in a bout that many in the Philadelphia fight scene have been talking about for months
Chambers, 34-1 with eighteen knockouts catapulted himself into the world title mix with his impressive majority decision over former WBC Heavyweight champion Samuel Peter.
Chambers showed terrific hand speed and had the former champ befuddled throughout the ten round affair.
The Philadelphia based heavyweight will add his expert commentary and talk about what could be next in his quest to bring the heavyweight championship back to America.
Kariya has been one of the most popular female fighters in the country as fans appreciate her crowd pleasing style.
Kariya of Jersey City, NJ via Vancouver, British Colombia has amassed a record of 9-3-1 with two knockouts has been featured prominently on undercards of major cards at Boardwalk Hall in Atlantic City and in Madison Square Garden.
“I am excited to broadcast this fight card”, Said Kariya
“To be able to broadcast a great card like this from The Legendary Blue Horizon in a great fight city like Philadelphia is something I am looking forward to doing. I feel I am a real student of the game and I can’t wait to share my experience with fans all over the world.”
The show begins at 7:30 PM eastern on www.gofightlive.tv