YORK, PA (July 31, 2009) On Friday afternoon boxing fans and local media met with Central Pennsylvania fighters Carney Bowman, Eric Nemo and Stevie Weimer just one day ahead of “THE BATTLE OF YORK 4”. The press conference took place at the site of the event, the Sovereign Bank Baseball Stadium, home of the York Revolution. “THE BATTLE OF YORK 4”, presented by Chet Koerner’s TKO BOXING Promotions, is set for Saturday night, August 1st. Doors open at 4pm with the first bell at 5pm. Seven professional bouts will be preceded by five amateur fights..
Said Carney Bowman, The Fighting Pride of Central Pennsylvania, “I’ve had great sparring for this fight and I’m looking forward to putting on a terrific performance on Saturday night.
Bowman, 13-0-0 (5KO’s), will face hard hitting Dominican Delvin Placencia, 15-1-0, (6KO’s) in the eight round main event.
Eric Nemo, 7-1-1 (3KO’s), faces off against Denver’s Jairo Delgado, 3-2-0 (3KO’s), in a six round featherweight bout.
“I’m very excited to be fighting here at the ballpark and I’m very grateful to the TKO BOXING Promotions team for putting me on the card” said Nemo.
Nineteen year old Stevie Weimer, 3-0-0 (2KO’s) battles Melcor Guillen Jr., 1-1-0, in a four round welterweight bout.
Tickets for “THE BATTLE OF YORK 4”, starting at $20 for general admission in the grandstand of the stadium can be purchased in advance through the York Revolution Box Office (717-801-HITS, www.yorkrevolution.com ). Ringside table seating is also available through the box office.
ANDRES TAYLOR RETURNS TO ACTION SATURDAY NIGHT
YORK, PA (July 31, 2009) Cruiserweight contender Andres “TAYLOR MADE” Taylor returns to action Saturday night, August 1st at “THE BATTLE OF YORK 4”, an action packed evening of world class boxing presented by Chet Koerner’s TKO BOXING Promotions at the Sovereign Bank Baseball Stadium, home of the York Revolution.
Fighting out of Johnstown, Pennsylvania , Taylor , 8-1-1 (4KO’s), will square off against Lake Charles , Louisiana native Roy Ashworth, 5-4-0 (1KO) in a six round cruiserweight bout.
In his last start on June 27th, Taylor and Leo Bercier staged an excellent two-way war in Youngstown , Ohio with Taylor coming up short in the six round decision, his first loss.
Said Taylor , “The loss was a blessing in disguise, I’m much more focused now. I know exactly what mistakes I made in that fight and I won’t repeat them. I’ve trained harder and longer for this fight and can’t wait to get back in the ring.”
Known for his legion of fans in Pennsylvania , Taylor said, “There’s a huge number of the “ TAYLOR MADE” army coming down to the fight in York . Their continued support has been terrific for me.”
Said Chet Koerner, “Andres and I have talked numerous times since the fight against Bercier and I’m confident he will get back on the winning track on Saturday night.”
Featuring seven professional and five amateur bouts, “THE BATTLE OF YORK 4” is headlined by a featherweight showdown between The Fighting Pride of Central Pennsylvania, Carney “BEEPER” Bowman and heavy handed Dominican Delvin Placencia.
Tickets, starting at $20 for general admission in the grandstand of the stadium, can be purchased in advance through the York Revolution Box Office (717-801-HITS, www.yorkrevolution.com ) and will be available at the door. Ringside table seating is also available through the box office. Doors open at 4pm with the first bell at 5pm.
Sovereign Bank Stadium is operated by the York Revolution Professional Baseball Club, a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball. Sovereign Bank Stadium is located at 5 Brooks Robinson Way , York, PA 17401 . For more information, please call 717-801-HITS (4487), or visit the Revolution online at www.YorkRevolution.com.