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ESPN Fights Tonight at New Daisy!

Posted in 2010, Boxing News, Reports with tags , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , on April 8, 2010 by Champ

By Nate Yoder

MEMPHIS, TN – ESPN Friday Night Fights returns to historic Beale Street tonight!

Heavyweights headline the night in a clash of former World Title challengers in the 10 round Main Event as Washington D.C.’s Tony Thompson 33-2 (21 KO’s) goes toe-to-toe with Nashville, TN’s Owen Beck 29-4 (20 KO’s).

The co-feature of the night is a rare match up of young undefeated prospects. Tyrese Hendrix 18-0-1 (7 KO’s) and Henry Lundy 17-0-1 (10 KO’s) will put it all on the line as they meet for the vacant NABO Lightweight Title.

The six bout card will be rounded off by four extremely well matched bouts. Houston, TX’s Lanard Lane 11-0 (7 KO’s) meets grizzled veteran John Brown 24-17-2 (11 KO’s) of Atlantic City, NJ in an 8 round Jr. Welterweight bout. Also, 2008 United States Olympian Gary Russell Jr. 8-0 (5 KO’s) of Capitol Heights, MD puts his undefeated record on the line against the always tough Carlos Diaz of Dorado, Puerto Rico in a 6 round Featherweight match up. Further, Taureano Johnson 1-0 (1 KO), a member of the 2008 Bahamian Olympic Team, will do battle with Ryan Bianchini in a 4 round Middleweight clash. In addition, on the card is Memphis, TN’s Marlon Lewis 1-1 (1 KO) boxing Chris Gray 1-0 (1 KO) of Batesville, AR in a 4 round Jr. Welterweight bout.

Doors open at 6:00 PM for this tremendous night of live boxing and the first bout will start at 7:00 PM. The ESPN television broadcast will begin at 8:00 PM. All tickets are priced unbelievably low at $15 and seating is first come first serve.

To purchase tickets call The New Daisy Theatre at (901) 486-2385.

Jones Jr. vs. Johnson Tickets On sale Friday!

Posted in 2004, Boxing News, Reports with tags , , , , , on August 12, 2004 by Champ

Tickets for the Roy Jones Jr. vs Glen Johnson will go onsale this Friday (11/13/04). Tickets are $40, $50, $90, $150, $250, $300, & $500. More than 10,000 seats priced at $90 and under which should provide more opportunities for everyone to attend this championship boxing event. Contact Ticketmaster to purchase your event tickets by phone – 901-525-1515 or click here to purchase tickets online

Roy Jones Jr. at the FedEx Forum in Memphis!

Posted in 2004, Boxing News, Reports with tags , , , , , , , on August 4, 2004 by Champ

Because of Brian Young’s Prize Fight Promotions, LLC and the sparkling new Fedex Forum, the official announcement has been made that former WBC, WBA, IBO, IBA, and NBA Light Heavyweight Champion Roy Jones Jr. (49-2, 38KO) will fight current IBF Light Heavyweight Champ, Glen Johnson (40-9-2, 27KO) on September 25 at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN. This will be the second largest fight in Memphis history. Second, only to the highly anticipated Tyson-Lewis bout in 2002. Thanks to Brain Young and the state-of-the-art FedEx Forum, Memphis is beginning to secure this caliber of fights for the area. Great things are happening in Memphis Boxing! More to come!


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