Lucky Eagle's Night of Action!
(OCT 31) Northwest favorite Candy Robertson returns to the Lucky Eagle
Casino after destroying Rudy Lovato in a first round victory in September
in a vengeance
rematch with Michael Lerma in the 10 round main event. Lerma
defeated Robertson in November of 2000 to win the WBB World Middleweight
title bout at the Lucky Eagle Casino. Robertson cam out like a
tornado for four
rounds, winning every round, before he ran out of gas. Lerma is a
popular national TV Fox Net "Friday Night Fights" regular.
BBC Sanctions Fight (OCT 31) The BBC (Boxing
Board of Control Sanctions) has been announced to have sanctioned the
national heavyweight title fight between champion Brian Bwantu and first
contender Joseph 'Ramos' Phiri. According to the promoter, Mwenya Musenge,
the fight will take place on November 30, 2002.
William improving after falling
(Oct 31) New Zealand Super-Heavyweight boxing champion Peter Williams fell
into a coma and has remained in intensive care after he fought a title
fight in Timaru on October 27. News sources report that Williams condition
has stabilized at this time. Williams had collapsed just 15 minutes after
he defeated Henry Tuisaemo at the national boxing championship.
Jesper Stops Morais
DENMARK (OCT 28) This week in Esbjerg, with the vacant IBA Continental Cruiserweight title on the line, Danish
fighter Jesper Kristiansen turned in a career best performance in
stopping South African champion Earl Morais in round eight.
Kristiansen, now fighting under the promotional banner of Scandinavias top
promoter 'Team Palle' used a steady left jab followed by hard body shots
that opened the door for his fight ending right hand in round eight.
Italian referee, Rafaele Argiolas, reached the count of four and then
called an end to the fight with Morais on the canvas and in no condition
Boxing Promoters Slug It Out
(OCT 28) FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- Don King repeatedly insisted in
testimony Monday that he told rival boxing promoter Bob Arum about his
exclusive rights to Julio Cesar Chavez before the fighter jumped ship.King
is seeking more than $14 million in damages to compensate him for the loss
of profits from Chavez fights while the boxer was working for Arum's Las
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Saunders in frame for Sinclair
By Dave Kelly - Belfast Telegraph
28) A FRUSTRATED John Breen today said that he expected Neil
Sinclair to be defending his British welterweight title against Chris
Saunders on Saturday night. With just six days to go Breen is still
waiting for an opponent to be confirmed and frankly that's ridiculous. Copyrighted
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