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Ennis Defeats Gonzalez in a Blue Horizon Classic

by on Apr.05, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Derek “Pooh” Ennis and Jose Gonzalez thrill fans at Spring Fling at The Legendary Blue Horizon

“]Derek "Pooh" Ennnis at Blue Horizon [Photo: Claudia Bocanegra]

Derek "Pooh" Ennnis at Blue Horizon [Photo: Claudia Bocanegra

PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 4, 2010 — Boxing historians can now add this past Friday’s bout between USBA Jr. Middleweight champion, Derek “Pooh” Ennis and Jose Gonzalez to list of classic bouts that have taken place at The Legendary Blue Horizon as they engaged in a ten round war that was won by Ennis via majority decision.

The show was promoted by Vernoca L. Michael and Blue Horizon Boxing, LLC.

Ennis and Gonzalez waged a classic toe to toe war which had the near capacity crowd on the edge of their seats throughout the ten round classic. 

Ennis showed amazing hand speed as he ripped up six and seven punch combination’s that rocked Gonzalez all over the ring.  Gonzalez stunned Ennis in round two for which Ennis seemed like he was in big trouble as Gonzalez continuously landed hard shots to the head but Ennis showed a great chin and came back more furious than before. (continue reading…)

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Wednesday Press Conference Quotes in Conjunction with Friday’s Spring Fling Boxing Event at the Legendary Blue Horizon

by on Apr.01, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA , PA, March 31, 2010 — Wednesday morning at The Legendary Blue Horizon, some of the principals involved with Friday night’s big “Spring Fling” boxing even were on hand to talk about their bouts.

In the main event, USBA Jr. Middleweight champion, Derek “Pooh” Ennis will take on tough Jose Gonzalez in a non-title bout.   In the co-feature, it will be Ennis’ brother, Farah Ennis risking his undefeated record when he takes on Frankie Santos in a Super Middleweight bout scheduled for eight rounds. (continue reading…)

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Derek ‘Pooh’ Ennis to Take on Jose Gonzalez While Farah Ennis Takes on Frankie Santos this Friday Night at the Legendary Blue Horizon

by on Mar.30, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA (March 29, 2010)—There have been some slight changes to the two main events that will takes place this Friday night’s big “Spring Fling” boxing event that will take place at the Legendary Blue Horizon.

The new main event will still feature USBA Jr. Middleweight champion, Derek “Pooh” Ennis.  He will now face Jose Adelaydo Gonzalez of Garden City, Kansas. (continue reading…)

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Derek ‘Pooh’ Ennis to Battle Frankie Santos to Headline “Spring Fling” on Friday, April 2nd, at the Legendary Blue Horizon

by on Mar.29, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA, PA, March 29, 2010 — Next Friday night, Vernoca L. Michael and Blue Horizon Boxing Inc will present that annual “Spring Fling” boxing card that will be headlined by USBA Jr. Middleweight champion, Derek “Pooh” Ennis battling Frankie Santos in a ten round non-title bout.

The bout was originally to be a title defense for Ennis but after actively seeking every fighter in the top-15 that is mandated by the USBA, several different factors prohibited the title defense. (continue reading…)

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