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VIP and Ringside Seats Sold Out for ‘Fight Night 2010′

by on Feb.23, 2010, under Press Releases

event_main_img3MERRILLVILLE, IN, February 23, 2010 – The most anticipated fight night in Northwest Indiana has gained the interest of regional fans as ALL of the VIP and RINGSIDE seats for the event are completely SOLD OUT! Leaving only General Admission seating for the remaining fans for this fantastic night of boxing and at only $30.00 a seat it is a steal for the World Class Boxing that is returning to the Historic Hammond Civic Center on Friday, February 26th.

In the Main Event, Michael “Midnight Stalker” Walker (19-2) and Derrick “Superman” Findley (14-3) will square off for a IN.B.A. Middleweight Title Showdown. Angel Hernandez (14-3) is set for an IN.B.A. Title Showdown against Angel Manfredy conqueror Courtney Burton (21-6), WBC International Champion “Merciless” Mary McGee (17-0)  faces off against WBC International Lightweight Champion Brooke “No Mercy” Dierdorff (5-4-1), a heated matchup of two undefeated Middleweights Josh Crouch (5-0) vs. Foster Nkodo (4-0), also scheduled to fight are Darnell Wilson (8-1) vs. Orphius Waite (5-0), Ed Ochoa (9-0) vs. Dezi Ford (24-27), and Heavyweight David Martin III (1-0) vs. James Porter (5-13). (continue reading…)

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Last Minute Changes, More Exciting Matchups for ‘Fight Night 2010′

by on Feb.17, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

event_main_img2MERRILLVILLE, IN, February 17, 2010 – Training injuries have hit two of the fighters for “Fight Night 2010.” Shay Mobley had incurred an injury this last week during training for his upcoming bout with Darnell Wilson removing Mobley from the bout. When I asked about the fight, Mobley stated, “I was really looking forward to getting back in the ring this year, but I will continue to keep my head up and recover and get ready for the next event.” Due to Mobley’s injury, undefeated Middleweight Orphius Waite (5-0, 3KO’s) will take Mobley’s place against Wilson (8-1, 6KO’s).

Waite, who is coming off an ankle injury that removed him from the One In A Million Boxing Nov. 13th Fight Card, jumped at the opportunity to fight, “I stay in the gym ready to fight for just this kind of situation, if I guy falls out I am ready to go on a day’s notice if I need to. Wilson is going to be a very tough opponent, but that’s what I am here to do is to prove that I am the best and beating Wilson who is (8-1) is a great sign I am on my way.” (continue reading…)

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Six Action-Packed Bouts at Tonight’s ‘Tinley Park Rumble’

by on Jun.12, 2009, under Boxing News, Press Releases


MERRILLVILLE, Ind., June 12 – Fighters for Octavius James’ One In A Million Inc.’s loaded card dubbed the “Tinley Park Rumble” looked incredible as they hit the scales prior to their showdowns tonight at the Holiday Inn/ Tinley Park Convention Center.

Former sparring partners look to settle the score in what is shaping up to be a brutal and bruising 10-round main event when Michael “Midnight Stalker” Walker (19-2-2, 12 KOs) and Iron” Orphius Waite (5-0, 3 KOs) lock horns in tonight Main Event.

“All the talking and stared downs are over for them and it’s time to see who really is the best,” said Octavius James, C.E.O. of One In A Million, of the highly anticipated Walker vs. Waite main event. (continue reading…)

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