|The Cyber Boxing Zone Newswire -- JULY 22:2001|
Friday Night Fights in the Great Northwest|
by Katherine Dunn
July 22, 2001
Friday, August 3
To be broadcast on The Friday Night Fights show of ESPN2
This is the kick-off show for Sugar Ray Leonard Promotions, working in cooperation with Ringside Ticket, Inc to produce the latest of several high-profile shows at the Legends Casino.
Main event, 10 rounds, Jr welterweights, 27 year-old former champ, Angel Manfredy (37-5-1, 29 KO’s) of Gary, Indiana vs 26 year-old Lamar Murphy (26-5, 18 KO’s) of Miami, FLA.
In a co-main light heavyweight ten rounder, 1996 Olympic bronze medallist Antonio Tarver, 32 years-old, (17-1, 15 KO’s) of Orlando, FLA vs the 1992 Olympic bronze medallist, 29 year-old Chris Johnson (26-2-1, 14 KO’s) of Atlanta, GA.
In a six round non-title bout, Women’s International Boxing Federation140 pound champion, Lisa Holewyne, 35 years (13-7-1, 5 KO’s) of Austin, TX, takes on tough 36 year-old Cheryl Nance (5-5, 5 KO’s) of Winston-Salem, NC.
An 8 round Jr Middleweight bout matches Quandray "Candy" Robertson, 28 years (10-3, 8 KO’s) of Salem, OR vs Eddie Sanchez, 26 years (6-1-2, 5 KO’s) of Hollywood, CA.
In a trio of four round bouts filling out the card:
Jr. Middleweights, Reggie Davis (1-0) of Portland, OR vs Reuben Munoz (5-1) of Mira Loma, CA.
Welterweights, William Chapman (debut) of Portland, OR vs Apolinaire Arzola (1-0) of California.
Welterweights, Paul Mpendo (2-1-1, 2 KO’s) of Eugene, OR vs Ulysses Caballero (debut) of California.
First bell is at 5:15 p.m.
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