|The Cyber Boxing Zone Newswire|
05/13/2008 Archived Entry: "New York's Finest Headline Historic Event"
New York's Finest Headline Historic Event
Headlining the card, which will be aired live on ESPN2’s Wednesday Night Fights beginning at 9 pm ET / 6 pm PT, will be separate bouts featuring two of New York’s hottest products, junior middleweight contender Sechew Powell as he faces Deandre Latimore who is 18-1 (15 KO’s), and rising middleweight star Peter ‘Kid Chocolate’ Quillin.
Tickets for this once in a lifetime event are limited to just 500, and will include food and soft drinks. To purchase these limited tickets, priced at $300, please call Seminole Warriors Boxing at (954) 985-1155 or Gotham Boxing at (212) 755-1944.
A National Golden Gloves Champion in 2000 and a United States Amateur Champion in 2001, Brooklyn’s Sechew ‘The Iron Horse’ Powell (23-1, 14 KOs ) has been destined to achieve great things in the fight game. Winner of 23 out of 24 pro bouts, with his only loss coming at the hands of former world champion Kassim Ouma in 2006, Powell is currently the number one ranked IBF contender at 154 pounds, and the owner of wins over Grady Brewer, Cornelius Bundrage, Robert Frazier, Ishe Smith, and Terrance Cauthen, making him one of the brightest young stars in the game today.
A Grand Rapids native who now proudly calls New York City his home, middleweight Peter ‘Kid Chocolate’ Quillin (18-0, 14 KOs) has garnered plenty of attention for his habit of throwing chocolate candy kisses to the crowd after his victories, but he’s also struck fear into opponents for his habit of knocking people out with frightening efficiency. A pro since 2005, Quillin has been getting better with each fight, and most recently he scored the biggest win of his pro career as he took a dominant ten round decision over former world title challenger Antwun Echols on April 16th.
Opponents for Quillin, as well as a high-impact undercard, will be announced shortly.
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