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USBA Jr. Middleweight Champion Derek “Pooh” Ennis Eying World Title Showdown with Bundrage

by on Oct.27, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA, PA, October 27, 2010 — USBA Jr. Middleweight champion, Derek “Pooh” Ennis feels it’s his time as he has earned his way for a shot at newly crowned IBF champion Cornelius “K9” Bundrage.

Ennis of Philadelphia has a record of 22-2-1 with thirteen knockouts is riding a ten fight winning streak which includes his USBA title winning effort over Eromosele Albert and thrilling title defense over Gabriel Rosado and has his sights set on Bundrage.

“It’s time to take that next step for “Pooh”,” said Ennis promoter Mike Fingerman who is the CEO of Fingerman Promotions.

“This has been a long process for us and Derek has done all the right things and defeated a lot of quality guys to get him prepared for a potential fight with Bundrage.”

“I am ready to fight Bundrage,” said Ennis.

“My time is now and with my team that is around me, I know I can beat this guy.  I have been training harder knowing that this opportunity is getting closer every day.”

“Derek has been very focused and he wants to fight for a champions and we will keep making noise and hopefully we will get our shot very soon,” said manager Moz Gonzalez

“We are ready to fight Bundrage now.  He has been working very hard and we are waiting for our shot.  If Bundrage is looking for the best fight, “Pooh” is the best fight out there for him,” said trainer Derrick “Bozy” Ennis

Ennis, who is ranked number-ten by the IBF is promoted by Fingerman, co-managed by Moz Gonzalez & Eddie Woods and trained by his father and former pro fighter, Derrick “Bozy” Ennis.

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