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Sadam Ali Faces Francisco Santana as the Co-Main event on the Wladmir Klitschko vs. Bryant Jennings Card on April 25 from Madison Square Garden!

by on Mar.25, 2015, under Boxing News


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NEW YORK CITY, March 25, 2015 — The undefeated Sadam “World Kid” Ali and fast -punching Francisco “Chia” Santana will face off at “The World’s Most Famous Arena”, Madison Square Garden on Sat. April 25 as the co-feature to “The Champion Returns”, the World Heavyweight Championship between undisputed heavyweight champion Wladimir Klitschko and top-rated challenger Bryant Jennings. The doubleheader will be televised live on HBO World Championship Boxing beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT.

Promoted by Golden Boy Promotions and Gary Shaw Productions, the 10-round welterweight showdown between two of the sport’s rising stars will give fans an exciting night of boxing as they open up the telecast before the highly anticipated heavyweight main event. (continue reading…)

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“The Lion” Roars Again in Las Vegas: Sharif Bogere Returns to Shobox on October 7 to Face Francisco Contreras in Clash of Unbeatens

by on Sep.20, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Unbeaten Rising Star Jermell Charlo Faces Fellow Prospect Francisco Santana in Co-Featured Bout

LOS ANGELES, CA, September 20, 2011 – Following his exciting 10-round battle with Raymundo Beltran in May in a bout which marked his debut on the hit series ShoBox: The New Generation, NABO Lightweight Champion Sharif “The Lion” Bogere will return to the SHOWTIME® airwaves on Friday, October 7 to defend his title against fellow unbeaten Francisco Contreras at the Dallas Events Center at Texas Station Casino in Las Vegas, Nev. in a rare battle of young, undefeated prospects. Unbeaten Jermell Charlo takes on Francisco Santana in another compelling match-up of prospects on the rise.

“The fans saw what I could do in my last ShoBox fight against Beltran and I promise that they will get more of the same on October 7,” said Bogere. “I am not going to stop punching until I get a world championship and right now, Contreras is in my way.” (continue reading…)

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