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Rolling Towards a Championship: Franklin “Yah Yah” Lawrence Looking for a Big Fight and Eying a Shot at the Title

by on Jun.10, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, June 9, 2011 — Frankin “Yah Yah” Lawrence is looking to get into the thick of the Heavyweight championship picture.

If nothing else, he has earned it.

With consecutive stoppage wins over contenders, Lance Whitaker, Jason Estrada and most recently Jason Gavern, Lawrence has more wins over good competition then most of the boxers that make up the top ten in the four major organizations. (continue reading…)

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Franklin Lawrence to Vitali Klitschko, “Hey, Why Not Me for June 4?”

by on Apr.04, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Franklin Lawrence, photo by Sara Rivest

Franklin Lawrence, photo by Sara Rivest

INDIANAPOLIS, IN, April 4, 2011 — Fresh off his one round stoppage over Odlanier Solis on March 19th, WBC Heavyweight champion Vitali Klitschko has indicated that he would like to get back in the ring on June 4th and emerging contender Franklin “Yah Yah” Lawrence believes he has as much any right with his recent credentials to be Klitschko’s opponent that night.

Lawrence of Indianapolis has a record of 14-2-2 with nine knockouts and is coming off a tenth round stoppage over former U.S Olympian Jason Estrada back on January 29th. (continue reading…)

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Franklin “Yah Yah” Lawrence Ready for the Top of the Heavyweight Division

by on Feb.25, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Photo by Sara Rivest

Photo by Sara Rivest

INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA, February 25, 2011 — With very few top American Heavyweights in recent years, a new name is ready to crash the party and influx some life into what many boxing insiders say is the lowest time in American Heavyweight boxing.

Enter Franklin “Yah Yah” Lawrence.

The native of Indianapolis, Indiana has scored two impressive knockouts over perennial contender Lance “Mount” Whitaker and most recently on January 29th he beat up and battered former United States Olympian Jason Estrada to win the WBC Interim Caribbean Heavyweight championship. (continue reading…)

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New WBC Interim Caribbean Heavyweight Champion Franklin Lawrence Signs with Fisticuffs Productions

by on Feb.01, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

VERONA, NY, January 31, 2011 — This past Saturday night, Franklin “Yah Yah” Lawrence scored an impressive tenth round stoppage over former U.S. Olympian Jason Estrada to capture the WBC interim Caribbean Heavyweight title at the beautiful Turning Stone Casino and Resort.

What was not known that before the fight, Lawrence signed a promotional contract with Fisticuffs Productions. (continue reading…)

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Amanda Serrano Looks to Avenge Only Career Blemish this Saturday Against Ela Nunez at Turning Stone

by on Jan.27, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Packed lineup to be headlined by WBC Caribbean Heavyweight title clash between Jason Estrada and Franklin Lawrence and will be shown worldwide on

amanda20serranoVERONA, NY, January 26, 2011 — This Saturday night at the beautiful Turning Stone Casino and Resort in Verona, New York, undefeated female featherweight, Amanda Serrano will look to “avenge” her only career blemish when she takes on Ela Nunez in a six round bout.

The main event will feature a ten round heavyweight battle for the WBC Caribbean Heavyweight championship between former U.S. Olympian Jason “Big Six” Estrada and Franklin Lawrence.

The fight card will be streamed all over the world LIVE on

Serrano and Nunez fought to a toe to toe draw back on November 20, 2009 in Atlantic City.

Serrano of Brooklyn, New York has a record of 7-0-1 with four knockouts, knows the first fight was an aberration and will look to not only win but emphatically on Saturday. (continue reading…)

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