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Demetrius Andrade vs. Grady Brewer Headlines, David Diaz vs. Hank Lundy in Co-Feature on August 19 at Horseshoe Casino in Hammond, Indiana

by on Aug.16, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Televised Live on ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights”

HAMMOND, IN, August 16, 2011 — Art Pelullo/Banner Promotions, Bobby Hitz/Hitz Boxing, Joe DeGuardia/Star Boxing, and Prizefight Promotions will present a sensational fight card on Friday, August 19, 2011, at the Horseshoe Casino, located at 777 Casino Center Drive in Hammond, Indiana. The main event, co-featured bout, and other selected fights will be televised live on ESPN2, ESPN Deportes – ESPN’s Spanish-language network – and, the network’s broadband platform service. It is the final fight card of ESPN’s “Friday Night Fights” 2011 season.

In the main event, scheduled for 10 rounds in the junior middleweight division, former two-time world amateur champion and 2008 U.S. Olympian Demetrius Andrade, 13-0 with 9 knockouts, of Providence, Rhode Island, will step up in class against his most accomplished and dangerous opponent yet as a pro – veteran Grady Brewer, 28-12 with 16 knockouts, of Lawton, Oklahoma. (continue reading…)

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Hollywood Ending in Hammond for Ring Announcer Treiber

by on Aug.16, 2011, under Boxing News, Press Releases

HAMMOND, IN, August 16, 2011 — They call it a “Hollywood ending” when the conclusion of a story is just a little too good to be believable.

On August 19, Ring announcer Tom Treiber will cap off an incredible 2011 season of ESPN Friday Night Fights – one that saw him become a regular on the show, appearing 15 times in total – with an appearance in the season finale in his hometown of Hammond, Indiana. (continue reading…)

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“Hammerin” Hank Lundy Reaffirms Free Agent Status

by on Aug.31, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Lundy Completely Free of CES Despite Appearance of Burchfield in Montreal

PHILADELPHIA, PA, August 31, 2010 — Fresh off his dominant unanimous decision victory over Omri Lowther on just four days notice, highly regarded Lightweight “Hammerin” Hank Lundy wants the world to know that despite an appearance of promoter Jimmy Burchfield at the fight, that Lundy is a promotional free agent.

Last Wednesday in Federal Court in Philadelphia, Lundy was granted his contractual release.  Lundy then was able to secure the fight in Montreal with the help of Brian Cohen, who is the son of Lundy’s manager, Ivan Cohen. (continue reading…)

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“Hammerin’” Hank Lundy Is Now a Promotional Free Agent

by on Jul.28, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA, PA, July 28, 2010 — World ranked (WBO #7) and once beaten Lightweight, “Hammerin” Hank Lundy is now a promotional Free Agent after leaving Jimmy Burchfield CES Boxing.

Lundy, 18-1-1 with ten knockouts has become a fan favorite because of his action style and many television appearances on ESPN 2 Friday Night Fights, will be looking to get back in the win column after his first professional setback which took place on July 9th after getting stopped by Johnny Molina in a bout that Lundy was dominating.

“Certain obligations were not met in his contract,” said Lundy’s manager, Ivan Cohen.

“We believe that Hank is still one of the best Lightweights in the world and we will be looking for another promoter who we believe will advance his career to world championship status.”

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“Hammerin’” Hank Lundy Will Look to Make Tyrese Hendrix Sing the Blues this Friday in Memphis on ESPN2

by on Apr.13, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

PHILADELPHIA, PA, April 13, 2010 — This Friday night at The New Daisy Theater in Memphis, Tennessee, one of the best Lightweight prospects in the world will be on display for the whole nation to see as “Hammerin” Hank Lundy will battle Tyrese Hendrix (18-0-1, 7 KO’s of Gainesville, Georgia)  in a bout that will feature two undefeated Lightweights.

The bout will be seen all over America on ESPN 2 at 10pm eastern/7pm Pacific. (continue reading…)

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