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Russian Prospects Shine on ESPN’s Friday Night Fights

by on Jun.20, 2010, under Boxing News, Guest Columnists

Story by Ricardo Ibarra
Photos by Tracy Leal

As the influx of talent from the former soviet bloc increases in the American fight game, a few of these fighters are increasingly vying to separate themselves from the pack as future notables on the world stage. Last night at the Northern Quest Resort and Casino in Airway Heights, Washington, two of these hopefuls were showcased to a national audience on ESPN2’s Friday Night Fights.

Husenov (R) presses the action

Husenov (R) presses the action

Headlining the Banner Promotions show, former two-time Olympian Sherzod Husanov (15-0-1 7KO’s 153 ½ lbs.), of Ekaterinburg, Russia, defeated Montera, Columbia’s Jhon Berrio (15-7 11KO’s 156 lbs.) in a highly entertaining ten round fight by way of unanimous decision. Husanov got off to a fast start early, stepping in behind his jab and following up with consistent straight right hands. He maintained control throughout the first three rounds with steady pressure. While Berrio took a lot of flush shots from his opponent in the opening portion of the fight, he remained resilient, aggressively looking for an opening for his own power shots. (continue reading…)

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Sherzod Husanov vs. Jhon Berrio Headlines Fight Card on June 18

by on Jun.15, 2010, under Boxing News, Press Releases

Demetrius Andrade Also Featured at Northern Quest Casino in Airway Heights, WA; Televised Live on ESPN

AIRWAY HEIGHTS, WA, June 15, 2010 — Art Pelullo/Banner Promotions and German Titov Promotions will present a sensational fight card on Friday, June 18, in the Pend Oreille Pavillion at Northern Quest Casino, located at North 100 Hayford Road in Airway Heights, Washington. The main event and co-featured bout will be televised live ESPN’s ‘Friday Night Fights.’

In the 10-round main event, junior middleweight prospect Sherzod Husanov, 14-0-1 with 7 knockouts, of Nizhny Tagil, Russia, will battle Colombian junior middleweight champion Jhon Berrio, 15-6 with 11 knockouts, who is now based in Pahokie, Florida. (continue reading…)

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