Friday Night Fights Comes To Dover Downs on February 24! by Chip Mitchell

 

Friday Night Fights returns to The Rollins Center, at Dover Downs Hotel and Casino on February 24, 2012.  Headlining the card in the main event are junior welterweights Edgar Santana of Bronx, NY (26-3, 17 KOs) and Manuel Perez (16-7, 4 KOs).  In the co-feature, local favorite “Mighty” Mike Tiberi (18-1, 7 KOs) gets his first crack at a title as he takes on Toris Brewer (14-4, 6 KOs).  The bout is for the WBF Intercontinental Super Middleweight Championship.  Also on tap is an intriguing super featherweight title matchup between 24 year old Juan Carlos Burgos (28-1, 19KOs) and 34 year old Cristobal Cruz (39-12-3, 19 KOs). 

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Klitschko-Chisora Press Conference Quotes…

British world heavyweight title challenger Dereck Chisora says that he’ll be too wild and unpredictable for WBC World Heavyweight Champion Vitali Klitschko this Saturday night in Munich. Chisora, 28, squared up to the giant Ukrainian at today’s head-to-head press conference and promised to end the reign of Klitschko who hasn’t lost since Lennox Lewis stopped him nearly a decade ago. Continue reading

Paul Williams Ducking Lara?

If he defeats Nobuhiro Ishida on Feb. 18, Paul Williams won’t know for at least a month or two who he’ll fight next.

Williams knows, though, he won’t fight Erislandy Lara again later this year. Lara obviously deserves a rematch with Williams, but the man who long claimed he was the most avoided man in boxing seems as if he is eluding Lara.

“I ain’t got no reason to fight him,” Williams said. Continue reading