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Boxing Weights: “The Fight To Educate”

Gotham Boxing presents 8th annual "The Fight To Educate" fight card tonight at Verizon Wireless Arena in Manchester, NH.

Cruiserweights, 10 rounds
Omar Sheika: 181.4 lb
Theo Kruger: 184.2 lb

Light heavyweights, 8 rounds
Rich Gingras: 177.6 lb
Robert Davis: 177.6 lb

Light welters, 6 rounds
Danny O'Connor: 140.2 lb
Patrick Cape: 141.4 lb

Heavyweights, 6 rounds
Faruq Saleem 255 lb
Shawn Mclean: 219.5 lb

Light heavyweights, 4 rounds
Hajro Sujak: 170 lb
Joel Lopez: 172 lb

Press Conference Quotes

Omar Sheika: “This is my first time in New Hampshire. It’s very lovely. I hope to put on an exciting fight to give fans something to talk about.”

Theo Kruger: “I’m glad to be here. It’s going to be an exciting fight. I’m glad you brought me here now because in a few months it’s going to be very cold. Good luck, Omar.”

Richard Gingras: “I trained very hard for this fight. I want to thank Bobby Stephens. I am a graduate of the JAG program and know first-hand what it does for the community.”

Danny O’Connor: “I’m happy to be here. I fought here last year and I’m glad to comeback to where I started. I’m looking forward to fighting tomorrow night.”

Faruk Saleem: “I’m happy to be here. I’m honored to be fighting for my promoter, Butch Lewis, the best promoter ever. Thanks to Cedric (Kushner). It’s an honor to be here.”

Special Guests

Cory Spinks: “I’m happy to be here and hope that this is not the last time I’m part of this event. I want to thank my uncle and father. Not many people know this, but I was born five days after my father beat Muhammad Ali. I was really born to be a champ.”

Michael Spinks: “I’m glad to be part of the ‘Fight To Educate’ organization – caring for the kids. I’m not much of a talker but thank you.”

Leon Spinks: “Thanks for caring and having us with you.”

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