This Saturday, March 19, 2011 sees No. 5 rated Eric "Danger" Fields (17-1, 14 KOs), 200 pounds, Ardmore, v. Chris "Cold Steel" Thomas (17-15, 14 KOs), Chicago, Illinois clash at the Cox Center in Oklahoma City, OK.
Fields is one of the most highly regarded fighters in the World with a knockout win over no. 1 rated Colombian cruiserweight Jose Luis Herrera at the Cox Center last December.
Catbox expects Fields to fight for the World Title this year. Fields opponent Thomas is a rugged 200 pounder who has fought many of the top cruiserweights, including a 12 round decision loss to No. 2 rated B.J. Flores (24-1, 15 KOs) in the NBA and WBF Cruiserweight Title fight. 8 rounds 200 pound Cruiserweights.
USA Oklahoma State Lightweight Champion Noah Zuhdi (13-1, 11 KOs), OKC v. Oswaldo Oscobedo (2-6, 2 KOs), LaPorte, Indiana by way of Mexico, has only been stopped once in his career with two KO wins.
Zuhdi is coming off an important and impressive six round decision win over Reuben Calderon at the COX Center last December. 8 rounds Lightweights.
Also on the card:
Heavyweight Ron "The Iceman" Aubrey (10-2-1, 10 KOs), 310 pounds, with over 500 ice hockey fights, v. Gary Guffey (1-0, 1 KO).
Del Ray Raines (18-9, 13 KOs), middleweight, Paris, Arkansas, v. TBA, Travis Hoffman (0-4), Oklahoma City, Light Heavyweight 175 pounds v. TBA, Rebecca Miller, (1-1), England, now living in Oklahoma City, v. TBA 105 pounds.
Catbox's World Class Boxing announces a special event in addition to the Live Boxing 7:00 p.m. Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the Cox Center in OKC:
Al Eschbach, "The Legend" is the recipient of the 2011 Catbox Lifetime Sports Achievement Award
The award will be presented to Al Eschbach at the fights Saturday, March 19, 2011 at the Cox Center. Al Eschbach is the "Dean of Oklahoma City Sports talk shows" and is one of the most popular talk show hosts in the country.
Catbox is awarding Al Eschbach with this award for his love of sports, his excellence in sports broadcasting and his perseverance, dedication and wisdom in promoting athletics.
Don't miss fight night at the Cox Center on Saturday, March 19! Plenty of thrilling boxing action, the Catbox ring girls doing the Catbox strut, National Anthem by recording artist Darla Z, and excellent food in an electric, great atmosphere.
It's Catbox's world class boxing entertainment in the heart of downtown at the best boxing venue in Oklahoma!
Tickets on sale now,
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