Home / Press Releases / WBA World Championship Boxing Eliminator – June 8th

WBA World Championship Boxing Eliminator – June 8th

Undercard Stacked with Local Talent- White, Holmes & Moore

May 30, 2007 (Merrillville, IN)- Octavius James, CEO of One In A Million Inc., has announced
a stacked undercard of local standouts stepping up the competition for the June 8th “Warriors” boxing event from The Hudson-Campbell Sports Center in Gary, IN. Presented by One In A Million Inc. and Bob Arum’s Top Rank Incorporated in association with the City of Gary, “Solo Boxeo” will be televised live on Telefutura from 7-9 pm. to more than 42 US markets and 70 foreign countries.

Topping the undercard, Gary native and IN.B.A. State Welterweight Champion Jermaine “Too Sweet” White (15-2, 7 KOs) will face Derrick Campos (11-3, 8 KOs) of Topeka, KS in a 6-round light welterweight bout. Last September, Campos lost a controversial majority decision (38-36 twice and 37-37) to highly touted Jorge Paez Jr., son of the Mexican legend, at the MGM Grand in Las Vegas. Since then, Campos has been on a 5-fight win streak.

Two undefeated middleweights fight for Indiana state bragging rights on the “Warriors” card when DeMotte’s Jimmy “The Fighting School Teacher” Holmes (15-0-2, 8 KOs) faces Travis “The Hitman” Loveless (10-0, 9 KOS) of Frankfort, IN. In addition to his 90% knock out ratio, Loveless brings an extensive amateur record to the ring.

Another Gary native, “Dangerous” Don Moore (11-0-1, 9 KOs) looks to impress his hometown fans against an opponent to be named next week. Moore, a super featherweight, returns to the ring after scoring a dramatic first round knock out over Pedro Flores on April 20th in Merrillville, IN.

In addition, undefeated Jimmy Campbell (9-0, 6 KOs) of Indianapolis faces Gene Newton (4-1, 1 KO) of Loganville, WI.

In the evening’s main event, NABF Champion Giovanni Segura (17-0-1, 13 KOs) faces former IBF minimum weight world champion Daniel Reyes (38-4-1, 30 KOs) of Cartagena, Colombia in a 12-round WBA light flyweight world championship eliminator.

In the co-main event, top welterweight prospect, Mike Alvarado (16-0, 10 KOs) faces veteran Francisco Campos (20-9-1, 11 KOs) and, making her television debut, Gary’s “Merciless” Mary McGee (9-0, 5 KOs) faces Eva Lidia Silva (4-7) of Ciudad Acuña, Mexico in a 6 round lightweight bout

Conveniently located less than 30 minutes from downtown Chicago, the Hudson-Campbell Sports Center, 455 Massachusetts Street, is just one block from the Gary Rail Cats Steelyard Baseball Stadium. Tickets, priced at $100 VIP, $75 VIP ringside, $50 ringside and $25 general admission, are available from the Hudson-Campbell Center (866/438-7372), Ticket Master (219/791-1234 or 312/559-1212) or www.TicketMaster.com.

Doors open at 6 p.m. The televised broadcast begins at 7 p.m. Fans are encouraged to arrive early.

For more information on the June 8th “Warriors” event, visit: www.OneInAMillionBoxing.com.

About Boxing Press

Check Also

Virgil Hill

Back To The Future With Hall Of Famer Virgil “Quicksilver” Hill

Virgil "Quicksilver" Hill has gone back to the future, parlaying what he learned as an …