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THE PITTSBURGH KID RISES TO CHALLENGE FOR WORLD TITLE ONCE AGAIN & TIE MARCIANO’S WIN RECORD

“REDEMPTION”

 

THE PITTSBURGH KID RISES TO CHALLENGE FOR WORLD TITLE ONCE AGAIN!

 

PAUL SPADAFORA vs. JOHAN PEREZ FOR WBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30TH AT MOUNTAINEER

 

HISTORICAL CHAMPIONSHIP ATTEMPT TO TIE ROCKY MARCIANO’S RECORD 49TH WIN WITHOUT A DEFEAT

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

In a historic night of epic proportion, Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in association with former pound-for-pound superstar’s Roy Jones Jr. & Oscar De La Hoya & TNT Promotions team up on Saturday November 30th, 2013 to present a special edition of “Live Championship Boxing” at The Harv.  In the 12 Round Main Event, Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora challenges Johan “El Terrible” Perez of Caracas, Venezuela for the WBA Super Lightweight Interim World Title.

 

Spadafora (48W-0L-1D, 19KO), the former IBF World Champion, following an extended period of lows has astonishingly roared back over the past year with three victories over top contenders jetting himself back to the top of the division & earning another crack at a World Championship. In addition to this momentous opportunity the fight represents Spadafora’s attempt to tie the late great Rocky Marciano all-time record of 49 wins without a loss & continue his pursuit of a future showdown with boxing’s king Floyd Mayweather whom he as a highly publicized history as the only man on the planet to get the better of Mayweather inside the ring.

 

Perez (17W-1L-1D, 12KO), the former WBA Interim World Champion & current WBA International Champion, is coming off two consecutive televised victories on Showtime over Japan’s 22W-0L Yoshihiro Kamegai & former World Champion Steve Forbes. The power punching Venezuelan simply known as “El Terrible” is determined have to his hands raised in victory over Spadafora to claim gold keep his name a top the world stage.

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THE PITTSBURGH KID RISES TO CHALLENGE FOR WORLD TITLE ONCE AGAIN & TIE MARCIANO’S WIN RECORD

“REDEMPTION”

 

THE PITTSBURGH KID RISES TO CHALLENGE FOR WORLD TITLE ONCE AGAIN!

 

PAUL SPADAFORA vs. JOHAN PEREZ FOR WBA WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP

SATURDAY NOVEMBER 30TH AT MOUNTAINEER

 

HISTORICAL CHAMPIONSHIP ATTEMPT TO TIE ROCKY MARCIANO’S RECORD 49TH WIN WITHOUT A DEFEAT

 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

In a historic night of epic proportion, Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in association with former pound-for-pound superstar’s Roy Jones Jr. & Oscar De La Hoya & TNT Promotions team up on Saturday November 30th, 2013 to present a special edition of “Live Championship Boxing” at The Harv.  In the 12 Round Main Event, Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora challenges Johan “El Terrible” Perez of Caracas, Venezuela for the WBA Super Lightweight Interim World Title.

 

Spadafora (48W-0L-1D, 19KO), the former IBF World Champion, following an extended period of lows has astonishingly roared back over the past year with three victories over top contenders jetting himself back to the top of the division & earning another crack at a World Championship. In addition to this momentous opportunity the fight represents Spadafora’s attempt to tie the late great Rocky Marciano all-time record of 49 wins without a loss & continue his pursuit of a future showdown with boxing’s king Floyd Mayweather whom he as a highly publicized history as the only man on the planet to get the better of Mayweather inside the ring.

 

Perez (17W-1L-1D, 12KO), the former WBA Interim World Champion & current WBA International Champion, is coming off two consecutive televised victories on Showtime over Japan’s 22W-0L Yoshihiro Kamegai & former World Champion Steve Forbes. The power punching Venezuelan simply known as “El Terrible” is determined have his hands raised in victory over Spadafora to claim gold keep his name a top the world stage.

 

8-Time World Champion & future Hall of Famer Roy Jones Jr. adds “Watching this unique story build has been undoubtedly intriguing, but this is the moment we’ve all been waiting for…He’s climbed all the way back, but can the Pittsburgh Kid really reclaim true World Championship glory once again against a hungry young Champion & tie an historic milestone all in the same night?  We’ll find out November 30th & I can’t wait!”

 

To be announced soon, fans can expect a full exciting slate of battles to which they’ve come accustomed to for this popular series of professional boxing at its best at the top venue in the tri-state area, the Harv at Mountaineer Casino in Chester, WV.  As always don’t miss the beautiful Ring Dolls. Tickets are on sale now. Don’t be left out as you owe it yourself to witness this historic night of entertainment live!

 

Base ticket prices are VIP Ringside starting at $100, Section A $50, Section B $35 & Bleachers $25.  All tickets are plus tax & $2.50 Etix service fee. Tickets can be purchased at Mountaineer Casino’s Players Club in person or by calling 1-800-804-0468 Ext. 8297 or online at www.MOREatMountaineer.com orwww.Etix.com. Free parking & free shuttle service between the casino & the Harv on fight night. First bell7:30 P.M. Bouts subject to change. Event sponsorship inquires please e-mail info@royjonesjrpresents.com

 

About Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort                                                                                                               Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort is located in Chester, WV.  Mountaineer Casino features slot machines, table games, live

poker tables, a thoroughbred racetrack, an upscale hotel with amenities, golf course, fine dining & entertainment, a theater & events center, & a convention center.  Visit Mountaineer atwww.MoreAtMountaineer.com or call 800-804-0468.

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THIS SATURDAY NIGHT!!! (JULY 13TH) MOUNTAINEER CASINO, RACETRACK AND RESORT & 8-TIME WORLD CHAMPION ROY JONES JR. BRINGS POPULAR BOXING SERIES BACK TO THE HARV

 

This Saturday night (July 13, 2013) Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in association with 8-Time World Champion Roy Jones Jr. & TNT Promotionspresents live professional boxing at The Harv.  A full slate of battles are in store for your entertainment to include:

Undefeated Welterweight Wilkins “The Hispanic Hurricane” Santiago taking on perennial contender Gilbert “Gordo” Venegas. Fans can expect constant fireworks in this classic Puerto Rico vs. Mexico matchup. Santiago seeks to fight his way into contention against Venegas who is best known for his shocking knockout victory over current WBC & WBA #3 ranked contender Ed Paredes & highly disputed draw with world renowned Jesus Soto Karass.

Undefeated Super Middleweight “Big Chief” Morgan Fitch faces his toughest foe to date in Billy Bailey. Big Chief, currently ranked #19 in the U.S., has performed well in previous Mountaineer appearances, but will need to step up his game against Bailey who’s known worldwide as “The Gatekeeper” to the top 15 in the division.  The last time the native Californian traveled to the tri-state area he lost a razor thin split decision to undefeated top contender & 2008 Olympian Azea Augustama in a hard fought battle that took Fight of the Night honors that evening.
In the evening’s “Special Attraction”, Heavyweight Nick “The Stoneman” Firtha returns to face Robert “Big Philly” Hawkins. It will mark Akron, OH’s Firtha first bout at Mountaineer since 2008.  Hawkins has traveled the world in some of the biggest matchups in the Heavyweight division vs. the likes former Champions David Tua, Samuel Peter, Oleg Maskaev & current #1 contender Bermane Stiverne to name a few.
Crowd favorites Billy “Hutch” Hutchinson & Joey “The Hitman” Holt are back. Hutch goes toe-to-toe with tough as nails Angel “The White Tiger” Rios while Holt does the same with popular Dustin Caplinger.

Greg Brady and Travis Reeves in a Cruiserweight clash & more & and as always don’t miss the beautiful Ring Dolls. Come watch professional boxing at its best at the top venue in the tri-state area!

Base ticket prices are VIP starting at $100, Section A $50, Section B $35 & Bleachers $25 plus service fee. Tickets can be purchased at Mountaineer Casino’s Players Club in person or by calling 1-800-80-40-HOT x8297 or online at www.MOREatMountaineer.com or www.Etix.com. Free parking. First bell 7:30 P.M. Bouts subject to change.

About Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort is located in Chester, WV.  Mountaineer Casino features slot machines, table games, live poker tables, a thoroughbred racetrack, an upscale hotel with amenities, golf course, fine dining and entertainment, a theater and events center, and a convention center.  Visit Mountaineer at www.MoreAtMountaineer.com or call 800-804-0468.

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MOUNTAINEER CASINO, RACETRACK AND RESORT & 8-TIME WORLD CHAMPION ROY JONES JR. BRINGS POPULAR BOXING SERIES BACK TO THE HARV SATURDAY JULY 13TH

 

Chester, WV – June 18, 2013 – Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort in association with 8-Time World Champion Roy Jones Jr. & TNT Promotions presents live professional boxing at The Harv on Saturday July 13, 2013.  A full slate of battles are in store for your entertainment to include:

Undefeated Welterweight Wilkins “The Hispanic Hurricane” Santiago taking on perennial contender Gilbert “Gordo” Venegas. Fans can expect constant fireworks in this classic Puerto Rico vs. Mexico matchup. Santiago seeks to fight his way into contention against Venegas who is best known for his shocking knockout victory over current WBC & WBA #3 ranked contender Ed Paredes & highly disputed draw with world renowned Jesus Soto Karass.

Undefeated Super Middleweight “Big Chief” Morgan Fitch faces his toughest foe to date in Eli Augustama. Big Chief has performed well in previous Mountaineer appearances, but will need to step up his game against Augustama who’s coming off consecutive national television appearances vs. John Thompson & Brandon Gonzalez & an upset win over prospect DonYil Livingston.

In the evening’s “Special Attraction“, Heavyweight Nick “The Stoneman” Firtha returns to face “Big G” Gabe Brown. It will mark Akron, OH’s Firtha first bout at Mountaineer since 2008. Big G is best known to the tri-state area when he gave former Heavyweight Champion Samuel Peter all he could handle at Youngstown State University’s Beeghly Center.

Crowd favorites Billy “Hutch” Hutchinson & Joey “The Hitman” Holt are back. Hutch goes toe-to-toe with tough as nails Angel “The White Tiger” Rios while Holt does the same with popular Dustin Caplinger.

More exciting bouts to be announced and as always don’t miss the beautiful Ring Dolls. Come watch professional boxing at its best at the top venue in the tri-state area!

Base ticket prices are VIP starting at $100, Section A $50, Section B $35 & Bleachers $25 plus service fee. Tickets can be purchased at Mountaineer Casino’s Players Club in person or by calling 1-800-80-40-HOT x8297 or online at www.MOREatMountaineer.com or www.Etix.com. Free parking. First bell 7:30 P.M. Bouts subject to change.

About Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack and Resort is located in Chester, WV.  Mountaineer Casino features slot machines, table games, live poker tables, a thoroughbred racetrack, an upscale hotel with amenities, golf course, fine dining and entertainment, a theater and events center, and a convention center.  Visit Mountaineer at www.MoreAtMountaineer.com or call 800-804-0468.

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The Best of Professional Boxing is Back!

Saturday July 13th
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort

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The Green Belt Has Arrived!

The Green Belt Has Arrived! 

WBC (NABF) Super Lightweight Championship This Saturday Night!

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort with 8-Time World Champion Roy Jones Jr. & TNT Promotions Presents

Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora vs. “Red Hot” Rob Frankel

Live from the Harv

Also Featuring:

Heavyweights
Ed Latimore vs. Donnie “Pit bull” Crawford

Wilkins “The Hispanic Hurricane” Santiago vs. Mustafah Johnson

Billy “Hutch” Hutchinson vs. Damon Antoine

Omari Braxton vs. Martez Williamson

Joey “Hitman” Holt vs. Austin “Speedy” Marcum

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WBC (NABF) SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP SPADAFORA VS. FRANKEL

WBC (NABF) SUPER LIGHTWEIGHT CHAMPIONSHIP SPADAFORA VS. FRANKEL
SATURDAY APRIL 6TH AT MOUNTAINEER

OPPORTUNITY COMES KNOCKING FOR “A PHOENIX RISING”

8-TIME WORLD CHAMPION ROY JONES JR. PRESENTS “LIVE CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING” AT THE HARV

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in association with 8-Time World Champion Roy Jones Jr. & TNT Promotions presents “Live Championship Boxing” at The Harv on Saturday April 6th, 2013. In the Main Event, the vacant WBC (NABF) Super Lightweight Championship will be on the line when undefeated former IBF & IBC World Champion Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora steps into the ring with WBC (USNBC) former Champion “Red Hot” Rob Frankel of Denver, Colorado.

In what would be an astonishing feat, Spadafora looks to claim his 48th victory without a loss, the longest undefeated streak among any active boxer in the world today, & claim another Championship Title pushing him back to the top of the Super Lightweight Division that features such names as Juan Manuel Marquez, Brandon Rios, Danny Garcia, & Amir Khan. Spadafora is coming off of a unanimous decision victory over top contender Solomon Egberime in December.

The Mile High City’s favorite Frankel comes storming onto the stage winning 4 of his last 5 with his lone defeat as a tough decision to Cleotis Pendarvis, a fighter Spadafora is currently looking up to in the division as he’s scheduled to fight for the IBF Title Eliminator May 10th vs. vacated WBC (NABF) Titlist & #1 World Rated Dierry Jean on Showtime. Frankel has forever yearned for a shot at Spadafora, which he earned in January in a dominating performance over previous Spadafora foe Jermaine White.

A full evening of entertainment is in store including prospect Wilkins “The Hispanic Hurricane” Santiago taking on upset minded Mustafah Johnson, Joey “Hitman” Holt battling Austin “Speedy” Marcum, a classic “Cleveland vs. Pittsburgh matchup” between Omari Braxton & Chris “The Nightmare” Stallworth for city bragging rights, crowd favorite Billy “Hutch” Hutchinson facing experienced veteran spoiler Damon Antoine, & Heavyweights collide when newcomer Ed Latimore goes toe-to-toe with Donnie “Pitbull” Crawford.

Base ticket prices are VIP starting at $100, Section A $50, Section B $35 & Bleachers $25 plus service fee. Tickets can be purchased at Mountaineer Casino’s Players Club in person or by calling 1-800-80-40-HOT x8297 or online atwww.MOREatMountaineer.com or www.Etix.com. Free parking. 1st pro bout 7:30 P.M. Bouts subject to change.

About Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort, located in Chester, WV, is owned & operated by MTR Gaming Group. Mountaineer Casino features slot machines, table games, live poker tables, a thoroughbred racetrack, an upscale hotel with amenities, golf course, fine dining & entertainment, a theater & events center, & a convention center. Visit Mountaineer atwww.MoreAtMountaineer.com or call 800-804-0468.

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SPADAFORA VS. FRANKEL | SATURDAY APRIL 6TH AT MOUNTAINEER

“A PHOENIX RISING” ATTEMPTS TO CLIMB INTO THE IN WORLD’S TOP 5
8-TIME WORLD CHAMPION ROY JONES JR. PRESENTS “LIVE CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING” AT THE HARV

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in association with 8-Time World Champion Roy Jones Jr. & TNT Promotions presents “Live Championship Boxing” at The Harv on Saturday April 6th, 2013. In the 10-Round Main Event, undefeated former IBF & IBC World Champion Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora attempts his next step of fighting himself into another shot at a World Championship when he steps into the ring with fellow contender & WBC (USNBC) former Champion “Red Hot” Rob Frankel of Denver, Colorado.

In what would be an astonishing feat, Spadafora looks to claim his 48th victory without a loss, the longest undefeated streak among any active boxer in the world today, & climb back into the World’s Top 5 of the Jr. Welterweight Division that features such names as Juan Manuel Marquez, Brandon Rios, Danny Garcia, & Amir Khan. Spadafora is coming off of a unanimous decision victory over top contender Solomon Egberime in December.

The Mile High City’s favorite Frankel comes storming onto the stage winning 4 of his last 5 with his lone defeat as a tough decision to Cleotis Pendarvis, a fighter Spadafora is currently looking up to in the rankings. Frankel has forever yearned for a shot at Spadafora, which he earned in January by dominating previous Spadafora foe Jermaine White.

A full slate of battles are in store for this evening of entertainment involving fighters such as crowd favorites Wilkins “The Hispanic Hurricane” Santiago & Billy “Hutch” Hutchinson, a highly anticipated “Border War” between East Liverpool, OH’s Joey “Hitman” Holt vs. Wheeling, WV’s Bruce Runkle, Heavyweight Ed Latimore & more to be announced.

Base ticket prices are VIP starting at $100, Section A $50, Section B $35 & Bleachers $25 plus service fee. Tickets can be purchased at Mountaineer Casino’s Players Club in person or by calling 1-800-80-40-HOT x8297 or online at www.MOREatMountaineer.com or www.Etix.com. Free parking. 1st pro bout 7:30 P.M. Bouts subject to change.



About Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort
Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort, located in Chester, WV, is owned & operated by MTR Gaming Group. Mountaineer Casino features slot machines, table games, live poker tables, a thoroughbred racetrack, an upscale hotel with amenities, golf course, fine dining & entertainment, a theater & events center, & a convention center. Visit Mountaineer at www.MoreAtMountaineer.com or call 800-804-0468.

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CHAMPIONSHIP BOXING RETURNS APRIL 6TH

TNT Promotions in association with Roy Jones Jr will present live professional boxing on April 6th, 2013 at Mountaineer Casino’s, The Harv.  Fight card to be announced soon. Tickets start at $25, check back for more details.

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