FRIDAY

South Africa — Bantamweights
SIMPIWE VETYEKA–SAKHUMZI BONGWANA
— Will enter Round 8 -140
— Will end before Round 8 +130
Only question here – will Bongwana go rounds?

Thailand — WBO 118-lb. title
RATANACHAI SOR VORAPIN -650
MAURICIO MARTINEZ +550
Martinez held WBO title back in 2000

Italy — Jr. Welterweights
MICHELE DiROCCO -320
ELAD SCHMOUEL +280
Two 7-0 prospects for IBF “youth title”

Poland — Jr. Middleweights
MARCIN PIATKOWSKI -550
SASHA SHNIP +500
You can tell I had nothing better to do

Argentina — Jr. Welterweights
RAUL BALBI -1000
GUILLERMO DE JESUS PAZ +800
Balbi is former WBA lightweight champ

Puerto Rico — Jr. Welterweights
RICARDO TORRES -280
EDWIN VASQUEZ +260
27-0 Torres, who’s been ten just once, gets tested here

Ledyard, CT — Heavyweights
LAWRENCE CLAY-BEY -450
DEREK BRYANT +400
Bryant is capable of springing a surprise

Ledyard, CT — Jr. Middleweights
DELVIN RODRIGUEZ -500
LUTHER SMITH +450
Smith’s been out of boxing since Feb. ’02 KO of Oba Carr

Las Vegas — Heavyweights
TYE FIELDS -260
SAUL MONTANA +240
Upset-minded Montana has fought for titles at light heavy, cruiser

Japan — WBC 105-lb. title
EAGLE KYOWA -110
KATSUNARI TAKAYAMA +100
Kyowa injured shoulder in losing title last December

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