WOBURN, Mass. (January 31, 2006) – A sellout crowd is expected at Saturday night’s “Super Brawl: The Battle of Boston,” featuring red-hot prospects “Ireland’s” John Duddy (14-0, 13 KOs) and Yuri Foreman (19-0, 7 KOs) in separate bouts, at The Castle at Park Plaza in downtown Boston.
WBA No. 15-rated middleweight Duddy, born in Northern Ireland and now living in Queens, fights Haitian-born Julio Jean (7-6-12, 3 KOs) in the 10-round main event. Jean, now living in Florida, won a unanimous eight-round decision two fights ago against previously unbeaten Eromosele Albert (10-0), the former two-time Nigerian Olympian.
WBC No. 24-rated junior middleweight Foreman, born in Belarus and now fighting out of Brooklyn, is matched against Jimmy “The Dream” LeBlanc (11-9-4, 3 KOs), of South Boston, in the 10-round co-feature.
Also scheduled to fight on the Feb. 4 card is 4-time New York City Golden Gloves champion Jorge “The Truth” Teron (9-0, 7 KOs), of Brooklyn, against lightweight Marcus “Bad” Luck (5-8-1, 3 KOs); Quincy (MA) super middleweight Chris Traietti (2-0, 1 KO), the 19-year-old Westfield State College psychology major, versus Bernard Higgins in his pro debut; Haverhill lightweight Simeon Dunwell (1-0, 1 KO) takes on Bernard Higgins in his pro debut; Pawtucket (R.I.) super lightweight Eddie Soto (3-0, 2 KOs) squares off against Chester Denson (0-1). All bouts and fighters are subject to change.
Tickets, priced at $100.00 (VIP/ringside), $60.00 (reserved) and $30.00 (general admission), are available by going to www.ticketweb.com or calling NER (781.932.1190). Doors open at 6 pm., first bout at 7:30 pm.
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