BROOKLYN — A Mets-Cubs showdown has nothing on the upcoming Brooklyn brawl between Long Beach, New York’s undefeated No. 4 world-rated light heavyweight contender “Irish” SEANIE MONAGHAN and Chicago’s DONOVAN “Da Bomb” GEORGE. Monaghan (25-0, 16 KOs) and George (25-4-2, 22 KOs) will be battling for the vacant North American Boxing Organization (NABO) light heavyweight title This Friday! October 16, at AVIATOR Sports and Events Center (3159 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn, NY 11234). The 10-round fight will be televised live as the main event of “The MetroPC Friday Night Knockout on truTV,” beginning at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT. The telecast will open with a 10-round welterweight rumble between undefeated contender BRAD “King” SOLOMON (25-0, 9 KOs), of Layfayette, LA and Philadelphia’s RAYMOND “Tito” SERRANO (21-2, 9 KOs). The live boxing series is presented by truTV and Top Rank®, and produced in association with HBO Sports®. Find truTV on your TV: http://trutvishere.com/.
These four warriors boast a combined record of 96-6-2 (56 KOs) — a winning percentage of 92%, with over half of their combined victories coming by way of knockout.
Promoted by Top Rank, remaining tickets to the Monaghan vs. George light heavy heavyweight championship event, priced at $100 and $50, may be purchased by calling (201) 864-9566.
“I want to wipe out Top Rank’s stable. It starts Friday with “Irish Stew” Seanie Monaghan, the easiest fight of the three Top Rank fighters I’m declaring war on” said George. “Then I want to get my hands on Jesse “Out of Work” Hart. I want to shut his trap. Philadelphia hasn’t been a fight town in decades and Hart is softer than a tub of Philadelphia cream cheese. Finally, I want Top Rank’s Mexican darling Gilberto “Zero” Ramirez — a fighter who lives up to his ring name.”
“I know the Cubs have been suffering from the Curse of the Billy Goat but I didn’t know the goat could talk until I heard Donovan George’s comments today,” retorted Monaghan. “Poor Donovan is in for a shock on Friday night. It’s fitting that his professional demise will be in Brooklyn because ‘Da Bomb’ will leave as ‘Da Bum’ after I knock him out. The only thing Donovan will be wiping out are the cobwebs I put in his head.”
THE OFFICIAL WEIGH-IN — WHICH IS OPEN TO THE PUBLIC — WILL TAKE PLACE ON THURSDAY AT 3:00 P.M. AT THE PARK SPORTS BAR & GRILL (20 West Park Ave., Long Beach, NY 11561).
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