BLUE HORIZON BOXING PROMOTIONS, INC.
Vernoca L. Michael™
THREE BIG EIGHT ROUND FIGHTS HEADLINE A OUTSTANDING NIGHT OF BOXING AT THE LEGENDARY BLUE HORIZON ON FRIDAY SEPTEMBER 12TH**
On Friday night September 12th, The fall gets off to a blazing start as Vernoca L. Michael and Blue Horizon Boxing Promotions present an great night of boxing that will have not one, not two, but three big eight round fights that will highlight the packed card.
In one bout, Steve Upsher Chambers will take on the upset-minded Kevin Carmody in a Jr. Welterweight bout. The second bout will feature Israel knockout artist Ran Nakash against well regarded Larry Robinson. Finally, Legendary Blue Horizon mainstay, Gee Culmer and Jameel “Black Gold” Wilson get it on in a Super Middleweight fight.
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Chambers, 17-1-1 with five knockouts is starting to step out of the shadow of his brother, world-ranked Heavyweight “Fast” Eddie Chambers, as he continues to improve on all facets of his game. Some of that was shown on June 6th when Chambers survived a early assault from Jaime Morales to come back and destroy Morales by unleashing thirty unanswered punches to stop Morales ninety-seven seconds into their bout. Chambers has fought all but one of his fights at The Legendary Blue Horizon (17-1).
Carmody, 10-10-1 with one knockout is a typical Philadelphia fighter and he will fight anyone at anytime. Carmody will be looking to play spoiler on September 12. That seems to be a game that Carmody likes to play as evidenced by his upset wins over Dave Evans (7-0-1), Cristian Lopez (16-0), Carlos Vinan (5-1), Frank O’Neal (8-0-2) in O’Neal’s hometown of Detroit Carmody, who will be making his first appearance at The Legendary Blue Horizon, will be itching to get back into the win column as he has dropped three straight, including a loss to sixty-six fight veteran Ricardo Medina, Vernon Paris (16-0) and most recently Orland Gonzalez (11-1-1) on June 20th.
Nakash, of Haifa, Israel has become a Blue Horizon favorite as he has scored explosive knockouts in his last two appearances at The Legendary Blue Horizon He will be bringing in a record of 14-0 with ten knockouts, which includes five straight early wins.
In Nakash’s last outing he dusted off Martin Haag in four rounds in Germany on July 20th. On June 6th, Nakash drilled James Porter in two rounds at The Legendary Blue Horizon. On February 8th, Nakash viciously knocked out Ray Ruiz in two at The Blue Horizon. Nakash is 5-0 with two knockouts at The Legendary Blue Horizon
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Robinson, 10-3 with seven knockouts has become one of the most feared and talked about cruiserweights in the area. The Philadelphia native is 4-0 against undefeated fighters. In his last fight, Robinson won a majority decision over the well regarded Simon “One Punch” Carr is a much anticipated South Philadelphia turf war on July 18th. This will be Robinson’s second appearance in The Blue Horizon ring a he scored a unanimous decision over previously undefeated Jamaal “Da Gooch” Reed (3-0) on June 10th, 2005.
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Culmer has a record of 14-1 with three knockouts & is unbeaten in his last ten fights (9-0, 1 NC) that spreads out over five years.
Culmer has been a mainstay at The Legendary Blue Horizon as his last nine fights have been at The Legendary Blue Horizon (8-0, 1 NC) He is coming off a six round unanimous decision over Mustapha Johnson on April 11th at The Legendary Blue Horizon.
Wilson is desperate to get a win as he is winless in his last eleven fights (0-10-1) against grade “A” competition. Wilson has been in the ring with the likes of James Lubwama (11-0), Tarvis Simms (17-0), former multiple time world title challenger Antwun Echols (30-5-1), Elvir Muriqi (34-4) & Rasheem Brown (18-3) to name a few. Wilson’s last fight at The Blue Horizon was a great one as he defeated Patrick Perez (25-3) on January 16, 2004. Wilson is 4-1 at The Legendary Blue Horizon.
A packed undercard has been put together & will feature featherweight, Jules Blackwell, 7-1-2 (2) looking to rebound from his first pro loss when he will take on an opponent to be named in a six round bout.
Derek Bivins of Philadelphia will be making his pro debut in a four round Featherweight bout.
Undefeated lightweight, Gerald Smith 3-0 (1) will see action in a four round bout.
Daryl Jones of Philadelphia will be making his pro debut in a Welterweight bout
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Ticket prices for this great night of boxing are $200 for Queen Seating, $125 for Presidential seats, $65 for VIP, $55 for Ringside, and $45 for General Admission and can be purchased by calling 215-763-0500, 800-298-4200, or by logging on to comcasttix.com. Doors open at 6:30 PM / 1st bout begins at 7:30 PM
The Legendary Blue Horizon is located at 1314 North Broad Street in Philadelphia, PA
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Article written by Marc Abrams, Director of Public Relations
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