Adamek v McBride, Undercard

Sadam “World Kid” Ali

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Adamek vs. McBride Undercard
Brooklyn’s Sadam “World Kid” Ali, 11-0, 6 KO’s, will step up into the co-feature on Saturday, April 9th vs. tough Javier Perez, of Ponce, Puerto Rico, when Tomasz Adamek faces Kevin McBride at Newark’s Prudential Center.

Apparently, Main Events matchmakers, Russell Peltz and Jolene Mizzone, have had their work cut out for them trying to match up the former Olympic standout. It seems Ali has struck fear in the hearts of most of the local welterwieght boxers. Mizzone said, “It’s ridiculous, you would think his first name was Muhammad!” Perez, who in his last fight scored a unanimous decision over Alexis Cintron, says he has no problem taking on Ali.

The rest of the undercard promises to live up to the benchmark set by the Main Events Brick City Boxing Series, and to continue thrilling local and true boxing fans:

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Prudential Center, Newark, NJ


*All bouts subject to change

RED                                                                                                    BLUE

4 Rounds – Welterweights

Shakir Aquel Dunn                                                 vs.                                               Vinny O’Brien

Newark, NJ                                                   START – 7:00PM                                 East Hanover, NJ                                 

Pro Debut                                                                                                                    1-0, 1 KO             

4 Rounds – Jr. Welterweights

Jose “Mangu” Peralta                                                          vs.                                  Eber Luis Perez

Jersey City, NJ                                                                                                              Bolivar, Colombia

5-1, 3 KO’s                                                                                                                     0-16-1 , 8 KO’s
4 Rounds – Lightweights

Willie Morgan                                                                       vs.                                   Shemuel Pag

Philadelphia, PA                                                                                                           Brooklyn, NY       

0-0-1                                                                                                                                                                                               2-0, 1 KO
6 Rounds – Featherweights

Josellito Collado                                                                   vs.                                    Rafael Lora

Queens, NY                                                           LIVE – 9:00PM                               Irvington, NJ

11-0, 3 KO’s                                                                                                                   11-3, 5 KO’s
8 Rounds – Light Heavyweights

Ray Smith                                                                               vs.                                  Andrzej Fonfara                 

Little Rock, AK                                                                                                             Warsaw, Poland                                 

9-5, 3 KO’s                                                                                                                      16-2, 7 KO’s
8 Rounds – Welterweights

Sadam Ali                                                                               vs.                                    Javier Perez

Brooklyn, NY                                                                                                                  Ponce, Puerto Rico

11-0, 6 KO’s                                                                                                                    8-4, 5 KO’s
12 Rounds – IBF International/NABO Heavyweight Championship

Tomasz Adamek                                                                   vs.                                      Kevin McBride

Gilowice, Poland                                                                                                              Clones, Ireland                   

43-1, 28 KO’s                                                                                                                    35-8-1, 29 KO’s


The April 9th card at Newark’s Prudential Center features Tomasz Adamek vs. Kevin McBride in the IBF International/NABO Heavyweight Championship fight. There are 6 undercard fights scheduled, subject to change. The Brick City Boxing Series card is presented by Main Events & Ziggy Promotions. Doors open at 6:45pm, first fight 7:00pm.

Tickets are priced at $253, $103, $78, and $53. Tickets are available online at,  Charge-by-phone: 1-800-745-3000, Ticketmaster Express 866-448-7849 and Ticketmaster ticket centers. Tickets are also available at Prudential Center’s Box Office.  

Adamek vs. McBride will be distributed in the United States and Canada by Integrated Sports Media for live viewing at 9 PM/ET – 6 PM/PT on both cable and satellite pay-per-view via iN Demand, DIRECTV, DISH Network and Avail-TVN and Canada via Viewer’s Choice, Bell TV and Shaw Cable PPV for a suggested retail price of only $29.95

Available as an Ustream online PPV exclusive, the live video broadcast of the fight will be offered for $29.95 in U.S. / Canada at and $4.95 Worldwide at

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