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Official weights for tonights ‘Bombs Away on Long Island” bill

OFFICIAL WEIGHTS FOR TONIGHT’S

‘Bombs Away On Long Island’

(Tonight’s fights will be broadcast on May 24, exclusively on www.boxing.com. The broadcast team of Randy Gordon and former middleweight contender John Duddy will deliver bell-to-bell coverage of “Lights Out On Long Island,” Including blow-by-blow and ringside interviews. Check www.boxing.com IT’S FREE!)

WHAT: “Bombs Away On Long Island” professional boxing

WHEN: Thursday, May 17, 2012

WHERE: Plattduetsche Park Restaurant in Franklin Square, New York

WHO: MAIN EVENT – CRUISERWEIGHTS (6)

Joe “The Irish Bomber” Smith (9-1, 9 KOs), Shirley, NY 197 LBS.

James Henson (5-8, 2 KOs), Akron, OH

CO-FEATURE — LIGHTWEIGHTS (4)

Michael “Lefty” Brooks (6-0, 1 KO), Oceanside, NY 138 LBS.

Calvin “The Gladiator” Pritchard (0-5-2), Toledo, OH

WELTERWEIGHTS (4)

Anthony Karpis (pro debut), Hicksville, NY 143 ½ LBS.

Cody Osbourne (0-1), Muskegon, MI 140 LBS.

CRUISERWEIGHTS (4)

Adam Willett (2-1-1), Bellport, NY 197 LBS.

Justin Warren (pro debut), Brooklyn, NY 194 LBS.

LIGHT MIDDLEWEIGHTS (4)

Skender Halili (4-0, 4 KOs), Bronx, NY 151 ¾ LBS.

Brian Meadows (0-2-2), Owensboro, KY 151 ¾ LBS.

WELTERWEIGHTS (4)

Rich “Kid Brazil” Neves (3-0-1, 2 KOs), New Hyde Park, NY 152 LBS.

Jose Angel Ortiz (4-7-1, 1 KO), Springfield, MA 149 LBS.

FEATHERWEIGHTS (4)

Trevis Hall (1-1), Georgetown, Guyana 124 LBS.

Nieem Harris (pro debut), Brooklyn, NY 126 LBS.

PROMOTER: Bob Duffy’s Ring Promotions, in association with Winner Take All Productions

TICKETS: $150.00 (VIP pre-party and ringside), $75.00 (ringside) an $40.00 (general admission) and available to purchase at the Plattdeutsch Park Restaurant (1132 Hempstead Turnpike in Franklin Square

DOORS OPEN: VIP pre-party at 6:00 PM/ET, 7:00 PM/ET for the general public.

FIRST BOUT: 7:30 PM/ET.

RING PROMOTIONS: President Bob Duffy, a retired NYPD member, served on the New York State Athletic Commission for 13 years. His roles included Athletic Assistant, Inspector, Chief Inspector and Deputy Commissioner. He and Tony Mazzarella founded Ring Promotions more than 15 years ago and Bob has been an active promoter ever since. He is president of Ring 8 and the New York State Boxing Hall of Fame.

WINNER TAKE ALL PRODUCTIONS: Event Producer David Schuster has been a lifelong boxing fan who founded Winner Take All three years ago with the purpose of producing boxing-themed entertainment. Schuster was the Executive Producer of the critically acclaimed off Broadway play, “Kid Shamrock” and Cuban boxing documentary, “A Fighting Chance.” Dave’s next project is the feature length film on the life of holocaust survivor and heavyweight contender, Harry Haft.

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