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Sergio Mora to face late replacement Abraham Han, not Taylor, on Feb. 6th

On Friday, Feb. 6, DiBella Entertainment and Goossen Promotions will present an exciting edition of ESPN “Friday Night Fights” when former junior middleweight champion and “The Contender: Season One” winner Sergio “The Latin Snake” Mora (27-3-2, 9KO’s) takes on Abraham “Abie” Han (23-1, 14 KO’s) in a 12-round middleweight contest with the vacant USBA title belt at stake. This event is set to take place at MGM Resorts International’s beautiful Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, in Biloxi, Miss. It will be televised live on ESPN2 beginning at 9 p.m. ET.

Soliman and Taylor Make Weight for Battle in Mississippi on Wednesday Night

Both IBF Middleweight Champion Sam Soliman and challenger Jermain Taylor were respectful to each other and thankful to their teams during a press conference/weigh-in held at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino, in Biloxi, Mississippi, in advance of tomorrow (Wednesday, October 8) night’s championship fight.

Soliman and Taylor are headlining a mammoth 14-fight card that also features Andre Dirrell and a host of up-and-coming prospects and proven contenders.

ESPN Wednesday Night Fights will broadcast the two main events and a four-rounder between Ahmed Elbiale and Dakota Dawson live.

Preview of the ‘Battle of Canada’: Pascal vs Bute

We already have just had the ‘Battle of Brooklyn’ but on January 18th boxing will showcase another fight between two resident Canadians when Jean Pascal fights Lucian Bute at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada for the NABF light-heavyweight title.

Preview of the ‘Battle of Canada’: Pascal vs Bute

We already have just had the ‘Battle of Brooklyn’ but on January 18th boxing will showcase another fight between two resident Canadians when Jean Pascal fights Lucian Bute at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada for the NABF light-heavyweight title.

Preview of the ‘Battle of Canada’: Pascal vs Bute

We already have just had the ‘Battle of Brooklyn’ but on January 18th boxing will showcase another fight between two resident Canadians when Jean Pascal fights Lucian Bute at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Canada for the NABF light-heavyweight title.

Adrien Broner vs Marcos Maidana: undercard fighters media workout quotes

Keith Thurman, WBA Interim Welterweight World Champion:

“I am truly blessed to be where I am in the world of boxing. This is a dream come true.  I have been boxing since the age of seven and in the amateur ranks all I ever wanted to be was a world champion.

“I am happy to be here.  I am happy to receive the fan base and the recognition that I deserve and being on the networks. I fight hard.  I am hungry all of the time and even though I have a belt, I’m still hungry.  There are plenty other belts out there and you better believe that my fight against Soto Karass is going to be one heck of a fight.  I am also looking forward to 2014.”

Adrien Broner vs Marcos Maidana: undercard fighters media workout quotes

Keith Thurman, WBA Interim Welterweight World Champion:

“I am truly blessed to be where I am in the world of boxing. This is a dream come true.  I have been boxing since the age of seven and in the amateur ranks all I ever wanted to be was a world champion.

“I am happy to be here.  I am happy to receive the fan base and the recognition that I deserve and being on the networks. I fight hard.  I am hungry all of the time and even though I have a belt, I’m still hungry.  There are plenty other belts out there and you better believe that my fight against Soto Karass is going to be one heck of a fight.  I am also looking forward to 2014.”

Adrien Broner vs Marcos Maidana: undercard fighters media workout quotes

Keith Thurman, WBA Interim Welterweight World Champion:

“I am truly blessed to be where I am in the world of boxing. This is a dream come true.  I have been boxing since the age of seven and in the amateur ranks all I ever wanted to be was a world champion.

“I am happy to be here.  I am happy to receive the fan base and the recognition that I deserve and being on the networks. I fight hard.  I am hungry all of the time and even though I have a belt, I’m still hungry.  There are plenty other belts out there and you better believe that my fight against Soto Karass is going to be one heck of a fight.  I am also looking forward to 2014.”

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