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Franklin Lawrence-Dominick Guinn on WealthTV, 10/27

COMMERCE, CA —On Saturday night October 27th, boxing comes to the beautiful Commerce Hotel Casino in Commerce, California for a night of world class professional boxing.

The show is presented by Top Marquee Promotions and Commerce Hotel & Casino and will be broadcast live all over the United States by WealthTV.

In the main event, Franklin “Yah Yah” Lawrence will face the experienced Dominick Guinn in a bout scheduled for ten rounds.

Lawrence, 18-2-2 with thirteen knokouts of Indianapolis, Indiana is the hottest Heavyweight in the country as he has won six straight bouts via knockout and hasn’t lost in over three years.

In this run of stoppages, Lawrence has defeated contenders Lance Whitaker (35-6-1), former U.S. Olympian Jason Estrada (16-3); Jason Gavern to win the WBC Caribbean championship and in his last bout he scored a seventh round stoppage over Homero Fonseca on September 8th as part of the Andre Ward – Chad Dawson undercard in Oakland.

Guinn of Houston, Texas via Hot Springs, Arkansas has a record of 34-9-1 with twenty-three knockouts has faced just about every notable Heavyweight in the past decade.

Guinn won his first twenty-four bouts and with wins over former world title challenger Michael Grant & Duncan Dokawari (22-1), Guinn was universally recognized as the top American Heavyweight. Guinn suffered his first defeat to former world title challenger Monte Barrett and has also faced former world champions James Toney & Sergei Liakhovich as well as former world title challengers Eddie Chambers and Tony Thompson.

Guinn has victories over former world title challengers Phil Jackson and Audley Harrison and has also beaten contenders Jean Francois-Bergeron (27-1) and Jonnie White (21-0). Guinn Is coming off a first round knockout over Stacy Frazier on June 8th.

There will be a pre-sale for tickets at Casino Services Desk located on the main floor.

Seeing action in the ten round co-feature will be undefeated Jr. Welterweight Samuel Kotey Neequaye of the boxing rich area of Accra, Ghana.

Kotey has a record of 18-0 with fourteen knockouts and made a splash in his American debut when he scored a decisive ten round unanimous decision over Federico Flores Jr. on September 22nd in Verona, New York.

Also seeing action in a six round bout will be former amateur standout Jr. Lightweight, Omar Douglas (6-0, 4 KO’s) of Wilmington, Delaware and the ladies of SoCal Bantamweight’s  Cassie Trost (1-1) and Selene Roman squaring off in a four round Bantamweight bout.

“We are proud to present a heavyweight fight of this caliber with our partners at Top Marquee Promotions, says John Griffo Business Development Director of Commerce Casino, our ballroom is a great venue there is not a bad seat in the house. With a Heavyweight Championship for Lawrence or Guinn card plus a group and Neequay on the of talented local fighters this event will rock LA.”, said Gloria Hammelef of the Commerce Casino

Tickets can be purchased at www.ticketweb.com, www.commercecasino.com and range from $45-$200

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by joe strong on 10-05-2012

should be a good matchup but lawrence needs to move faster because of his age. he lost to oliver mcccall a couple years back but has beat some former names in the division. guinn has never been able to let…

Comment by Tmann400 on 10-05-2012

Lawrence, IMO, is one of the most underrated and overlooked heavyweight prospects in the world. He's a dark horse for sure, and he also stopped Estrada, something Adamek and Povetkin couldn't pull off. He looks a bit awkward, but he…

Comment by Freedom. on 10-04-2012

This is actually a somewhat interesting matchup. Can Lawrence become the first to stop the durable Guinn? I was hoping they'd get Franklin Lawrence for Jennings next fight in December.

Comment by puncyrock on 10-04-2012

Why would wealth TV buy this crap?

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