Advertisement
Advertisement

Photos: Iron Mike 'The Pride of Pittsburgh' Weigh-In

Pittsburgh, PA - Boxing legend MIKE TYSON hosted The Final Press Conference this afternoon for “The Pride of Pittsburgh” at Boilermakers 154 in Pittsburgh, PA.
 
“The Pride of Pittsburgh” set for Friday Night, August 8th from the CONSOL Energy Center will be telecast LIVE on FOX SPORTS 1 (9:00 p.m. ET).


 
MIKE TYSON: “We’re very excited to have IRON MIKE PROMOTIONS back here in Pittsburgh. This is an excellent fight town and from top to bottom we’ve put together an outstanding card.”
 
SAMMY VASQUEZ JR.: “It’s great to be fighting back home. Thanks to Mike Tyson for this opportunity and thanks to the fans in Pittsburgh for all of their support.”

 
JAMES STEVENSON: “I’d like to thank Mike Tyson for putting me on this show. He’s undefeated, so am I and that’s how I’m going to stay tomorrow night.”
 
MONTY MEZA-CLAY: “You know how I get it done. I’m the real main event and I’m all business. I may be the smallest up here but I’m the biggest fighter.”


 
IEVGEN KHYTROV: “I’m very happy to fighting here in Pittsburgh and I’m ready to put on a terrific performance.”
 
ERICKSON LUBIN: “This is my third fight in the Pittsburgh area and I’m ready to put on a show. I went the distance last time but this one will end by knockout.”
 
DENNIS GALARZA: “I’m here to win by knockout.”
 
“The Pride of Pittsburgh” is headlined by an IBF-USBA Welterweight Title clash between Pittsburgh’s SAMMY VASQUEZ JR. and fellow undefeated top prospect JAMES STEVENSON of Baltimore, MD.
 
Co-featured is a terrific 10-round lightweight battle between local favorite MONTA MEZA-CLAY and Sinaloa, Mexico veteran ALLAN HERRERA.
 
Opening the FOX SPORTS 1 international telecast is a six round middleweight bout between 2012 Ukrainian Olympian IEVGEN KHYTROV and Detroit based veteran WILLIE FORTUNE.

Sammy Vasquez Jr., 146.7 vs. James Stevenson, 145.8
10-Rounds IBF/USBA Welterweight Title Bout
 
Monty Meza Clay, 136.5 vs. Allan Herrera 138
10-Rounds
 
Ievgen Khytrov, 160.4 vs. Willie Fortune, 160.3
8-Rounds
 
Erickson Lubin, 154.2 vs. Francisco Javier Reza, 155.8
6-Rounds
 
Claudio Marrero, 128 vs. Felix Perez, 128.5
6-Rounds
 
Dennis Galarza, 129.3 vs. Vincent Jennings, 129.3
6-Rounds
 
Ryan Martin, 140 vs. Engelberto Valenzuela, 140
6-Rounds
 
Amonte Eberhardt 149 vs. Travis McLaren, 151
4 Rounds
 
Steve Geffrand, 185.5 vs. Darius Harris, 181
4 Rounds
 
Advance tickets for “The Pride of Pittsburgh”, starting at $50 are available through the Dick’s Sporting Goods Box Office at CONSOL Energy Center, Ticketmaster.com, all Ticketmaster outlets or charge by phone at 800-745-3000. Doors will open on the night of the event at 6:30 p.m. with the first bell at 7:00 p.m.

Top Headlines Pungluang Sor Singyu Retains WBO Belt With Technical Nod Win Mayweather Stumped on Who Would Win Fury vs. Wilder Floyd Mayweather: Timing Was Not Right For Amir Khan Bout Roy Jones Jr. and Kevin Mitchell: A Tale of Two Retirements McWilliams Arroyo Creeps In, Eyed For Roman Gonzalez Bout Marquez Says There Have Been Talks For Miguel Cotto Bout Photos: Povetkin Getting Jacked, in Beast Mode For Deontay Wilder Estrada's Promoter Questions Chocolatito's Pound For Pound Rank Luis Ortiz Content With Random Testing To Prove He's Clean Bob Arum: I Don't Ever Want To Retire! Why Would I? Robert Garcia Hopes Brother Mikey is Back in First Half of 2016 Tarver's Suspension Upheld, Fined $50K For Positive PED Test Lucas Matthysse-Pablo Cesar Cano Showdown in Talks Bob Arum Continues To Be The Master of Salesmanship Pungluang Sor Singyu Defends WBO Belt Against Pabustan Luis Ortiz Hopes Activity Level Doesn't Slow Down Anytime Soon Chavez Jr. Training Hard For Possible Jack Bout, Says Garcia Lebedev Will Go With Ramirez Unification First, Then Mandatory Mike Tyson Returns For Round 2 at The MGM Grand Antonio Orozco-Miguel Acosta Set For 3/25 at Fantasy Springs David Haye Tells Joshua Not To Risk His '0' Before They Fight McGuigan Believes Frampton vs. Quigg is a Crossover Fight Flanagan-Mathews: Zolani Tete To Face Jose Santos Gonzalez Sullivan Barrera: My Goal is To Knock Andre Ward Out! Blackwell-Eubank Jr. Set For March 26 At Wembley Garcia: Canelo vs. Khan is Going To Be a Pretty Close Fight Ricky Hatton Discusses Several Emotional Topics on Life, Career Loeffler: We Expect Canelo To Defend Against Golovkin Video: Robert Garcia on Brandon Rios, Canelo-Khan, More Sauerland: Abraham Win Could Make Groves Bout Much Bigger Theophane: Mayweather Will Advise Me on How To Beat Broner Golovkin Keeps The Line Moving in Supremacy Quest at 160 Boxing Priest Makes Boxing Comeback After 20 Years Arum Spoke To HBO About Making Golovkin vs. Ramirez Jorge Linares Injury Puts Zlaticanin Title Fight In Jeopardy Omar Narvaez To Face Jesus Vargas on February 19th Roach Says Gomez, Ramirez on Board To Help Manny Pacquiao Roy Jones Jr. Rejects Retirement Talk, Return is Not Ruled Out Dmitry Kudryashov is Now Training With Joe Goossen Gonzalez, Negrete, Delgado, Gramajo on LA Fight Club, March 4
Advertisement

Latest Active Forum Threads
Advertisement
Advertisement