The double world championship fight card presented by promoters Art Pelullo/Banner Promotions and Dennis Hobson and Robert Waterman/Fight Academy on Saturday, May 13, 2006, at the TD Banknorth Garden, located on Causeway Street in Boston’s Downtown North section, will feature talented young fighters from New England, Ireland, and Brazil, including five undefeated young prospects.
FIGHT NIGHT - Saturday, May 13, 2006.
TD Banknorth Garden, Boston, Massachusetts.
Main event televised live on HBO’s “World Championship Boxing” series.
Doors open at 7:00 P.M., first fight at 8:00 P.M.
8 ROUNDS, JR. MIDDLEWEIGHTS
JASON “The Hammer” Le HOULLIER, 19-0, 8 KOs, Portland, Maine, vs TBA.
28 year-old prospect Le Houllier has an exciting style in the ring - his idol is the legendary Jake LaMotta - and always gets the fans on their feet. Jason looks to extend his undefeated streak to 20 wins in a row.
6/8 ROUNDS, JR. WELTERWEIGHTS
JULIANO RAMOS, 14-0, 11 KOs, Sao Paulo, Brazil, vs TBA.
Ramos, now 26 years old, will try to continue his 14-fight winning streak with an impressive performance. A former two-time national amateur champion in his native country, he is considered as one of Brazil’s top young prospects by many observers.
6 ROUNDS, HEAVYWEIGHTS
JAMES CLANCY, 7-0, 1 KO, Clare, Ireland, vs TBA.
Heavyweight Clancy is a native of Ireland, but a New England fighter - this will be his fifth ring appearance in Boston. Now 33 years old, James is looking for his eighth straight win.
4 ROUNDS, LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS
JOE McCREEDY, 4-0, 4 KOs, Lowell, Massachusetts, vs TBA.
21 year-old light heavyweight slugger McCreedy represents Lowell, Massachusetts, on the fight card. Joe is undefeated as a pro, with all four wins coming by knockout.
4 ROUNDS, LIGHT HEAVYWEIGHTS
CHRIS TRAIETTI, 3-0, 2 KOs, Quincy, Massachusetts, vs TBA.
Just 20 years old, Traietti, from Quincy, Massachusetts, puts his undefeated record on the line in a four-round fight at 175 pounds; Chris is in the Air Force on reserve active duty at Otis Airbase in Springfield, Massachusetts.
4 ROUNDS, HEAVYWEIGHTS
ERNIE MAZCYK, Debut, Baltimore, Maryland, vs TBA.
MAIN EVENT - 12 ROUNDS, WELTERWEIGHTS - WBA WORLD TITLE
Challenger RICKY HATTON, 40-0, 30 KOs, Manchester, England, vs
Champion LUIS COLLAZO, 26-1, 12 KOs, Brooklyn, New York.
CO-FEATURE - 12 ROUNDS, FEATHERWEIGHTS - IBF WORLD TITLE
Champion VALDEMIR PEREIRA, 24-0, 15 KOs, Sao Caetano Do Sul, Brazil, vs
Challenger ESHAM PICKERING, 29-4, 12 KOs, Newark, England.
All bouts are subject to change without notice.
Ticket prices: $50, $100, $150, $250, $400, $500.
Tickets are available at: The TD Banknorth Garden Box Office, located on the West Side of the North Station Platform, to the right of the Pro Shop. Open Monday - Sunday: 11:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M. (The TD Banknorth Garden Box Office does not accept any incoming phone calls);
and all TicketMaster outlets, by phone at 617-931-2000, and online at TicketMaster.com.