Coming Attractions...

Chad Dawson gets hometown bout on April 1


Coming Attractions...

Compiled By Scott Shaffer

22-year-old Chad Dawson (16-0, 1 NC) has an opportunity on April 1, 2005 to capture the hearts and minds of New Haven, Connecticut boxing fans when he headlines at the New Haven Athletic Center.  "Bad" Chad, rated #14 by Boxingtalk at middleweight will face upset-minded Efrain Garcia (17-4-1), of Texas, in the ten-round main event. Dawson is coming off a seventh-round stoppage of former world titlist Carl Daniels in seven rounds. Dawson’s head trainer, John “The Iceman” Scully, fought in the last pro show held (April 19, 2001) in New Haven. “Chad has unlimited potential,” Scully noted. “He’s ready to breakout.” Source: CES Press Release

Frank Warren will promote an all-Scottish fight bewteen Alex Arthur (rated #22 by Boxingtalk) and Craig Docherty for the British and Commonwealth 130-pound titles in Edinburgh on April 9, 2005. source: Scotland Today

Undefeated bantamweight Polito Gonzales, 11-0, of Tijuana, Mexico will meet hard-hitting Arturo Bracamontes, 16-5, of Guaymas, Mexico, in the ten-round main event on “Guilty Fight Night” card presented by Guilty Boxing on Friday, March 11, 2005 at El Foro in Tijuana, Mexico.  In the co-feature, local super flyweight Luis Valdez, 11-4-1, of Tijuana faces Juan Carlos Perez,12-9-2, of Cuidad Obregon, Mexico.  source: Guilty Boxing Press Release