Ireland's John Duddy (14-0, 13 KOs) and Yuri Foreman (19-0, 7 KOs), will be in action on February 4, 2006 in "Super Brawl: The Battle of Boston," presented by New England Ringside Promotions, in The Castle at Park Plaza in downtown Boston. Duddy, an unbeaten middleweight who now fights out of Queens, New York, has been matched against veteran Julio Jean (7-6-1, 3 KOs) in the ten-round main event. The Haitian-born Jean, now living in Florida, won a unanimous eight-round decision two fights ago against previously unbeaten Eromosele Albert (10-0), the former two-time Nigerian Olympian. Foreman is a three-time Israeli amateur champion, as well as a title winner in the 2001 New York Golden Gloves. His opponent is Jimmy "The Dream" LeBlanc (11-9-4, 3 KOs), of South Boston, in a ten rounder.
"We're thrilled to have these two great prospects fighting on our card at The Castle," New England Ringside president Rick Brutti said. "Fans coming to this show will look back in a couple of years, when Duddy and Foreman are world champions, and remember watching them fight for the first time in Boston. We have a strong undercard, too. It's going to be a night to
Also scheduled to fight on the Feb. 4 card is 4-time New York City Golden Gloves champion Jorge "The Truth" Teron (9-0, 7 KOs), of Brooklyn, against lightweight Marcus "Bad" Luck (5-8-1, 3 KOs), local super middleweight Chris Traietti (2-0, 1 KO), a 19-year-old Westfield State College psychology major, who will face Bernard Higgins in his pro debut. Local lightweight Simeon Dunwell (1-0, 1 KO) and Pawtucket, Rhode Island super lightweight
Eddie Soto (3-0, 2 KOs) are slated to fight in separate matches. All bouts and fighters are subject to change as well as the approval of the Mass. Boxing Commission.
Tickets, priced at $100.00 (VIP/ringside), $60.00 (reserved) and $30.00 (general admission), are available by going to www.ticketweb.com
or calling NER (781.932.1190). Doors open at 6 pm., first bout at 7:30 pm.