The Tropicana Casino Resort, in association with Dee Lee Promotions, Inc., Sal Musumeci's of Final Forum Inc., and Matchmaker Sampson Lewkowicz., presents 2000 Olympic Silver Medalist Sultan Ibragimov 15-0-13 KO’s in the 3rd defense of his WBO Asian Pacific Title. The 30 year old former Russian Olympian has been fighting hard and is now ranked #8 by the WBO. Ibragimov’s big punch and rough house style have made him a crowd favorite from Moscow to Madison Square Garden. Ibragimov’s 3rd round TKO of former IBF Cruiserweight champ Al Cole has him positioned to move to the next level in the wide open heavyweight division.
The co-feature on this solid 6 bout card features another Russian Heavyweight, Timur Ibragimov 17-0-110 KO’s in the 3rd defense of his WBC Fecarbox International Title. Timur's last bout was a 3rd round KO of Ronald Bellamy at MSG Theatre on March 3, 2005. This was the knock out of the year.
Atlantic City’s own Welterweight Shamone Alvarez, 11-0-8 KO’s, Wildwood Crest’s “Fighting Professor” Chuck Mussachio, 1-0-1 KO and Blackwood’s Heavyweight Billy Miller, Pro Debut, round out this card along with Heavyweight Derrie Russy, 4-0-3 KO’s, and Welterweight Julio Aquino, 14-2-0 13 KO’s.
To confirm your attendance at the press conference please contact Diane Fischer or The Tropicana public relations office.
Doors open at: 7 p.m. first bout at 8 p.m., Tickets are: $200 / $100 / $55 / $50 / $25
Tickets at Tropicana Box Office or by calling TicketMaster 1-800-736-1420 or DEELEE Promotions 856-692-1206 or Final Forum 516-343-0053