Kassim Ouma returns November 2nd


Kassim Ouma returns November 2nd

Press Release: Kassim “The Dream” Ouma is ready to get back on the road to a world title in 2008.  Mexico’s Saul Roman will provide the opposition on Friday, November 2, 2007 when the two junior middleweights will fight each other the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa in Cabazon, California on TeleFutura’s Solo Boxeo.

“After the success of our first show at Morongo featuring Daniel Ponce De Leon, Golden Boy Promotions is very excited to bring another explosive night of world championship caliber boxing to the Inland Empire,” said Oscar de la Hoya, President of Golden Boy Promotions.  “We are proud to present former World Champion Kassim Ouma on this card so he can show the junior middleweight division that he is on the road to another world championship.”

Ouma (25-3-1, 15 KO’s), who the Compubox record for the most punches landed in a junior middleweight title fight with 502.  Ouma, a fighter who always comes forward when he fights, is also well known for the hardships he suffered early in his life having to fight in his native Uganda’s civil war as a child soldier at the age of six.  Inactive since losing a hard-fought middleweight title fight to Jermain Taylor in December of 2006, the 28-year-old Ouma is chomping at the bit to get back in the ring and back in the win column.  In Tijuana’s Saul Roman (27-4, 24 KO’s), whose last four wins have come by knockout, Ouma will be facing a hard-hitting battler who [has lost his last two fights].

Tickets for Ouma vs. Roman can be purchased at the Morongo Casino Resort & Spa Box Office at (951) 755-5391 or online at www.ticketmaster.com.  The fights will be televised on TeleFutura’s ‘Solo Boxeo’ beginning at 8 pm ET / PT.