SHOBOX LINE-UP ANNOUNCED FOR MAY 10TH
Press Release: Promoters Eye of the Tiger and Greg Cohen Promotions will present the Friday, May 10th, broadcast of ShoBox: The Next Generation emanating from the Buffalo Run Casino in Miami, Oklahoma. In the main event, Montreal's Dierry "Dougy Style" Jean (24-0, 16 KOs) will take on Los Angeles southpaw Cleotis "Mookie" Pendarvis (17-3-2, 6 KOs) in a twelve-round eliminator for the IBF #1 spot in the 140-pound division [The title is currently held by Lamont Peterson, who will fight a non-title fight vs. Lucas Matthysse on May 18th].
In his most recent fight, Jean stopped Mexican Juan Jesus Rivera in the second round last February. Pendarvis was last seen beating veteran Michael Clark by five-round technical decision last December.
In the televised co-feature, Newark, New Jersey, middleweight John "Apollo Kidd" Thompson (11-0, 4 KOs) will face Taureano Johnson (14-0, 10 KOs) in an eight-rounder. Johnson hails from Georgia via Nassau, Bahamas.
"I could not be happier to be working with Camille, one of the most intelligent professional people I've ever encountered in the boxing world," said Greg Cohen. "It's a delight to work with him and Dierry, who I believe will be boxing's next superstar. I'm very grateful to be part of this team."
Tickets are available at www.buffalorun.com or by calling The Buffalo Run Box Office (918) 542-7140.