BOXING RETURNS TO LAWTON, OKLAHOMA ON OCT. 4TH
Press Release: On October 4th in Lawton, Oklahoma, George "Comanche Boy" Tahdooahnippah will face off against Thomas Brown of York, South Carolina in a ten-round middleweight bout.
Having compiled a record of 31-1-1 with 23 KOs over his nine-year pro career, Tahdooahnippah returns to battle following the first loss of his career. The 29-year-old Brown sports a record of 15-4-1 with 9 KOs, with losses to current WBO middleweight title holder Peter Quillin as well as Sebastien Demers.
This past February, Tahdooahnippah traveled to Uncasville, Connecticut to face Delvin Rodriguez, and was stopped in the sixth round of the main event, telecast on ESPN2's Friday Night Fights.
Heavyweights will also see action with Wichita Falls, Texas' Ty Cobb battling undefeated Justin Wilims of Hayesville, Kansas. Cobb, 16-4 with 9 KOs), will be making the fourth start of his 2013 campaign and has won nine of his last eleven.
Wilims sports a record of 4-0 with all of his victories coming by way of knockout.
Said promoter Joe DeGuardia, "We're very excited to return to the Comanche Nation Casino and promote this terrific event headlined by George Tahdooahnippah. We've planned an action packed undercard and a fantastic evening of entertainment."
Also on the card, bantamweight Sheena Chaney of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma will clash with Norman, Oklahoma's Tiffany Alexander in a four-round tilt. Chaney, 1-3-1, will look to stay in the winning column in her fourth fight of 2013. On April 13th, she knocked out Sara Maloy in the second round in Oklahoma City.
Alexander, 0-1-1, will be looking for her first win, having fought to a four-round draw with Rachel Vidal on June 6 in Oklahoma City.
Welterweights will see action as Lawton's Jose Gualderrama, 1-1, will face Oklahoma City's Edwin Williams, 1-0, in another four-round tilt.
The card will also feature a three-round military amateur bout, light heavyweights will battle with Daniel Logan from the Lawton Air Force Base facing off against Juan Hollingsworth of the Wichita Army Base.
Advance tickets can be purchased through Ticket-E-Split www.ticket-e-split.com or through the Comanche Nation Casino, phone (580) 354-2000.