Championship in Las Vegas!
June 19, 2009
(JUNE 19) On August 21, 2009 at The Orleans Hotel
and Casino in Las Vegas , Nevada , The Boxing Capital of The
World, will be the sight for the UNDISPUTED IBA Heavyweight
Championship (Continental Belt). The newly Crowned Champion
44 year old, Oliver McCall, 52-9-0 (37 KO's) and four time
Champion, will defend his IBA Heavyweight Title against
former IBA Heavyweight Champion 33 year old, Franklin
Lawrence, 12-1-2 (7 KO's) of Indianapolis, Indiana.
Lawrence who won the title May 9, 2008 via fifth round KO
over previous IBA Heavyweight Champion Carlos Barnett.
Lawrence did not lose the belt in the ring but was stripped
of the belt for failure to defend. Hence setting up the
fight for the vacant IBA Heavyweight Championship
(Continental Belt) between Oliver McCall and the Australian
Heavyweight Champion John Hopoate, which resulted in Oliver
McCall KOing Hopoate in the second round. McCall who wears
the Championship Belt around his waist has accepted the
challenge from the Former Champion Franklin Yah-Yah
Lawrence. The challenger has not lost a fight in three
years. The winner will claim the UNDISPUTED IBA Heavyweight
Championship on August 21, 2009 Originating from the Orleans
Hotel and Casino Las Vegas, Nevada.
With Sensational Supporting Undercard
Bout Subject To Change
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