Posted on | February 7, 2012 | 2 Comments
Saturday, Feb. 11
Shah out, Teammate Jones in Against Yorgey
Citing illness due to the flu, Zain “Tiger” Shah has pulled out of his scheduled six-round fight against “Lightning” Harry Joe Yorgey. He will be replaced by his LA Boxing teammate Lawrence Jones, who defeated Jose Felix in his last fight held at the Patriot Center on September 10, 2011. A popular trainer at LA Boxing, Jones will be fighting for the fifth time in front of hometown supporters at the Patriot Center.
Savior Replaced with Scarecrow in Battle with The Rock
In another change to the card, the rematch between Juan “Savior” Rodriguez and Richie “The Rock” Andrews has fallen out. However, undefeated Kevin “The Scarecrow” Womack, Jr. (2-0) of Baltimore has stepped in to face unbeaten Stuarts Draft, VA fighter Andrews (3-0-3) in a four-round Maryland vs. Virginia bout.
Fans Invited to Friday’s Weigh-In at Brion’s Grille
Meet all 14 fighters as they step on the scales for the Official Weigh-In starting at Noon this Friday, Feb. 10 at Brion’s Grille (www.brionsgrille.com) in Fairfax. Fans, not worrying about making weight, can enjoy the area’s best all-you-can-eat lunch buffet for only $8.95 per person.
Grand Revival Rocks the Official After Party
Live music debuts at a Jimmy Lange Boxing event when Northern Virginia rock band, Grand Revival, opens with a set at 6:15pm before returning later to perform at the Official After Party. Influenced by bands such as Black Stone Cherry, Lynyrd Synyrd and Alice in Chains, the band will perform on the concourse. All fans are invited to the After Party. Visit their Facebook page for more band details:
Lucky 13 for Discombobulating Jones
Ring announcer Henry “Discombobulating” Jones, a DC Boxing Hall of Famer and popular figure in the Beltway community, returns to announce his 13th show at the Patriot Center.
Promo Video Captures Jimmy Lange Boxing Experience
Jimmy Lange Boxing events are action-packed with exciting, competitive bouts helping to make for a great night out. Check out this promo video to get a taste: http://www.youtube.com/watch?
TV and Radio Interviews Set for Fight Week
Tonight – Tuesday, Feb. 7
Tori “Sho Nuff” Nelson live @ 9:00 pm – Newschannel 8’s SportsTalk with Alex Parker
Wednesday, Feb. 8
Jimmy Lange live @ 2:30pm – ESPN 980’s The John Thompson Show
Todd “White Lightning” Wilson live @ 9:00 pm – Newschannel 8’s SportsTalk with Glenn Harris
Jimmy Lange filming Fox 5 feature with sports reporter Lindsay Murphy (airdate Wednesday or Thursday, time TBD)
Thursday, Feb. 9
Jimmy Lange live @ 2:20pm – 106.7 The Fan’s The Mike Wise Show with Holden Kushner
Updated Card – February 7, 2012
4 Rds – Welterweight – Kevin Womack Jr vs. Richie Andrews
4 Rds – Heavyweight – Dennis Benson vs. Duane Mobley
6 Rds – Jr. Middleweight – Lawrence Jones vs. Harry Joe Yorgey
6 Rds – Jr. Welterweight – Todd Wilson vs. Fernando Basora
10 Rds – Middleweight for WIBA Women’s Championship – Vashon Living vs. Tori Nelson
Co-Main Event: 10 Rds – Welterweight for WBU Championship – Mike Stewart vs. Joe Wyatt
Main Event: 12 Rds – Jr. Middleweight for WBU & NABU Championship – Jimmy Lange vs. Ruben Galvan
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