Roy Jones Jr. Headlines Stacked Weekend Of Live Combat Sports on GFL
ROY JONES JR. HEADLINES STACKED WEEKEND OF LIVE COMBAT SPORTS ON GO FIGHT LIVE
CFFC 47 AND NAAFS – CAGED VENGEANCE 16
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NEW YORK, NY (March 5, 2014) – GoFight Live (www.gfl.tv), the world’s premier online destination for live combat sports action, will distribute “Carolina Brawl,” a 10-bout professional boxing event headlined by a cruiserweight matchup between legendary world champion Roy Jones Jr. and Willie “For Real” Williams, live on its streaming video platform tomorrow, Friday, March 6.
Jones. Jr. (59-8, 42 KO’s), a four-division world champion and the only boxer in history to start his career at junior middleweight (154 pounds) and go on to win a heavyweight title, will look for his sixth straight victory in the ring against Williams (14-8-2, 4 KO’s), a pressure fighter looking for his second consecutive win.
During his storied career, Jones, with his incredible speed and reflexes, has served up some of boxing’s most memorable moments, defeating fellow superstars Bernard Hopkins, James Toney and Antonio Tarver, amongst others, along the way.
“We are excited to be in the Roy Jones Jr. business, and to be able to bring this walking icon to a live audience on the aggressively expanding GFL platform,” said GFL CEO David Klarman. “This is going to be an incredible weekend of live action on GFL, filled with an assortment of high-level professional combat in boxing, MMA and Muay Thai, and we look forward to delivering fans a great entertainment experience, as always.”
In addition to the professional boxing card headlined by the Jones, Jr.-Williams affair, the GFL online platform will offer 9 live combat sports events over the course of the weekend, including CFFC 47, and NAAFS – Caged Vengeance 16, both of which take place on Saturday, March 7.
CFFC 47, which takes place at Sands Casino in Bethlehem, Pa., features 7 MMA bouts and will be headlined by a welterweight (170 pounds) title fight between undefeated, reigning champion Jonavin “The Spyder” Webb (7-0, 1 NC) and submission expert Elijah Harshbarger (7-4).
NAAFS – Caged Vengeance 16 takes place at the Memorial Civic Center in Canton, Ohio, and features 9 professional MMA bouts, including a welterweight main event between “Non-Stop Action Packed” Dominique Steele (11-5) and Nick “The Savage” Duell (11-4). In the co-main attraction, unbeaten heavyweight Curt Lemmon (4-0) will square off with “Big” John Hawk (10-5).
A pair of Muay Thai fight cards from American Muay Thai League and Bounded Fist Muay Thai Championship, respectively, are also part of Saturday’s programming lineup.
In other live, professional boxing action, “Friday Night Fights,” presented by Joe Hand Promotions, Peltz Boxing and BAM Boxing from the 2300 Arena in Philadelphia, Pa. tomorrow, will feature 8 bouts, including an 8-round junior lightweight (130 pounds) matchup between Jason Sosa (13-1-3, 9 KO’s) and Berman Aguilar (12-1-1, 4 KO’s).
Two GFL events – Barry Michaels Sports – “Friday Night Boxing” and Carnage in the Cage IV, a 12-bout MMA card – will stream live from Australia tomorrow and Saturday, respectively.
To view the complete menu of upcoming GFL events, click here.
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