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Griffin foe confirmed

An opponent has been confirmed for former WBC light heavyweight champion Montell Griffin’s quest for his 50th victory on May 29 at the “Venue” in the Horseshoe Casino, in Hammond, Indiana. Griffin (49-8, 30 KOs) will face former jr middleweight world title challenger Ross “The Boss” Thompson (27-14-2, 14 KOs). Also comebacking former bantamweight and featherweight contender John Lewus (23-4, 19 KOs) will have his second fight in 2010 after a 12 year hiatus. Further bouts include middleweight Henry Coyle (10-2, 9 KOs), welterweight Achour Esho (7-0, 5 KOs), cruiserweight Terry Martin (4-0, 4 KOs), middleweight Mike Kurzeja (3-0, 3 KOs), super middleweight Ninos Abraham (4-0, 1 KO) and light welterweight Russell Fiore (3-0, 3 KOs). Rafael Murphy, son of former cruiserweight contender Kenny Murphy and nephew of former IBF Cruiserweight Champion Leroy Murphy, will make his professional debut. Tickets start at $10.











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