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Litzau in action tonight

Hard-punching Jason “The American Boy” Litzau. from St. Paul, Minn. faces relentless Johnnie “The Lumberjack” Edwards from Aiken, N.C. tonight (Nov.4) at the Marine Corps Air Station New River, for the vacant North American Boxing Federation super featherweight championship. The special show, will start at 8:00 p.m. ET on ESPN2 and will feature some of the most exciting performers in the sport, highlighted by three bouts that will be nationally televised as a presentation of Square Ring Promotions.

Litzau, 26-years old, has an impressive record of 25-2 (21 KOs). He had won the NABF Crown at the lightweight limit of 135 lbs. in his last fight on August 15, 2009, but vacated the belt to campaign in the 130 lb. division. Known for his all-out action style, Litzau has won his last two fights by knockout.

The 29-year old Edwards, is a former NABA champion and is a former Marine Corps Champion. His “buzzsaw” style and non-stop pressure, make him a crowd favorite. With a solid record of 15-4-1 (8 KOs), Edwards will have a lot of local fans pulling for him at home.

In the 8-round co-feature, the exciting former NABF super lightweight champion Francisco “El Gato” Figueroa,20-3 (13 KOs) from the Bronx, N.Y. meets Raleigh, N.C. battler Rasheed Holloway,11-1-1 (5 KOs), who is unbeaten in his last nine fights.

A four round attraction pitting bright young prospect Yaundale Evans 3-0 (3 KOs) of Cleveland, Ohio against Dominique DeSanto 2-0-1 (2 KOs) from Spencer, N.C.

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