Photos: John Archibald/Resolution Sports
2008 United States Olympian Sadam “World Kid” Ali (15-0, 9 KOs) held a workout Tuesday at his gym – World Kid Sports/Sadam Ali Boxing Center — in the Bayridge section of Brooklyn. Ali headlines and is promoting Saturday night’s “Rising Olympian Star In The Big Apple” pay-per-view event, live from Aviator Sports Complex in Brooklyn, against Jermaine “Too Sweet” White (17-5, 9 KOs), for the vacant IBO International welterweight title.
Ali showed his skills working with head trainer Andre Rozier under the watchful eye of father/adviser Mahmoud (David) Ali. Undefeated, world-rated cruiserweight Santander “The Demolition Man” Silgado (22-0, 18 KOs) also was at Tuesday’s open workout. Silgado takes on Gary “Pit Bull” Gomez (19-13-2, 7 KOs) in Saturday night’s 10-round co-feature.
“Rising Olympian Star In The Big Apple,” presented by World Kid Promotions, will be distributed in the United States by Integrated Sports Media for live viewing at 9:00 p.m. ET/6:00 p.m. PT on both cable and satellite pay per view via iN Demand, DISH Network and Avail-TVN for a suggested retail price of $29.95. The event will also be available via on-line PPV at http://www.gfl.tv/.
Tickets, priced at $150.00, $100.00 and $50.00, are on sale and available to purchase by calling 917.807.3630 or 917.655.5254 in Brooklyn and Queens, 718.744.8855 in Manhattan, or 201.914.9392 in Staten Island and New Jersey.