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Spadafora faces Egberime on Dec 1

Undefeated former IBF world champion Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora (46-0-1, 19 KOs) faces former Olympian Solomon Egberime (22-3-1, 11 KOs) in the ten-round main event at The Harv at Mountaineer Casino, Racetrack & Resort in Chester, WV on December 1st. Spadafora, currently world ranked WBA #11, WBC #17, defeated Humberto Toledo in his last fight. Egberime, currently world ranked WBO #13, defeated Joel Dela Cruz in his last bout in the Main Event July 13th at The Melbourne Pavilion in Flemington, Australia. Both fighters need the victory to catapult into world championship contention in 2013.

The event is presented by Roy Jones Jr. in association with TNT Promotions.

In the evening’s eight-round co-feature, Youngstown, OH’s Jake “The Bull” Giuriceo (16-1-1, 3 KOs) takes his next step towards cracking the world rankings vs. TBA.

Other fighters scheduled for the event include crowd-pleaser Billy “Hutch” Hutchinson (4-1-2, 2 KOs) in a six-round tri-state grudge match vs. Jose “The Puerto Rican Prince” Caraballo (5-4, 1 KO), prospect “Big Chief” Morgan Fitch (7-0, 3 KOs) ), the pro boxing debut of MMA favorite Joey “The Jack Hammer” Holt.

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