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Author Archives: John Gleeson

Daniel Sackey Headlines Fights at the Fitz

Tunica, MS – Ghanaian native Daniel Sackey (13-1-1 with 6 KO’s) squared off against Ross Thompson (27-14 with 17 KO’s) of Buffalo, NY in a six round cruiserweight main event. Thompson looked like James Toney not only in his face and physique but also with his defensive chicanery. He neglected to bring the offensive artillery though. Sackey applied steady pressure ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM TUNICA, MS

Daniel Sackey 187.5 Ross Thompson 195 Dante Moore 154.9 Nathan Kempa 155 (with shirt on) Jake Thomas 168.1 Billy Cunningham 170 Mike Wilson 216 Larry Slayton 243 John Temple 141 Winston Mathis 141.2 Read More »

Q & A with George “Comanche Boy” Tahdooahnippah

Undefeated middleweight George Tahdooahnippah 20 – 0 – 1 (18 KO’s) is scheduled to face Brook Welby 35 – 18 (11 KO’s) October 2nd at Seven Clans Casino in Red Rock, Oklahoma. He spoke with 15 Rounds to let us know how things are going. John Gleeson – George, thanks for speaking with 15 rounds. Your next fight is scheduled ... Read More »

Fernando Guerrero Headlines a Night Full of Knockouts

Tunica, MS – There is a moment in the first Rocky film where Paulie brings Rocky back to his home in the hope that Rocky will take his sister Adrian out on a date. When they show up Adrian doesn’t want to go and Paulie screams “I want you out of here instamatically.” Shortly thereafter she and Rocky depart and ... Read More »

Q & A with Grady Brewer

When I got hold of Grady Brewer this evening I was prepared to ask questions about Saturday’s match-up with Anthony “The Messenger” Thompson for the vacant IBO junior middleweight belt. I immediately learned, however, that he is being thrown another curve in a career that has been full of them. Hello Grady. Thanks for speaking with 15 rounds. Grady Brewer ... Read More »

Hendrix Delivers a Brutal Second Round Knockout

Tunica, MS – Lightweight Tyrese “Head Honcho” Hendrix 17-0 (7 KO’s) supplied fireworks for a standing room only crowd that included former undisputed middleweight champion Jermain Taylor and middleweight prospect Fernando Guerrero. Hendrix’s opponent Robbie “The Peashooter” Cannon 12-4-1 (6 KO’s) had suffered two of his previous three losses at Fitzgerald’s casino but was hoping the third time would be ... Read More »

WEIGHTS FROM TUNICA, MS

Tyrese Hendrix 135 Robbie Cannon 135 Dominic Wade vs Peter Johnson was cancelled prior to the weigh-in. Russ Young said Wade was over in the weeks leading to the fight, because he was just coming off vacation, and they opted to reschedule him for their next card rather than rush to get the weight off. Xavier Burgos 140 Jamar Saunders ... Read More »