EEC - May 25, 2007
News, Notes, and Rumors:
- The proposed rematch between Israel Vazquez and Rafael Marquez for August 4th is now official…
- Boxing Hall of Famer Michael Carbajal was arrested yesterday for allegedly threatening a Phoenix police officer as well as carrying an open container of liquor in public:
The 39-year-old Carbajal was booked into jail on suspicion of threatening and intimidating a police officer and a liquor violation, police said. He was later released on bond.
Sgt. Joel Tranter, a Phoenix police spokesman, said Carbajal was “agitated, argumentative and belligerent” with officers who found him walking in a vacant lot with an open bottle of rum early Thursday.
Carbajal “threatened to kill one of the officers” and was taken into custody, Tranter said.
- WBA Middleweight Champ Felix Sturm will defend his title on June 30th against Alesia Graf in Germany…
Anthony Peterson vs Luis Ernesto Jose - Washington DC - Lightweight (ESPN2)
Lamont Peterson vs John Brown - Washington DC - Junior Welterweight (ESPN2)
Jesus Soto-Karass vs Gilbert Venegas - Albuquerque, NM - Welterweight
Brandon Rios vs Carlos Madrid - Albuquerque, NM - Featherweight
Ray Sanchez vs Chris Overbey - Albuquerque, NM - Welterweight
Krzysztof Wlodarczyk vs Steve Cunningham - Warsaw, Poland - IBF Cruiserweight Title
Arthur Abraham vs Sebastien Demers - Bamberg, Germany - IBF Middleweight Title
Vadim Tokarev vs Marco Huck - Bamberg, Germany - IBF Cruiserweight Eliminator
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