GFL PRESENTS “REAL FIGHTS” ON COMCAST SPORTSNET ROY JONES JR. IN ASSOCIATION WITH TNT PROMOTIONS
GFL PRESENTS “REAL FIGHTS” ON COMCAST SPORTSNET
ROY JONES JR. IN ASSOCIATION WITH TNT PROMOTIONS
PRESENTS “SPADAFORA VS EGBERIME”
ON COMCAST TCN AND CSN SPORTSNET BEGINNING FEBRUARY 4
January 30, 2013: GFL and Comcast kickoff the 2013 “Real Fights” combat sports series with world class boxing, as Roy Jones Jr. and TNT Promotions present Spadafora VS Egberime featuring 3 hotly contested fights inside the squared circle anchored by a main event with two champions of the ring in the light welterweight division. Former International Boxing Federation (IBF) Lightweight Champion Paul “The Pittsburgh Kid” Spadafora (46W-0L-1D, 19KO) faces current WBO Oriental Champion & former Olympian Solomon Egberime (22W-3L-1D, 11KO) in the 10-Round Main Event. Spadafora is currently ranked #11 and #17 by the World Boxing Association (WBA) and WBC, respectively, while Egberime is currently ranked #13 by the WBO. Both fighters need a victory to catapult them into World Championship contention in 2013.
In other action, Monty Meza-Clay 32-3 (21KOs) fights Emmanuel Lucero 26-11-1 (14KOs) in a rematch to their “Fight of the Year” candidate match from last July in the super featherweight division. Both Meza-Clay and Lucero are known for their high volume punching and solid chins. This bout should be a barnburner.
Spadafora VS Egberime will premiere on Monday, February 4th at 7pm EST in TCN coverage areas with a replay on Sunday, February 10 at 5pm. CSN Philly will premiere the event on Friday, February 8 at 7pm with a replay on Sunday, February 10 at 2:30pm. Comcast subscribers in other major markets including; CSN Washington, CSN Baltimore, CSN Bay Area, CSN Chicago, CSN New England, CSN Northwest and CSN Houston will also be broadcasting Spadafora VS Egberime in the coming weeks.
To stay connected with GFL and Real Fights, visit these CSN online locations for up-to-the-date programming info.